Monthly Archives: September 2011

Surgery

Hello, this is a message from Ranjan. My Dad’s surgery was successful. He is right now back in the room post surgery. He will be discharged by the 8th of October. He’d like to thank all the people who sent … Continue reading

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Weekly Recap – 12

Saturday was very quiet. I had to cook a dish as our help got delayed due to a traffic jam and it turned out quite well. Sunday saw a classmate of Ranjan’s from his college days, visiting us. It was … Continue reading

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Marriage.

Welcome to the Friday Loose Bloggers Consortium where Akanksha, Anu, Ashok, Conrad, Delirious, gaelikaa, Grannymar, Magpie11, Nema, Noor,Ordinary Joe, Paul,Maria the Silver Fox, Padmum , Rohit, Will knott, and I write on the same topic. Please do visit the linked … Continue reading

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Surrogate Mother.

Ranjan’s friend Mitali is owned by a dachshund. From all accounts, she is a remarkable specimen. She is called Frisky and has false pregnancies every year. She however nurses other orphaned/abandoned puppies as well as kittens. Here she is:

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The Lotus Leaf.

This post gets its inspiration from Judith’s post Waking In The Night. Like Judith’s ducks, we use the lotus leaf in India to illustrate the need for detachment. Hindu scriptures often use the lotus flower and its leaf as metaphors. … Continue reading

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Interesting Times.

“May you live in interesting times.” I did not know that this phrase is actually a curse. Apparently, it means something different that what it literally suggests. I believe that the real meaning is “May you experience much disorder and … Continue reading

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Boomerangers.

A phenomenon worth headlines is that many young people are moving back in with their parents due to the current economic conditions. These youngsters returning to empty nests are called the Boomerangers. I like that term. Our son boomeranged after … Continue reading

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Nature.

I was treated to a delightful surprise this morning when I went out to sit in the veranda to have my morning cuppa. This photograph was taken from the top. This flower suddenly appeared this morning in our garden. I … Continue reading

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Weekly Recap – 11.

Saturday saw great news coming in from my brother Arvind and his lovely wife Shanta to advise me that they will come to Pune and stay with us during my surgery and recovery, for as long as they will be … Continue reading

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Breath.

Welcome to the Friday Loose Bloggers Consortium where Akanksha, Anu, Ashok, Conrad, Delirious, gaelikaa, Grannymar, Magpie11, Nema, Noor,Ordinary Joe, Paul,Maria the Silver Fox, Padmum , Rohit, Will knott, and I write on the same topic. Please do visit the linked … Continue reading

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