the way kids go about getting to know someone they’ve just met, or someone they don’t know too well is by asking them a lot of questions. adults do the same thing but the questions are less intrusive. adults tend to show a little restraint, although there are exceptions. adults, i think, are just as … Continue reading Where are you from? Otherwise asked as, what is your native?
I wish I could call my mom at 11 AM her time. I can picture her sitting on the couch, reading the newspaper, or maybe a magazine. Or maybe checking Whatsapp or Facebook on her phone. But I know that by 11 AM she would have completed most of her household chores. As long as … Continue reading Long Distance with Amma (Mom)
The mountains line our path. Brown waves shining under the morning sun. From a distance the mountains look like they have been draped in fabric. Silky and smooth, I feel like running my hands on the waves. As we move closer, the dried grass is visible. It no longer looks smooth. I feel disappointed and … Continue reading As I Travel
I missFamiliarityin my surroundingsThe feeling of knowing it allthe comfort zonethe known sights, peoplethe smell - fresh.I miss the familiarityof it all.I miss home.