Keeping my hand on the spatula I told myself, “I will say nothing but the truth” and then lied blatantly through my teeth. I felt like the biggest hypocrite there ever was yet felt proud for averting an unpleasant situation. Giving lip service to someone out of societal obligation must be made an enforced offense. 😉… Read More When I tell the truth.. #WowPrompt
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… Read More The hope that made me forget grief #WriteBravely
“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… Read More Aren’t Yoga and Marriage similar to each other?
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… Read More Should a wedding anniversary be celebrated only till your spouse is with you?
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.… Read More He She and New Beginnings
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… Read More The Decision #FridayFotoFiction
“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… Read More Family Vacation with Nature