2022 Reading

It is that time of year when we cannot believe another year has gone by and simultaneously ponder on what a long year it was. The quixotic nature of time – once again making a fool of us all. It is also the time I look back fondly on the books that lit up my … Continue reading “2022 Reading”

Poetry

“How was your morning Amma?” said the son looking solicitous. He has taken to asking me this question every now and then knowing that I have been missing the companionship of the past few months. (The daughter went to college, the parents left for home, the niece left for her college, and what was a … Continue reading “Poetry”

The Queen of Espirit d’escalier

One cold January morning, I clutched at my tea for life giving support. I was sitting through the kind of gathering that happens across Corporate America when a calendar year rolls over. Executives suddenly pep up, and sit up looking important, and feeling purposeful. Like a pup in spring, who thinks he can play with … Continue reading “The Queen of Espirit d’escalier”