.There was a heated discussion going on at home, after all it was an important issue. An issue close to our hearts, a Television set. We (my mother, my brother and me) had our hearts set on watching the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics on a color TV set at home. After all our neighbors had one! … More Grand arrival of the Television
Me and a mile run… never! It is too boring and too exhausting… I haven’t done it in ages, but I was convinced I could do it the other day, after all I was in a fitness boot camp. My trainer jogged slowly with me every step of the way, quietly instructing me to keep … More Boot Camp Anyone?
ਚਲਾ ਤ ਭਿਜੈ ਕੰਬਲੀ ਰਹਾਂ ਤ ਤੁਟੈ ਨੇਹੁ ॥੨੪॥ Chalaa Th Bhijai Kambalee Rehaan Th Thuttai Naehu ||24|| If I go out, my blanket will get soaked, but if I remain at home, then my heart will be broken. ||24|| So, Said Farid – when it was time to meet his beloved in the jungle. … More Farid’s dilemma
So many weeks went by in a daze. I couldn’t even attempt writing anything about my father, Sohan Singh. As I was flooded with his memories flashing before me one after another, I realized, he had been like my shadow every step of the way. And wasn’t he supposed to live forever? After all the emotions … More A life well lived!
“ Did you have an arranged marriage?” this has been the most often asked question everywhere I have lived, be it California, Michigan North Dakota, South Carolina or Montana. It has been 19 years since I left India, but the question persists. Here is my story on prospective grooms that came into my life before I got … More Oh! my Arranged marriage –
I guess the songs and sounds from everywhere and of all kinds collide to create a madness of sorts – a cacophony which is the hallmark of diverse people from varied backgrounds living together in harmony, where Adjust maadi (Kindly tolerate) is the slogan and the underlying mesh that binds everyone together in Bangalore ( must I say Bengaluru) as in all of India. … More Cacophony – Adjust Maadi (Hallmark of India)
Try to jog 10 times everyday day for 10 minutes… Jogging on empty stomach improves metabolism. Doing Yoga in the middle of the night improves blood circulation. Exposure to Moonlight has more benefits than Sunlight. Night air helps heal body pain. Walking around with your eyes closed is better than sleeping. Singing in the rain … More 10 awesome tips & tricks for everyday living
“I don’t watch news on TV”, I say proudly. Then, internet is never faraway, even if you are not surfing the internet, just being logged into Facebook is enough to be aware of what is going on around us. It saddens me to see a lot of hate. I just a read a piece by … More Sticking my head in the sand?
Just barely read a long spiel on kindergarteners and first graders coming back home from school utterly exhausted. The class size is a problem, the bus journey is a problem, the emphasis on test scores is a problem and the list goes on. As somebody comments, “The class size needs to be capped at 12.” … More Of Kindergartners and Exhaustion!!