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The variety of their walking

  My friend Lloyd Nebres is Pono’s father. They live in Hawaii. http://www.iphoneogram.com/u/9354 Lloyd wrote these words about watching Pono go. He said it for me. “I have this ritual, something I’ve done since Pono was in elementary school. Whenever I … Continue reading

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WHY ARE YOU SO HAPPY?

I burnt the onions lastnight.   There they were, cut really small, dancing and sizzling in hot oil. Two omelettes had already been received at the dining table with whoops of delight. I was whipping eggs witha fork for the … Continue reading

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>An Uncertain Lullaby

> @font-face { font-family: “Times”;}@font-face { font-family: “Cambria”;}p.MsoNormal, li.MsoNormal, div.MsoNormal { margin: 0cm 0cm 0.0001pt; font-size: 12pt; font-family: “Times New Roman”; }div.Section1 { page: Section1; } This article by me was published in the Express Eye on 20 february, 2011.  … Continue reading

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Does it always work? Of course it doesn’t.

I wrote this article for Express Eye, the Indian Express sunday supplement published on 2nd Jan 2011. http://www.indianexpress.com/news/medium-range-parenting/731253/ @font-face { font-family: “Cambria”;}p.MsoNormal, li.MsoNormal, div.MsoNormal { margin: 0cm 0cm 0.0001pt; font-size: 12pt; font-family: “Times New Roman”; }div.Section1 { page: Section1; } … Continue reading

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Conversation: fighting like children

We are building a home. We are raising three little children.Its exhausting, exhilirating, tiresome, mind-numbing……it’s what WE have chosen to do. We like trouble, we take risks…..they just don’t appear to us to be either trouble or risks when we … Continue reading

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Karela is good for Health

Sahar’s tearful confession.And mine too as I record this. (Confession, yes. Tearful, no) It happened a few days ago on a Saturday morning. Three kids awake and active as well as Afzal at home.I snapped at Sahar over something, nothing … Continue reading

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