While TO waits for the laptop to power up, his class links to get posted and before he graces his teachers and classmates with his beatific countenance, he does this:
Snippets from a conversation with TO a few minutes ago:" Why should there be spit in your eyes? If eyes were meant to have spit, they'd be by the side of your mouth and not further up your face!"
"You don't want your shark wearing Spandex, baby!"...words I never thought I'd find myself saying. Yikes.
My feet are dry and the heels are cracked but I can't figure out why. I badly want an hour long pedi but that's not gonna happen in the foreseeable future so... am blaming it on the heat and lockdown because it's du jour. Red was busy tapping away at his laptop and I told... Continue Reading →
I can't be a Gloomy Gus for too long. I either seek out stuff to read or watch that lifts my spirits to some extent if not fully. The lockdown has come at the time when the kids usually splash around in the pool, play out till they've got to be dragged home by their... Continue Reading →
I like to sleep. I like to lie down and read or listen to music but it's not like sleep and I are enemies. But co-sleeping is something I've had to deal with on and off throughout my parenting journey. And boy! it's not one of the things which are bring a smile to my... Continue Reading →
I first got to know about Mothers' Day a few months after landing in US. Suffice to say India of the 80s didn't celebrate moms as a rule. That we do it now is more to do with the influence of various types television shows over the decades. Plus people like their social media timelines... Continue Reading →
Once upon a time, there was a dino. He was a fierce predator! But he was quite possibly an outlier because he also loved art. He usually rode on the back of a sweaty, puffing, cursing chunky woman and used to insist on the top berth while travelling in a train. He had started his... Continue Reading →
This kind of statement has become the norm these days: "C'mon baby, have your lunch and then let's shave your head. I have more chores left to do still. Chop chop!!"