E is for Emma

I had tried to do an A-Z blogging challenge a few years ago. I started with listing out what I’d write about with each alphabet, but never progressed beyond D. While going through old documents, I came across that list of A-Z, where the next one due, E, was for Emma. Emma was my first … Continue reading E is for Emma

Them Teachers

I was a teachers’ pet in school. I tried to get that status in college and post-grad too, but had limited success there. That didn’t stop me from being in love with certain teachers who I thought were inspiring or added significant value to my life by sharing their knowledge and perspective. I had similar … Continue reading Them Teachers

Awareness

When blacking out and falling to the ground, I was judging myself for being dramatic. When being hysterical after an emotional setback, I was still judging myself for being dramatic. When being informed of my husband’s father passing away, I was judging myself for being dramatic and crying. While I see him trying to bounce … Continue reading Awareness

Easter 2020

It has been a remarkable weekend in several ways. Firstly, COVID-19, our generation’s World War. It’s no irony that C and I started watching The West Wing this weekend, and four episodes in Josh talks of the next big threat to the world – an epidemic not dissimilar to smallpox. “If one hundred people in … Continue reading Easter 2020