One-liner Wednesdays #56

Recollect (verb) When you are desperately racking your brains, willing it to somehow uncover the identity of the masked person in front of you before they figure out that you didn't exactly recognize them! This post was written in response to today's One-Liner Wednesday challenge from Linda G. Hill. The challenge, as the name implies … Continue reading One-liner Wednesdays #56

One-liner Wednesdays #54

Lost (adjective) When you go to extreme extents to keep something safe and secure that you end up forgetting where you have kept it! This post was written in response to today's One-Liner Wednesday challenge from Linda G. Hill. The challenge, as the name implies is to come with a one-liner. Please click on the … Continue reading One-liner Wednesdays #54

One-liner Wednesdays #53

Punctuation (noun) One of those things that create a world of difference between "Let's eat, Grandma" and "Let's eat Grandma"! This post was written in response to today's One-Liner Wednesday challenge from Linda G. Hill. The challenge, as the name implies is to come with a one-liner. Please click on the link to know more … Continue reading One-liner Wednesdays #53

One-liner Wednesdays #52

Sports (noun) Something that almost everyone enjoys to watch from the sidelines but few dare to take up professionally, but only a select few people manage to have highly successful careers, This post was written in response to today's One-Liner Wednesday challenge from Linda G. Hill. The challenge, as the name implies is to come … Continue reading One-liner Wednesdays #52

One-liner Wednesdays #51

Assumption (noun) Something that you believe to be true without bothering to confirm it, that has the potential to gift you lots of regret when you end up getting (royally) screwed! This post was written in response to today's One-Liner Wednesday challenge from Linda G. Hill. The challenge, as the name implies is to come … Continue reading One-liner Wednesdays #51

One-liner Wednesdays #50

Yawn (verb) Definition 2: That involuntarily move that you don't have to cover up anymore by pretending to drink water (or something even more creative) thanks to the physical masks that we are required wear. Click here to see my first alternate definition for Yawn. This post was written in response to today's One-Liner Wednesday … Continue reading One-liner Wednesdays #50

The silver lining – a short story

Even with his secret (from the non-magical people) rescue missions (for the non-magical people), Uncle Albert had a lot of time on his hands. Aunt Rosie suggested he take up a project to combat his boredom. She had recommended completing the project without resorting to the slightest bit of magic. The project she had in … Continue reading The silver lining – a short story

One-liner Wednesdays #49

Shot (noun) A word that we have increasingly started to associate with vaccine shots rather than gunshots. This post was written in response to today's One-Liner Wednesday challenge from Linda G. Hill. The challenge, as the name implies is to come with a one-liner. Please click on the link to know more about the rules … Continue reading One-liner Wednesdays #49

One-liner Wednesdays #48

Communicate (verb) The additional responsibility that we unknowingly entrust the exposed parts of our faces when we mask up (properly). This post was written in response to today's One-Liner Wednesday challenge from Linda G. Hill. The challenge, as the name implies is to come with a one-liner. Please click on the link to know more … Continue reading One-liner Wednesdays #48

One-liner Wednesdays #47

Late (adverb) When the entire universe conspires against you and devises all manners of obstacles just so that you won't reach your destination on time, especially if it's something important. This post was written in response to today's One-Liner Wednesday challenge from Linda G. Hill. The challenge, as the name implies is to come with … Continue reading One-liner Wednesdays #47

Disastrous driving – a tiny tale

Melanie was on yet another driving lesson with her father. It was going somewhat fine until…"Mel, you're going too fast!""Oh, relax, dad. It's only 3rd gear""That IS fast for you. Lower to 2nd""MELANIE! HOW MANY TIMES HAVE I TOLD YOU TO PRESS THE CLUTCH BEFORE SHIFTING GEARS""BUT DAAAAD, I PANICKED!""MELANIE, STOP LOOKING AT THE GEAR … Continue reading Disastrous driving – a tiny tale

One-liner Wednesdays #46

Stubborn (adjective) What you would call that particular stain or spot of dirt that refuses to disappear (or at least fade a little!) no matter how much force, cleaning agents, time or elbow grease you spent trying to remove it! This post was written in response to today's One-Liner Wednesday challenge from Linda G. Hill. … Continue reading One-liner Wednesdays #46

The runaway duckling – a tiny tale

Mama Duck was not having a good day or even a good week for that matter. Only a week ago, she had been ecstatic because her eggs were finally hatching!While she attended to her hungry newborns, her attention was momentarily diverted when the last egg hatched. And the last duckling imprinted on Mama Hen instead … Continue reading The runaway duckling – a tiny tale

One-liner Wednesdays #45

Impatience (noun) A trait that gives people the confidence to proceed without the help of any instructions, installation manuals or handbooks. This post was written in response to today's One-Liner Wednesday challenge from Linda G. Hill. The challenge, as the name implies is to come with a one-liner. Please click on the link to know … Continue reading One-liner Wednesdays #45

Dealing with Cockroaches!

Ahimsa might be a wonderful policy but it is certainly not my policy when it comes to cockroaches and mosquitoes. Since I have already established myself as an accomplished mosquito killer, (through my posts Killing spree, R is for Revenge, and SoCS – Zz) I thought I would share my experiences with cockroaches. Don't get me … Continue reading Dealing with Cockroaches!

Three Line Tale #34: Fooling around

To a complete stranger, he seemed like an obsessive megalomaniac whose net worth ran into millions.But to his family, he was kind, affectionate, and caring in the many roles that he pulled off effortlessly - son, brother, brother-in-law, husband, son-in-law, father, uncle, and much more.But occasionally, he dressed up in the ridiculous costume that he … Continue reading Three Line Tale #34: Fooling around

short story #32: The “Unpleasant” Fairy

Tabitha was a fairy too, in her own right. Tabitha was the fairy godchild of Cinderella's fairy godmother. Tabitha was the most mischievous and unpleasant of little fairies in all of the fairyland. But her fairy godmother was too sweet to hold it against Tabitha! Ever since Cinderella married her prince and became a Princess, … Continue reading short story #32: The “Unpleasant” Fairy

short story #22: A Statue’s Musings

One would assume that one mistake would be enough. One might even think that humans would learn not to repeat the same mistake over and over again. An invisible virus shook their world and brought them to their knees. Things got so worse so fast that many humans went into "hibernation" mode. They stayed holed … Continue reading short story #22: A Statue’s Musings

One-liner Wednesdays #24

Alarm (noun) The annoying third wheel in the beautiful relationship between you and your bed who never lets you sleep for as long as you want until you hit the "snooze" button several times or throw it away just to shut it up! I hate it when my alarm goes off and I realize that … Continue reading One-liner Wednesdays #24

short story #20: The story of an eight-legged monster

"Aaaarrghhhhh", Aisha screamed at the top of her voice, jumping away in alarm. It had always been an impulsive response, the usual response that eight-legged monsters-to-her/spiders-to-others managed to elicit from Aisha. She was terribly accomplished when it came to screaming like a banshee, whenever she saw a spider that looked like a descendant of Aragog. … Continue reading short story #20: The story of an eight-legged monster

One-liner Wednesdays #23

Forgetfulness (noun) The "special effect" your brain pulls off when you least want it to - birthdays, anniversaries, names/faces of certain people, keys, spectacles and much more! What about you? Did you find this relatable? Written in response to today's One-Liner Wednesday challenge from Linda G. Hill. Wherever you are, I hope you are safe … Continue reading One-liner Wednesdays #23

One-liner Wednesdays #22

Busy (adjective) When you can't believe that 24 hours, a week, a month or even a year has seemed to pass in the blink of an eye and you haven't even completed half the things on your "to-do" list. What about you? Did you find this relatable? Ever since work started post lockdown, I have … Continue reading One-liner Wednesdays #22

One-liner Wednesdays #21

Twice (adverb) The minimum number of times it takes most people to correctly connect a USB cable!* *as long as it's not a Type C cable! 😀 What about you? Did you find this relatable? Written in response to today's One-Liner Wednesday challenge from Linda G. Hill. Wherever you are, I hope you are safe … Continue reading One-liner Wednesdays #21

short story #15: Surprise!

Donnie was intrigued and a little bit scared too. Mike had said that he had a surprise for her. That was all that he had said. The very thought of his surprises made her smile. One time he had managed to set off the fire alarm as he almost burned their kitchen down, trying to … Continue reading short story #15: Surprise!

One-liner Wednesdays #20

Clumsy (adjective) When Mother Earth loves you so much and is really possessive of you that she pulls you down for hugs every now and then. Most of my friends tease me by saying that I walk as if I don't know how to walk/as if I'm going to fall down anytime. Clumsiness is my … Continue reading One-liner Wednesdays #20