Its been more than a year since I blogged. Well, this past year saw me getting married and more to US with my Hubster. It also saw me struggling to settle down in a new town with zero friends or acquaintances. Then came the dreaded winter for which North East Coast is (in)famous for. But, more dreadful than winter was and is the distance between … Continue reading Distance between Bangalore and Cleveland
I lost my dad 6 years ago. I was 20 years old then. He was diagnosed with kidney failure and required dialysis thrice a week. Whenever I could take an off from College I used to accompany him to the hospital. The dialysis room had 6 beds with individual dialysis machine next to each bed. And there was a TV. I never entered the dialysis … Continue reading guilt
Been a bad week at work. S has gone to sleep long back so decided to read some poems by few of my favorite people. This one arrested my thoughts. I loved it. Sharing the same here. To Have Succeeded To laugh often and love much: To win respect of intelligent people And the affection of children; To earn the approbation of honest critics And … Continue reading Wandering thoughts..
MILLIE’S MOTHER’S RED DRESS It hung there in the closet While she was dying, Mother’s red dress Like a gash in the row Of dark, old clothes She had worn away her life in. They had called me home, And I knew when I saw her She wasn’t going to last. When I saw the dress, I said “Why, Mother – How beautiful! I’ve never … Continue reading Do you love yourself enough?
Jenny Curran: Do you ever dream, Forrest, about who you’re gonna be? Forrest Gump: Who I’m gonna be? Jenny Curran: Yeah. Forrest Gump: Aren’t-aren’t I going to be me? Since the time I learnt the meaning of ambition it had always been “Cardiologist”. There was something noble about being a doctor. My dad used to regale me with tales of his friend who left a … Continue reading Cross roads