Author: Rasika Mahabal

Book Reviews. 2017. 7

Book Reviews. 2017. 7

Reviewing books that I read in 2017. 31. When Breath Becomes Air – Paul Kalanithi What makes life worth living in the face of death? What do you do when the future, no longer a ladder toward your goals in life, flattens out into a perpetual present? What does it […]

Book Reviews. 2017. 6

Book Reviews. 2017. 6

  Reviewing books that I read in 2017. 26. Keys to Great Writing – Stephen Wilbers From grammar rules to revision strategies, you’ll find the crucial information you need in short, easy-to-browse sections that enable you to hone your own signature writing approach. 3/5. 27. Red Rising – Pierce Brown […]

Lucky Basta**s!

Lucky Basta**s!

I do not envy anyone, not anymore, not after junior college. I am content with all I have or don’t have. I am willing to work hard to accomplish what I want so there is no reason to envy. But lately, I have started feeling envious of some writers who have […]

Book Reviews. 2017. 5

Book Reviews. 2017. 5

Reviews of books that I read in 2017 – 21. Right Ho, Jeeves – P.G. Wodehouse P. G. Does it again, situational comedy at its best, I am giving it 4 stars as my man Jeeves does not appear in most scenes, I want more of him. Can not wait […]

Delirium

Delirium

  In many parts of the world, women are distinctly seen as inferior sub-humans, who should stay confined at home, behind a veil, cook, produce children, take care of the in-laws and entertain their husbands. It becomes intolerable for men with male chauvinist mindsets when young women begin to challenge […]

People Pleaser

People Pleaser

It is human nature to want to fit-in, to belong, to be part of the ‘in’ crowd. A lot of you would accept (at least to yourself) that you are people pleasers. I, amongst many others that I know, do not spend time on pleasing people because 1. I am okay with being […]

Expectations!

Expectations!

I have the least possible expectations of people. It doesn’t mean I have given up on mankind. It only means that I like to give everyone some space to be whoever they want to be and whatever they want to do. It is not easy but not impossible either. Every […]

Joke again…

Joke again…

  A wife woke up in the middle of the night to find her husband missing from the bed. She got up and checked around the house. She heard sobbing the basement.   After turning on the light and descending the stairs, she found her husband curled up into a […]