Have more than thou showest, Speak less than thou knowest, Lend less than thou owest, Ride more than you goest, Learn more than you trowest, Set less than you throwest, Leave thy drink and thy whore, and keep in-a-door, and thou shalt have more than two cents to a score Came across these ancient but…… Continue reading Shakespeare’s King Lear
अपनों के लिए हुए हम परदेसी,दिल तो मगर है देसी देसी ! भारत से निकले हम तो, किस्मत अपनी आजमाने कोपेशा या पढ़ाई, नापे मंज़िल की ऊँचाईछोड़ चले बचपन की गलियाँ, परदेस का आसमान छू लियापैसा कमाना है, घर बनाना है,बचपन का वो सपना सच कर दिखाना है लंडन हो या अमरीका, कड़ी मेहनत, यही…… Continue reading देसी देसी
When our bid on the house was accepted, we instantly knew that the formal dining room had to go. I had always wanted a room with very Indian look as an ode to my Indian heritage. Complete with the devara (prayer spot), diwan (Indian-style low daybed), and moda (Indian-style low seating). While we were waiting…… Continue reading Desi room
https://youtu.be/wXl29I82UFc As a person of Indian origin, living in the Deep South in the U.S. of A, visitors to our house are surprised to see the huge art piece over the mantel with fjords and coniferous trees and horses. That is my cue to narrate my history, about how my first home after marriage was…… Continue reading Swedish living room decor
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=55-AyxjBU0I “How I wish someone gets married!” was a line often heard in my house for the past two years. Therefore, when a wedding invitation did finally arrive, it was received with much excitement and love. My cousin is getting married! I was thrilled for her, more so because even though it has been a…… Continue reading Ring box
Road trip to Nashville, TN Hoover, AL; 06/21/2021; 8:45 am After a quick stop at the pet boarding to drop off Cutey for pet boarding, we took a pit stop at Oil Express to change oil and check tires of our Nissan Rogue to ensure a smooth drive on our holiday. Once the mechanic at…… Continue reading Roadtrip to the Music City: Nashville
A coffee table is the centerpiece of the living room, of every social conversation conducted in the home. It is what gives the home a finished look. I have always had a coffee table, no matter where I live – be it India, Sweden, Japan. In fact, it has always been one of the first…… Continue reading Coffee table
“I want to build a bed.” My first sentence uttered over my first cup of my favorite strong black coffee brewed by my favorite man.
The sci-fi shows, UFO news, and alien invasions all hid what matters the most…Humans are the alien species on Earth! This (science) fictional story takes you through what happens when we humans finally come face to face with the original earthlings!
Cutey, my dog, gave us a big fright when she bolted after two deer that were passing behind our home. While she has pulled similar stunts before, (and knowing her, will most likely continue to do so) those have been limited to chasing squirrels and cats. Once the squirrels climb up a tree, Cutey tries…… Continue reading Village Vibes