Monthly Archives: March 2018

“Faith, hope, love, and insight are the highest achievements of human effort.” ~ Carl C Jung

When I attempted to write this post, I ran into a writer’s block and thought it best to look for quotes to inspire me.  The quotes inspired me to cheat as one of my maxims is why reinvent the wheel … Continue reading

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We Are Getting Dumber!

I am not being facetious. I quote “……….it could be argued that humanity is on course to become collectively less smart. I personally have been feeling that I am less smart than most of the people that I either meet … Continue reading

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Going To Pot.

No peanut, your guru does not smoke pot nor has he gone to pot.  Not as yet at least. I use two types of pots at my home. The smaller one on the left is a glazed clay pot that … Continue reading

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Tea, 2.

When I wrote the post Tea, I clean forgot another very important aspect of how we drink our tea. Nick reminded me of it and here is how it is done.

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In a WhatsApp group, a friend of mine with two teenage kids posted a link to this article with the comment that she agreed that kids should not be the most important things in one’s life. While trying to open … Continue reading

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We are Indians. We are hopeless. At home we drink our tea from mugs. Or brought to us in glasses. Or from clay pots, called kullar here. The idea I would have thought is to drink the tea!

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My Life In Three Songs. 2 On 1.

Trust Shackman to come up with this great idea for the weekly Friday blog post where both of us write on the same subject. Please do go over to his blog to see what he has to say. Knowing him … Continue reading

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Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri.

I had been wanting to see this film ever since I read a review of it by a blogger friend. Fortunately for me, I discovered that it was showing in Pune and I quickly went earlier this afternoon to see … Continue reading

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Great Advice!

I have great pleasure in dedicating this post to Tammy who thinks that I have the makings of a Guru. Neither of us however can follow this Guru’s advice as both are sans spouses.   Identify one mistake in your … Continue reading

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Women And Men.

“We talk about how many women were raped last year, not how many men raped women. We talk about how many girls in a school district were harassed last year, not about how many boys harassed girls. We talk about … Continue reading

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