Tag: Family matters


Navigating the Gift Giving Challenge: Gift for a 100 year old

This post first appeared as http://mumbaionahigh.com/2009/06/a-hundred-winters-passing-by.html The Gift Giving Challenge With the Festive Season coming upon us, buying a gift is a major task many of us face. Diwali, especially that has special days for special people, buying gift can be a challenge. You need to buy a special gift for your sibling, a special gift for …


The Perfect Man and the Dance of the In-Laws

Thirty years ago when my friend Prema was looking for a groom, she made it quite clear that she was not looking for a “boy” but a man. She was also very fussy about the kind of man she wanted.  Like all of us, she wanted him tall, and handsome,  someone who would make her heart …