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Twice Married Wife

I was barely out of college when I lost my father and soon afterwards, my mother. My sister had been married by then and lived close by. I got into the habit of spending time with her, helping her in … Continue reading

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The Left Hand Does Not Know About The Right Hand.

Mr.N was born with the proverbial “silver spoon in his mouth.” But that was not what endeared him to many, especially the weaker sections of society. His heart was bigger than all his industries put together. For he was a … Continue reading

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Three Women Under The Doctor’s Scalpel

Definitely” said the doctor, “you have to have  hernia surgery done, immediately.” I panicked. “Really, doctor? Immediately?” “Yes. Sooner the better.” There was no turning back.  I was admitted in a private nursing home and my surgery was completed without … Continue reading

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Raja Gopal, the King of Anger.

When I was growing up in a large traditional household in Chennai city, my father employed a man to drive us to school. The driver was short, stocky and had a prominent moustache which he was in the habit of … Continue reading

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She Saw The Genius In Him .

When I was in college all those years ago, I would spend my Saturday afternoons in my best friend’s house. Her mother whom I called Kasturi aunty, was a teacher in a school in Chennai, where we lived. Kasturi aunty … Continue reading

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The hand of a craftsman is always pure.

Honesty is a much berated word in these times. But I have a story to share with you which shows that morality, integrity and trustworthiness exist, even todayOn my recent visit to my brother’s house in California, my sister-in-law took … Continue reading

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Your Life Can Change Completely In A Fraction Of A Second!

“The moving finger writes. Having writ moves on…Nor all thy tears wash out a word of it.” Poignant lines by Omar Khayyam! “Very true,” say my son and daughter in law. And here is why: My son and his family … Continue reading

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