What chore do you find the most challenging to do?

Photo by Alex Russell-Saw on Unsplash The prompt for January 12 is “what chore do you find the most challenging to do?” Decluttering is the most challenging chore for me. I have shifted four houses in the past ten years and every time we shifted I have given away so many books, clothes, things yet…

How far back in your family tree can you go

Image by Patrisia Novianti from Pixabay This is the prompt for January 8th. I couldn’t write for the last three days, I am trying to catch up. I feel blessed to know the family tree on my father’s side – going back to 14 generations. My father’s ancestors were great Sanskrit scholars and three or…


This is an imaginative story of two clouds that travel across the state to shower rain on different places and what they find on their journey

Why do I write

Photo by Jess Bailey on Unsplash The prompt for day 6 is “Why do you write?”. I rediscovered the joy of writing this year with the prompts from wordpress editors. Had I been asked this question a week back, I would have wondered – but now I know for sure that I write because I…


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