Do you feel stressed? Bummed-out? Bored? All the above? Or are you just looking for the next good read? I have a suggestion for you- Just pick up Mrs. Funnybones, make yourself a nice cup of coffee and read it. I bet in no time (it took me about a couple of days, but, probably … Continue reading Mrs. Funnybones- a book review
After crocheting a few simple items like caps and table-tops, I decided to make a Valance for our balcony window. A valance is similar to a curtain, but it only covers the uppermost part of the window and is hung alone or paired with blinds or curtains. I got the idea to make one after … Continue reading Crocheting- Project Valance
"All I know is, one minute I'm ticking along fine and life is sweet and I want for nothing. And the next, I can't wait to get away. I'm all over the place, slipping and sliding again." - Megan, a central character's thoughts in the book. Isn’t that deep and beautiful? In a sad way? … Continue reading The Girl on the Train- a Book Review
Around here- 1. The kids have Dasara holidays for more than 15 days, which is good in a way, because it is so hot outside; But it also means that we're spending most of our time at home, which equals to- more work for me! Keeping the 2 hyper-active Monkeys entertained and busy, … Continue reading Around here
On the third day of our visit to Santorini (You can read about our first and second days here), we decided to explore the antique city of Ancient Thera, which is situated on the ridge of a steep, 360 m high Mesa Vouno mountain. Ancient Thera was named after the mythical ruler of the island, Theras, and was … Continue reading My Birthday Surprise Part 2
As a gift for my birthday, Mike planned a trip for us to somewhere special. But he didn't tell me where we were going. I tried to get him to talk about it; I was too curious, you see, but he wouldn't let out a word. Now I kept wondering what kind of clothes to … Continue reading My Birthday Surprise!
"I'm NOT going to school", Madhav kept saying. Not kicking and screaming though. It was as if he didn't want to go to school, but was curious to know how it would be like. On the first day, he somehow got dressed, wore a bag and got ready to leave. At school he just clung … Continue reading Madhav and Play school