Lately, my nearly-3-year daughter has taken to creating 'bouquet' of animals. Ever so often, she asks me what animals I want. I give her a random list. Then she asks me which color I want them in. After half an hour of hard labor, the bouquet is ready and it looks something like this. Or … Continue reading Thoughts: A Tough Assignment
The landslide victory of AAP in Delhi Union Territory (India) serves as the verdict from the soul of secular India: "We want Progressive politics, not Hatred-politics. Give us true development--better schools, hospitals, roads, buses, railways. Stop your men from killing people over meat. Stop them from scaring us in submission. Give us a corruption-free system. … Continue reading News: Development Wins – Celebrated All Night!
Consider sleeping in your room for several years with the constant knowledge that someone is lurking in the next room; that your house is built on a demolished graveyard and the residents will most likely visit you in your dream; or that your dog is crazily barking at the ceiling of your room, which looks like it is made of water...
When I was little... You were always too tall, So I grew up stretching Trying to reach you. You were always too smart, So I grew up studying To be like you. You were always my hero. I eventually gave up trying Because There is only one "You". Not sure if I ever failed you, … Continue reading The Hero
As a response to a comment on my recent post, I am hereby recounting my own experience that was beyond explaination. I don't call it 'Paranormal' because with all that I have experienced in my 25 houses, who am I to say what's normal...
New Year just got better! I was just notified that this blog has received 1000 likes! I had never dreamt of reaching this goal when I started off. I had just hoped that someone somewhere might read it someday. The best part is that there is a small but steady stream of people who read … Continue reading 1000 Likes…Woohoo!
Of all the pressure I bore being a woman born in India, the pressure of being 'fair' has been the weirdest. In India, fair skin means white skin. I was born a Marwadi Hindu, that translates into skin the color of soil... The soil used to grow cotton... Black soil... My mother, who is far … Continue reading Being ‘Fair’