Distance between Bangalore and Cleveland

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

time to let go

“There are two lasting bequests we can give our children. One is roots, the other is wings,” said Hodding Carter, an American journalist and surely, truer words were never spoken. However, how many of us can actually do this? The typical Indian scenario is that parents never let go of their children. In the Indian cultural context, how can parents learn to let go and help … Continue reading time to let go


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

random rants

I am done with wedding for a loooooong loooooong time. I think now I know why the divorce rate is low inIndia. It is mainly bcoz of the elaborate rituals/ceremonies which mark our weddings. God!! I have had enough. I am so pissed off with Mr Mandooka who is away in US and returning just 5 days before wedding. Which means, I have to walk … Continue reading random rants