The year gone by…

New year is always an opportunity to reflect on the year gone by and renew the hope within youย to possibilities and achieve something new. Technically January 1st is just another day, when you reset the calendar. But over the years this day has filled the human with what a system reboot does to the computer. [...]

Cooking

Cooking is an art - whoever said this, uttered the truth. Whenย you sketch,ย you need to feel the paper, use the correct pencil, every stroke makes a difference. When you make jewelry, you need to pick the correct beads, string them in the right sequence to make something beautiful. When you paint, your canvas, paints, brushes, [...]

Loss

Its been over a year since she left. Since she started living with me in spirit. Yet when I look at her picture on my desk for a length of even 10 seconds, my mind plunges into abysmal emptiness. I feel myself falling into depths I have never known before. I have to snap back [...]

Of Bread sandwich & Maggi noodles…

So these were the engineering days. I lived in a hostel with a wonderful roommate and a bunch of cool girls next-door. It took me a few weeks to understand the know how's  of a "hostelite", but once I got the hang of it, there was no looking back, and they are the most memorable [...]

The light of candles

My earliest memory of a birthday goes back to maybe age 10, I am not quite sure. Even today I am as excited as I was as a kid. I honestly don't know why.  The "traditions" we followed, too heavy a word, I know, started few weeks before "the" day. My parents took my brother [...]

Twelve years..

I was ecstatic when I found out I was pregnant. It was something I was looking forward to. I was 26. I know it's a lot young, but back then I wanted to get married and have kids, family, house, a secure life. Other interests of exploring my life are knocking on my door now.  [...]