It all started when my son had to prepare to speak about the Word of the Day in the school assembly program. The word he got was "timid" which means showing less courage. And a sentence "A mouse is a timid creature." While this in itself is not exactly a thought-provoking event, it did set … Continue reading Living with contradictions
She had always been able to get away with bloody murder. But not this time. No. This time, she was caught between a rock and a really hard place. Literally. She was trapped between the wall and me. Myself, Mr Rock. After weeks of using my extraordinary powers to clean up after her, I had … Continue reading A Match made in Hell
I had never understood why people were so crazy about having babies...till I had mine. The entire experience, from the moment I knew that my life is no longer mine alone till he was actually physically a part of my world, was so amazing. It was like being in a wonderland where everything is fascinating and … Continue reading For DD
Image Credit: Bikurgurl She loved the little piece of land they had claimed as their own. They had been a nomad for so long that settling down seemed more like a novelty than a mundane happening. They had led an exciting life; one that most people only dreamed of. But then, something more exciting had happened. … Continue reading I believe in Miracles
In my defense, it wasn't my fault. I was provoked. Tempted. Literally pushed to do something I would never have thought of by myself. (I did already say that it was in my defense, didn't I?) Would you leave an explosive right where a child could get to it, explain all the "Boom" it would … Continue reading Curiosity kills the cat…or not?
I have read quite a few books where the character suffers from a split personality that arose from the fear of facing life alone. Maybe they felt that they were not strong enough to take the abuse that the world handed out. Or it was survival instinct that refused to be snubbed out. Mostly, it … Continue reading I’ve got you, babe
They stood on opposite sides of the room, sizing each other up like fencing opponents trying to "feel" out the opponent before the duel began. Each took a step forward and frowned in concentration. There was something vaguely familiar about the other. Like a shadow from the past or a memory of a childhood friend. There … Continue reading A different view