She: Can you help me clip my toenails? I’m not able to get them. My back hurts. Me: Sure. I’m at it (not reluctantly, promise!) and halfway through a bulb goes off in my head somewhere. Me: The parlour lady is coming home today for my facial right? Why don’t you get a pedicure too? … Read More Diwali Smiles
My inquisitive Dad asked me one day, “What is this Facebook thing?” Knowing his paltry inclination towards technology and the idea of ‘keeping in touch’ with anyone through the internet quite indigestible and puzzling for him (He’s the old-school type; if you remember someone you just pick up the phone and call!), I explained it… Read More Learning Never Stops
He held her frail hand affectionately to keep her from tripping. “You can lean on me.” He said with a hint of pride. Her eyes welled up as she walked in short strides to match him. Together, the old lady and her grandson slowly went about their way.
The discussion between the two was animated and intense. The tone went from incredulous to baffled to downright offended, within nanoseconds. Each one was eager to make a point that mattered. And I….simply couldn’t be less bothered! 😛 Assuming that I’ve succeeded in getting you interested, let me now paint a clearer picture for you.… Read More Bonding over Directions
He was quiet. I couldn’t stop talking. He was looking at me intently. I was self-absorbed. He agreed with everything I said. I kept asking more questions. He was slightly groggy due to sleep-deprivation. I had met with a minor accident. This was our first meeting. Ours was a typical arranged marriage, complete with me… Read More My Love and Laughter Story