Monthly Archives: August 2015

Because I said so!

For 41 years of my life I have lived through the “Because I said so” syndrome. I’ve heard this from parents, siblings, teachers, boss and the husband. I have been totally against showing that to my children though and I … Continue reading

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Rakshabandhan

I love celebrating festivals of any kind. Any festival where we get good food, spend time with family and have fun is what I look forward to celebrating. It doesn’t matter whether it is Pongal or Deepavali or Christmas or … Continue reading

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What strange places you have been to or lived in…

I am sure many of us that travel have found somethings strange in the new places that we go to. OK, well it is not strange per se┬ábecause that is the way things have been done over there all along … Continue reading

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Hospitals….

Hospitals… I’ve had my fair share of spending time in them. Not as a patient, though. The only two times I have actually stayed overnight in the hospital were when I delivered my babies. I’ve spent a lot of time … Continue reading

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And this my friends is how rumour spreads! ta da….

This morning my darling daughter woke me up at 4 am saying the bed was wet. I thought that somehow the water bottle in the bedside table must have toppled over onto the bed and the cap must have been … Continue reading

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Don’t be a pain!

Over the years, I’ve done my share of hospital duties. From the time I was twelve or so, I would have spent a lot of time taking care of people in the hospitals. Right from my grandfather to my son … Continue reading

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So long and thanks for all the help!

I always hear about how bad the government employees are and how (insert name of people from any country here) are not helpful at all, etc. I have to share my good experience here. Husband has been in the hospital … Continue reading

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Now and then

Nearly 25+ years ago, something similar happened. One fine morning I woke up to find that my parents were not at home, our new home, we had just moved into the house, a couple of days ago. The door was … Continue reading

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Conversations with strangers – We are neighbours!

A really hot day and this was our second trip out. I hate dragging kids out along in the sun, and that too shopping. But I had no choice. I had to take them out. We finished the shopping real … Continue reading

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Conversations with strangers – Bus stop conversations

Out before 12:00 on a Saturday for grocery shopping? That is a surprise. I check the digital display at the bus stop as I cross the road and there are seven minutes for the bus to come. Not bad! I … Continue reading

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