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Appa’s been mentioning Luray Caverns for a while now, so we decided to head there this weekend. He did pretty well despite his knees giving him a tough time. ‘Oh so worth it. Simbly beautiful’ – his words! While at it, we got our annual national parks pass and decided to do the scenic drive…


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As I walked up from the basement this early morning, I got to capture this beautiful picture of the light from the laundry room ‘lighting’ up the lamp from the Kolam. We performed Appa’s Satabhishekam today. His sisters could attend the ceremony in person and a good bunch of family zoomed in. Until yesterday, we…

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Epic moment of the day – Appa was finding it difficult to copy part of a text message on his phone. So I helped him select the content, copied the text and handed over the phone back to him asking him to paste it wherever he wanted to paste it. He looked at me extremely…

July 25, 2021 16:02

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Meena video interviewed my dad this weekend. The intent was to document his thoughts and perspectives of the years gone by and to get glimpses of his generation. We learnt so many interesting things about our family that we wouldn’t have known if we hadn’t done this. An oral history of sorts! This has been…

June 21, 2021 20:35

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Just published Appa’s first book – ‘Smell of the Soil’ in print format. This has been on his (and my) ‘to-do’ list for a while now. We did publish the digital version in December 2017 and looking back makes me wonder why we didn’t publish the print version earlier! It’s been a few years that…