Monthly Archives: January 2018

Karma.

My regular readers know that I am a great believer in the theory of karma. Often, there are stories that makes one wonder why somethings happen one way when similar instances end up with different outcomes. There are many stray … Continue reading

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Customer Service.

I bought an electrically operated recliner from  a leading furniture maker of India in 2003. This is a US$1.323 billion (2015) revenue company with 12000+ employees. The recliner is in great shape and is my favourite perch. I spend a … Continue reading

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Golden Jubilee Wedding Anniversary.

There are just four friends left who have been my lifelong friends dating from my pre business school days and one of them in fact went to business school with me.  Two of them are in the USA and two … Continue reading

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What Is The Biggest Mistake You Have Made In Your Life? 2 On 1 #4

Even today, after 52 years, the scene makes me shudder and my reaction is exactly like Homer’s here. The mistake was in getting into a relationship with a volatile lady. The consequences were what made that the biggest mistake in … Continue reading

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Mumbai Local Train – 2.

My readers will remember my post on Mumbai Local Trains where I had written about how the regulars got together for an off train party and danced together. My nephew Ajay who just became fifty years old also travels by … Continue reading

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Only In Mumbai.

My readers will no doubt remember my post on Mumbai’s Local Trains. Here is another endearing story about how helpful the commuters can be. “This can happen only in Mumbai. Only local train passengers in Mumbai will know how helpful … Continue reading

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Comfortably Numb.

My cousin/friend Mohan in response to my post on Commitment 2on1#3 sent this to me. I leave it to the imagination of my readers to figure out why. Hello, Is there anybody in there Just nod if you can hear … Continue reading

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Small Things Matter.

What we consider little things can matter a great deal to others. The impact of this truth was driven home today by a conversation that I had with a friend / colleague from the eighties of the last century. This … Continue reading

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Commitment. 2 on 1 #3

“By all means, marry. If you get a good wife, you’ll become happy; if you get a bad one, you’ll become a philosopher.” ~ Socrates When my late wife and I decided to get married to each other, her friends and … Continue reading

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The Post.

I often wonder at how fortunate I am with so many good things happening to me. This is another instance of such good fortune that I was able to see The Post on its last showing in our cinemas today. … Continue reading

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