Cloth Garland

Quarantined, we can’t get down to use the community space nor go upstairs to use the common terrace.

To feed our hungry mouths, the closest vendor supplies groceries at our doorstep once a week, reaffirming humanity at the most needed times.

In addition, thanks to her for gifting us a smile with a photo of our home captioned, “Thanks for the warm welcome with your wonderful cloth garland!”.

Inspired by Sonya’s ‘Three Line Tales #275.

Image by Cristina Gottardi on Unsplash

The Lockdown Tag

‘Crazy Nerds’ has been nominated for ‘The Lockdown Tag 2020’ by Simon of Penning Thoughts. Thanks for the nomination, Simon! We are mostly freed at this juncture from lockdown restrictions. But still, after a huge delay, I’m taking this tag forward.


  1. Thank the person who nominated you.
  2. Answer the blogger’s questions.
  3. Nominate other bloggers.

My answers to the questions from ‘Penning Thoughts’:

  1. Overall, how are you handling the quarantine?  

    Reading, learning and movies are what engaged my time.

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Dream Comes Alive

“She was distressed looking at the slow-moving days until her victorious move on the dais was recorded in slow motion.

This one-liner is written as an attempt to combine this as well as previous weeks’ prompt words for TWT – dream, slow motion, and quarantine.


This is in response to the ‘Twenty-Words Tuesday’ prompt by Akanksha Singh @ BulbulThe challenge is to write a story in exactly 20 words for the prompt word quarantine.

Is it okay to be happy during a crisis?

Most of us, who aren’t currently handling public responsibilities, enjoy the quarantine though might be unwilling to admit the same.

In India, it’s been exactly a month today since the lockdown began. At a time when the entire human family is under a crisis, here are my observations on the lockdown being a welcome development in societal behaviour.

Self-analysis and lone time have made a few realise their true interpersonal behaviour. Few introverts have concluded that they aren’t so really, and look for the time when they can get out and socialize. Few extroverts feel their me-time totally impressive, and plan to get back more often. Continue reading