Five Years. Five Lives.

April 8th, 2015: Hyderabad, India The Day Dreamer "Doctor, is that the magic potion that is going to put me to sleep, while you operate?" Waking up five hours later, from a life changing surgery, all I could think of was the woman crying next to me in the observation ward. I say life changing... Continue Reading →

Recipes for Love – The Perfect Dabba

"A recipe is a story that ends with a good meal" -Pat Conroy  While attending primary school in Pune, I used to have two breaks - 'Short Break' and 'Lunch Break'. The highlight of my day would be asking my mom what food she was going to pack (fondly known as dabba) me for both... Continue Reading →

The Struggle is REAL.

"Don't let your mind bully your body" -June Tomaso Wood  Me: Mom, I really do not like the way this makes me look Mom: Whatever you wear, you still look beautiful! Me : No! No! I don't have anything that looks good on me! Mom: I don't think you see what I see. Everything you... Continue Reading →


"Be Happy and a reason will come along" Robert Brault  KIA 7. I had been waiting for the Airport bus for over 40 minutes. Traveling by bus is the cheapest way to get to the Bangalore Airport. I had my mid-semester break and was traveling from Bangalore to Hyderabad. At the Shanthinagar Bus Station, there was an... Continue Reading →

Always got your back!

“Sometimes being a brother is even better than being a superhero!” -Marc Brown And have I been lucky to grow up with four of them! A question that my cousins and I are often asked is "How come you are all so close? We are not this close to our cousins." This always surprised me,... Continue Reading →

We just turned One!

"Follow Your Passion; it will lead you to your PURPOSE" - Oprah Winfrey My uncle started his apprenticeship when he was 17 to earn a living.  Before my cousin and I could understand the importance of this, he had already completed 25 years of service.  This is just one of the many sacrifices that my... Continue Reading →

Inspiring. Little. People.

"A child has a special way of adding joy every day!" 'The Love Bug.'  The children at Mukthi Yojana School had watched this movie almost a 100 times. By the time I got the DVD back, the impressions on the cover told me - 'I have been used to my fullest capacity.' My aunt was... Continue Reading →

Watch Out: Magic on the Way!

"What a lovely surprise to finally discover how unlonely being alone can be." - Ellen Burstyn Until I started living alone, I never really gave much thought to 'its important to enjoy your own company.' But when you are given the chance to live by yourself, whether you like it or not, you have to... Continue Reading →

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