Category: BLOG HOPS & CHALLENGES

BLOG HOPS & CHALLENGES

June- the Four Day Wonder #FridayReflections

“Let’s call her June” And that was it. It seemed the perfect name for the newest addition to our family. June came into our lives in June ( obviously!) A sad eyed Beagle Hound with brown and black patches. Year after year, Anna Shetty whined, pestered, cajoled and begged. Every Christmas, birthday and Diwali. She …

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Thank You for the world so sweet #GratitudeCircle

Why should you do a gratitude post? I often wonder why I should do a Gratitude Post. Doesn’t it sound a bit like bragging ? And when I was little we were encouraged to keep things under wraps, downplay our successes and keep a low profile lest we attract the evil and envious eyes of …

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Gratitude is hard to find in hard times

As April slowly slips to May, it’s hard to find things to be grateful for. With each day bringing a different problem, this month has been particularly stressful . And as the month coming to a close, things are going to get even more difficult. Yet as we prepare for difficult times ahead , I …

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I am a prickly pear #FridayReflections

“Don’t talk to strangers” . This was the standard advice I’d get from my grandma, my mother, my father, my brother, my friends . And now , I get the same advice from my husband, my in-laws and even my daughters! It won’t be long before my grandchildren tell me ” Ajji don’t talk to …

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Yet another Monday #MondayMusings

And it’s April even before we know it . This last month of March has literally marched ahead taking me along with it. It was a a mixed bag with half of it spent in the New World and the other half spent in the Old . I have a lot of things to be …