विनोद बाबु किताबों पर पड़ी धूल झाड़ रहे थे। तीस सालों से शिमला की स्टेट लाइब्रेरी में लाइब्रेरियन थे पर आज उनका यहां आखिरी दिन था। 'अगर एक महीने में आप एक भी मेंबर बना पाए तो हम लाइब्रेरी बंद नही करेंगे।' ऐसा कहा था डायरेक्टर साहब ने। पर इंटरनेट के ज़माने में किसे मेंबर … Continue reading किताबों की नौकरी!
There were some yellow stains on his shirt. She couldn't get them away, The detergent didn't help much She tried, anyway. "They" saw the yellow stains, Nothing could be worse! His "honour" was at stake Couldn't she have rubbed enough? Those yellow stains would stay As long as she chose her way, With her life … Continue reading Yellow Stains
Hello friends! [ PS: I have also been recently nominated for the award once again, by Virtual Syahi (https://priyankaspen.com/about-virtual-siyahi/). Priyanka is a versatile blogger and her beautiful thoughts may be read here. I will be answering the questions asked by her as well. Thank you Priyanka for mentioning the blog. Hope you enjoy my answers!) The … Continue reading The Sunshine Blogger Award
Dear A As I write to you today, I experience a flurry of emotions. A feeling of pride, for sure, for the young teenager that you are and, also immense gratitude for the person you have come to become. You are in the final realm of your school life, and invariably you will now be … Continue reading An Open Letter to My Son
To begin with, I think I could be handed over "The Late Blogger" Award by Blogchatter. I was one of the last few bloggers to jump into the A to Z Challenge 2019 and I think I am again late for this Reflection Post. Nonetheless, I would love to share my experience. I am a pretty consistent but … Continue reading Reflection Post
एक दरवाज़ा, दो कहानियां। One door, two stories... Based on this picture prompt by Women's Web, here are two different takes on a teal blue door. **†******************************* 'When one door closes, God opens another one right there and then. Years ago, a certain door was shut right on my face. I was a five grade … Continue reading बंद दरवाज़ा/ Closed Door
The “coveted” month of the Board results is here. Yes, ladies and gentlemen, the annual marks fair is here and I’m already reading news of some splendid performances and thoughts on the same. As a mother of a teenage son, who will be taking the plunge in another year or so, both the results and … Continue reading The Mad, Mad Rush!