2013- A good year.

 In a matter of some time 2013 will come to an end. A new year will begin and bring with it hopes and desires for a better life. But the year that was...2013....did manage to put a smile on my face in ways that I had never expected.     To begin with, I made …

A letter to my daughter.

  My dear Princess,      HAPPY 16th BIRTHDAY, SWEETHEART!!May you always be healthy, happy and keep spreading cheer everywhere you go!     Did you like your birthday gift? I know you will love the one in the bigger package..you always wanted it! But I hope you like this one too. I have been meaning …

A ray of sunshine

         It was a grey, August evening. I was awaiting the arrival of my husband who had gone to Shirdi for a couple of days. I was finishing my chores when he called, "I will be reaching home in about 45 minutes. You see, I had been to Pune on my way …

Motherhood

Some years ago an incident took place, which I haven't been able to forget, till date. I was out one evening, walking my pet dog, when a woman residing in  my building met me for the first time, and the following conversation, or should I say interrogation, ensued..   SHE : Is it your dog?   I      …

My weighty issues.

  A few weeks ago I met an old friend after nearly two decades. The first thing she said on meeting me was, " You look just the same even after twenty years!!" For those who don't know me, well, I weigh the same that I used to twenty years ago.  Now, there is a …