Browsing All Posts published on »October, 2009«

I’m so in love with you,

October 20, 2009

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that I even love the thought of being in love with you.

Deepavali/Diwali for Dummies

October 17, 2009

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I am, by far, the most non-Diwali person I know. And imagine my utter vexation that I have been rudely awakened from deep long-weekend slumber, by something as insolent as a hyperenthusiastic neighbour testing Bijli patakis. Yes, the same hyperenthusiastic one who lights up rockets in blinding daylight. Of course, my mother sees the opportunity […]

Seventy Eight

October 16, 2009

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I have come to believe that the most compelling stories of love can be assembled from what one finds in a tight knot of small acts of kindness. When I was five years old, my mother was in a neighbouring town pursuing her M.Ed., and I, for the first time in my life, had mustered […]