Monthly Archives: December 2011

Gratitude List, December 31, 2011

Saturday saw the plumber come and finish the plumbing work and water started flowing in all the taps at about 4 pm. Masonry work to plaster the wall and put in new tiles had to be done, and perhaps on … Continue reading

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Ideas.

Welcome to the Friday Loose Bloggers Consortium where twelve of us write on the same topic. Today’s topic has been chosen by Willknot. The eleven other bloggers who write regularly are, in alphabetical order, Conrad, Delirious, gaelikaa, Grannymar, Magpie, Maria … Continue reading

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No Broadband Internet Connection.

I could not connect to the internet on Tuesday and yesterday as my broadband connection was inaccessible. While it gave me enough time to finish reading two books, it also means that I have to plod through 400+ emails as … Continue reading

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Good News On How To Be Happy.

Now I have heard or rather read it all and I want to share it with my blog world friends. All that you need to do be happy is to go to sleep. You don’t believe me? Please read this … Continue reading

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Gratitude List, December 24, 2011.

I received a phone call which reminded me that I need to be very grateful for my 94 year father’s health allowing him to be independent and capable of looking after himself. This is a major blessing as there are … Continue reading

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Hospitals Or Doctors.

Welcome to the Friday Loose Bloggers Consortium where twelve of us write on the same topic. Today’s topic has been chosen by Padmum. The eleven other bloggers who write regularly are, in alphabetical order, Conrad, Delirious, gaelikaa, Grannymar, Magpie, Maria … Continue reading

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Winds Of Change.

I urge all my Indian friends to send a link of this post to as many people as they possibly can to get some sanity into our elected representatives and to get them to perform the functions that they have … Continue reading

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The Intrepid Receptionist.

I had an appointment with my surgeon for 3.30 pm yesterday and landed up there at 3.20 pm. The procedure in the hospital where he consults is that one registers one’s presence with the receptionist in the specialty area and … Continue reading

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Freedom.

I have just returned from consultation with my surgeon and have the best news possible. All restrictions on putting weight on the operated leg have been removed and I can now move back into my bedroom/bathroom. More than I am, … Continue reading

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Punishment Now Exercise.

When we were young lads, whenever we needed to be punished for any mischief, we would be asked to do “Thoppukkaranam”. This was done by catching the left ear lobe with one’s right forefinger and thumb and the right ear … Continue reading

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