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A Letter to the Mother of My Step Children

Elements of motherhood and the journey that follows, beautifully put down in words and phrases!

Living, Loving, Laughing...

I know I am not the perfect step-in parent for your children. I make mistakes. I misjudge. I get frustrated, confused, and conflicted. It’s a tight wire balance of being too close and being too far.

I don’t want to overstep my boundaries. And yet, I sometimes lose track of the rule book. I don’t always know what to expect. And even when I think I do, I realize how far-off the beaten path I really am. I manage the best I can for them. Not necessarily as another parent, but someone who loves being in their life. Someone who cares for them, because I care for their Dad. But, I fail. I try. I fail. Then I brush myself off and hope you can forgive me.

From the first moment I met them, I wanted them to know I could never replace you, nor would I want…

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Holi: People, Colors, Emotions, and a Little Bit of Splash

Colors of life and living!

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“Holi (English pronunciation: /ˈhl/) (Sanskrit: होली) is a spring festival also known as the festival of colours and the festival of love. It is an ancient Hindu religious festival which has become popular with non-Hindus in many parts of South Asia, as well as people of other communities.” – Wikipedia

Though a traditionally a Hindu festival, Holi in Bangladesh has become something more of an universal festival of colors and enjoyment for everyone of all religion. In the alleys of Shakharibazar and Tantibazar, old Dhaka the festival is participated and visited by people of all religion from all over the busy capital of Bangladesh.

It has also become an annual ritual for members of the ‘BUET Photographic Society’ to visit the festival and shoot some pictures while having fun with the locals throughout the day.
Here are some of my…

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