Mother’s day

I woke up this morning to my laptop wallpaper showing a pic of an orangutan baby hugging its mother and she in turn patting the baby. Seeing that pic appearing randomly from the library; there couldn't have been a better start to the day! Happy coincidence as it may seem, I had not noticed the …

Life Lessons from: Kung Fu Panda

If there were a movie that has had a significant impact on my life, it is definitely Kung Fu Panda. It is the story of an underdog rising up to become a master of a trade that he had no prior experience in it. The plot as I describe it may seem banal, but there …

Life lessons from..

Our posts and feed on almost all social media is filled with death tallies and stuff about people being idiots & causing problems for others. Or it is filled with motivational posts of how to survive the crisis. With all the negativity around, I have thought of starting a series of blogs on some critical …

Itsy-bitsy spider!!

My definition of popular culture has undergone multiple changes over the years, from the goofy dance music to the tracks that I hear on repeat today! Being a toddler's mom, almost all the online content I consume is directed towards customers younger than 5. Meaning, I can tell in less than ten seconds which rhyme …

Little wins

So this thought started with something that happened at hubby's workplace. Yes; the same husband who is the muse for most of my literary work. My husband spent a large part of his workday looking for a small and critical item that his team misplaced. I like a rational wife, spent a large part of …

Dear Husband…..

Dear Husband, This post comes in a little late as the past few days have been a desperate attempt to focus on work, as I awake from the stupor after vacation. Hope you remember that last Saturday marked 5 years of us being officially engaged. Five beautiful years filled with so many firsts that we …

Sankranti–The festival of warmth and love!

Pongal, Bihu, Sankranti, Lohri! There are many names by which this festival of abundance is celebrated across India. Makar Sankranti is predominantly a harvest festival and the cuisine comprises of delicacies made of the freshly harvested produce. It marks entry of the sun into Makar rashi (Capricorn) per the Hindu solar calendar. One of the …