Confessions

Sunday mornings our parents would regroup. They’d all go out for a trek, or anything to get a day out of our unbearably boring town. My parents, my best friend’s parents, and this kid’s father. And his aunt. I remember the day his father died. I went to the funeral, more as a formality than…

In Memory

“You know what I think never gets old?”, she said, out of the blue, when we were sitting on the double swing in our backyard one evening. “Love?”, I guessed, within the short pause that she gave me. “Damn it Dave, you never let me have one moment in all these 50 years.” “Oh that…

“I want to go to the gym, but I cannot” Issues.

Lately I’ve been eating a lot. My mother does nothing to help the fact that I need to lose weight. In fact, she’s ecstatic that I am so hungry all the time. Earlier I’d eat two square meals a day just to keep her vocal cords safe. But now, I’m beginning to think she’s taking…

When Visiting India

I haven’t written a real post in a while, and it is so refreshing to have something to talk about again. We all know that India is all the rage in foreign countries, what with all the tradition and heritage. So I thought, as an Indian citizen- and currently part-resident, I could give you all…

If I Wrote a Book

All my life I’ve wanted to write a book and get it published, and I’ve had brilliant ideas for the books as well- just that I could never find enough time to finish the book. And then there’s the fact that I don’t believe anyone is ever going to want to read anything I write….