It was a chilly and ordinary night in the United Arab Emirates. The streets were deserted, the fog had begun to set, and as I waited for my bus ride home, the only sounds I could hear were the revved up cars and the loud chatter of some Indians and Pakistanis nearby. The temperature read … Continue reading Christmas 6,900 Kilometers Away From Home
We make a lot of journeys in life, literally and figuratively, to be able to just get there to whatever place we want to be. Every journey must begin somewhere, and it often begins with a 'why'. Here is mine.
In a time lapse, I am on a standstill. While I am busy trying to figure out what I want to do, the world has already gone ahead of me. This feeling of getting left behind I cannot quell, it feels like I have to constantly move, never mind where, as long as I keep on moving.
Author Paulo Coelho was right when he wrote, "It's the simple things in life that are the most extraordinary." These simple gestures from my family made me appreciate what I have right now. A family that may not be expressive, but deeply cares.
My first time on ice gave a refresher on life's oldest adages.
There’s just something about this doll that makes it difficult for me to dump her into the trash bag. It’s like a part of me was in her. A happy, if not always happy, childhood.