My Best Friend

My Best Friend

‘What’s in a name?’ I remember Choti-mem saying this when she was reading out loud from a book many years back. I don’t remember her real name. I’m sure it would be something beautiful and completely impossible for me to pronounce. For me, she has always been...
The bench

The bench

“You did not even respond to my birthday wishes on Facebook, Ryan. We haven’t spoken in the last 2.5 years, I know, but you seem changed. I saw you at the parking lot last night, you did not even smile back at me and I found that strange. Are you the same...
The Magical Trip

The Magical Trip

Kshitij and Shonali were Geologists went for 2 day trekking trip with friends in mountain forests. Excited to explore new adventure, they reached the meeting spot to start trekking. Dark clouds were accumulating giving a sense of heavy rains. With all camping stuff...
The Chatterbox

The Chatterbox

It might sound weird, but I belong to a pretty ‘SERIOUS’ family. Between me, my parents and my siblings, we hardly ever had any funny or humorous conversations. I always found my parents terribly firm, all that we talked about was academics and more academics. I was...
A Mother is Born

A Mother is Born

She needed an urgent c-section, the gynecologist had just informed at what was supposed to be her regular 37 weeks checkup. The baby was in extreme distress and it was going to be risky surgery for the mom and baby both. As she lay on the operating table facing the...