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 …

Family Vacation with Nature

Family Vacation with Nature

“Will you promise me that every year you will take me somewhere, even if it is just for the weekend?” I asked him lovingly. “Don’t ask for promises. I can assure you though that you won’t get a reason to complain.” He replied candidly. That was all I needed from him. Being married for 11 …