Every summer it is a ritual for us to attend the community picnic. It is organized by our city in a lush green lawn overlooking a pool. Kids jump into the pool while adults hover on the lawn nibbling at corn cobs and watermelon wedges. This summer has been different. I have been walking past … Continue reading Mow the grass
My mother was a strong willed woman. It was inconvenient most of the time to deal with her, but it also worked in her favor. My sibling and I were little when she was diagnosed with stage 4 cancer and was given a few weeks to live. We were all worried and cried quite a … Continue reading Beginner’s guide to not give a damn
I have a 8 X 12 shed in the yard where I store my lawn mower etc. As you can tell it is not a huge space but I pretty much store everything outdoorsy there. Recent additions have been my bike, Quickerete cement, Fiskars branch trimmer and a leaf blower. The shed had become an … Continue reading Beginner’s guide to dealing with FOMO
I write as a way to express myself, this blog is almost like an open journal. It means a lot to me when YOU my dear followers (100+ and counting), like and comment on my blogs. You have journeyed with me to my peaks and valleys and have never let go of your support by … Continue reading Thank you!
Dear Stranger, Thanks for smiling I wish I could apply it as a balm on all my open wounds I wish I could use it as an eraser and make my sorrows vanish I wish I could use it as a magic wand and make more people smile What I do know is that I … Continue reading Note to a stranger
'God' aka 'Universe' has been the axis around which I have made my life spin. Of late, I have felt anxious, sad, angry, hopeless and a myriad of such emotions. I have been spinning like a wobbly ball with nothing to hold on to. Wobbly you wonder?- Well, I have been trying to solve all … Continue reading Spinning out of control?
I am very hardcore when it comes to my daily workout. I am a nice and sweet person overall, but if anyone takes me away from my routine runs/jogs/walks I can be a whole different beast. <Begin Beast Mode> Kiddo, who was supposed to jog with me today, woke up at 11 am. We went … Continue reading The art of apology
Eons ago kiddo was learning how to swim underwater. Hubby and I would get into the 3 feet deep pool with her and he would stand at one end and me at the other. We would ask her to swim from dada to mommy. Simple enough right? Wrong. She asked me - "but mommy, how … Continue reading Red painted toe nails
Hubby has been very busy and all working from home. He enters his cave at 8:30 am and exits at 6 pm. Today being Friday, he promised me that he would exit early and would spend time with me at 4 pm. He also mentioned that after our tete a tete he would go for … Continue reading Grace
If only I could bottle these up .. and spritz them every once in a while How awesome would that be? The feeling of comfort when stroking Cherry's soft fur The feeling of affection when hugging kiddo after a workout The feeling of contentment when watching hungry birds eat food that I leave for them … Continue reading Eau de Parfum