Looking for a Silver lining


I have not retired from blogging.
I have the same excuse as everytime.

I was just waiting for things to come back to turn right.
But things just kept turning left.

Just the little mom things
Like house-hunting with the stop-watch ticking away in countdown mode.

Like the kids’ exams to get over-they did. But then we had to make up for all the missed-out Guitar and Art classes.
And the maid just had to leave for her native village for a three-day trip which got stretched to a week.

And it was just the time that we found that both cooking Gas cylinders were now empty, and a delivery which normally took three days, this time took 11!
I did have the microwave to pull me through, but there just happened to be a day-long power-cut too.

And then the kitchen taps didn’t leave me the option of ignoring them till we moved away, the school van didn’t come one day, my partner in fire-fighting had to go away for two weeks, and the school declared a day off when it was my working day.

Is insomnia preferable to nightmares haunted by houses and exam papers and cooking breakfast on powerless microwaves?

Maybe not-I realized as I heard the screeching dent on my car.

The quotes on positive thinking just did not work.

It was only on reaching office and drinking hot-coffee from a machine that worked that I could think of the silver lining.

The dent is on the left fender!
The old one! For which I can now claim a replacement.

Let me celebrate by logging in.


Comments

  1. Wow! Now that is something that went right! Your way of thinking is something I like - I do that often. More power to us silver lining hunters

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  2. Allz well with u logging in and posting here. Welcome bk :)

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  3. LOL! So the hot-coffee did the trick,eh?? And blogging- perfect way to celebrate! :))

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  4. Hey thanks for still visiting my blog. Feels nice to get back.

    @Ritu-I so admire the way you think :) If I am getting there, I know I am going to be OK.

    @Swaram-Yes. All's well-even though there are crazy times, when I write about them, they seem so much better.

    @Deeps-Yessss. That woke me up and I was so happy that the dent was on the right (in this case-left) side-that I felt like blogging after a long time.

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  5. Hang in there Reema. Do you need some chocolates to go with the coffee as a backup?
    ---Smita

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  6. OOOh Thanks. Just the offer was good enough! The fact that my friends are around makes me feel the sunshine.

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  7. Welcome back... and yess coffee always does the trick ...

    Keep blogging looking forward to read you :)


    Bikram's

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  8. Specially coffee that you don't have to make! Thanks-I do miss not blogging. Sometimes I just post in mt head-hope to do it more on this blog

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  9. :) I completely empathise and i know how difficult it is to THINK positive with all these... but i am glad you weren't hurt :)

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