Insightful encounters

We thought it will take only 45 minutes on a Saturday morning. We were going for my younger daughter's PTM (Parent teacher meeting) in the school. I sat down next to the driver and put on the navigation. I saw that it would take 55 minutes. I immediately conveyed that to my wife who was... Continue Reading →

Toying with Words

I've always been fascinated with words, language and its beauty in conveying simple things. In this blog, I am paying my respect to my language influencers. People from different professions had a way with words. Let me start with some writers, columnists, and authors whose work has helped me develop a process to improve my... Continue Reading →

Beautiful inside…

Yesterday night I saw my daughter laughing a lot seeing the serial "Jessie". She went down from the bed and started rolling on the floor and laughing. I immediately recalled that this is called ROFL. She was not sure what I was talking about. She continued with her laughter therapy and then came to me... Continue Reading →

Hand Shake

It was a Tuesday morning that rocked me from the bed. My sister called me on WhatsApp and said her father-in-law was no more. The first word that came out of my mouth was "Aiyo". In southern India, this word is used for expressing distress, regret, or grief; ‘Oh no!’, ‘Oh dear!’.” Some say that... Continue Reading →

A Tuesday

I don't get Monday blues but I did introspect about that Tuesday. I was curious to know what happened that led me to go through a rollercoaster. I generally get up from bed around 5 AM, but that day I struggled to get up from bed and was not feeling good about the quality of... Continue Reading →

Cameo spell

Today is Dad's 38th death anniversary. I was remembering and playing some of his favourite songs in the morning and all those songs were very soothing... I was hearing these lines in a podcast," Life functions as an enmeshed bunch of threads that come together to weave a tapestry of your life". That was profound!... Continue Reading →

Home Truths

My wife told me to wake my younger daughter up for dance classes on Sunday. I tried my best a couple of times and gave up. I told my wife that she would have to try. A couple of minutes later I was getting ready for my walk and I was asking, has she gotten... Continue Reading →

RICH Stories (189)

Microstory 187 - Frozen I was on the flight busy reading. One gentleman, masked up, saw that I was making notes and was scribbling. When the flight came to a halt, he asked me the names of the books I was reading. I showed him: " What the Heck You Want To Do with your... Continue Reading →

You end Up FIRST

I had slept very late the previous night and so had got up late too. I was traveling. I do not check WA messages often when I am on travel but that day saw two messages from my Bengaluru boys. A sense of gloom instantly occupied me. I immediately responded to my friend, "my sincere... Continue Reading →

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