#ThankfulThursday: What I am Thankful For Not Having

There's so much to be thankful for each day, and to start my day with gratitude, a smile on my face, and a spring on my feet is the sure shot winning mantra to a happy, positive, rewarding day. Like most people, I'm blessed to have so much. If I were to start counting my [...]

Wordy Wednesday #1- Feb 2017 #BARWoWe : Love’s Epiphany

  This Week: Word Prompts Educate Ethereal Epiphany Extraordinary Basic guidelines: Use the prompt in your posts. Write a minimum of 100 words on the prompt. Visit others. That’s it 🙂 It was the first day of February, The month that portended love. The month when many hearts came together as one, and many were [...]

#ClickAndBlogAStory: Put the Stress to Rest

#ClickAndBlogastory #week 5 #stress   Put the stress to rest I have been the kind of person who gets stressed in some situations and at the same time be calm as a cucumber around the most challenging ones. Over the years I have realised that getting stressed does not solve the problem. It just makes [...]

#FridayFotoFiction : Unrequited

#FRIDAYfotofiction #week 10 UNREQUITED       The mist rolling tea gardens always transported Arpita to another world. A world, where there were no worries, just gaiety, playful abandon, enveloped in the love of Ma-Baba, Aboni Kaka and Junmoi Didi who managed the sprawling estate home with perfection. The gardens were a family heirloom, nurtured over decades. [...]

Serendipitous Love: #BlogChatter #FridayReflections

This a serendipitous story. Probably one that fairy tales are made of. Once bitten, I was twice shy. In marriage and in love yes. This time my parents were being extra wary, and not treading into this territory after being part of my last debacle. They had left it to me to make my choices. I [...]

Wordy Wednesday# 4 – Tattered

  this week's picture prompt Wordy Wednesday 4 #barwowe Basic guidelines: Use the prompt in your posts. Write a minimum of 100 words on the prompt. Tattered   Jude lived in a well turned out home with his beautiful family of four. Life had been good to him. He had worked his way to provide [...]

Ambrosia : Amrita

On a warm, sunny Monday morning, a bunch of writers came together to discuss writing styles and be taught pointers on good and effective writing from published authors and also participate in an interesting writing prompt. The Write & Beyond group run by the lovely Kiran Chaturvedi is doing a fantastic job of mentoring upcoming [...]

#FridayFotoFiction: Freedom

#Fridayfotofiction: #week 9 freedom The unabated snow wasn’t making it any easier. We had migrated to a warmer climate.  Here the woods were dark and dense. A thicket of flora covered the forest. The sun barely pierced it’s way through. But it felt safer and cosier. We thought we were sorted for this winter. Little did [...]

Of Egg Benedicts & Cappuccino Mornings

It's a cold cold Friday morning. The air outside is fogged out partially. But good enough to see the silhouettes of the trees and the sprawling locality facing the dining area window. I peer out of the misty window pane. Yesss! It's Friday again. Another weekend. And I have a breakfast date with my 18-year-old daughter-friend.  [...]

7 Things About Nature that Makes You Thankful #ThankfulThursdays

Post Alert: Slightly longish post. My love for nature had me pouring out to my heart's content. But I do promise, that you will not regret reading this piece.   I pen these words sitting in the luxurious lap of nature. We are blessed to be living in a condominium which has sprawling lush lawns [...]