In Memoriam, My Mother.

Cover art of my parents, by my daughter (follow her art on instagram- https://instagram.com/reflections_of_mind_?igshid=a1taiqld6t2f) Hello friends, wish you all a very happy mother’s day. Stay happy and safe and follow all the safety protocols. I am reblogging my earlier post on my mother. Do give it a kind read. Reminiscing the person, who had givenContinue reading “In Memoriam, My Mother.”

The intrigue of a lost cigarette case.

Hello friends, when we were younger, always game for the stories told by our visiting elders. As they were the days sans cable TV and bombardment of social media, kids always were eager to listen to the interesting events, as happened to their elders. They might be sometimes real, sometimes imaginary, nevertheless, the attention quotientContinue reading “The intrigue of a lost cigarette case.”

Following the Passions

Countless as the sands of the sea are human passions. – Nikolai Gogol. Hello friends, for the past whole week I had been particularly busy with a special assignment which I had taken up as a challenge. That is to accept a job of a school teacher after all these years, when my both childrenContinue reading “Following the Passions”

A Miraculous Save.

Hello friends, amidst the devastation and despair of war, I want to share a unique piece of news which would surely lift your collective mood. The particular information came to me from my daughter who is currently doing her internship. One of her intern friend was deputed in a semi-urban Government Health Dispensary as aContinue reading “A Miraculous Save.”

The Sweet Indulgence

A corrigendum: After pointing it out by my North Indian blogger friends about the sweet being called Imarti. I researched and found that one made with refined flour batter is jalebi and and that with urad dal and rice flour batter is called Imarti. I am enclosing anothet featured photo of jalebi, (today ordered byContinue reading “The Sweet Indulgence”

The gift of love.

Friends, I greet you all with the above spring blooms. I wish these happy flowers be the harbinger of hope, joy and good health for all of us in the coming days. All the fears, apprehensions and doubts from our minds must be replaced by cheerful, positive and sanguine thoughts. Most of our souls haveContinue reading “The gift of love.”

Celebrating Saint Valentine.

Things are beautiful if you love them. – Jean Anouilh. Hello friends, Happy Valentine’s Day to you all in advance. Wish you a great time with your loved ones, commemorating, Saint Valentine, the apostle of love. In this feel-good atmosphere, we must all strive to make our near and dear ones happy. If we canContinue reading “Celebrating Saint Valentine.”

All about a salad!!

Hello friends, hope you all are well and hearty. Yesterday, at dinner, I prepared a colourful salad inspired by the salsa recipe. It turned out so good that I immediately decided to share it with you. So photos are duly captured before my family could start gorging on them. Believe me, the veritable feast ofContinue reading “All about a salad!!”

Trials and Triumphs of a Novice Bride

Hello friends, I’ve planned to tell you a funny but cute story of how, a merely twenty years old, novice bride, finds her footing as the mistress of the house and employ a maid servant! The bride in question found herself married before she had time to ponder on the responsibilities it entailed. The brideContinue reading “Trials and Triumphs of a Novice Bride”

The Harbinger of Spring

Cover Art: of Goddess Saraswati by Riya Mukherjee Asato ma sadgamaya, tamaso ma jyotirgamaya, mrityorma amritam gamaya. Om shanti. – A prayer to Goddess Saraswati, the goddess of knowledge and music. It means O mother, lead us from lies towads truth, from darkness towards light, from death towards eternity. Hello friends I greet you allContinue reading “The Harbinger of Spring”

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