Posts Tagged ‘ woman ’

Confessions of the “non-feminine” kind

Mansi

“But every woman loves going to the mall!!” I cannot even begin to count how many times I’ve had the same surprised … nay …. jaw-dropping reaction to my disinterest in going to a 50,000 square-foot zoo of clothes, shoes, knickknacks, and fast food. I just find it a terrible waste of time. It’s...
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I am my own woman

Wedding Bangles

We were newlyweds at the Lucknow airport checking in for our flight to New Delhi, onwards to San Francisco — we had been assigned seats a couple of rows away from each other, so we requested to be seated together. The agent refused. “You don’t have the same last names,” he said. Wait. What?...
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A marriage of lies

Tiger Woods

I watched about 10 minutes of the Tiger Woods apology this morning. Seeing this iconic figure say to the world “I failed you,” was moving. He’s not the first man in time to have strayed from his values, his family, his wife. Many before him have faltered. Have cheated. Have lied. Many continue to...
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The battle of the sexes

Kissing

As I watched Modern Family last night (which, by the way, is the best new comedy on the airwaves these days) I couldn’t help but laugh out loud when one of the characters woke her daughter in the middle of the night and beseeched her teenager to teach her how to use the remote....
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Connected for life

Us

As I was reading The Way We Live Now - The Overextended Family, my thoughts kept wandering back to 2001. The year when my husband and I “met.” What started as a random e-mail conversation connecting us through the intertubes halfway across the world, turned into a “virtual” courtship that resulted in an online...
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