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…”

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?”

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?”

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!”

Soaking in the Sun

Soaking in the bliss. The most wonderful aspect of winters is basking in the Sun, with a cup of coffee and peanuts by your side. Taking in the glowing warmth, a million other indescribable sounds and pleasing your eyes with mindless gazing. Sun is the most positive affirmation on this Earth. When we feed ourContinue reading “Soaking in the Sun”

End of Pandemic

I have big hopes from 2022. Can we get a respite from all restrictions. Can we bid adieu to this toxic virus that has claimed many victims worldwide? Can we move to a safe space? Have we really learnt our lessons? In my humble opinion, I believe we as a civilization have learnt our lesson.Continue reading “End of Pandemic”

Resolutions

Resolutions… was a sort of thing I did as a teenager every new year. It kept me excited for first couple of weeks or maybe till March. I would not procrastinate, take care of my health or relationships or whatever was my priority then. But sooner or later, I would fall back into lazy whirlwindContinue reading “Resolutions”

Glory to thy Earth!

After days of bickering heat and sweltering humidity, comes the rapturous rain, announcing its arrival by thunderous clouds and filling my aching heart with ease and joy. I can now forget the numerous mindless chores and rest my mind and fall asleep soundly listening to the sweet lullaby of raindrops piter pater on my windowsill.Continue reading “Glory to thy Earth!”

What next?

What are you planning to do next? Where are you planning to go next? Which school for your boys? Now that you are finally settled, have you invested somewhere? How are you saving your money? When are you expecting? When are you getting married? When do you plan to invest? What shall be your specialtyContinue reading “What next?”

My humorous struggles with humble dough!

Roti, chapati, Naan, tandoori Roti, Parantha, stuffed Paranthas and what not! Most of these items are omnipresent in day to day menu of by and large all Indian kitchens, North India particularly. Growing up, I ate them with relish along side generous servings of sabzi, daal prepared lovingly by Ma. I regret standing less besidesContinue reading “My humorous struggles with humble dough!”

Gratitude

In times like these, when so little hope remains with gory portrayals and even more grim situations everywhere, there are still some things… actually quite a many precious little things that I am eternally grateful to All Almighty. Firstly, for a job which I love, where by thou blessings and thou wisdom, I am ableContinue reading “Gratitude”

Management in marriage

Is there any exact equation for success in a marriage? Does it require micro management and investment? or is it like a free flowing river, sometimes flooding, at times drying out and changing its course at random. Does it have stillness and calmness of the lake or is it like a volcano πŸŒ‹waiting to eruptContinue reading “Management in marriage”

Frustrations…

Losing shit when some one fails to commit to their word or actions is my biggest frustration. I still have not mastered the yogic art of forgiveness, ahimsa and tolerance for this punitive crime. I have little problems with people denying upfront but dilly dallying as a way of work or life is totally unacceptable.Continue reading “Frustrations…”

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”

My precious holiday realisation

Heaven above my head, a day well spent on my bed. With my memories and me, creating a melody. Some time to myself, just lazing around; temporarily free from the shackles that keep me bound. But tomorrow I must rise again, make every bone work and dive again. Dive in this sea of mediocrity, ofContinue reading “My precious holiday realisation”

The conundrum of existence

My mind is a jumbled mess of affairs. No one to talk to, nobody cares. Rules and responsibilities, time and money: These things remind me, hurry please hurry. When did I last catch my breath; or watch the melting Sun set. When did I last embrace myself; or Got away with a break and yet;Continue reading “The conundrum of existence”

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”