I have come to the conclusion that I would rather undergo root canal rather than go shopping with my teenage daughter! She felt like always that she had nothing to wear for the informal farewell of her class and wanted me to accompany her for the selection. All my suggestions of the suitable clothes that… Continue reading The Ecstasy of Shopping with a Teen
They were two identical chairs ...identical barring a few small differences in the colour of the canvas that were strategically placed in the portico of two neigbouring houses numbered 29 and 31 in one of the salubrious by lane of Saharkarnagar in Bangalore. The hustle bustle of the Bellary Road hardly permeated the sleepy neighbourhood… Continue reading The tale of the two easy chairs……..
I am being commemorated for the work I do for the special children at my institution. Being on the other side of 50 and with my children all grown up, I have been having a lot of free time. With a supportive husband, this was the least I could do for ‘Prerna’ my first born,… Continue reading Metamorphosis
“ You’re the only one going to be left unmarried… and I will never be a grandmother…” sniffed Rushil’s mother Meera, as they were getting ready for the engagement of Rushil’s cousin, who was a couple of years younger. “What a drama queen you’re, Mom? He found the girl of his dreams hence, the engagement.”… Continue reading Serendipity
The blue of the sky boggled me, The green of the grass eluded me. I wanted to do many more things, But I did not have the means. I was always scowling, For I felt all were troubling. I was always stressed, My life was a total mess. I was filled with hatred, Until my… Continue reading Fortuitous Escape
Beauty is evident in… A rose in the garden, A lily in the pond, Snow in the mountain, Pearls in the ocean, Colours of the rainbow, Fruit filled trees, Beauty is God's own creation! Beauty is visible in… The dimple of a baby, The smile of a child, The mind of an adolescent, The brow… Continue reading Facets of Beauty
People said that you were a bully, But that I did not believe. They said that you made girls cry, I said that you wouldn't dare. Teachers pointed out your faults, I felt that they were at fault. They said you didn't try hard enough, But I felt you were given more than enough. Friends… Continue reading Lament of a Mother