Musings, Summer

Summer Of Impatience

Laddu runs into the study as I sit, brows furrowed looking at my incomplete book proposal wondering what on earth am I signing up for. She holds out her old Halloween costume, a faded Olaf. “Amma, akkas are playing dress up. How could I dress up?” I am tempted to correct her but I smile […]

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Musings, Summer

The Last Days Of Summer

“Amma! Amma! There are eggs near the slide!” Pattu’s face is flush with excitement as she runs to me. I am at the patio door, half heartedly keeping an eye on them. I walk with her to see these mysterious eggs. They lie hidden in the grass, white, oval, spongy almost and small. Deciding to […]

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Back to school, Kids, Musings, Summer

The End of Summer

It occurred to me at the beginning of August that I probably should start sorting through the kids clothes assessing what to keep and what to throw. I let the thought slide. There are four more weeks before school starts. Plenty of time right? Wrong! So, here I am with a day to go before […]

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Kids, Musings, Summer

Halfway mark

I am at the sink rinsing, soaping and loading dishes into the dishwasher. Saathi is leaning on the counter, Laddu in his hands. Ammu and Pattu are at their table playing with their playdoh boxes. The playdoh is long gone but the boxes provide endless entertainment. I glance at them and notice Saathi doing the […]

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Happiness, Inane, Kids, Life, Memories, Summer

Ready and raring to go

Time flies. It sure does. It is soon going to be fall. The summer of 2012 has sped past leaving no memories in its wake. At least not the kind of summer memories I had hoped to create with the two of you. No beach trips. No visit to the Zoo or Sesame place. Not […]

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