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The Song of a Single Mom: Being Taken Care of……

The tiny man at the gas agency who dashed my hopes of getting a gas connection but had his fill of looking at my breasts was wrong. The doomsday picture he had painted of India going through a major gas … 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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Journal of a recently single mother starting over on life…..

Starting over on life again when most women my age have a comfortable life. Well ensconced in the homes they have created with their families, in their jobs and in their lives. Was I a fool to not compromise? Was I fool to think I could start over in life again without a husband or a job? And with a 5 year old to take care of? May be. But I would like to think I chose the road less travelled by. Let me see where life takes me. Can I touch the rainbow? Or would I fall into a ditch by the wayside. Only time can tell…….
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