I write therefore I am

The mother who felt like the Outsider

We can feel a gazillion feelings at once. Yet it’s amazing how we’re able to hide them from the world while living our mundane lives.

January 2, 2019 · Leave a comment

Can Women Related To Those Accused Of Raping A Minor Ever Reclaim Their Lives?

How do mothers, wives, daughters, granddaughters, and sisters of those accused of rape, feel about their men when they hear the gory details of what they did to a child?

April 23, 2018 · Leave a comment

From a blogging hobbyist to a businesswoman – how to think like a businesswoman to make that transition?

Translating an idea to a business calls for a mindset change

November 22, 2017 · Leave a comment

What’s not nice about the ‘nice person’ label?

  It so happens that I’ve always struggled with my deep-seated need to be liked and accepted. I built my world around satisfying this need. Every time I met someone … Continue reading

July 20, 2017 · Leave a comment

Think differently to make your choices work for you 

‘How’ we think about the choices we make, can either limit us or set us free.

October 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

Password Magic

As I read the interesting true story How a Password Changed my Life, I found the author’s logic of approaching the issue fascinating. At the outset, there are of course, numerous … Continue reading

June 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Person

Was watching Rizzoli & Isles last night. Police Detective Jane’s mother, Angela had been secretly dating her boss, Sean (Lieutenant of the Boston Police Department’s Homicide Squad) after her husband divorced … Continue reading

May 8, 2013 · 1 Comment

The ‘mother’ in me

I was reading an essay, “Childless, naturally – Reflections on not being a mother” by Urvashi Butalia yesterday and it brought back memories. I’ve been childless for the longest time – my daughter was … Continue reading

March 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Snow White – Second Best

I was flipping through the various fairy tales displayed at the bookstore wondering what to buy for my daughter. Very keen that she too reads all the books I’d read … Continue reading

February 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Reality of reel life

As I’d mentioned in Mindless, I enjoy my daily dose of watching quirky law enforcement officers battling crime and criminals. Not surprisingly, in most cases, the impact of certain crucial relationships … Continue reading

February 13, 2013 · Leave a comment


A resounding NO! Lately I’ve gotten into the habit of watching television every evening. There was a time when I proudly proclaimed that I had no time for mindless television … Continue reading

January 24, 2013 · Leave a comment


Like many a mobile DINK couple, we’ve been moving around quite often – this is the fourth city where we’ve set-up home. But since our daughter was born, suddenly I … Continue reading

September 22, 2012 · Leave a comment


19 October 2011 What’s holding me back? Why am I stalling? Why am I dragging my feet when I should be in a hurry to make things right…is it because … Continue reading

March 21, 2012 · 2 Comments


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