A Curious Army Wife

I joined this crazy tribe when I married into the Indian Army

The blog turns 5, and I have only you to thank for it!

Note – Read till the end, because that’s where the asli masala is!

What started in October 2013 as a way to get out of boredom (read unemployment) has quickly turned into one of my prized possessions.

It took me a week to come up with the name ‘A Curious Army Wife’, after husband, aka Major Sa’ab vetoed ‘An Angry Army Wife’.

Every blogpost thereafter has been an attempt to chronicle our unique life. Yes, it’s tough, it’s exciting, it’s tense, and it’s nomadic…. which is why I have lots of stories to tell the world.

This blog brought me in touch with some amazing like-minded people, bloggers, authors and publications, who gave me the confidence to keep going.

My parents and in-laws gave me so much gyaan whenever there would be a couple of weeks’ gap between two posts, it felt like they were getting paid to pester me into writing more.

Officers and their wives (and girlfriends in some cases) showered me with “Ma’am amazing blog” dialogue which made me feel like a miniscule celebrity in my head. Unn sabko dher sara Ashirwaad.

And finally, my Major Sa’ab urf the person who checked, double checked and then checked once more each and every blogpost to make sure I don’t write anything to get him into trouble — he needs to be given due credit. Yeah, he would point out mistakes sometimes, but then no husband is perfect na.

He has also been my chalta firta fauji Google. So congratulations to you too Major Sa’ab, this blog is your baby too! You would want to give me a gift for this 5-year milestone na? Don’t worry, your debit card is with me, I’ll save you the trouble.

And now the asli masala part. Hee haw haww.

All my faithful readers will get a chance to win some specially curated giveaways and prizes in a series of contests that I plan to hold till the end of 2018. Don’t ask me the schedule, because I don’t know.

Stay tuned, like my Facebook page and keep coming back here as always!

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9 thoughts on “The blog turns 5, and I have only you to thank for it!

  1. Congratulations on you completing 5 years of successful blogging! Ma’am, I love the way you write and eagerly wait for your posts…keep writing – sending you lots of best wishes!! 🙂

  2. John Thomas on said:

    Congratulations Anamika. May you remain curious and happy to write 🙂
    john

  3. Thank you Vaishnavi…. NDA balls are just maddening right! Why don’t you copy the link to your blog here. This is just the lazy me talking… it wouls save precious 10 seconds of my data pack. 😀

  4. Congrats madam.. I can totally identify with the feeling!! 🙂 Stumbling onto your blog was by chance; staying tuned, reading all the older posts and eagerly waiting for this one was a choice. You write beautifully and capture the essence of Army wife life so very well. I’ve got a foot into the community after the NDA ball (psst.. do read my blogpost on the same). Maybe some of the magic from your words rubbed off! Hehehe. Eagerly awaiting the giveaways!!

  5. Congratulations! Looking forward to many more blogposts from you.
    You inspired me to start my own blog. So, thank you! ❤

  6. Sayli Amar Hatle on said:

    Super excited!

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