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Life Talks…I Write…

Yagya Mahadevan

Learning to Write...Writing to Express
Who Am I?

Who Am I?

It was a cold winter morning and Ambhi was standing in the Living room, looking at the balcony and lawn through big glass windows. The fluffy white snow was starting to fall at a very fast pace and in no time the entire place is going to be covered with Snow. There...

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5 Years here. Thank You, Minnesota

5 Years here. Thank You, Minnesota

Five years ago, on this day – January 29, 2013, we landed in Minneapolis around 2:30 pm after 21 hours in flight for a 120 degree temperature shift. Since then, what an extraordinary 5 years it had been. It started as a 1.5 years assignment at Target, got extended to...

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Thank You, 2017. Welcome 2018

Thank You, 2017. Welcome 2018

2017 is a Year that is made memorable in the same way as 2010 (Adhruth‘s birth) or 2007 (Marriage) by Avyukth coming into our lives. We began 2017 not knowing what was in store for us. Totally surprise, 2017 is Year of Avyukth. One year has changed a lot, family of 3...

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XI Days with iPhone X

The moment Apple announced pre-order for iPhone X, I decided this time I will pre-order for sure rather than trying my luck on Day 1. Adhruth was awake for the pre-order night at 12.30 am and went back to sleep at 1.30 am. I did not even complain about that as he made...

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It’s never too cold…

It’s never too cold…

I have spent most of life is Chennai, where cold means around 20 Centigrade (68F). I have heard many people tell me that Chennai has only 3 climates – Hot, Hotter and Hottest and I totally agree with that. With that as...

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Letter from a Special Parent to Typical Parent

Letter from a Special Parent to Typical Parent

My Dear Parents of Typical child Disclaimer : Content of this letter is not coming out of jealousy looking at you or your children. I am very happy, looking at every Child for I see an impression of GOD in them. I hate comparison of one kid with another for I have...

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Because I’m Happy

Because I’m Happy

As a Student, I had always thought doing an activity will make me happy. Playing instead of reading, chatting instead of doing home work would always make me happy. I always thought – getting a cycle would make me...

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Drenched in Love

Drenched in Love

I was sitting in non-doing just outside the temple, after offering my prayers and for some reason I started thinking about him. I have heard about him for over two decades; our relationship has gone through a lot of stages and has grown to...

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Flow with the Flow…

On this Father's Day, we are excited to share that I am becoming a Father again :-). Yes, Subhashree is pregnant again and we are expecting the Second Boy by end of September. 6 years after Adhruth's delivery, it was a surprise and we took it with mixed emotions. Here...

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A Father Learns…

A Father Learns…

If there was a moment in my life, when I understood the meaning of the word “Responsibility”, it was on October 3rd 2010 at 8:30 AM. Adhruth was born at 7:42 AM that day and had to be admitted into the Neonatal Intensive...

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Your Evil Twin

Your Evil Twin

New Year starts with a great news. My Second article published in Infinithoughts 🙂 In an interview recently, I was asked to explain scenario when I got a tough feedback, at a totally unexpected time and how I took that...

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Brydge 12.9 Keyboard

Brydge 12.9 Keyboard

I have been using iPad Pro (12.9") as my Primary Work and Home device for close to an year now. Although, there are some things I cannot do in iPad - this post is not about that :-). I have tried 3 different Keyboards for the iPad over last 12 months. Initially, I was...

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2 Weeks with new iPhone 7 Plus

I woke up around 4 AM (thanks to Adhruth) on the day Pre-order opened and when I was trying to book, I was already looking at 2-4 weeks for delivery. Placed an order for iPhone 7 Plus Gold (similar to the 6 Plus Gold) as that was faster delivery scheduled between...

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Good Bye Snoring – welcome Quality sleep

Good Bye Snoring – welcome Quality sleep

I have always felt happy with my Sleep pattern. Usually I hit the bed around 9:30 – 10 PM and wake up by 4:30 AM. I am a sound sleeper – I don't snoar, but I ROAR in the sleep. It hardly takes a couple of minutes for me to fall asleep. Madhu, after marriage complained...

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What It Means To Be SPECIAL

People who know me knows the side of me, where I am not always super comfortable starting a conversation with a Stranger and would certainly avoid it in all possibilities until I am comfortable. But this time, as part of Megha Bajaj Wonder Of Words Online writing...

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My First Poem

My First Poem

The best way to start (re-start) by blogs is with the very first poem I have written - as part of the Online Writing workshop that I am doing. Here is link to Adhruth's website. Through my heart I see you – my little boy My eyes glitter seeing Smile on your face To...

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