Happy Birthday dear Bhanu

Tomorrow you will turn 2 and I cannot believe that you are only 2. Seems like you have been a part of my existence since forever. With your silly one liners, your oomph and your style you seem far bigger than your age. But your weight and height are worrying factors! You are the littleContinue reading “Happy Birthday dear Bhanu”

My Little Miss Universe

On a bright summer morning of April 1990, was born my little Miss Universe. My grandmother had expected a son along with rest of our neighborhood. This is far before beti bachao happened in northern India. But my folks were the happiest. Especially my dad because my mom had pushed out a healthy 3.7kg girlContinue reading “My Little Miss Universe”

Hello ladies! Happy Karwachauth

This is an ancient Indian ritual followed in Northern India. Women fast and pray for the long lives of their husbands. The fast is broken by looking through a channi at the Moon. There is a elaborate Puja to be done and etc etc. But I beleive, this day is not about fasting and laterContinue reading “Hello ladies! Happy Karwachauth”

Miss you my baby boy

Today I tore a piece of my heart when I saw you leave in that bus. Safely cuddled in the loving arms of your grandmother, you are off to her Land of wonder. A place of adventure and magic, fun and frolic. The farms are fabulous. Its magical to see a buffalo give milk orContinue reading “Miss you my baby boy”

Happy Birthday Beautiful

She can get upset at the silliest of things; She can make mountain out of a mole hill. Sometimes, her voice is too shrill,   and her furious eyes can kill. She can give you a fright; Yes, you guessed it right! She is my dearest Mother!😗😗 She is the ladder to my success,The fodder toContinue reading “Happy Birthday Beautiful”

Let there be hope…

The world is a tricky place, And life has a many phase. There is alternate joy and sorrow; Oscillating between yesterday, today, tomorrow. Never give up hope, do no remorse; Let God be your guiding force. Steer clear of negative emotions, negative people. Do not let them be your cripple. Always keep your spirits high;Continue reading “Let there be hope…”

Drowning in your apathy

All these years I imagined, You and I in the rains; Drowning ourselves in its melody; Blowing away with the breeze; singing to ourselves, without a worry. But now when the clouds open themselves and pour their heart out, I see you drifting apart from me.. You were closer in my imaginations; but today theContinue reading “Drowning in your apathy”

The Bossy Parents

Let me share a true horror story with you. My parents are the monsters in this true story and I am their poor victim. With their tongues unleashing Dragon balls of fury and their eyes tormenting me with its rage; they devour my flesh. I am a mother of two, running successful offices but IContinue reading “The Bossy Parents”

The conundrum of existence

My job is such that it sucks. Not exactly in terms of what I do, but what it takes away from me. All my days with the kids are lost in the hullaboo of the cacophony. My maids and in-laws and parents, are continuously present like an overcast. They have important meaningful roles to play;Continue reading “The conundrum of existence”

My irrational heart

The thoughts in my mind, like rain clouds in the sky; Go here and there, never focussed or resolved. But the heart always beats for you; yesterday and forever, no questions asked. Sometimes my mind erupts in fights, like when the thunder strikes. But it becomes calm again, like a dog tied to its chain.Continue reading “My irrational heart”

Dear daddy

I don’t think I can truely attempt to write a memoir of my dad. His simple holy life, his dedication to his ideals, his relentless pursuance of ultimate truth, his infinite calmness in the face of numerous materialistic challenges is so magnificently divine that the true essence cannot be captured in words. Hence, it isContinue reading “Dear daddy”