Fiction

Two Pairs of Mittens #FridayReflections

“Why did you turn off the fan, Granny?”, grumbled Sunaina, rubbing her eyes and struggling to open them. She was standing at the kitchen entrance. Chanting Annapurna (Goddess of Food) stotram (prayer), Granny was busy preparing breakfast. “Good morning, grumpy bear”, she said, as she turned around to attend to Read more…

By Anagha Yatin, ago
Fiction

Bringing Up a Teen

“Please Mom, let me”, he pleaded. “No means no”, she replied sternly. “Only this time”, said he with a great sense of urge. “Its never ending” “Why no?”, he demanded to know. “You are too young to join the hacking universathon*. You are yet to reach the eligible age mark Read more…

By Anagha Yatin, ago
Fiction

Happy Surprise

The phone rang again. Elaine couldn’t ignore it as it was the fourth time in succession that someone was trying to reach her. “I told you I am busy”, she said scornfully to the instrument, as she glanced at the caller id screen. “Has to be him”, she uttered when Read more…

By Anagha Yatin, ago
Fiction

Forlorn Notes #FridayReflections

Sunaina woke up with a jerk. Her groggy eyes couldn’t comprehend the happenings around. Thanks to the seat belt, she nestled back to comforts of the seat in a flash of seconds, unharmed. And then she heard laughter. “What’s the matter, Grandma?”, she enquired, little confused. “RTOs have shown up Read more…

By Anagha Yatin, ago