A Private Conversation Between Ms. DD and Me

October 15, 2022 3 Comments

I write my daily diary after finishing all my daily chores. My day ends with a card session of three games of rummy with RB and a video call with my younger son, who lives “saat samandar paar”. After that, I take a half an hour session of leg massage on the machine and this …

Those Four Wheels!

June 22, 2021 21 Comments

We sold our 10 years old silver coloured Santro in December 2008. The moment, it was taken away, the memories of the time spent in / with Santro flashed across my mind. February 9, 1999 was the day, when it became part of our family, our 3rd car in 15 years. I had not accepted …

Retired Life

April 29, 2021 0 Comments

Retirement brings shivers in a man’s heart and more so in his wife’s. But no one seems to be concerned about her. Everyone is unconcerned about the changes that will bring her world “topsy turvy”.  If you are a working wife, chances are you are still going to the office, leaving the whole house to the …

The Republic Day Parade – In memoirs

January 26, 2020 0 Comments

The blogspost has memories about Republic Day Parade.

That Old Black Sari.

December 6, 2019 10 Comments

In mid November , a sudden bout of sneezing was followed by cough and cold. Flu has challenged my immune system and overpowered it. The Result : I was down with fever, sore throat , cough and cold. 🙁 The very next day, I had my kitty party in a local restaurant, in Ahmedabad. Since …

My Moma!

November 29, 2012 0 Comments

माँ , एक सपना सी हो गयी हो तुम तो! तुम हो आंसू की बूँद, जो अंखियों मे ही बस के रह गयी, अब तो एक अरसा हो गया, कुछ अपनी कहे कुछ तुम्हारी सुने, पर आज भी माँ , तेरी व्ह खिलखिलाती हंसी आँखों मैं है मेरे बसी, बस दिखती ही नहीं हो, यूँ …

Alone or with Children

August 17, 2012 0 Comments

Should one keep the children with oneself to keep company in the old age? I have always been of the opinion that children should be allowed to soar and explore and as parent, I will help them to find their own place in the big bad/ good world. Both of my children left  homes after …

20 march, 2012: Freedom!

March 21, 2012 0 Comments

After such a long time I am back! I was lost in work. I was working on projects, I was not convinced and finally I had taken a call and threw all of them away. How much relaxed I am. Working from home has its own advantages and disadvantages. I understand, I had enjoyed all …

A day spent with Kusum.

December 21, 2011 0 Comments

It’s an old writeup, when i was reunited with my childhood friend after a gap of almost 25 years. Kusum has since left for her heavenly abode in 2014. May her soul rest in peace. Amen !