Monthly Archives: January 2012

The Joy Of Giving.

Welcome to the Friday Loose Bloggers Consortium where twelve of us write on the same topic. Today’s topic has been chosen by Rohit, who has been rather silent now for some time. The eleven other bloggers who write regularly are, … Continue reading

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Déjà vu.

This is Rosalyn, the first person ever to make me a rakhi brother. Unfortunately, I am not able to locate a better photograph of hers than this passport photograph which I borrowed from her daughter in law for the purpose … Continue reading

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Tribute To A Great Teacher.

Last Friday, I attended a meeting of our Alumni Pune Chapter, arranged to meet a retired Professor of our Institute who was visiting Pune to attend a wedding. Dr. V.L. Mote was among the first members of the faculty when … Continue reading

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Being Right.

One of the most satisfying feelings is to be proven right. Can you imagine anything better than being able to say “I told you so!” It is all the more satisfying when just a few days ago, I had written … Continue reading

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What Is Life?

Finally, something that makes eminent sense in answer to that eternal question. Life, is simply, self-reproduction with variations. How simple, elegant and apt! To learn more about this wonderful definition, please read this.

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Gratitude List, January 14, 2012

Saturday I got my readjusted dentures back. Because of the visit to the dentist to get it refitted, one cavity was discovered and that too was filled before it became necessary for a root canal treatment. Phew! Sunday turned out … Continue reading

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Rediscovery.

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

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The Family Dog.

Marianna in her blog has a great story about her pet. Her post brought back a lot of memories of my teen age days when we too had acquired a Doberman dog from an uncaring owner. The breed was new … Continue reading

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The Servant Problem.

This article in the Economist inspired this post. Being part of the BRIC group, India cannot be left behind now can it? I vaguely remembered an article that I had read some time ago and came across this, on research. … Continue reading

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How About That?

I wonder what the 90% who cannot afford even ordinary cars will have to say about this! On the other hand, the workers in the plant and their families must be blessing the guys who buy these cars. What googlies … Continue reading

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