What if I give up on resentment? What if I give up on anger? What if I choose peace? What if I just let go…?
A group of young college students sit next to me at a restaurant. They must be anywhere between 16 to 19 years of age. Their constant chatter, their liveliness, their carefree personalities are like the smell of freshly baked chocolate chips cookies that drift towards me. I am transported to my college years, my friends,…
“What makes us normal, is knowing that we’re not normal”. Some books knock you out and leave you breathless. Some stay with you for hours, days, weeks after you have finished reading them. Norwegian Wood is one such book. Most of Murakami’s books have that power. At least over me.
We are all obsessed about something. We all have our little obsessions. I wish this would make us empathetic about each other’s obsessions/fascinations/passions/fixations (whatever you want to call it).
Many people have been instrumental in my journey towards becoming a bibliomaniac. The habit of reading has been key to many of my experiences and I need to thank quite a few people for that. If it hadn’t been for them, I may never have known the joys of reading and the escape it provides!
My friends are my family. And like a family, we fight, we grow apart, we dis each other, but at the end of the day, when one of us calls the other, we are there. No matter how busy, how complicated our own lives are, we are there. I don’t know if many people can…
I recently came to the realization that I am a self – made woman. It struck me with a multitude of emotions that I was not prepared for. I was surprised that it had never occurred to me that it was so.