The Car Story-3

Please read the earlier parts of the story before proceeding: Part 1 & Part 2. Before we proceed any further, it is imperative to get an insight into the two most important 'Whys' that form the crux of this long story. “Most misunderstandings in the world could be avoided if people would simply take the time to ask, …

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The Car Story

I started writing this story in 2011. The draft has been sitting idle for the longest time, secretly hoping for a miraculous turn of events so that this story meets a happy ending. In the past three years, I have updated this draft, in my mind, almost daily. Still, I couldn't find enough courage or …

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The Elusive Answer

I have been gone off the blogging radar for a long time. Besides an occasional book post, I haven't had the opportunity, or rather the courage to write about the many things that have been keeping me from writing a post on the blog. Today, I'm determined to publish a post without worrying too much …

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I no longer want my home to be sparkling clean 

Every time we have a visitor at home, before their arrival, I go on a crazy cleaning spree. Though this obsession of cleaning the house to spotless clean has mellowed down with age, I hadn't given up until recently. When I was still a teenager, I used to spend hours polishing the decoration pieces, vacuuming …

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Conflict

“First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, and then you win." ~ Mahatma Gandhi When you try to change your way of life it is a battle against your being, your beliefs. But when you are trying to change the way others, part of your life behave, it's a battle with …

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Water

Yesterday, was another painful day in my life. With a power-cut of almost 10 hours and Internet connectivity issues, my work suffered terribly. The angst caused, gifted me a terrible headache around lunch-time. At first I thought it was triggered by hunger, but eating lunch didn't help a bit. Then I changed to a warmer …

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Acceptance of Change

I have always credited myself as the one blessed with a generous helping of patience. I have always seen it as a virtue passed on to me in the strands of DNA, I inherited from my mother. These were my usual claims till I got married. That's when, life gifted me a mirror and what …

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Will you help save Payal?

Around five years ago, as part of my blogging journey, I read about Aditi* on a blog I regularly read. She was the teenage daughter of a blogger, whom I knew almost like a child of my house, having read about her achievements, mischief and more in her mother’s words over the years. Aditi was …

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