Astraeans – Know your Star

Custom Zodiac: You’re tasked with creating a brand new astrological sign for the people born around your birthday — based solely on yourself. What would your new sign be, and how would you describe those who share it?

I would call the new sign ” Astraea” The Greek goddess or the Star Maiden the goddess of Justice. The symbol would be a Shining Star.

Goddess Astraea, Goddess of Justice
Goddess Astraea, Goddess of Justice

Qualities : A little naive, believing in idealistic situations to the point of expecting too much, Astraeans aspire for perfection in themselves as well as in others. Ever willing to do things for the people they love and like, they rejoice in doing this. Qualities like being communicative and systematic endear them to people whereas qualities of being analytical and even judgmental or argumentative make them unpopular among some. Continue reading

A few of My Favorite…..Peeves!


My title could very well have read “Confessions of a Perfectionist” if anyone who knew me well would have to suggest one. So as I said it’s confession time. Where do I start?

At home? When I wanted every meal to be tasty and warm, every room to be spic and span, every smile bright and cheerful?

At work? Where I hated failure of any kind by me, at judgement, skill or expertise …When I wanted every worker to be as diligent, sincere, efficient and compassionate as they could be. And me as well,  of course. Continue reading

Tread Softly!

Prompt: Handle with care

How are you at receiving criticism? Do you prefer that others treat you with kid gloves, or go for brutal honesty?


Addition or attrition?

Is that the question ?

Or how much can I take?

Be it looks or a cake I bake?

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