I was at Costco, shopping for stuff and had a pleasant encounter with a fellow shopper. We were both trying to maneuver our overloaded carts through the crowded aisles. I stopped to let her get by, and she stopped to let me get by. We exchanged pleasantries and went on our paths to the checkout … Continue reading Smile File
My motto in life is 'Be Brief, Be gone' as might be evident by my posts that usually take a minute to read. When I have to check in on kiddo, instead of saying 'How have you been. Is anything bothering you' etc.. I just ask 'Homeostasis?'. She says 'yes or no' and we talk … Continue reading A square life
We have moved in and out of several apartments/homes over the years. One thing that has been constant, is an orchid plant as a house warming gift. I think I probably moved often, just so I could receive this beautiful and elegant plant as a gift. I admire it greatly and the flowers remind me … Continue reading The care and keeping of an orchid
Cherry and Coco were two puppies waiting to be adopted by a loving family. Out of earshot of their mom, they had the following conversation: Cherry - Hey, Coco, got a minute? Coco - 'ssup. Cherry - I heard that a family is coming tomorrow to get one of us. I am worried I won't … Continue reading ‘I’ Movement
Most of my aha moments happen when I am on the road. Today, as I was driving, I had to make a right and join a long chain of cars. The long chain kept moving and no one was letting me join. There was one driver who made eye contact, I almost thought he would … Continue reading The Power of Now
I used to watch a show "Still Standing" until it went off air. I found it very amusing to mark the reactions on Bill and Judy's face when one of their kids outwitted them with his knowledge of everything. I thought it was strange for kids to know much more than their parents until ... … Continue reading I shall not be moved
When I have to explain a difficult science or math concept I like to build a story for it. This helps the listener connect better with the concept. However, I realize that I do tend to build stories around pretty much everything. As rightly pointed out in the book ‘Stillness Speaks’ - Eckhart Tolle, we … Continue reading Who does not like stories?