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48 Things I’m Grateful For: #MondayBlogs

“The more grateful I am, the more beauty I see.” – Mary Davis

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The Art of Playfulness: #WordlessWednesday

The Art of Playfulness “Playfulness, dear friends, is what manifests love. Love is not manifested through serious survivability, seriousness, stabilility. Love, the essence of love, manifests itself through playfulness.” ― Réné Gaudette   The Art of Playfulness: #WordlessWednesday   “The Art of Playfulness” This my friends is yet another thought rendered by my dear bestie,… Read More The Art of Playfulness: #WordlessWednesday

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Thank You, Babi: #WriteBravely

Thank You, Babi: #WRITEBRAVELY #WRITETRIBEFESTIVALOFWORDSJUNE2018   My Dearest Babi, I dedicate a few lines to you, on this monsoon day. The sun is playing a constant game of hide and seek, while the clouds outstretch their arms in a stoic cover of grey. The muggy air looks on undeterred as nature performs a spectacle of sorts.… Read More Thank You, Babi: #WriteBravely

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Rain and Its After Effects: #WriteBravely

Rain and Its After Effects: #Writebravely #writetribefestivalofwordSjune2018   It poured all of last night. The rains finally lashed Gurgaon with unfettered fury, giving the parched residents of our millennial city a much-needed respite from the sweltering summers. I was awake beyond midnight, listening to the rhythmic pitter patter of the rains, which would suddenly rise up… Read More Rain and Its After Effects: #WriteBravely

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Last Song of the Dusk: #WriteBravely

Last Song of the Dusk: #WriteBRAVELY #WRITETRIBEFESTIVALOFWORDSJUNE2018   At twenty-one who would have known that leukaemia would ravage Antara’s being, reducing her to a bag of bones.  It was hard to fathom that the bubbly, effervescent Antara, always brimming with joie de vivre; was now counting her last days. But not without a plan at… Read More Last Song of the Dusk: #WriteBravely

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I Want to Break Free: #WriteBravely

I want to break free: #WriteBravely #WRitetribefestivalofwords2018   My girlfriends and I are road tripping from Madras to Pondicherry. It’s just the three of us. I am at the steering wheel of a feisty green Ford Figo, manoeuvring my way through the lush, bountiful landscapes, blasting music on the stereo. We are singing off tune… Read More I Want to Break Free: #WriteBravely

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When the Going Gets Tough, The Tough Get Going:#MondayMusings

“When the going gets tough, the tough get going.” – Joseph P. Kennedy (1888-1969) These beautiful lines by Joseph P. Kennedy, Father of U.S. President John F.Kennedy, has been my mantra for life, for the longest I can even remember. Probably way back when I was in school. This quote speaks volumes, in such less… Read More When the Going Gets Tough, The Tough Get Going:#MondayMusings

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Terminal? : #WriteBravely #WriteTribeProBlogger #MondayMusings

“She has a terminal illness which is in the last stages.” The earth shattering news was broken to us with much aplomb by our family doctor. At that very moment I felt as though shards of glasses had pierced through my tough exterior, bruising me beyond repair. I badly wanted to rewind back to the… Read More Terminal? : #WriteBravely #WriteTribeProBlogger #MondayMusings

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A Night of Nostalgic Nebula: #WriteTribeProblogger #WriteBravely #FridayFictioneers

  Saturday, 5:46 A.M.: I haven’t slept a wink. The receding moon is gaping at me blankly. Well, it was a decadent night of drinking and dancing, on the River Mandovi.     A night that also brought back memories from the yesteryears: of Rahul and I. When we had chatted on the same deck;… Read More A Night of Nostalgic Nebula: #WriteTribeProblogger #WriteBravely #FridayFictioneers

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Pattern: Shhh…Don’t Tell Anybody:#Blogadda-WOW #WriteBravely #WriteTribeProBlogger

Fourth time in a row!!   “I have struggled with the same issue for the last six years,” she said to me with much angst in her voice. “Just when I think everything is going well and life’s looking up for me, I’m given the same set of challenges. Challenges that I thought I had… Read More Pattern: Shhh…Don’t Tell Anybody:#Blogadda-WOW #WriteBravely #WriteTribeProBlogger