Decisions…

We, as a family, are on threshold of something very important. At a very critical juncture. Am I being too dramatic πŸ€” ? We are actually buying a new car. It is a big investment for us. A major money matter for us. Our dear decade old car was beginning to disappoint us at times.Continue reading “Decisions…”

Manifest positive thoughts

As the tiresome day endsThe fog rolls byThe winds whisper And remind you toSay your gratitude To those who mean the most.As you lie on your bed And close your eyesBeneath the dark skiesAnd shining starsAnd you thank TheeFor the calmness they bestow.And in the morning Chirping birds and morning dewSing afresh a song soContinue reading “Manifest positive thoughts”

Frustrations of parenting!

I am not a natural homemaker. πŸ˜’ I get all upset when I see these excellent influencers on Instagram or YouTube putting these fabulous videos, making it all look so simple. Feeding their children veggies. Doing fun activities and looking so glam and so chill about it. I know it is tons of hardwork, patienceContinue reading “Frustrations of parenting!”

Musings..

Sunday morning musings. Yet, children remain exuberant and boisterous. When the heartless Sun has sullied all your adult spirit and the humid stiff air has suffocated your adult desires. It leads me to ponder – were we all this dexterous to begin with? and slowly over the years as we accumulated more wisdom and poise,Continue reading “Musings..”

A failed adventure?

On my Twitter timeline someone some where mentioned a remarkable book of this century – Scott Adam’s How to succeed after failing for 1000 times. The book is about non-conventional ideas πŸ’‘ of success. I got interested as I am a genuine fan of his comic strip -Dilbert and I look forward to reading itContinue reading “A failed adventure?”

The Enchanting Trains

There is something magical about train journeys. The charm starts from the railway station itself. The moment you step inside a railway platform, you are ushered to the concept of secular India. You will find people from all walks of lives, all religions, caste and creed waiting patiently on platforms. Some sipping tea, some listeningContinue reading “The Enchanting Trains”

Jai Ma Saraswati

A day of prayer and devotion A day of inner meditations A day of merriment and joy And a welcome break from routine commotion! Happy Basant Panchami to all! Oh Devi Saraswati! Endow us with knowledge and wisdom. We bow to you with utmost emotion. Oh mother! Take me from Darkness to light Ignorance toContinue reading “Jai Ma Saraswati”

Jungle safari

It was a day well spent. A day spent in cradle of Mother nature. Pobitora is a wildlife sanctuary, around 30 kms from Guwahati. It is approximately one and a half hour drive by car. As you move away from the hustle and bustle of city, the simple small dhabas meet your eye, and temptContinue reading “Jungle safari”

How siblings fight?

How siblings fight! And then again unite.. How they build imaginary castles 🏰 And wear superhero capes! ❀ And play together with no mistakes. Mommy picks up a book to read, And brews hot coffee β˜• for her to drink. The boys jump and dance. Aha! She says – That’s my chance! The boys bangContinue reading “How siblings fight?”

Monkey Masti!

Hey I am Vanu. I am a monkeyπŸ’. And all my life I have been spent around these homes and trees scavenging for food. My Nana has told me tales about a luscious thick forest🌳🌳 where he used to live and hide from top predators. Not any more! Here, I seem to be the topContinue reading “Monkey Masti!”

The cycle of life.

Old age is cruel. Very hard and cold. Winters become synonymous with chill- dead soul shattering silence of the night. Summer stands for tiring endless light of the day. There is no respite. Years trickle by, and yet for the old time stands still. The most images or reels or posts I like on socialContinue reading “The cycle of life.”

Sounds of life!

I was detected Covid positive with mild symptoms a day after Christmas. The entire family πŸ‘ͺ that is, my two children, my husband and myself were all positive and we did our mandatory isolation in all seriousness. We worked around the house, did our share of laundry, utensils, cooking, cleaning and recovered well. I willContinue reading “Sounds of life!”

RUMI ….

I will fly I am born with potential I am born with goodness and trust I am born with ideas and dreams I am born with greatness I am born with confidence I am born with wings So, I am not meant for crawling, I have wings, I will fly I will fly and fly.