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Category: Married to the Olive Green

If You Are Given a Chance… #AtoZChallenge

A thought came to my mind last night, while travelling back from work. Yeah, don’t ‘Whoa’ me. I know it was a Saturday and I was working till 11.30 PM. And for the record, I still am in office right now on a Sunday night. That was when I decided …

Guns ‘N Roses #AtoZChallenge

If you ask me what comes to my mind when I think of an Armed Forces Officer, then I would definitely say the love for their toys and chivalry. Their love for their machines, arms and guns is eternal and beyond words. They are very sensitive towards their guns, their rifles and …

Family Welfare Meets #AtoZChallenge

They say, Army is all about fun. They picture, the Army Wives with a glass of wine in hand and dance away to glory at the parties. They feel, all we do is dress in the finest of clothes and live a life of luxury. Yes. We do all that! …

Eight Questions Never to Ask an Army Wife #AtoZChallenge

There is no escape. I mean it, when I say it. I haven’t met even one person in my life who hasn’t asked at least one among the below questions! Some are outright hilarious, while others make you ponder if this is the picture that Army Life portray among civilians. …

Dining In #AtoZChallenge

Mostly a lounge suit party, Dining In is conducted to welcome an officer and his wife to the Unit, with a mesmerizing evening. It marks the beginning of their new tenure in the unit. And if he is newly married and his wife joins him in the station, the celebration becomes …

Calling On #AtoZChallenge

When I ask my friends and family on what they hate the most, they say, it is entertaining unexpected guests. My Mom hate it when people drop in unannounced. The home will be a mess, your kitchen will be full of dirty dishes and your mind suddenly ponder over what you …

Living Out of the Box #AtoZChallenge

My memories of the Big Black Military Boxes goes back to my childhood where my Dad came hopping out of an Army truck with these, after his tenure in some remote location. Be it Kargil or some desert in Rajasthan, these boxes were always his companion. Another vague memory that pops …

“Aunty, You’re so Pretty!” #AtoZChallenge

I set foot in the Army Base at Pathankot after about a month of our wedding. Those of you who have read my last year’s AtoZChallenge posts about 26 hours before the Wedding would know that my husband, the soldier was about to move to some remote location in J&K, in just seven …

Is a Meager ‘RIP’ enough? #MondayMusings

Having moved to a new flat and accomplishing the task of getting a “good” roommate, I had a great start to the Sunday. We were on our way to the theater early morning to watch the well-crafted, feel-good Malayalam movie Charlie, that I received a call from my husband. From the …

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