The Quest: For Kalpana

Google Search is my best online friend; neither Bing nor Yahoo could ever attempt to chip away at the strong bond I share with it. You may ask: “What about Siri, then?” And I would say: “Well, Siri is…

Fish Tales – The Ugly Truth

Remember my wish to “Learn Gardening” and grow a fabulous herb garden (in The Beginning)? Well, if my lack of green thumbs wasn’t enough of a clue to Hubby Dearest, he decided to raise the stakes even…

Conversations With A Three Year Old

A typical set of conversations with my three-year-old – thought I’d jot them down before forgetting these annoying, yet adorable quips. These are repeated almost daily in our home with a few variation…

Ready, Steady, Go!

Sonny just won his first sporting medal at his school’s Annual Sports Day: a third position bronze in running. The fact that this means nothing to him does not take away from the other fact that we, h…

A Tale of Three Fish

Flash-back to thirty years ago. One of my favorite childhood stories from “Hitopadesha” (I think) as narrated by my grandfather goes like this: “There were three fish living in a small pond in a…