On a quest- little known books of the famous

I was one of those readers who used to read books recommended by others. Sometimes I selected books if I had read other books of an author before. Often times it was what I had heard about a book that led me to look for it and read it. I have been bored with the …

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A birthday party

  Yesterday was Pepper's 1st birthday. We were all invited. My elder daughter dog-sat her a few times, so she was going anyway. The younger daughter and me we accompanied her to the party. Pepper had a little party frock, all in pink. She tripped over the dress a few times but generally survived.   …

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Getting irritated when called ” fat”

I recently had a situation where someone in my family  took a look at my plate( in which I had served rice and curry for lunch), and said, " So little rice- is that what you eat usually ? Surprising how you are fat with this amount of food." Have you ever faced a situation …

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Travel stories

My daughter's college admissions were keeping us busy over the past few days, even months. She is the one who just completed high school in March.  She was with her grandparents trying to sort things out with the college admissions. As my husband was in Singapore for his own training, he wasn't able to be …

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