Category: Musings

The Lion-Hearted!

She is tender, soft and dainty. She loves her earrings and the girly chit-chats. She is anything a woman can be. Don’t get me wrong, but she is bold and daring, self-reliant and lion-hearted. She is my best friend and I call her MARDAANI. We were together in the same college …

For every joy that passes..

..something beautiful always remain!!! I had read this quote on a friend’s scrapbook years ago. It stays with me even now- though the beautiful moments have passed, our pics help us to relive them. I’m a great photography lover- doesn’t mean I’m good at it. But I love clicking and when I …

Dad, You’re my Life, My Everything..

“Shalu, Mamma is diagnosed with a minor tumor. Nothing to worry, Molu (dear). The doctor said it can be easily removed. So, we are planning to admit her in hospital today itself for surgery early in the morning tomorrow. I will call you back soon.” Dad hung up. It started …

Mom, You’re the Best!!

It was December 26, 2014. The day when Tsunami hit the world. Little did we know that a massive Tsunami would hit our lives too. It all started with a dry cough. Mom coughed every time she talked for five minutes at a stretch. There was no infection or mucus …

Anything for the Men in Blue

World Cup T20 Finals- End of over 19- Pakistan 145/9- 13 runs required from 6 balls– Misbah on strike- Dhoni gives the ball to Joginder Sharma and I cry out of exasperation. Though a die-hard MSD fan, I can hear my Mom swear! Seriously, how can he ask Jogi to ball after what-you-call …

And there, she falls in love..with her husband!

It’s a WOW Post!! She is scared surrounded by all the senior officers and ladies in the official “Welcome Dinner”. Yes, she was a newly wed, to the Olive Green. The morning hours of ragging getting-to-know-you-better sessions included being lifted in a typical shaky Indian “sand truck” and travelling a good …

The Humble Me…

“Why did we give you this name,” my Mom screamed, throwing her hands up in the air with mere frustration. I was named Shalini- meaning Modest. It’s a completely different story that I nowhere gave justice to my name, my entire childhood. I was always naughty and complicated.  I’m also called …

I Was Tempted..

It’s a WOW Post!!!!!! This post is part of Write Over the Weekend, an initiative for Indian Bloggers by BlogAdda. Your post must contain, ‘ I was tempted’. “Honey, I am too tempted to stay back in bed every morning. I am hating this shift”. I am back from work and nag as …

Paired Forever

It’s a WOW Post!!!!!!   This post is part of Write Over the Weekend, an initiative for Indian Bloggers by BlogAdda. Your post must revolve around ‘two material things that normally are paired together’. Okay..so, I had left a sticky note on “Things-to-buy” on the refrigerator before I left for work. I knew at …

I’m Me-A Woman!

Its a WOW Post!!!! Yaaayyyyy…!!! K...girl… I hear you. It’s Women’s Day- the one day in the entire year when you actually go around and wish your “girl” friends and family a very happy “Women’s Day”. Oh, really!!! Happy Women’s day???? Are you kidding me!! Right from the very moment …