Usha (left) with Radha, Urmila and Ravi (Radha & Urmila have also written articles in ths edition.
I must share one incident about Jayakka. This was way back in 1989 in the early days of my marriage. Jayakka graciously agreed to visit our place and I was super-excited since she was probably the first senior visitor from 'my' side. Chooda mami had also accompanied Jayakka. We used to live in Mathikere, Bangalore with my in-laws. My mother-in-law made some coffee and advised me to serve the visitors hot kaapi. In my quintessential style I goofed up and served kaapi in a coffee mug. Jayakka softly told me to serve her in a 'dabara-tumbler' My mother-in-law would pull my leg by relating this incident for many years thereafter and we always had a good laugh at my goofup.