Movie, Musings, Review

Film Review: the half of it

About twenty-three years ago, I created my first personal email account. It was an account that I shared with my best friend. It was also an account that saw a lot of emails go back and forth with “pen pals”, people we did not know. There were no smartphones, no way to scan and send […]

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COVID-19, Diary, Journal, Musings

COVID-19 Diaries: Ambivalent

Today caps two full weeks of the entire family staying home. We are settling into a pattern of sorts. If last week felt overwhelming because I was trying to be a conscientious employee and a full-time homemaker, this week was better because I decided perfection is impossible. I let things slide. I told myself it […]

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Musings, Reunion, School

Of Reunions and Confidence

A couple of days have gone past since we have come home. A few suitcases still lie at the corner of my bedroom awaiting attention. The toys we picked up from vendors along the pavements in Pondy Bazaar are scattered in the living room. The breakfast table is claimed by wrapped packages. One blue box […]

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Award, contradictions, Misc, Musings, People, Ramblings

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 […]

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