Month: January 2013

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Wedding Funding and other fundas

The old fashioned  Indian wedding I remember the days when wedding season was summer – the hotter the better as every Hindu wanted to get married on that specially auspicious day – Akshay Tritiya or the Eternal Night of Endless Happiness. It is said that anything started on that day was destined to last forever …

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There’s no such thing as a Free Yoga Class

I have been doing Yoga ever since I was 17 years old. Of course in those days it was not cool to do Yoga especially as a teenager for only hippies and old ladies did it. But I did Yoga in my mother’s hope that I would grow tall. My mother is one of those …

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What’s that?

Yesterday I got a phone call from an excited Pia who told me that Dee and I had “killed” the dance. She was of course referring to the dance that we are doing at her daughter’s wedding next month. For a moment I was disturbed but when she told me that “killed” in this generations’ …

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Strangers in the night

You meet a random person and start talking… What happens next? Strangers in the night exchanging glances  Wond’ring in the night what were the chances  We’d be sharing love before the night was through  Was it coincidence or the powers of the Universe playing its usual game thought Gopal as the familiar voice of Frank …

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This elephant can dance

Like all little girls I loved dancing and imagined I was a Dancing Queen as I twirled around in my make believe world of kings and queens so I was thrilled to bits when my mother allowed me to enroll in a dancing class. I loved the jangle of  the brass bells strapped to my …

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Happiness is a day unplanned

At 5 am ‘tween  fitful sleep and wakefulness,  I toss and turn and wonder how My day will be.  What will it bring as it unfolds A day of unplanned activity? Will it be busy With endless chores I’ve put off doing till today? Will I meet with friends and talk of things We’ve kept …