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UmaS Reflections · 2M ago

A Sunday story

Appa loved good food, esp the ones typical of a Tambram family. And this Manga-inji is the quintessential representation, he felt. As a teenager all my love was for the mango and I hated thi...
UmaS Reflections · 2M ago

Cook it like “Patti”

The rava upma has many interlinking stories and preferences at home. While I make it in white color (minus haldi) as the daughter prefers, I make it with lots of vegetables in it for my husb...
UmaS Reflections · 5M ago

Sunday musings – God dwells inside us…

With the birth of the Tamil month Karthigai, there begins the feverish activity all around the southern states, where people decide to take up the 48 days viratham before going to take darsh...
UmaS Reflections · 6M ago

Tangled…

The dried up veins Tangled Around the iron grill Is a sore sight… Maybe those veins Are holding the iron rods In place… A small change in perspective The sore sight Turns around And the drie...
UmaS Reflections · 7M ago

WW – The wonder called sky!

As you are already aware now, I love these sky watching phases during my day. It might be a brief moment in the morning, when I stare through my balcony to see if the sun has risen before me...
UmaS Reflections · 8M ago

Lessons yet again…

Recently my friend posted this on her timeline: For a long time, it had seemed to me that life was about to begin….. But there was always some obstacle in the way,  something to be gotten th...
UmaS Reflections · 8M ago

When the sky made its statement…

There is a routine to my days and generally it begins from the moment I open my eyes and look at the eastern sky from my caged balcony. I try to squeeze out my phone through the gaps and cli...
UmaS Reflections · 9M ago

Happy birthday, my sunshine girl <3

Her smiling face is her passport To all the good things that comes her way! Her perseverance is her guiding light To those amazing things that make up her life! Her vivacity Friendliness Int...
UmaS Reflections · 9M ago

Thoughtful Thursday

A new temple to visit New procedures to follow Buy this color flowers for God… Buy ghee for lighting lamps So that your wish is fulfilled… Start a puja cycle for 48 days… Spread the paddy gr...
UmaS Reflections · 9M ago

This and that from a mother!

I remember the day she started loving paneer… Its still so fresh in memory, the day she started having milk like other kids, overcoming her allergy to milk… The day she stopped telling “buuu...