Category Archives: Dear Diary

Enter: Real Life- Finale (?)

I quit my job. Packed my bags. Flew to London. It was sudden. One weekend, I didn’t know what to do to manage time properly and get everything done. The next weekend, I was sitting halfway around the world in … Continue reading

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Enter: Real Life- the past and the present

Sobia says: What is the change that you hate the most? And love the most? Well, I hate… the fact that everyone considers you public property- you completely lose your privacy. You sneeze and the whole extended family knows. Part … Continue reading

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Enter: Real Life

The comments on the last post made me realize, Gawd, I haven’t really told you guys anything about what marriage looks like from Behind My Specs. I’m at a loss here so … how about leaving me some questions? Ask … Continue reading

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Why I hate thread…

I am sick of the thread. SICK OF IT. There is thread everywhere. I wake up in the morning because I feel some in my mouth. I have thread in my hair. And small sequins too. I have thread on my sweaters. … Continue reading

Posted in Dear Diary, desi, everyday life, personal, Specy, The Wedding | 75 Comments

Ashes to Ashes, Dust to Dust- Symbols Part V: On Trust and the Present

Part I Part II Part III Part IV For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven: A time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to … Continue reading

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No beginning and no end

Should I hate Fate for taking away one thing that was precious to me before it gave me another? Or should I be grateful that I got at least one precious thing for the one Fate took away? I think … Continue reading

Posted in angry, Dear Diary, Family, marriage, nerds and jocks, Sad, Specy | 23 Comments