Handling queries from my desi Jeeves

I was tapping away at my keyboard,  concentrating on the work at hand, shutting out all the outside sounds and completely focussed on my work.  Those who work from home know how important it is to be a self-starter, self-motivator, self-technical (ok, I made up that word),  but you get the idea.  And most of the days,  my housemaid is the only company I have at home.  The children flit in and out of the house either coming or going to school, classes, or going to play.

For one thing,  my female Jeeves,  as Mrs. Funnybones would call her, is mighty proud of my achievements.  She has taken it upon herself, that I should not be disturbed at any cost.  She helps hold out people at the door who come visiting at odd hours.  She also screens the phone calls so no tele-marketeer disturbs me and I can work hard.  She even tells my gas cylinder delivery guy,  “Ma’am is in a call”, as if he would understand.   Continue reading

If we were having coffee ..29 Aug     #WeekendCoffeeShare

If we were having coffee ..29 Aug #WeekendCoffeeShare

Hello friends!  I just blinked and August is over.  Surely, it cannot be.  I have hardly posted anything this month.  This must be my slowest month on the blogs.  But I missed you dear blog and all my blogfriends.  But I had not gone anywhere.  It’s just that I lost my internet connectivity for about a week.  And the weeks before that I was drowning in the real world.

With no internet wi-fi,  I remembered all the jokes people make about not having wi-fi.  It literally left me oxygen-less.  You see, I work from home.  No internet means, I had to make the actual commute to work on 2 days last week.  And before leaving the house,  I have to ensure the one hundred and ten things which need to happen during the day, will happen in perfect synchronization. Continue reading