carpe diem and seizing the moment
Life, Philosophy

Seizing the Moment

“I guess sometimes the greatest memories are made in the most unlikely of places, further proof that spontaneity is more rewarding than a meticulously planned life.” Redmerski struck the chord here. It got me thinking about how we waste so much time pondering and procrastinating things while we could have just gotten done with it and have our answers served…

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homesick
Life, Philosophy

Homesick

Like Heraclitus put it, “Change is the only constant thing in this world”. Really, who even likes change unless it is leading to something better. Even then, a certain depressive episode follows when you are going away from a certain place or thing. A nostalgic wave of memories and ache crosses right across your body. There is an ache but…

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PMSing and periods
Personal

PMSing and Messing.

Women have their emotions all over the place. They have to look after themselves, pay the bills, balance their career with their personal lives, their families, their babies, the big babies they married, the pet’s babies and this is only a fraction of those things. A whole another level of problems involve what to wear, how to not get stared…

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Love story via Facebook
Love

Facebook and A Love Story

A love story assisted with today’s technology- Facebook is a perfect example of why social media is not so bad, after all. A friend request seemed fascinating that day. She couldn’t recognize the person in the display picture but her pupils dilated at the very sight of the cover photo- kept staring at it, trying to unriddle what it meant.…

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Hunger and poverty
Poverty

The Unsatiated Hunger and a Hungry Soul

The rainwater poured on him as he tried to pick up left-over food and unused materials from the garbage dump. He held a black polythene bag over his shoulder and scoured for anything that seemed of a little importance to others. He was drenched and water tripped from his torn, ragged clothes and wore a mucky banyan. His bare shoulder…

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Fathers: An Understatred Lover
Family, Love

Fathers: The Saga of an Understated Love

Since time immemorial, we have always patronized the mother’s love so much that the fathers seem to be lurking in the shadows. Odes for the mother’s love, movies depicting the beauty and sacrifices of the mother’s love and everything that you can possibly use to crown a prize. And, they totally deserve it. In fact, I have a special bond…

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Rain Showers
Nature

Rain Showers and the Bliss of Petrichor

The term is as beautiful as the feeling! For those of you unfamiliar with “petrichor”, let me give you an insight. It is a pleasant smell accompanied when there is a rain shower after a period of warm and dry weather. That smell that reminds you of Earth. It is warm and comforting and one of my favorite reasons for…

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