Uma had always loved to cook. Her earliest memories were about watching her mother in the kitchen. She loved the warmth, the smells, the hustle and bustle of getting food ready. She felt safe in the kitchen. By nature shy, introverted and timid, she was transformed into a garrulous busybody in the safe confines of the kitchen. She was the only child in a middle class Brahmin … [Read more...]
Vani Srinivasan is a US citizen, originally from India. She has been a corporate IT person for over twenty years. In all that time, reading was her passion, writing her dream. She has been privileged for the past four years in pursuing her dream of writing full time. She lives in Pittsburgh PA with her husband and son.
Long after she left her parental home, years after whole chapters of her life had blurred and faded from her mind, she remembered her life in her birth home with the startling clarity of eidetic memory. She remembered every nook and cranny of the house - the ‘newspaper corner’ where all old newspapers were stacked, the wide teakwood swing, jasmine creepers running the entire … [Read more...]