Amma, Family, Humor, Madras, Misc, Musings

Then there were five

As I cradled the phone in the crook of my neck talking to Amma as I seasoned the kootu I was making this morning, my mom went “You will never believe what happened today…” Image courtesy: The Hindu via Google Image Search Turns out she was out shopping with my aunt and when she got […]

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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! […]

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