Fab @ 50s

I feel more alive and happy in my 50s than at any point in my life.  My friend AT and I agreed that having a Goldilocks-involvement with our children and not taking any moment for granted plays a BIG role in our happiness. I own and operate a business, travel as I please, pursue hobbies…

Hello from Dubai

………………………………….and just like that I am back folks. I have been meaning to get right back on but kept procrastinating.  And then came along a kind soul who literally called this a ‘fake blog’. You know what would happened next, don’t you…? During my hiatus: Shiv- went from this ………………………. to this! 

To My Cousin J & Her Hubby

  May November prove to be lucky every year and bring lots of love and prosperity with your little one’s presence. Congratulations to the parents and grandparents of Baby Rithik and most importantly to Big Brother Nikhil!

Happy Thanksgiving!

People celebrate ‘Thanksgiving’ in so many different ways on several different days, such as ‘Pongal’ in South India to greeting and sharing with the natives by the pilgrims in North America. For us,  since the past 13 years, this has been a moment to offer a special prayer and thanks to all who made and…

Rest In Peace, Dearest Gentle Friend

Though I am not new to receiving news of dearly departed, though I have lost grandparents from both sides with whom I made fond memories, nothing felt more like a rip in my heart than the news I received this morning. A friend, a gentlest soul, who evokes memory of  manly-mirthful giggles, beautiful smile that comes…

Happy Birthday G3

Because today’s your birthday, And because you’re extra nice, One wish is not enough for you And so here’s wishing twice! Hoping your Birthday’s wonderful In every single way, And next year brings happiness For you G3 everyday!

Jai Hind!

You don’t change the course of history by turning the faces of portraits to the wall. What we really are matters more than what other people think of us. Jawaharlal Nehru