Girl Uninterrupted

So, I have been a little sluggish lately and hence desperately needed to snap out of the funk! I couldn’t put my finger on the issue; I was going through a mental upheaval of sorts. The weekend arrived and I decided to step on it. The husband was given strict instructions to make contact only … [Read more…]

Message Decoded

Since the baby, there has been a communication breakdown between my husband and me. First I thought he wasn’t listening to anything I said; his actions did not justify anything I was asking for. The dad-brain wasn’t able to process mom-language. My friends say they are combating a similar issue. So to make life simpler … [Read more…]

The Beauty in Failing

Failure – I wasn’t very clear what this word actually meant; so, I picked up a dictionary this morning and then even went online to Google it. One source described it as lack of success, the other as deterioration or rather a condition of not meeting a desirable or intended objective. Not one of them … [Read more…]

The Wonder Years

Bangkok weather is fantastic today; it’s pouring cats and dogs. Just the kind of weather I loved in Mumbai when it was accompanied by chai and some friendly banter. The rains have brought back memories from college days. When I was a teenager, I couldn’t help wanting to grow up quick and have my own … [Read more…]

Clutterbug

Bobbie Roy got this one right; one woman’s trash can definitely be another woman’s treasure. And what better example can there be than a yard sale. A yard sale is the deepest discount party you will ever attend. Last week I went to my first yard sale. Bangkok is known for its high rise apartments, so … [Read more…]

Desi Connect

This morning I was chatting with a friend who recently moved to America; according to her, since the move, she has found herself becoming very ‘desi’. For those who are not familiar with the word, desi is a term for people and products of the Indian subcontinent. Her observation made me homesick. Bangkok has a … [Read more…]