• Musings

    I want simple things in life ..

    i want simple things in life. the love of a good man. to do something i love. to spend sundays elbow deep in flour, kneading dough. i want to live in the city. i want to be a charming conversationalist. to hand down my favorite jewelry to my daughter. to host nice brunches for close ones. to make all the gifts i give. to lend an ear and hand the young women who are similar to me. to travel. to love fully. i want simple things. i just need to stop putting obstacles in my way. i am my own worse road block. stop over thinking everything, shruti. work hard.…

  • Lifeinpictures

    Life lately..

    ^^ conversations ^^ ^^ christmas tree at work ^^ ^^ pretty? ^^ ^^ rickshaw ride ^^ ^^ cold ^^ ^ ^^ happy lohri ^^ for those who don’t know about lohri, it is a famous indian punjabi festival celebrated in the month of january.  the main theme of lohri is the belief that lohri is the cultural celebration of the winter solstice.  lohri is meant to be celebrated on the shortest day of the year. A key feature of lohri is the bonfire. xx

  • Musings

    Indian wedding in cold January

    i have been day dreaming about warm sunny days and i am so glad they are here finally. winter was killing me and top of it i had my cousins wedding to attend. i’m not quite sure if you are aware of how indian weddings are. first things first – we like to flaunt our dresses no matter how cold it is. so sweaters and jackets were not even an option. so basically we have a lot of pre-wedding ceremonies. most of them are pretty boring  to me because they mostly involve the bride/groom and elderly people of the family. but i love the sangeet (dance) ceremony where we dance…

  • Musings

    So much closer..

    One of the most amazing things that can happen is finding someone who sees everything you are and won’t let you be anything less. They see the potential of you. They see endless possibilities. And through their eyes, you start to see yourself the same way. As someone who matters. As someone who can make a difference in this world. xx