The hope that made me forget grief #WriteBravely

Dear A, Time and again you’ve convinced me that the sacrifices I’ve made for my family can never be measured or priced. Even on my most challenging days you’ve given me something to latch on to. I always had wings but it was you who pushed me to take flight and enjoy the ride. Hope …

Aren’t Yoga and Marriage similar to each other?

“Great effort. You’re doing good. Try a bit harder.” *few moments later* “Ok fine, this will do.” After constant nagging by his flexible Yoga buff wife A had finally agreed to do a toe-touch. While the kids cheered (and sniggered) from the sidelines this stiff as a board man took his hands all the way …

Should a wedding anniversary be celebrated only till your spouse is with you?

27th April is my parents’ wedding anniversary. A day I grew up watching them enjoy and celebrate every year with much love and affection. It was a cherished annual ritual for my mother to buy new sarees or jewellery for this special occasion. Dad gorged sumptuously on the specially-curated menu and basked in all the attention …

He She and New Beginnings

She: *with trepidation* I ordered a bunch of goodies online. Threw away old stuff that I didn’t think we needed. Want you to accompany me to the store for some other things I set my eyes on. He: *calmly* Ok, ok and ok. Do what makes you happy. We’ll make the store trip this weekend. …

The Decision #FridayFotoFiction

The Decision #FridayFotoFiction

She gazed at the fire without blinking.  The cacophony created by the fusion of numerous sounds like the chanting of mantras, the non-stop banter of friends and relatives or her irritatingly teasing cousins would’ve driven her up the wall on any other day; today had other pressing matters. She had given her consent to this …