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The Flight

By Ushasurya / March 25, 2021

(This is the third post – a short story – of mine involving the Family of Chandru, his wife Jyothi and son Bharat. Though they seem to be having a lot of differences of opinions, they are a very loving couple. The previous ones were titled A Wedding   and A Vow…which I had posted here…

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THE MYSTERY OF THE MISSING VESSEL :)

By Ushasurya / February 20, 2021

It had vanished! I am talking about a vessel that I had left on the stove.  I had gone to the backyard – garden – to pluck fresh coriander leaves. As I walked back  into the kitchen after washing my feet, I was shocked as that divine flavour of the rasam was missing. I remembered…

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The Wedding…..

By Ushasurya / January 8, 2021

(This is a sequel to my previous post The Vow. ) CHANDRU  and Family ATTEND A VILLAGE WEDDING. Jyothi had just tucked-in  Bharath  for the day when she heard the distinct murmur of the car’s engine below. It was Chandru after a long day’s work. Interviews were on for the past one week and Chandru was…

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A VOW…

By Ushasurya / December 31, 2020

A    VOW… ( This is a repost of a story I posted in Sulekha.com. Two more stories will follow this like a serial. …but showcasing different incidents ) The walk from the  entrance  of the  Central  Station ( Chennai) to the compartment  proved terrible. The place was teeming with people. It was as if the…

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HAPPY NEW YEAR

By Ushasurya / December 31, 2020

WISHING YOU ALL A GREAT 2021 WITH THE BEST OF HEALTH, HAPPINESS AND TOGETHERNESS WITH YOUR FAMILY. God be with you always        

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Today, My favourite Colour is Green..

By Ushasurya / December 1, 2020

fields, Green thumb, apples  Whenever we go on our pilgrimages I get lost in green. I am talking about the variant hues  or shades of green . The endless stretches of fields wear an unlimited range of this colour. The trees on the mountains display  leaves of different green. At times the rivers, ponds and…

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My Face Is My Fortune… (A short Story).

By Ushasurya / November 20, 2020

” My Face Is My Fortune …” A Short Story   It looked as if the whole house had gone to sleep. The meal had been heavy, as it was Sunday and far too many items on the dining table. Jyothi had taken extra care and dished out some new recipes. The children loved the…

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Diwali is fast approaching….

By Ushasurya / November 6, 2020

  From Grandma’s Kitchen… Diwali Special Rava Laddus Grandma’s Kitchen opens this Diwali season with a recipe for making those delicious Rava Laddus. The procedure is very simple and anybody can make these mouth-watering laddus in a few minutes. The health benefits that are packed in this simple item are various. This is called semolina…

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Have Grandmas Become Obsolete ?

By Ushasurya / October 28, 2020

I recall with great joy, the moments I had spent with my grandmothers as a kid and also as a college girl. I must say that even after my marriage, the bond  between me and my paternal grandma was so strong  and I do remember a few tearful moments when I cribbed and cried in…

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Boarding Bandra Central.. A sojourn with Edwin Fernandes

By Ushasurya / September 2, 2020

I have experienced a lot of pulling and pushing in the suburban trains and stations while in Bombay for five long years. I have had a new saree torn, a slipper that belonged to a new pair lost ..the list is so long that I shudder to think of any Electric Train journey in Bombay.…

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