Integration? What integration?

Reading MM's post and associated comments made my thoughts go many different ways. I formulated comment upon comment in my mind but realized there was no cogency to my thoughts. Instead of spewing half baked rubbish on her blog, I figured I might as well use this space to put my thoughts out. I agree … Continue reading Integration? What integration?

Generations apart

In thinking. In values. I read Usha's post this morning. Earlier I read Maami's post too. All these coupled with the thoughts that have been running in circles in my head had to find expression today here. Growing up, I had grandparents live with us both paternal and maternal. As a child their presence in … Continue reading Generations apart

Let me be

Tuesday's class on leadership and personal development saw among other things personality profiles. We did the Myers-Briggs Assessment and I was classified an ENFP which did not surprise me one bit. As we talked about how awareness of our tendencies can help us in our personal lives one thing that the guest speaker said stood … Continue reading Let me be

People or Places?

Sadly you are in for a few more trip related posts before I slip back to my normal "blast from the past" posts like Roop calls it. 🙂 She also passes on the Brilliante Weblog Award which I am thoroughly grateful for. There are plenty of people I want to pass it on but that … Continue reading People or Places?

Reading a chore?

Yesterday after we were done dinner I curled up on the couch in my living room with Jhumpa Lahiri's An Unaccustomed Earth. Strains of music filtered in from the TV in the family room where K sat lost in his world full of lights and sound emanating from the TV. It took me a while … Continue reading Reading a chore?

Once upon a train

There were two wide eyed chatty girls moving away from home for the first time. Their daddy dears accompanied them to the then happening city that was Bangalore. Settling in to a new hostel, shopping around for essentials and getting to work first day was eventful but what followed in the years following was even … Continue reading Once upon a train

Whither Equality?

As I peered out the tall glass windows of my office building watching the slushy, icy mix come down, I was glad I was inside looking out unlike Saathi who was out there scraping ice off the windshield and side mirrors. It was another five minutes before he pulled up by the door to pick me … Continue reading Whither Equality?