Open Wide…

I had written this post on Livejournal, my erstwhile online diary many moons ago. And I remembered the incident which inspired the post during my dental check-up today. I like to think my threshold of pain is about average. I know I got loud during childbirth but then again you're expected to so that doesn't … Continue reading Open Wide…

When The Males Go the Ice Cream Route

Normally we find depictions of girls and women gorging themselves on ice cream as a way to take away the blues or mend a broken heart. Well we find that in depictions of life in the Americas or the non-Asian part of the world. Indian women, with their funkier palate eat deep fried grub, things … Continue reading When The Males Go the Ice Cream Route

Here Comes The Tough Stuff

"Quite a few times it's happened that I wrote something but couldn't publish it because my inner crazy lady didn't allow for anything to get sent out unless the requisite tags and categories had been ticked off. While cleaning up the blogging space, I've come across stuff I've left half-written, written but unedited or written … Continue reading Here Comes The Tough Stuff

The Little Piggies In A Woman’s Life

Piggies is purely a metaphor. It doesn't mean anyone who looks porcine, grunts or even loves to shove their face into the slop they eat or wallow in the mud. And even if there's an insidious thread of the meaning woven through the blog...tough! Since childhood we all get introduced to the little piggies. Different … Continue reading The Little Piggies In A Woman’s Life

The Joys of Living Alone

I am not averse to sharing my living space with another person or other people. I've lived in a dorm, as a boarder and lived with my folks till I was an adult and those things really drill it into one's head about the utter necessity of having your own space for your own shit. … Continue reading The Joys of Living Alone

The Benefits of A Neverafter

That's right. Not getting your happily ever after with the one you long and pine for or imagine yourself to be deeply in love with has tremendous ROI. Let's take Romeo&Juliet as an example. Too bad they really haven't found the Fountain of Youth else Will Shakespeare would have been a very rich bugger indeed, … Continue reading The Benefits of A Neverafter

The Joys of Being Childfree

Now that's not a word that means your kids are at summer camp or has Grandma babysitting while you take off on a holiday. No indeed. Childfree is a proper concept thank you very much and one that's catching more momentum as well. Today there are more people who consciously take the decision to not … Continue reading The Joys of Being Childfree