Monthly Archives: November 2013

Expectations In Matrimony.

Synchronicity has been very active in my life since last Sunday when I had to visit a friend, who belongs to the same linguistic, religious and caste background as mine. His wife, meeting me for the first time, started the … Continue reading

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Story 22. Letting Go.

Grannymar in her Sunday One-liner post has this quote. “In the end, only three things matter: how much you loved, how gently you lived, and how gracefully you let go of things not meant for you.” ~ Buddha Letting Go … Continue reading

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When I Was Young.

I hope that you enjoy reading this post on the weekly Friday Loose Bloggers Consortium where eight of us write on the same topic. Today’s topic has been chosen by Grannymar. The seven other bloggers who write regularly are, in … Continue reading

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India Pakistan Partition.

My friend Anita sent me this message and the link to the video advertising a product that you will recognise soon enough. “I have older  friends who have been victims of the India-Pakistan Partition, and many times, have been transported … Continue reading

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Morals and Money.

I am not surprised. Are you?

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Story 21. The Accusation.

Daniel and Faith are devoted church members, very prominent in the local church activities. Daniel is a retired journalist and Faith, a retired school teacher with many text books for children to her credit. They are cheerful and gracious hosts … Continue reading

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Kora A Novel By Anjali Venugopal.

It took me two days of intermittent and almost a whole night to finish reading Kora. I can assure you that I found it absolutely stunning. The story is very plausible. It is narrated tightly and the switching between the … Continue reading

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Road Rage.

I hope that you enjoy reading this post on the weekly Friday Loose Bloggers Consortium where nine of us write on the same topic. Today’s topic has been chosen by Padmum. The eight other bloggers who write regularly are, in … Continue reading

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Story 20. Risk Taking.

This story has been on the editing board for a mighty long time as I could not make up my mind about posting it. I finally decided to post it after reading Wisewebwoman’s blog post on Risk Taking. The reason … Continue reading

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Diwali Greetihngs.

I received this SMS message the very first thing early this morning: “Vegetable Uncleji,Wish you and your family a very happy Diwali. With warm regards, XXXXXX.” I responded: ” Dear XXXXXX, I have not yet become a vegetable 🙁 But … Continue reading

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