Monthly Archives: May 2010

The Song of a Single Mom: The Job Search

I woke up one morning hyperventilating about my job. In the midst of all the stress of the shifting and the tension of the settling down, I had forgotten that I was without a job for so many months. No, … Continue reading

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The Song of a Single Mom: Memories….

There are some things you want to remember forever. Consciously. Or sub consciously. Like when a child gazes up at his mother and imprints her face into his little brain. Experiencing  unadulterated, unconditional  love perhaps for the only time in … Continue reading

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The Song of a Single Mom: Balancing Out

The next few days were spent mostly into getting into the rhythm of things here. These were the first  couple of days I got where I finally managed to look around the place. This stretch of road, which starts at … Continue reading

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The Song of a Single Mom: Putting the pieces together….

Today was relatively calmer. It started off with Ik going to school. However did get the initial scare when it was 8.05 and the van still hadn’t arrived. While I have advocated the use of a van, but still, are … Continue reading

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The Song of a Single Mom: baby steps ahead…

Next stop MTNL. I had decided on a MTNL landline and internet connection. An MTNL bill comes in handy for a lot of purposes.  And none of its competitors had any significant price advantage over it. I took a rickshaw … Continue reading

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The Song of a Single Mom: A new start….

The first  Monday. The beginning of the week.  Everything would need to start from today, including Ik going to school for the first time in the van. The Van wallah had said he would be in at 8 to pick … Continue reading

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The Song of a Single mom: Phoenix Unchained

After an hour of following the truck on the ring road, we finally moved into newly minted fresh green apartment. And into chaos. There was work going on still with the carpenters freaking out on their mean looking power drills. … Continue reading

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