Tag Archives: family

Home through my perspective

Spending the past 3 months in Sri Lanka with my family and friends has been incredible. It has been a while since I have had the opportunity to have constructive time with them. Typically my vacations there are for 2 … Continue reading

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It’s the company and not the destination

Some say it’s the journey and not the destination, I say it’s the company and not the destination, that makes the journey more interesting. I recently made a trip to Malaysia with my cousin. It probably is the first time … Continue reading

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I step back in time to explore my roots

The waves crash in the distance as my friend and I board the train to Jaffna. Still half asleep at 5 am, we settle into our seats for the 8-hour train ride. I am anxious and excited about this trip … Continue reading

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Waiting

I put on my running shoes and head out for a long run. The sun is rising in the distance and the cows grazing as I keep going mile after mile. During my three-month temporary hiatus from reality, the only … Continue reading

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Does everything happen for a reason?

It’s less than two months before I move out of my apartment. Where I am going or what I am going to do is still a question. Should I move back to where my parents are?  Should I move to … Continue reading

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In search of my sanctuary

I stand watching the little children play , some clinging on to their parents while standing in knee deep water while the waves lap against the shore. The laughter of the kids reminds me of being a kid and coming … Continue reading

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Can we go back to regular programming now ?

The food has been consumed, the gifts unwrapped, trees and decorations put away, New Years resolutions been made and maybe already broken, therefore,  it is safe to say that life now goes back to normal. I breathe a sigh of relief that … Continue reading

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I’ll be home for Christmas, if only in my dreams……

It is the last Saturday morning of baking for the farmers market. I sit here wondering what I would do with my time now that this has come to an end. I use the baking and farmers market as a … Continue reading

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Prisoner of words

Ever so often I stare at the blank page with a blinking cursor wondering what I should write. So many thoughts race through my head and then I start typing and then I stop. Sometimes I feel like words hold … Continue reading

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I love yet hate long weekends

Another long weekend has come to a screeching end. Like a little kid I wait impatiently for long weekends, dreaming of not waking up to an alarm and staying awake till late at night, drinking a glass of wine, watching … Continue reading

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