Army wife, Humour

When Major Sa’ab gave me driving lessons with a dash of Masterchef!

Major Sa'ab didn't know how to cook. On a scale of 1 to 10 in terms of kitchen skills, he was minus 3 when I married him. I didn't know how to drive. On a scale from 1 to 10, I was a 5 if someone would just remind me which one is clutch and… Continue reading When Major Sa’ab gave me driving lessons with a dash of Masterchef!

Parenting

Chhote Sa’ab enters our life

A Curious Army Wife and Major Sa'ab are now parents to Chhote Sa'ab. This hurricane hit us just before monsoon hit our city. We are sleep deprived. We talk about poop, pee and pukes. Chhote Sa'ab is what Major Sa'ab's buddy calls this little boy. He thinks the boy looks like his Sa'ab (hadd ho… Continue reading Chhote Sa’ab enters our life

Travel Tales

Army Train Journey Part 2: Samne se dheere chalega, dheere chal!

So where was I? Aah yes, the Special Army Train had just arrived at our station at 12 noon. Check the first part here to get yourself up to speed (pun not intended). The special Army train pulled up at the platform at the opposite end of the station -- a platform which was not… Continue reading Army Train Journey Part 2: Samne se dheere chalega, dheere chal!

Recipes

13 Egg starters to utilise those ration wale ande!

If those weekly egg trays that come in the ration are too much for your small family, then I am sure you are always on the lookout to finish off those 20-something eggs before the next batch gets delivered. Major Sa'ab and I had literally broadcast to the entire military station that we have extra… Continue reading 13 Egg starters to utilise those ration wale ande!

Army wife

Confessions of an Army Wife

I am married to an Army man. This simple introduction will tell you ten thousand things about my life. And we know the value of ‘life’ like no one else. We are a typical tribe Yes, we are. There are some attributes that are unique to us. Many of you know us as the super-stylish… Continue reading Confessions of an Army Wife

Army wife, Humour

When Army wives start using fauji lingo… Part 2

After the first part of When Army wives start using fauji lingo (Part 1, read here) was published, I got some useful feedback from Major Sa'ab. He also suggested that I ask other Army wives to contribute the words they use regularly. I asked around on Facebook and found some more such words, which meant… Continue reading When Army wives start using fauji lingo… Part 2