Mommy and NET certified Economics professor, Aarti Pathak moonlights as a writer. Editor of 'Chicken Soup for the Indian Soul-Teen Talk Growing Up', she has been writing consistently for numerous leading print and web magazines for the past ten years. Former CEO and Editor of a web portal, she is currently columnist at the esteemed defence magazine, SALUTE to the Indian Soldier.
'How'd you do that maaaa? They’re beautiful! How does it bloat up into a ball like that? Doesn't the fire hurt you when you’re not using a chimta!?'
How many other blessings have I had all along and pushed away for years? And how many had I missed out on or was shielding myself from?
The sibling bond is so precious - something we often realise only when we cannot meet our siblings everyday! A beautiful account of what Bhai Dooj means to this sister who lives away from her siblings.
The boys smiled. Carefully she opened it and put teekas for both of them, "to make up for all the navamis we’ve missed together" she said, eyes twinkling as always.
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