My 3 and 1/2 year old niece is adorable and we catch up on and off when time permits. Imagine my delight when I was one of the people she "pretend-talked" to when she got her brand new toy phone! Color me melting with love!
I landed back in Hyderabad yesterday and as always Red and TO had come to pick me up. It's quite lovely to be met by happy smiling faces especially during these times. TO had made numerous calls to me while I was away and had let me know in great detail where Red hadn't come... Continue Reading →
Most people I know have dealt with the fallout of the pandemic to the best of their ability. Some have been lucky to not contract the virus at all or recover quickly if they have and thankfully not too many have faced any irreplaceable losses. But we've ALL been touched by the effects of it... Continue Reading →
After months of being in a lockdown, it made perfect sense to head out to a place which is far from the madding crowd, largely free from pollution and boasts of great views all around.
Today is veggie day and I roped in my newly-freed-up-from-classes assistant and we bought, cleaned and dried everything before putting them away. Normally said assistant would be moaning and groaning through his classes while I'd be out tapping fruits and smelling the leafy greens, so having the small hooman around and helping, made for a... Continue Reading →
While a lockdown hits hard at every aspect of our lives, today am far more upbeat than I have been in a long time! The reason is simple. My kid's online classes are coming to an end for 2 months. And Red and I will finally get back to being human parents rather than the... Continue Reading →
Young love is *very* different from not-so-young love. The expressions are off the charts and sometimes we look back at those days of being unrestrained and full throttle in our feelings and maybe cringe a bit saying, "Damn! Did I really do all that?" From writing your name along with that of the one you... Continue Reading →
"I am all Covided out!" That's not my utterance but borrowed from a friend who's said it with so much sincerity that it came across even on chat. But the reason I wrote it here is because I am all Covided out. While I waited for my reports to show up, while I played devil's... Continue Reading →
Makes the whole world freeze! These days at least. For those of us who are moms, the steady output of coughs, sneezes, phlegms is not a bother at all. Seeing how they are usually aimed our way or done by our loving offsprings who would probably have a tissue, a hanky in one hand, have... Continue Reading →