The crunchy red leaves, the rustling breeze beckon to me as I lazily lie, ensconced in the silence of a fall afternoon. My constant companion stubbornly refuses to leave my side. Soulful melodies from a legend gone long ago drown our ears. In candid confidence, we make a promise to traverse the miles, ten thousand … More Autumn Bliss
A not very pleasant music played around in the house at regular intervals. The musicians were my niece Naini, my son, and myself. If anyone’s wondering what genre of music I am talking about, let me be honest that I’m being rather sarcastic. My twenty-two year-old kiddo was the forerunner who unintentionally had passed on … More Warm Wisdom Post Irksome Illness
A combo of thrill and surprise filled the customers as a loud announcement rang across all corners of the supermarket. “Rush to aisle 7 within 3 minutes to claim your free gift,” the voice said. Some stopped shopping midway and hurried in all excitement. Unfortunately, it was once again one of those marketing gimmicks. The … More Analyzing FREE!
I had to get that top altered at the eleventh hour for the upcoming party. The dress code mandated wearing something floral, pastel, or summery, and I was surprised I had just that one thing in my entire wardrobe to match the requirements. It was a first-hand affirmation to a piece my friend Mitali had … More A Dilemma of the Stylish Kind!
Sidd sent me from Vancouver a beautiful picture of her tyke on his first day of school, holding up a colorful poster describing himself. Little ZeeZee started kindergarten last Tuesday. It’s an important milestone for him as he puts his foot forward to begin his educational journey. He loves his teacher from day 1. Soaked … More Guiding Hands
Tightly hugging a crate of fresh green vegetables across his chest, Marcos merrily sang a Bollywood number “Piya O Re Piya” (Beloved, Oh My Beloved). Working at an Indian grocery store in the suburbs of Atlanta, he hails from Honduras. The fellow does not know a word of Hindi, but since the song played so … More It’s Music, After All!
Pri and I are friends and share all the happenings in our mundane lives. Several times, she has edged me to do a blog post on a certain mannerism of our better halves. Lona, my much younger cousin, pitched in, saying she can provide a plethora of personal examples on that same topic. The fact … More Family Flavors