A message worth repeating

Getting my daily fix of news, this letter from Michelle Obama stood out and spoke to me. So much so that I had to link it here. Have a good Friday everyone and happy weekend!

Read more
advice, Dad, Life, Musings, reflections

Plan your work and work your plan

Speaking to my FIL as is our weekly ritual, K and I listened to him recount his weekly updates and we waited our turn to catch up on our side of things. Talking to him about a personal milestone we reached we were thrilled by his genuine happiness that was evident from the voice on […]

Read more
advice, Feelings, Musings, Pain, People

What would you do?

How do we go about shielding loved ones from hurt? When I hear someone I care about being upset or hurt about something I have no control on. I ache. I ache for the person feeling bad. I feel frustrated and helpless. Sometimes my frustration appears harsh. In the process of trying to make things […]

Read more
advice, Books, Desi, Entertainment, Family, Feelings, Happiness, Home, Humor, Inner Voice, Life, Musings, Opinion, People, Personal, Ramblings, reflections, Routine, Words

Jeera rasam for the desi soul

Waiting for a friend in the lobby of her office, I picked up a worn out copy of Chicken Soup for the Soul series. Turning over the pages vacantly, I read a few of the contributions and found myself nodding my head in agreement or going “My parents would have done the exact same thing! […]

Read more