Awards and Rewards

peer support

Incidentally this is my 100th post on WordPress. Am happy today.

I decided to celebrate it by mentioning a few of the recognitions I have not yet  acknowledged by my fellow bloggers.

A few words about my journey so far. I used to love words from childhood – an avid reader, I did not write more than the occasional contribution to the school magazine or a poem about my friends or people I liked or loved on their special days. I did win a poetry competition held in my Medical college hostel day Celebrations. Other than these elementary steps, I did not “write”. But I loved putting my thoughts to paper, be they in the form of letters to my family and friends or diaries that all young girls love to maintain.

This blog was born out of a desire to focus on something to keep my thoughts and mind under control and maybe allow expression – an outlet  for the hundreds of thoughts that find their way into my mind. As I took those tentative steps, I found it brought me joy and a balance in my life. As I read and understood others thoughts, I understood myself even more. Continue reading


 In Retrospect : Yesterday you invented a new astrological sign. Today, write your own horoscope — for the past month (in other words, as if you’d written it October 1st).

October is a busy month for Astraeans. ( ) You are likely to have guests and a heavy social scene with friends as well. Your family will demand attention and get it too. A few important decisions regarding your children will be made.For those of you in the medical profession, it turns out to be the busiest month of the year.  The good news is that you will earn  blessings and satisfaction on that front. Travel is on the cards and  family bonding increases as a result. Your siblings will also be happy with your company. If unattached, romance is on the cards. If Married, you will spend a lot of quality time together and be nostalgic. The bad news is that you are likely to attend a lot of functions and socialize at home and so will add a lot of weight. It is therefore suggested that you exercise and diet towards the end of the month.  For those of you creatively inclined , you will be appreciated by peers and will bring a lot of satisfaction. wpid-img_20141027_012309.jpgone-lovely-blog-award022414-feature-bannerAll in all a good month for Astraeans.Yaaaayyyyy!!!

One Lovely Blog

This one comes once again from the lovely lady called Saya   who writes a beautiful blog called  Saya…d Poet, where powerful words meet powerful images and thoughts to create a thoroughly enjoyable blog. Thanks,  Saya.
one-lovely-blog-scroll_awardThis award recognizes bloggers who share their story or thoughts in a beautiful manner to connect with viewers and followers.

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Premio Dardos!

The winner is

Well, thanks a ton, Saya ! Its an honor especially when the citation says its for recognition of cultural, ethical, literary, and personal values transmitted in the form of creative and original writing. There’s no appreciation like peers appreciation and I can unabashedly say that it made my day to know that this wonderful co-traveller thought of me when drawing up her list.

And she went on to make me even happier when she said “Quote,unquote” “because of her amazing writing showing a maturity which I strive to achieve in my writing”……

Muchas Gracias, Saya ! And may I add that if you had not already been conferred the award already, you would have definitely been on my list as well !! Continue reading

Strange Greetings

Greetings, Stranger!

You’re sitting at a café when a stranger approaches you. This person asks what your name is, and, for some reason, you reply. The stranger nods, “I’ve been looking for you.” What happens next?

“Why? ” I ask, “Why have you been looking for me? ” I am worried. 

He pulls out a counterfoil. It has my name neatly written on it  with my telephone number and address.

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An Awesome Welcome…

Wow! An award!

No doubt appreciation is always welcome anytime, anywhere and when it is by your peers, it takes a special meaning altogether.

First of all thank you Phoenix Tears Healed for nominating me for this sweet award given by the blogging community mainly to the new bloggers to welcome them.

This is the award


Liebster Award

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