A-Z Challenge · Travel

Memories: A 2 Z

ZIPPY SINGAPORE It was our 10th marriage anniversary year. Our kids had also grown old enough to take care of themselves. Hence we decided to tread on the path of taking vacations a little step further. We decided to test the waters of a new place and zeroed into Singapore. We planned to go during winter… Continue reading Memories: A 2 Z

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Memories: A 2 W

WHERE WOULD I BE WITHOUT THEM These memories do belong to my recent life but they are very precious to me. They define who I am. These memories are of those who belong to me as I belong to them. These memories are of my family. It was the month of January when I met… Continue reading Memories: A 2 W

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Memories: A 2 V

VISITS TO MY ANCESTRAL VILLAGE Today I am going to tell about a place my Dadaji (paternal grandfather) came from. I am going to revisit that village in my memories. Throughout my life, I have visited that village only three times. Why? As it is amidst the mountains, settled comfortably in the valley, far from… Continue reading Memories: A 2 V

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Memories: A 2 T

TINY TALE Being in the profession of teaching, I have come across many students. These years of teaching have helped me accumulate many tales related to my students. Some bizarre, some amusing and some downright hilarious. I am sharing here one of those Tiny Tales which still makes me laugh when I remember it. It… Continue reading Memories: A 2 T

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Memories: A 2 S

SCIENCE LAB CHRONICLES As a science stream student, we are bound to have one incident or the other, related to the Science Labs. Well, I am no exception either. As I had opted for science stream after my 10th, my meetings with the science labs became a regular thing. The cherry on the top was… Continue reading Memories: A 2 S

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Memories: A 2 R

RUN OF MY LIFE One of my private classes used to be early morning at 6 am. I studied in eleventh grade at that time. We used to directly attend the school after that. I used to start half an hour before to reach the class on time. On the way, two of my friends… Continue reading Memories: A 2 R

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Memories: A 2 P

PARENTS My father is the eldest in his family among his six siblings. On the other hand, my mother is the younger one among the two children of her nuclear family. Though they were born in different places and brought up in opposite type of families, they succeeded in giving their children best of both… Continue reading Memories: A 2 P

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Memories: A 2 O

OM NAMAH SHIVAYA: A TRIP TO KEDARNATH Om Namah Shivaya. It was my first mantra that I learned. I do not remember any valid reason for learning the chant. Maybe, because it was easy to remember. All I know is that from a very early age, I had an inclination towards Lord Shiva. The stories… Continue reading Memories: A 2 O

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Memories: A 2 N

NANI: MY IDOL I consider myself fortunate to have my Nani still with me. We call our maternal grandmother ‘Nani’. At 84 my Nani is alive and kicking. My maternal grandmother holds a very special place in my life. She is my grandmother by relation but she is more like a friend to me. I… Continue reading Memories: A 2 N

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Memories: A 2 M

MUSIC: MY FIRST LOVE My first favorite singer was Kishore Kumar. When I was old enough to appreciate music, I knew that this singer will be my favorite for a long long time. I do not remember which song of his I loved the most. Maybe all, as I was a die-hard fan of his… Continue reading Memories: A 2 M