Monthly Archives: February 2016

The questions kids ask…


We wake up on most days without an inkling of what our dreams were. However, once in a while, we remember with the greatest clarity the vivid kaleidoscope of our dreams; dreams that switch scenes rather abruptly, the appearance of … Continue reading

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Data vision


I am stretched out on the recliner and want to listen to some music. I connect my phone through the bluetooth to my sound bar.  Soon, melodious music surrounds me. I can feel it, every fine nuance. I start thinking … Continue reading

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Why moms need buffer time!


I look at the clock. It is time to wake the kids up. In my sweetest voice, I tell them to wake up. No movement, not even a flicker.  My heart melts as I see their innocent faces, lost in … Continue reading

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Coffee Corner


Coffee! A word that needs to be spoken with reverence (all you coffee lovers out there, you should know what I mean). The perfect cup of coffee in the morning is so many things – it deliciously kick-starts the day, … Continue reading

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Butter biscuits


This afternoon, I was out to do my grocery shopping, when my eyes fell on a box of butter biscuits, neatly packaged and branded. While I mulled over whether the kids would enjoy the biscuits, my mind raced back to … Continue reading

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Mrs & Mr. Myna


It is about to rain. The skies are about to open up. Time seems to have slowed down. A cool breeze sweeps into the house giving us a heads-up about the rain that will soon follow. The trees are swaying … Continue reading

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The Anatomy of a Ladies Trip


We are in Chennai. A bustling metropolis. Four women, who have travelled to this city to attend the dance debut of one of our mutual friends’ daughters. All of us arrive the night before, from different places. The excitement of … Continue reading

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My Social Skill Set


Whether I like it or not, social media has become an integral part of who I am. In addition to all the ID cards I have, I now take great effort to maintain my online ‘social identity’.  Maintaining a social … Continue reading

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Sibling Wars


The school day begins. I am in the kitchen grappling with cooking. I hear loud screaming and yelling. My children are doing what they do best – squabbling. Sibling wars. One can actually write a thesis on this, and still … Continue reading

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Digital simplicity


Last year, one of my treasured possessions – a hard disk with my complete digital photo archive – crashed.  I do have backups, but this was the ‘Mother HDD’, with every file slotted, tagged and organized by date, time, folder. … Continue reading

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