When my domain expired last month, I called my web hosting provider to renew it and was told that my web hosting service was also going to expire in a month. Of course they tripled the costs now that I was renewing it and wasn't a 'new' customer. I pledged to shop around for a … Continue reading To Blog or Not to Blog?
The other day while surfing channels I chanced upon a news story that made me stop. A janitor was cleaning floors at a school and the reporter was saying that we shouldn't judge a person by the work they do. And yet I had made a lot of assumptions about this silver-haired person with a … Continue reading The Best Job in the World
The other day my husband remarked, "Of late you've become so bossy." I told him I was tired of being nice because I never got anything I wanted. The kids keep telling me to stop yelling and I'm like if I ask you nicely you just don't do it, so I have to yell to … Continue reading So I’m Bossy Now
This post is dedicated to all the supermoms out there. Who knew that the tiny bump growing in your belly would one day unleash dormant powers that you never knew you possessed. In the first few days of your baby's life you realize you can wake up at unearthly hours, sleep-walk to the crib, feed … Continue reading Power Up, Bring it On!
It has been a while since I last blogged and I'm writing to share the realization of a long cherished dream. My struggle to find full-time employment in my field is something that shows up in my blogs from time to time. Regular readers are familiar with my transition from unemployed to underemployed to doing … Continue reading The Fruits of Perseverance
This post is long over due. February was a busy month. I had a couple of interviews and had this feeling that I was really close to snagging a job. But that phone call I was waiting for never came. One day I was wondering if I should do the substitute training course to get a job … Continue reading From Zero to Hero in 6
Disclaimer: These are MY views about moving to India after living in the U.S. for over a decade. Many before me have done it successfully and many will continue to do so long after this post has been published. Many like me have struggled to find their footing and gone back to the life they … Continue reading My Views About Moving to India
So things haven't changed for the better since my last post. I'm still looking for work and resigning myself to the fact that I will have to wait until next year for something to come my way. When I feel stuck or feel that things aren't flowing or working for me, I do two things. … Continue reading Why I Volunteer
Had enough of the negativity and the ugliness that is popping up everywhere? Do you believe that the world is on the brink of an apocalypse? Do you really think that all the good is gone and only dark days lie ahead of us? Then this one is for you. In the midst of death, despair and devastating … Continue reading The Rise of Heart
This is not my regular Thanksgiving post, giving thanks for all my blessings, blah, blah, blah. The brainwave for this post came about when I was washing dishes - anyone who knows me knows how much I hate doing dishes. As I sunk my fingers into the dishwashing detergent (because the dish rag was dirty), … Continue reading Thankful for the Weirdest Things