A simple summer spaghetti recipe and a long story

Some days Most days, I cook just to get done with a meal and don’t put too much thought when my only aim is to whiz in and out of the kitchen. I always wonder how my mom did it. These days, I have far greater respect for her than she could imagine. As a working…

Of the Blogging Marathon and other stuff

So, its almost the end of NaBloPoMo and I cannot believe that I stuck it out. For five years now I have watched blogging marathons happen in the blog world. I watched in awe, but knew I didn’t have the time or the discipline to do something like this…This year, I don’t even know what  I was thinking…

Heart Centred Cupcakes

The hoopla for Valentine’s day is hard to miss. I’ve never believed in making monuments of days and dates. I would like to, like a lot of people, turn my nose up at a lot of what is now the genius of the guys up at marketing who manage to put the pressure on everyone to express your love…

Adieu….2008……Welcome….2009

As this year comes to a close….i bid adieu to a dear friend… a friend who tentively stepped in….who i took some time warming up to….. who spent every day with me….was a part of what each day brought…..the highs, the lows, the successes and the not so successful….and now, it seems like a dear…

Half a Decade …. and Counting

A white train, veil and an entourage….. a dapper groom, awaiting his bride at the altar, a church full of people, singing …..and a priest waiting to say “I now pronounce you Man and Wife” ……….. Whatever else I dreamt of, this montage was never to be…… in its place instead, was a terrible excitement…