“To perceive is to suffer.” ―
My two year old has been fascinated by “Santa” this year; she describes him as the old man who wears a belt on his big red outfit, and says, “Ho Ho Ho.” So when she spotted an old man in a red tee shirt and a white cotton bordered red hat in the weekend Farmers’ Market, she merrily pointed out, “Santa Santa Santa.”
Continue reading “On stories, on ends, on perceiving”
When the winter dies, my mother’s rose plants wake up. The pink one. The pale peach one. The red one. The white one. “Which one is your favorite?”
Continue reading “Call rose by any name”
These days I remember what Umberto Eco said in “Foucault’s Pendulum“. I remember it too many times.
“I believe that what we become depends on what our fathers teach us at odd moments, when they aren’t trying to teach us. We are formed by little scraps of wisdom.”
Today, I am guest posting at Eli’s popular place Coachdaddyblog, and talking about my father and the lessons I learned from him. So please stop by, show your support, and help me cheering for all good fathers of this world. This is the link to click. Continue reading “Six Lessons from My Dad”
Almost everyone in my family and friend circle studied Science. Many of them are art lovers, painters, singers, dancers, movie-addicts, foodies, song-admiring people. And all of them are sports fans. My dad, brother and husband love watching all kind of sports. When Olympic happens they admire swimming, tennis and figure skating all at the same time, giving each one same importance. Love deserves attention and importance, right?
Continue reading “Fanatics, Football, Finals”
“One day all of a sudden we all have to go. We go to make space for good things, better human beings. But that does not mean life will stop for you. Remember work is life, dream is life, not stopping ever is life. We’ll be alive in your thoughts and stories,” my grandmother told me. I remember, I didn’t understand anything, except the part “One day, we all have to go,” which made me cry. I was in my pre-teen years and my grandparents were the grandest part of my life then. Continue reading “One Day, All Of A Sudden”
It happened when we were in high school. It was 14th February and all my six friends joined our family for a Valentine’s Day dinner. Yes, people. Continue reading “To Find Love..”
In my subculture , during a festival or gatherings , people are served multi-course meal ; each time the first course is something bitter Continue reading “Magic Starter..”
Months back , I read something like this – Winning is not everything , wanting to win is! It was just the first month of 2013 ; I had many plans for 2013 ; mostly I am good at making plans and following them too; but result – I wish that was under anyone’s control.
So, when I started blogging , I never thought of going viral ,being famous ; I just wanted to let my thoughts wander in a calm, composed and elegant way in this big world ; I wanted to talk about things in good words , I wanted to share different stories and idea from my own journey ,and believed at times , a picture could express better than 100 words! And that’s how all started. A journey of pens and pixels . A Journey of words and worldly wonders! Continue reading “Let me say it in good words..”
Do you have those days when you have lots to talk but once you try to open up your heart , your heart sinks ? Okay..that sounds melodramatic! But , actually , I am having those days..I have lots to write – 4 unfinished drafts are waiting for editing [ or to go to trash !] and still my thoughts are not yet ready to sync with keyboard! Continue reading “Conversations…”