Monthly Archives: September 2012


I’m making a list of all the things I will miss about my mother. I have the undisputed number one. Every morning, between ten and eleven, my phone would buzz with the words “Mi Madre” and I’d pick up and … Continue reading

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Bandra Fare: September 9, 2002

This column is ten years old to the day. I read it and thought how much has changed. There are no more kaleji-wallahs because open fires have been outlawed. There is no more locals-mostly-Monday fair because it’s ‘Bandra’ now, those … Continue reading

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The minute I saw your face… or How I Met My Children

The only reason to try having a child, if it happens, and all is well, is that first moment of contact. The universe holds its breath and time and space and life and death and laughter and tears collide… Every … Continue reading

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