Showing posts from December, 2009

The Missing Link

She & He had gone on for a long while like this. She & He had between them something amiss! She stood silently at the window watching the birds fly free, He imagined her planning another shopping spree! He stared at the TV screen blankly, The soaring bills worried him. She saw him only interested in the match, now frankly! Did she mean nothing to him? He saved to tour the world with her. She saw him growing stingier and stingier! “Love You”s became “Miss You”s And “See You”s became “Bye!” All that She & He did now Is look at each other and sigh. She & He had between them something amiss! Now She spoke a lot and listened little, And He spoke not and listened even less. What a mess!                                                                                Then one day as they walked in silence, hand in hand, by the sea “ Chana bolo, Chole bolo!” heard the hawker say, She & He. “Chana” pleaded She & “Chole” said He. Thought She &

Just around the corner...

I know I may be posting this a bit too early but the holiday fever has already taken over me! So here goes.. Wishing all you beautiful people out there.... "Last year’s words belong to last year’s language And next year’s words await another voice! For many like us, it is more than a change of a calendar. The New Year symbolizes the beginning of a better tomorrow. So, if you look forward to a good year ahead, Resolve to make at least one person happy every day, and then in ten years you may have made three thousand, six hundred and fifty persons happy! Wish you a double dose of health & happiness, topped with loads of good fortune. Have a great year ahead!" ......HAPPY NEW YEAR 2010 !!!

Holysome Beaches!

As if to establish what I heard many of my traveler friends say time and again, we discovered one of the most superb Indian holiday destination when we were least expecting it! The real thrill out of traveling does come when you discover something you did not map, just out of the blue. Or should I say in the GREEN? My hubby and I felt like we had hit a jackpot and our delight knew no bounds. As a newly married couple dutifully should, we, the clueless couple, had set off to visit our KulDaivata temple at Ankola for the first time. For the uninitiated, Ankola is a small town in Karnataka close to Mangalore and also accessible from Goa . We chalked the route to the LaxmiNarayan Nagve MahaMaya Temple on our own. And Google came in handy again. Being a last minute plan to travel, as always, the only option was to hitch a ride in the next KSRTC Volvo bus to Mangalore or drive down. We obviously chose option A. The conductor and driver was such a co-operative crew that they though