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Customs, Feelings and Emotions, Indian Parents, Life Lessons, Personal Essays, Reflections
I witnessed the slow disintegration of those stupid balls in the hot oil through my blurred-with-tears contact lenses. I paused for a couple of minutes as I mindlessly stared at the small kadai.
By Suchitra – January 1, 2018 – 0 Comments
India, Multicultural, Personal Essays
Here’s why even though my passport identifies me as an Indian, I am actually, maybe, not one…then again, since when has a mere official document defined anybody completely, right?
By Suchitra – September 5, 2017 – 0 Comments
Personal Essays, Personal Self, Professional Self, the Parent Voice
As a former professor of organizational communication, a feminist, and an unapologetic qualitative scholar, my absolute favorite kind of research involved talking to people about their lives. When I wasn’t immersed in my participants’ life […]
By Suchitra – July 17, 2017 – 6 Comments
Life Lessons, Motherhood, Personal Essays, Professional Self
Submitted to an essay competition in September 2016 – This was my first time writing such a personal essay and my first time submitting one to a competition. Of course, I didn’t win but the […]
By Suchitra – June 15, 2017 – 4 Comments
Feelings and Emotions, Personal Essays
Mother’s Day was never a big deal. It was like any other day. The date came and it went. Without so much as a whisper of celebration. Why? Simply because we didn’t know that such […]
By Suchitra – May 14, 2017 – 4 Comments
Life Lessons, Personal Essays, Personal Self, Special Interest
When I first saw the cover of Mindy Kaling’s debut book, ‘Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me?’ a few years ago, I felt like she had written that book with me in mind. Except, of […]
By Suchitra – May 10, 2017 – 4 Comments
Letters, Personal Essays
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By Suchitra – May 8, 2017 –
Personal Essays, Personal Self, Professional Self, SAHM, Special Interest
Would adding “mom” to your resume or bio hurt your chances on the job market? Are you willing to “risk” it?
By Suchitra – May 7, 2017 – 11 Comments
Feelings and Emotions, India, Personal Essays
Read Part 1 of my tribute to my grandmother here. I start to write this narrative after we put away the clothes. From the corner of my eye, I see her walk around the kitchen and […]
By Suchitra – January 17, 2017 – 6 Comments
I sit here trying to read SuperFreakanomics and how the U.S. addressed polio, only half concentrating when she asks if I’d like to listen to the radio. The electricity has been turned off by the […]
By Suchitra – January 16, 2017 – 3 Comments
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