The Wooden Ruler

I remember just before my exams Appa made a rule. Every evening after returning from work, Appa chose a subject and asked me questions on the chapters I had studied. If I didn’t give answers, he hit me with a ‘wooden ruler’. I was scared of that ruler. Every time I saw that ruler, I…

The Open Gates

Some books and pens, Some pencils and erasers, Sharpeners and crayons, Tiffin and some water, A bag to carry all this, New clothes and new shoes, Excitement in his eyes, Butterflies in his stomach,   Pic Courtesy: Morgue File   So what if his dad was a cobbler And mom a house maid, His small…

Lessons from Angel

Children these days have become very smart, inquisitive, quick learners and wonderful observers. I usually scold my little one (Samruddhi) when she cribs to eat, watches too much TV or does lot of Masti. Whenever I scold her she tells me she won’t speak with me and the very next moment she comes and hugs…