2021 Goals – Reading and Life – Keeping it Simple

I was talking to my sister and best friend two days back and telling them all about my goals or to-do lists and my best friend said, “Prachi di, have you added some chill time in your goals too? Your goals sound too much, even to hear about!“ We laughed it off that day, butContinue reading “2021 Goals – Reading and Life – Keeping it Simple”

2020 – A Year of Mostly Failed Goals

I know it is quite pessimistic to start your first blog with a post titled – 2020: A Year of Mostly Failed Goals. But, this blog is sacred to me and I’ve got to be honest here. I had lofty goals for 2020, and then the world went into a lockdown and I failed mostContinue reading “2020 – A Year of Mostly Failed Goals”

2020 Holiday Cheer(s)!!

Merry Christmas Everyone!! This message goes to posterity πŸ˜‰ (A shoutout to Tenet and Dark because I’m obsessed with time travel and philosophy apparently LOL) I wanted to write a ‘What I did on Christmas in strange 2020‘, but I would’ve had to wait until tomorrow for that, and I wanted to wish everyone onContinue reading “2020 Holiday Cheer(s)!!”

Stay At Home Series – Episode 9 : Nirvana has been attained

Nirvana (Noun) : Defined as a state in which there is neither suffering, desire, nor sense of self and the subject is released from the effects of karma..etc etc. Oxford Languages We will, for the sake of this post, ignore the complete definition of Nirvana as stated by Oxford on Google (that sounds quite strangeContinue reading “Stay At Home Series – Episode 9 : Nirvana has been attained”

Four Years of Blogging on WordPress!!

I just wanted to write this post to acknowledge my four year blogging anniversary with WordPress. I have been blogging since long before, almost ten years now. I was on blogspot earlier, before moving to WordPress. But I feel like the journey of blogging has been a really big and important part of my lifeContinue reading “Four Years of Blogging on WordPress!!”

Life Diaries and Reading Wrap Up – October 2020

October has been such an amazing month. I read a lot and I even went out and I met with some family and friends and we celebrated Durga Puja and Halloween with a closed group, lockdown style. In a nutshell it was as good as it could getπŸ™‚ Books I read β˜ΊοΈπŸ“š I read theContinue reading “Life Diaries and Reading Wrap Up – October 2020”

Stay At Home Series – Episode 8: When the Gods went on a vacation

My daughter finished her online class, which actually means I finished her online class, since four year olds have the attention span of a Dory fish. Then she looked at me with an exasperated expression and said, “When will this Corona virus end??“ “I don’t know sweetheart..but I’m sure it will be soon“, I assuredContinue reading “Stay At Home Series – Episode 8: When the Gods went on a vacation”

Rotis are round and Parathas are triangular

It all started when my cousin sister and I were making rotis/chapatis/Indian bread in the kitchen, as was the norm these days. No wait, it actually started on the night when my sister was trying her best to turn the round blob of play dough, oh sorry, I meant wheat dough, into triangular shapes, becauseContinue reading “Rotis are round and Parathas are triangular”

Life Diaries and Reading Wrap Up – Sep 2020

Can you believe it, this is my first life diary and reading wrap up post in 2020? Shudder.. Well, because 2020 has been such a shit year in general, it was hard to write a life diary entry without sobbing or whining my heart out. I could have done a reading wrap up though. ReadingContinue reading “Life Diaries and Reading Wrap Up – Sep 2020”

Stay at Home Series – Episode 7 : Conversations with Family

Let me give you a little background first. Us Indians usually have big families. Earlier, not pre-covid times, but many years back, all of the family members used to live together. We called this joint family. Yes, completely useless for concepts like peace of mind and personal space and privacy, but super great for receivingContinue reading “Stay at Home Series – Episode 7 : Conversations with Family”