Tag Archives: childhood
Queen of the reading game
Once upon a time in a land far, far away, lived a beautiful and powerful Queen. She had lots of land, servants, a great big army, a whole fleet, food to feed seven kingdoms and a cat. The Queen had a tinsy winsy problem going to sleep during her bed time. So everyContinue reading “Queen of the reading game”
Violin episode, or How I learned to think things through….
Now, I know that most children ask for things like toys and sweets and other generally fun things. They do not ask to be separated from toys and other generally fun things in favor of hours of practicing a musical instrument. That is the job of a parent. Not so in my case. I didContinue reading “Violin episode, or How I learned to think things through….”
Muralists in the making
One day, while waiting for a very very very very very very very long time to be over, my sister and I decided to paint our little hearts out on the living room wall. And then our parents came home. I don’t know why my parents didn’t recognize two talented Muralists in the making,Continue reading “Muralists in the making”
If Genius is not found, then find Husband.
As a young child, I had wanted to find something I was exceptionally good at. I had tried sports, I had tried musical instruments, I had even tried learning languages, but nothing clicked. In kindergarten, my classmate had an Idea. “Maybe,” she said, “you are not meant to be exceptional by yourself. Maybe you are meant toContinue reading “If Genius is not found, then find Husband.”
Sitting on a bench somewhere on Upper East Side, my friends and I found ourselves talking about first love. How amazing it is that most of us can’t remember what we did a week ago, but no one can forget their first love. Unfortunately my first love was the kind I too won’t be able toContinue reading “First love…”