What’s your 2021 WotY (Word of the Year) Choice?

2020 escapes adjectives and mere words cannot quite capture the irony of the year. Ironically, last year when we selecting a word for the year in the nourish-n-cherish household, the teenager vehemently voted for the word, ‘Ironic’ (after I shot down ‘Sarcastic’ as an entry of course). I had been inspired by a colleague who … Continue reading “What’s your 2021 WotY (Word of the Year) Choice?”

Weather Monsters

“Have you gotten your bags ready?” my friends’ voices piped over the phone.  “Uh – not yet. Got a bag down from the loft – will get to it.” I said shuffling my feet as I said so. “Well..what are you doing now?” “Writing about the weather over the past week.” I said somewhat sheepishly, … Continue reading “Weather Monsters”

Shiva & Buddha Together

After all the years in which several girlfriends and I sat around planning grand trips involving sky-diving, snorkeling and weeks in Bali – we decided just like that, to set off to Sedona, Arizona. It sounded like the most exciting place on Earth. Like the son said, there is such a matching ring to it, … Continue reading “Shiva & Buddha Together”

Biophilia

Oh! What a surprise amma?! The book, Nature’s Fix appeals to you.” said the daughter peals of laughter barely concealed in the sentence. “I know right?! I always keep an open mind to see how else I can improve, my dear!” I said not to be undone in the sarcasm department.  “You are cooped up … Continue reading “Biophilia”