*dusts cobwebs* I wanted to share a few articles that I've read recently. Mostly because I wanted to put them in one place (shoebox) and treasure them. Some random thoughts and articles on feminism America Made Me a Feminist: I had told a friend once, maybe 8 years ago, that I considered myself to be … Continue reading Shoebox – I
Fun. Need to do it more often.
Walked a lot today. Walked 30k steps to celebrate the big three oh. Nothing like some soul searching while exploring solo.
My friend has two cats. I played with them today. It was relaxing. Watching them knead and purr on your lap is one of those small joys that are priceless. I've always loved cats. But I never had a pet growing up. I played with all the neighbourhood cats. I had told myself that once … Continue reading Day 14 – Cats
I need to meditate. I have very little patience, get angry and agitated fairly easily. All it takes for me to lose my mind is to be with another human. I dislike everyone.I need to meditate. It works for me. I know that because I've tried it before. But somehow I don't want to. I … Continue reading Day 13 – Patience
Made Masala Dosa for dinner today using store bought batter. Made two types of chutney and potato bhaji. Overall it was a success. Whenever someone asks me the question " What have you been reading?", I never seem to have the answer. I blank out even if I've completed a book a few hours before … Continue reading Day 12 – Masala Dosa and what have you been reading
I almost forgot to update today. I read three graphic novels since yesterday. I used to read a lot of comics as a kid. Got busy in college and did not read a lot. After graduating I picked up reading again but ended up ignoring comics and graphic novels. The only ones I remember reading … Continue reading Day 11 – Almost forgot
Done with All the Names by Jose Saramago. Going to share some of my favorite snippets: but it is well known that the human mind very often makes decisions for reasons it clearly does not know , presumably because it does so after having travelled the paths of the mind at such speed that , … Continue reading Day 10 – All the Names snippets
Still reading All The Names. It's so different from everything I've read so far. There are no chapters. Instead the book is one long essay, 250 pages long. It's pretty dense, so the reading is going slower than I want. I am forced to take a break because of the way it's written. It's really … Continue reading Day 9 – All the Names by José Saramago
New word learnt today courtesy of Indian Philosophy by Radhakrishnan: sacerdotalism Currently reading: All the Name by José Saramago Have you ever sat in someone else’s car, expecting nothing untoward, expecting them to be an average driver? Expecting that they would slowly accelerate? Or even fail to accelerate at all as you begin to wish … Continue reading Day 8 – Books and Reading