A Tense Called the Present

Exactly a year ago I had posted a blog titled Today-Not Tomorrow-Not Yesterday and believe me when I was typing it out I don’t think I understood then, the gravity of that sentence, as I do today. I wrote about praying, exercising, sipping on tea leisurely etc. etc. basically about being more casual and less … [Read more…]

The Male Flu

Disclaimer – This post isn’t about gender equality. The Male flu – A dear friend recently introduced me to this one. I was intrigued with the term and thought about it many hours later, too. Over several cups of tea, coffee, and even brunches I distinctly remember having long-drawn conversations on this very same topic … [Read more…]

Expect the Unexpected

Let me begin by saying Bangkok never fails to surprise me – the people, weather, farang craze and the list goes on. So, Lil Z and I were having a lazy Thursday and somewhere around two p.m. I decided to make it a little exciting. We had done a lot of outdoorsy things the last … [Read more…]

Learning From Unexpected Sources

Two weeks from today, Lil Z turns two. Even airline companies will begin to consider her a tiny human and not an infant anymore. Damn! No more free tickets. It’s been a fantastic year for both of us. Each time she reached a new milestone I experienced mixed emotions: happiness, sadness, anxiety – they came … [Read more…]

Love

This morning, I was chatting with a friend who recently gave birth to a little boy and she happened to mention how amazed she was with the human body – how it allows for a whole human to be pushed out. To that, I answered like a typical mother of a two-year-old. The one that’s … [Read more…]

Hair Today. Gone Tomorrow.

So, last night we were invited to a house party (kids included) and I thought I should head to a salon and get a professional to blow dry my hair; make it look a little more presentable. However, given the heat Bangkok is blessed with I just couldn’t get myself to move out of the … [Read more…]