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
Vaidehi watched her son's happy face from behind the curtains. It seemed ages since he'd had such a wonderful time. She continued watching the way he threw back his head and laughed at what Hannah told himâ€¦ They had shared a good friendship through their childhood, living in the same neighbourhood. He had moved on… Continue reading Happy Ending?
Our beloved grandfather passed on one fine summer morning and our day became dreary. He was in his nineties, yet we could not digest the fact that he wouldn’t be there in the midst of us. It was because we loved him so much. Ours is a large family and the old man left behind… Continue reading The legacy