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Book Review – Tathastu

Please download Usha’s first book “Tathastu”. It’s beautifully written and the proceeds go to Sevalaya, an amazing NGO in Chennai.

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Reason, Season or Lifetime ?

Long before the social media era, when email was the only means of communication, someone forwarded this note to me and the message stuck with me. The link to this message is – https://www.nannet.net/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/Reason-season-lifetime.pdf. Here’s the screenshot –   Its a beautiful message … some people come into your life for a reason, some for a … Read more Reason, Season or Lifetime ?

The curveball you couldnt dodge :(

Dearest Anubha …. your eyes in this life won’t read this but I know this will reach you and you will read it. When your mother Nishi posted in our group on Sunday that you were admitted in the hospital, Krishnan and my heart sank. We knew what you were going through and hospitalization was … Read more The curveball you couldnt dodge 🙁

Howdy Modi ?…. All guns blazing !

Yesterday was the mega “Howdy Modi” event at Houston and Krishnan and I didn’t miss a minute of it. How could we ? Our rockstar PM was addressing the largest gathering of Indians outside of India ! When I met Americans through work for the first time in 2001, they didn’t know much about India. … Read more Howdy Modi ?…. All guns blazing !

Lambi Kahani of the Lambi Bindi

There are certain things that I have loved from when I was a little girl – the tiny nose stud, the bindi, Kajal for my eyes and of course sarees. I have never fallen out of love with these things. In 1978, when we visited my maternal grandparents in Tirunelveli during school holidays, I asked … Read more Lambi Kahani of the Lambi Bindi