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    Mango Bite

    I had a childhood blessed with grandparents. And I absolutely loved it! Why? Because they pampered us in ways they could, instilled a certain amount of discipline in us, some good habits and some bad ones and made our house warm and comforting.   Every time I hear someone say they didn’t get to spend time with their grandparents I…

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    Mama

    Aai got a job when I was very young. Which meant that she wouldn’t be home when I’d come back from kindergarten. As a result, I’d skip lunch because I wouldn’t “feel” like having it on my own (a habit I still have – I WILL skip a meal if I am by myself). Naturally, it started taking a toll…

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    Ajji

    She was right there when I was born, when I first opened my eyes. And since then, she has been a constant inspiration. She’s none other than – my Ajji!   Growing up, grandparents were an essential part of our lives. We are who we are because of them. Certain traits in our personalities, certain habits come from them. But…

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    Annoyed And Irritated aka AAI

    Life on weekdays: “Pilu wake up, it’s late!” Life on weekends: “Pilu wake up, it’s late!” It’s like I can’t catch a break in my own house. And then once you’re up, she will present a cup of amazing coffee and piping hot breakfast. So now you can’t even get mad at her. Yup! That’s Aai. She will yell at…

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    Oocha Moocha Timba Rucha

    This piece is only because I love her so much (even though she thinks otherwise). For those of you who don’t know her, here’s a brief introduction:   She’s my “college friend”. Which means I’ve voluntarily loved this monster for the past 71/2 years (remind me to check my sanity)! She is my multipurpose friend – in a sense that…

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    Elder Sisters – Curse or a Boon

    Sounds like the title of a school essay right? A topic that has caused more confusion than offer answers. The story of my life. There are times when I feel truly blessed that I have not one but two elder sisters. And then there are times when it’s an absolute horror that I have not one but two elder sisters.…