Monthly Archives: April 2012

The Rose Bud.

I have recently been going through quite a harrowing time with my care giving duties with a suffering, and therefore difficult 95 year old man, my father. One development after the other has been taking place and as I write … Continue reading

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Dance.

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

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Vampire Bounty.

Our politicians can come up with bizarre ideas but even for that dubious qualification, this news item took me totally by surprise. Why should one group of vampires spoil the scene for another?

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Night Lamp – II

My mind goes back to my post Night Lamp.

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The Gravy Train.

In India, whenever some new project is announced with much fanfare and foundation stones laid by local political bigwigs, the knowledgeable will know that there is a bunch of smart operators, including the ubiquitous bureaucrat and a gang of politicians … Continue reading

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I Am A Nepotist.

I am not quite upper class, but am classified for our census and affirmative action purposes as Upper Caste. Why do I suddenly want to talk about this? Please read this article in the NYT about nepotism in our country. … Continue reading

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Indish

This board in some town of India transliterates as English speaknaa seekhein. The last two words are written in the Devnagari script of Hindi. Speaknaa should have actually read bolnaa, but speaknaa uses the English word speak and concludes with … Continue reading

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Enterprise.

Two days ago, my father suddenly decided that instead of a hard boiled egg every day, he would have a soft boiled one. Since our old egg cups could not be found I went looking for a couple in our … Continue reading

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Weekly Gratitude List – April 14, 2012.

Saturday had me cooking again and lunch went off very well, thanks to some tips that I phoned my sister for. I also cooked up a light meal for my father for the evening which he relished. I went walking … Continue reading

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Travel Troubles

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 ten other bloggers who write regularly are, in alphabetical order, Delirious, gaelikaa, Grannymar, Magpie, Maria SF, … Continue reading

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