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The song of a single mom: The Colour Pink

Ik likes the colour pink. Now I know that in today’s gender sensitive world, where real men also sometimes wear pink and not just the metrosexuals and men who like other men, it is not necessarily a bad thing. But … Continue reading

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The Song of a Single Mom: A Date with Dating

“Handsome 27 year old, senior IT professional, IIT, IIM,  father senior government   officer, seeks beautiful slim English medium preferably working girl. Upamanyu  gotra.” I got this textbook case of an anachronistic text (also known in these parts of the world … Continue reading

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The Song of a Single Mom: The Road not Taken

I had, meanwhile,  started to work on a project, thanks to my ex boss from almost 12 years ago, whom I stayed in touch off and on and who was almost like an elder sister to me. It was a … Continue reading

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The Song of a Single Mom: On the Road to El Dorado

I have never met stranger people in my life as much as I have met in the last one year. The road to El Dorado, I guess, is fraught with strange situations and even stranger men and women. My friend … 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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