Tag Archives: Walks

Welcome Committee

In previous years, we welcomed the family members from other countries and I told my sons to form a “Welcome committee” and try to arrange gifts, plan out places to visit, and get a sense of the extended family in … Continue reading

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Benares-Maps

Recently my mother’s sisters went to Benares, where they grew up in 1950s/60s.     In a collage in my house, I have a picture of the Uniyal family, of Benares, in the 1960s. Now, around 50 years down the … Continue reading

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On Poems and jottings

My uncle’s poems evoke many memories. Writing notes, letters, jottings are part of a family tradition of ours.Our family is originally from the Garhwal Himalayas of Uttarakhand. Continue reading

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Around Father’s day-2017

My father introduced me to libraries, inculcated the love of the written word in me, and over the years, this has enriched life in many ways. Continue reading

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Reflections-through architecture, learning, talks

The home is the lens, through which we get our first look at marriage and all civic duties. It is the clinic where , by conversation and attitude, impressions are created with respect to sobriety and reverence, it is the … Continue reading

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New Memories Project

“Maintain your relation with your sister. If someone returns after 20 years, and wants to then rebuild that relation, he will find that people have moved on in life.Applying his words in my context, I have maintained a –New Memories Project- with my sister and extended family in India. Continue reading

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Walks and conversations-Year end notes-2016

“The mind is not a vessel to be filled, but a fire to be kindled.” Plutarch Was going through some walks, conversations, experiences of 2016. Here are some video journals with Himalaya Hitkar society, in Uttarakhand, Garhwal Himalayas, India. Mr.Sudhir … Continue reading

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