Homebound Anniversary 2020

Anniversary

This year we celebrated our anniversary (Sept 7) with Pongal, Dadpe Pohe and Home made Vegan ice cream at home.

A Split Ahuja No. 1 and a mini-Gurgaon in Solan !!

We were losing a few days on our Club Mahindra membership points so we decided to take a holiday in the hills during May. As luck would have it, the general elections were on May 12th and we couldn’t miss doing our democratic duty. So I rescheduled our holiday to June and only managed to … Read more A Split Ahuja No. 1 and a mini-Gurgaon in Solan !!

Cast Iron cookware, Coffee filter and an Anniversary

Dearest Appa, Today is Thiru Karthigai and its the 10th anniversary of your departure. We remembered you with some things that were very dear to you. Believe it or not, Amma made dosas on a cast iron tawa ! She has been making dosas on a cast iron tawa for the past week, ever since I … Read more Cast Iron cookware, Coffee filter and an Anniversary

Washing saris at home

I have been asked several times by many readers of my blog and friends about washing saris at home. While for some years in between I have been dry cleaning my saris, especially the silk ones, I realised that dry cleaning damages the environment and the sari. Two of my wedding saris have been spoilt … Read more Washing saris at home

The Abilene Paradox

I got this as a forward on WhatsApp and I am reproducing parts of it – I find the concept fascinating and would love for the readers of my blog to contribute their thoughts as well. *The Abilene Paradox* What is the Abilene Paradox ? Prof. Jerry Harvey calls it *“The Inability to Manage Agreement”.* … Read more The Abilene Paradox