I Still Remember – A Poem - I still remember The warmth of your tiny body on my bosom The first time I held you in my arms The tears of joy rolling down my face I still remember The sweet resonance of you suckling on my breast The heavenly ambroisal of your milky smile When you wrapped your tiny hands around … Continue reading I Still Remember – A Poem
Top 10 Fun Facts about my WIP – Buried Deceptions - My debut novel is something that I am really excited about. I started working on it in January 2016, at the time I only had an outline or a basic idea about the story that I wanted to tell. I knew I had to do a lot of research before I picked it up again. … Continue reading Top 10 Fun Facts about my WIP – Buried Deceptions
Confessions of a Writeaholic! - One thing I remember promising my readers when I started my blog was that the output of my blog would never be constant. I remember using the quote “change is the only constant” for this blog. True to my words, I believe the time has come for Mind and Life Matters to evolve and change … Continue reading Confessions of a Writeaholic!
Making the Transition from a Little Child’s Mom to a Tween’s Mom! - Change is difficult! Most people try to resist change as much as possible. As parents, change becomes harder when your kids are involved. Imagine how it feels when your cute and cuddly child who always wanted to snuggle into your lap suddenly begins to act as though you are their enemy! Your little baby is … Continue reading Making the Transition from a Little Child’s Mom to a Tween’s Mom!
A Photo a Week Challenge: Sunshine - It has been a while since I have participated in any of the challenges in this blogosphere. Every time I see an interesting challenge, I think to myself that I should participate! That’s when my everlasting procrastination takes over and before I know it the challenge has passed, and new ones take over! And it … Continue reading A Photo a Week Challenge: Sunshine
Top 10 Indie Books for Indie April! - Of late I have been spending a lot of time on Twitter. No, no, I am not wasting my time reading tweets with infuriating tags like “Women Are Trash” and bashing every single one of them for posting such nonsense (although, I wish I could do that!!). Indeed, over the past week, I have gained … Continue reading Top 10 Indie Books for Indie April!
Getting to Work! - I was recently tagged on Facebook by my friend Piyusha Vir for the #GettingToEqual challenge. This hashtag, an endeavor by Accenture India and Women’s Web, encouraged women to share their stories on how and why they work, be it their success stories, or how they got to work. The idea is to share as many stories as possible to … Continue reading Getting to Work!
My Life My Way! - All the World is my home Yet, I feel free in the wild the calming voice of the river that flows the soulful chirping of the birds they take me into a trance, into a World where I belong! This is me, this is my life my way In a world where I flow freely … Continue reading My Life My Way!
Just Another Day! - Hello Readers, First of all, please allow me to apologize for not writing or posting in a very long time! As I had mentioned in one of my previous posts, I have been busy with Grad school and have not been writing much. The good news, however, is that I am almost done with school … Continue reading Just Another Day!
Limerick Challenge Week 52: The End - Merry Christmas everyone! Hope you are all having a wonderfully festive time with your family and friends. This is the last week of the year 2016, can you believe it? I certainly cannot believe how quickly this year has gone by, the New Year is almost upon us! And we are ready for it, are … Continue reading Limerick Challenge Week 52: The End
Limerick Challenge Week 50: Goals - It’s week 50 of this year! Can you believe it? We have only 2 more weeks to go before this year is over and done with and those two weeks will also fly by as we get busy with the holiday shopping, Christmas and New Year celebrations! Well, I guess it is almost time to … Continue reading Limerick Challenge Week 50: Goals
The Need For Satire In Writing! - This week, I am honored to post a guest blog from Paulami Duttagupta who is an accomplished writer, author and screenplay writer. She recently co-authored in the anthology Mock, Stock & Quarrel. I had been waiting with bated breath for the release of this anthology as my friend Piyusha Vir, the Wandering Soul is also one … Continue reading The Need For Satire In Writing!
Limerick Challenge Week 49: Satire - It’s December! Yay yay! There’s something about December that makes me very happy, it’s probably the festive mood I see all around, but I love December! And I also love December because that means I have finished NaNoWriMo so I can get back to concentrating on my blog and go back to reading my friends’ … Continue reading Limerick Challenge Week 49: Satire
Limerick Challenge Week 47: Tell Me A Story! - A very big thank you to all of you for your kind words on my long rant last week, thank you all, your kind words make me feel a lot better. I am also very happy with the wonderful, beautiful limericks that I get to read every week. For this month as I focus on … Continue reading Limerick Challenge Week 47: Tell Me A Story!
Limerick Challenge Week 46: Over The Years! - I am in a mixed state of mind as I write for this week’s limerick challenge. I am quite sure that you did be in a similar frame if you were in my place at the moment. I have thus far never been a victim of internet con, indeed I pride myself in being able … Continue reading Limerick Challenge Week 46: Over The Years!
Limerick Challenge Week 45: Photo Prompt - I will start this post by thanking those of you who participated in the Week 44 challenge despite the busy NaNo season and my delayed posting of the challenge 2-3 weeks in a row. I can’t thank you all enough for continuing to stand by me. I promise to get back on track as soon … Continue reading Limerick Challenge Week 45: Photo Prompt
Limerick Challenge Week 44: Horror - Happy Halloween! I hope you all had a fun time celebrating this day/evening! I just got back after a few hours of trick or treat with my son in our community. We are now proud owners of truckloads of candy! Sigh, there goes my diet, out the window! 😀 This Halloween was special for us, … Continue reading Limerick Challenge Week 44: Horror
Limerick Challenge Week 43: Celebrations - I shall begin this post by apologizing for the delay in posting, but I must say that I could not post because I was busy having fun yesterday, after all, it was my birthday and I decided to take a break from blogging and writing to spend time with my son and family. Needless to … Continue reading Limerick Challenge Week 43: Celebrations
Stay Strong ‘Coz You’re Worth It! - It’s Friday morning as I write this and my mind is still racing with excitement from the Motivational Seminar I attended yesterday in San Antonio, Texas. I’m invigorated and inspired from all the great speakers and new friendships created with other folks in attendance. Here are just a few of the many nuggets of … Continue reading Stay Strong ‘Coz You’re Worth It!
The Hunter – A Haiku - Time ebbing to dusk Wolves howl at the moon when hunter calls hunted Written for Ronovan’s haiku challenge – prompt words are “Moon & Hunter” Image copyright – Mind and Life Matters