#SoCS 2021 Daily Prompt – Jan. 16th

Your prompt for #JusJoJan and Stream of Consciousness Saturday is: “first thing.” Start your post with the words, “first thing” and go from there. Bonus points if you end your post with the last thing. Have fun! ‘First things first’ I tell myself as I go about my morning routine. I like to finish them… Continue reading #SoCS 2021 Daily Prompt – Jan. 16th

#SoCS Oct. 3/2020

 Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is “new/old.” Use either or both of the words “new and old” any way you’d like. Bonus points for starting and ending with either one. Have fun! Books are an important and nice part of my life. I do not remember when I have not read books.… Continue reading #SoCS Oct. 3/2020

Full circle

Every morning I open the kitchen windows to be greeted by familiar sights. I have been seeing them almost every day for years. Bulbuls, babblers and sunbirds fly from branch to branch, from flower to flower and call out to each other. They look so busy and I watch them for a while before returning… Continue reading Full circle

For the love of books; my mother’s story of reading

The following are my mother’s reminiscences about how she developed her love for books. She wrote in Kannada and my son and I translated it. When I was six or seven years old and I could read the Kannada script, my father gifted me around twelve slim books. My father, who had been a school… Continue reading For the love of books; my mother’s story of reading