If Ignorance Is Bliss, Why Aren’t More People Happy

Remember how Grandma used to keep quoting that, Mi? “Kanna moodina ulagam maranjuduma di?” (Loosely translated – If you close your eyes will the universe cease to exist?) For some, it is easier to stick that head in the sand because ignorance is bliss. And that sand can seem pretty...

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Blog Action Day #humanrights #bad2013 #Oct16

Courtesy of: http://www.blogactionday.org   You know, Mi, when I saw the theme was Human Rights for this year’s Blog Action Day (October 16, 2013), a day after your official birthday (October 15) I was contemplative. I watched the following video and my eyes filled up because what they’re showing is...

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If Wishes Were Equine

Vidya Sury box of wishes

Every once in a while, I wonder how it would have been if you were still alive, especially since we were all convinced that Jan 2010 ushered in recovery and good health, after you had survived spinal TB. I fantasize about buying you XS size kurtis in different shades of...

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A Comedy of Errors

Peggy looked everywhere for her jeans. As usual, she couldn’t find them. She was pretty sure she had kept them on her shelf. Her Dad often teased her saying, “You’re just like your Mom”. Sighing, she thought, “let me look in Mom’s room”, only to see her Mom searching frantically...

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Fifty fifty

5..4..3..2..1..! And…. I turned 50! Now how many people can make that claim, Mi? Actually when I saw the prompt yesterday, I thought, ha! I’ll skip it this week. Then this morning, as I savored my second coffee, I thought, omigosh, I have the perfect thing to say! And what...

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If only you were here

We were getting ready to attend Smriti Diwas, the annual event at Vidur’s Music School. I couldn’t help thinking of 2008, when he performed solo the very first time. Sury and he went early while you and I were to follow. The autorickshaw arrived, but try as you might, you...

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And before I knew it, I had hit ‘Send’.

Thank you blog.designsquish.com

And before I knew it, I had hit ‘Send’. As if in slow motion, I saw the words “Your message has been sent. Undo. View Message“. Before I snapped out of the shock, the “Undo” disappeared – fading right before my eyes. There was no reversing that action now. The...

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