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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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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

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KITCHEN THAT I MISS ‘Kitchen is the heart of a home.’ I had read this quote a few months back and liked it so much that it ended up as a plaque hanging on my kitchen wall. According to a survey, Indians spend an average of 13 hours a week in the kitchen which was… Continue reading Memories: A 2 K

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Memories: A 2 I

INJURIES Memories bring varied emotions. Some bring a smile on your face, some make you feel shy, some are quite embarrassing to even remember. Some make you angry or irritated while others make you sad. I have laughed recalling my memories, smiled sometimes, got angry even. But, whatever emotional roller-coaster ride they take me on, one… Continue reading Memories: A 2 I

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Memories: A 2 H

HOMETOWN My grandfather was transferred to this place and then my father got his job here. I was born and brought up there and left it only after my marriage. Memories of my school, college, first job, friends are all from this place. The city market, the shops, the roads, the eating joints… all are… Continue reading Memories: A 2 H