It was 02/05/2020. Finally, the day I had hoped for. At cockcrow, my wife gave me a tap, I quickly got out of bed, scoured for the matchbox. In the process, I hit my left leg on the wooden box where we had the dirty laundry from many months piled up. Maybe this day, I'd … Continue reading The Superstition
One Sunday, three years ago, after having what remains till date, the longest and most tensed Friday of my life, ever, I boarded the train, off to my abode. It was a 15 hour trip, traveling from up North all the way down South. Well, I was going to transit after 10 hours, what a … Continue reading The Old Lady, A Game, and Love.
If you know where I come from, you will understand how big of a deal weddings are and how much they are celebrated - briefly, the type of celebration where the uninvited outnumber the invited and you only know about a handful of the invited! Basically, in every sane setting, weddings are a union between … Continue reading The Invisible Zip
Once, I met a woman whom I loved from the get-go. She was very polite, all smiley, very courteous. She was very interested in my person and all, something rare in a society where minding one's own business is the only business. I was wowed. But soon enough, I came to understand that in the … Continue reading Miss Mary Sue.
"You may kiss the bride". This affirms the beginning of the rest of your new life, well, depending... You never forget how it all started. From the first time you laid eyes on each other, to the start of the elementary symptoms of falling - butterflies, sweaty palms, unexplained excitements, date nights, late nights. Pretty awesome … Continue reading Journey to Ever After.
I sat, Woebegone. Lost in thought, confused and exasperated. Carried away by how unfair you could be, Life. Thereupon, from within, I heard this voice. I felt as though I was on the threshold of a new life. It mutters to me, That someday I shall sit, Never to recall that I ever sat. "While … Continue reading A Spike of Hope.
It's OK to have bad days. Even when it's rough and tough, do not despair. It can only get better, lie! Sometimes it gets even worse but remember to live for another day. At first, you don't appreciate the bad days but when the situation goes further south, you want to jump back into the … Continue reading Into the fire
It's important to be civil in the way we interact with others, especially in the virtual sphere. We need to choose our words wisely in order not to come off as a cyber bully.
Growing up was fun, being the little baby of the house was super fun, and on the other side of fun were super cool older siblings. Sibling one was the mini mom without the mom spanking and mom yelling ;-). Sibling two, constantly at each others neck, sibling rivalry at it's finest, lol, but I … Continue reading How to not be happy
Before this day and age, metal objects were the first forms of money...then came coins, carrying a head and a tail, a legal tender and a legal means of arbitration. Further from the economics, a coin is similar to the the dichotomy of good and bad, beauty and ugliness, sweet and sour, success and failure, … Continue reading A coin, it’s sides.