Well, I am definitely my mother’s daughter. For one, being vertically challenged, we hover around 5′. We both started graying in our twenties and we absolutely panic when confronted with a mathematical problem. Fortunately it doesn’t stop at that; there’s a bright side too. We love working with our hands, sharing an almost compulsive need […]
My Ode to Water
Most of us have a favorite comfort drink. My husband loves to start his day with a cup of chai, my mom craves her coffee at breakfast, my kids love to end their day with ginger- honey-lemon tea. But for me, the uncontested winner in the world of consumable fluids is: WATER!!! Never having developed […]
For the Sheer Joy of Carving…
Carved lantern, 2003 How did it begin? What inspired me to start carving my pots? Well, when I think back, it tickles me to recall that the earliest motivation to carve pots, resulted from a need to be able to identify my beginning wheel thrown work, from shelves full of bisque ware (work done […]
A Friendship Sweeter Than Cupcakes!
I met her five years ago. We had just finished an introductory meditation session and like always we were chatting over home baked goodies, when I noticed her. She was sitting at the back, the glow of a good meditation apparent on her face. After introducing myself, I asked her, since it was her first […]
Allergies, A Good Story and Lots of Cuddles!
When we first moved to Austin, back in 2003, we were excited to learn that Austin was also known as the live music capital of the world but we didn’t read the fine print…Austin- the allergy capital of the world 🙁 . Most Austinites will know what I am talking about. Well, we did not […]
Ice Cream Sundays
When I was growing up in India, all through high school, we used to have something called the dreaded “Monday Test”. As the name suggests, we had a test every Monday… an intentional weekend spoiler, a conspiracy hatched by our school to trouble us kids. On Sunday evenings, just as it would start to get […]