Musings..

Sunday morning musings. When the heartless Sun has sullied all your adult spirit and the humid stiff air has suffocated your adult desires. Yet, children remain exuberant and boisterous. 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..”

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”

Happy Janmashtami

Hathi🐘 ghoda🐴 palki Jai Kanhaiya Lal ki!! My earliest memories of Janmashtami are standing barefoot in enormous queue of devotees to pull the Jhoola ( swing) of the bal natkhat Kanha. The crowds would jostle and at times it would get either hot, humid or wet depending upon the humidity and downpour. The echoes andContinue reading “Happy Janmashtami”

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?”

Jai Mata Di

Mother epitomizes everything that is dear to us. Our ancestors worshipped Mother earth and all her creations. All our bountiful rivers are hailed as feminine incarnations and worshipped with reverence like Ma Ganga except the mighty Brahmaputra, the only male river of India. Mother nature nourishes us with her abundant glory. At times in fury,Continue reading “Jai Mata Di”

3H formula for Positivity

It was the best of times ; it was the worst of times. It was the age of wisdom; it was the age of foolishness. It was the epoch of belief; it was the epoch of incredulity. It was the season of light, it was the season of darkness. It was the spring of hope,Continue reading “3H formula for Positivity”

This is the time..

This is the time to be courageous, not reckless. This is the time to be responsible, and not let any misinformation get away. This is the time to Be sensible and not let your sanity run away (for 21 days atleast). This is the time to be understanding (of your maids and house helps) andContinue reading “This is the time..”

An affair called Marriage

Weddings are about enjoying novel experiences in rapid succession. There are some things which go as planned, and there are some which sprout up unplanned. There are last minute decisions which are changed even after meticulously planning that moment for months. Eventually, it is in chaos that everything is beautiful. Indian marriages are loads ofContinue reading “An affair called Marriage”

Festival times! hurray!

Come October and it is time for celebrations and festivals all through out India. As the autumn sky turns poetic, the cool breeze ushers in, a season of good times and festivities begins. It is time for gaiety and joviality, amusement and togetherness. It is the moment of triumph of good over evil. We witnessContinue reading “Festival times! hurray!”