People who have grown up with a brother or sister at home will have innumerable memories. Those which hold the power to moisten your eyes and curve your lips. Those that are a gateway to reminisce about your childhood days, innocence, childishness and a carefree life where the only commitment was to eat, study and sleep. Once the 3 boxes were checked off, we had … Continue reading Siblings and secrets..S for Sathya..
K for kuppu paati. My Kuppu paati (father’s mother) is the reason I am here, rekindling all my best memories and being grateful to so many people around me. She was a very thin-fair skinned lady, with a broad forehead, well combed bun, wrinkled cheeks, diamond earrings in her ears and single gold bangle in each hand. I saw her as a multifaceted, elegant woman, … Continue reading K for kuppu paati
J for Joyous movie rides..During 1990’s not every house had cable connections or these satellite channels. We felt elated and thrilled to go to theatres and watch movies. It wasn’t an every-week affair. We went for movies with the entire extended family, during vacations or as a reward to our good behaviour. Those fun filled movie outings are inherent and unfading part of my childhood … Continue reading J for Joyous movie rides..
H for Home….Generally, conception of good beliefs and faith in a person are an impact of the formative childhood years. It is believed that the family members, neighbourhood and places we live in, infuse a certain wisdom, culminating in a metamorphosis by which the adulthood is attained.I grew up wanting to explore places, experience multiculturalism, learn different languages, meet lot of people. True to my … Continue reading H for Home…The place I grew up.
F for Friends… Friends are people we meet outside the four walls of our comfort zone, our home. Friends can be crazy bunch of people who laugh with us for silliest things and become our partners in crime, matured set of people who teach us the sense of self respect and inspire us to advance forward, acquaintances who show us directions in life to reach … Continue reading F For Friends
E For Extended Family When your vacations begin in an over populous home with random orders fired from all the directions, you do not need DSLR, Passport, Sunglasses and home theatre’s, to make a truckload of memories. The unacclaimed patience to repeat “Aah Haan ok ok” for all the miscellaneous instructions directed towards you, is a skillset. We were on constant observation, be it drinking … Continue reading E for Extended Family
D for Dhruv… You are a magic that happened to us, A dream that came true and a blessing from God. The day we were informed about your inclusion in our lives, we felt our hearts stopped beating for a lifetime. There were million butterflies fluttering in our stomach and our eyes welled up with tears. God had perfect timing for everything and we always … Continue reading D for Dhruv