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Outsmarted by the Parents

June 9, 2015 shalady 2

You all might have heard the Russel Peters joke where he threatens to call the child services and his dad gets better of him. Well, I have my version of it. This happened when I was 11 years old. I heard a friend describe how she gets her mom to […Click here to read more]

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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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Late Indeed

May 12, 2015 shalady 0

Lunch Hour at the Food Court. As usual, we were busy with the day’s chatter. Halfway through a friend got up to get a glass of water. And it was at that exact minute that I recollected that he had asked me to remind him about a meeting. I called […Click here to read more]