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Erasing my steps

June 9, 2015 shalady 0

I walked on the beach…the shores washing my feet… I walked a mile, along the shore… The path that I walked, I wanted everyone to see…. My head held high, my footprints so deep… I thought let me retrace, my achievements of the hour… I turn around.. Alas!! The waves […Click here to read more]

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A lesson from an Exam

June 9, 2015 shalady 0

Two children of 8th Grade. Two different places. The same experience. They learn different lessons. Student A: There was a state level science exam conducted at our school. And since there were no external monitors, the teachers were giving away the answers as well as the questions. I felt that […Click here to read more]

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Bigger the better

June 9, 2015 shalady 0

*May contain offensive content She: It is huge. He : I know its big.. But I want you to take it. I know that you will manage fine. She: But its too big… He: ha ha.. size always matters baby.. bigger, the better… Just take it.. She: Are you sure […Click here to read more]

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The Adoption

June 9, 2015 shalady 0

He said his mom did not entertain the idea of adoption. She reminded him that they did not stay with his parents. He said that he would never go against his mom. She reminded him that theirs was a love marriage and that his mom had not entertained it initially. […Click here to read more]

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Remember when

June 9, 2015 shalady 0

Do you remember how close you were holding me when we entered the house together for the first time? It took me a while in the hall before I could move to your bedroom. You were so loving and caring that you even took care of my cleanliness and hygiene […Click here to read more]

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World Water Day 2012

May 12, 2015 shalady 0

Dear Diary. There is a blogging competition at my office and I desperately want to send in an entry. Well, I have never really felt acute shortage of water anywhere in my life. And whenever there was a slightest bit of problem, there was a solution just around the corner. And I […Click here to read more]

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Locked out Luck

May 12, 2015 shalady 0

There is an old Hindi Saying ‘ Dene Wala Jab Bhi Deta, Deta Chappad Phaad Ke’. It roughly means, ‘You cannot have anything in small amounts, It is all or nothing’. The following happened to me on the evening of 13.Nov.2011. Funny and unlucky in equal parts. Imagine this is you […Click here to read more]

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Sibling Squabble

May 12, 2015 shalady 0

Anyone with siblings would know that squabbles and arguments as kids is inevitable. And once you start enjoying those silly fights, it is going to be really irritating for the parents.  Luckily for my parents, we sisters never hit each other but our voices could get pretty loud. My mom […Click here to read more]