Category Archives: Blogging

Area 51.

I have never heard of Area 51. Since Shackman who suggested this title for this post is off grid sans a computer, I wouldn’t be any wiser till I read his post, if he ever writes at all. From what … Continue reading

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Boredom.

I received two phone calls today from people very dear to me. Both retired senior citizens comfortably off and in reasonably good health. The first phone call took about thirty minutes of catching up with each other on family matters, … Continue reading

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Coincidences.

Pravin has suggested this week’s topic. You can see what the other writers of the LBC have to say in their respective blogs. ┬áMaria, Pravin, Ashok and Shackman.

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National Parks.

Unlike American National Parks, the Indian ones are mostly protected areas for endangered wild life. There are 103 such National Parks now and more are expected to be added to the list. I have been only to two of them … Continue reading

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Memory Trigger 19. Bradshaw And Higginbotham’s.

When I responded to Cheerful Monk’s lament about the inability of Amtrak to give some indication of the ETA of their delayed train journey, without even thinking about it I used a Proper Noun which was, at least for my … Continue reading

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Life Without Social Media.

I cannot for the world of it remember what made me come up with this topic for our LBC Friday posts. Having come up with it however, I find it quite a challenge to write something about it. Moreover, when … Continue reading

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Constraints.

I needed to improve my swing with my woods and so had taken a number three wood and some practice golf balls to the School of Management after the summer recess. While walking to and from the canteen I used … Continue reading

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Paddy Nursery.

In my earlier post Rice Seedling Transplantation, one can see cakes of seedlings in the transplanter machine. I have now received another photograph from Babu as to how those cakes are grown. This is how paddy nursery is raised. Each … Continue reading

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Media Bias.

And why would some people say this? “Media includes every broadcasting and narrowcasting medium such as newspapers, magazines, TV, radio, billboards, direct mail, telephone, fax, and internet.” My understanding of this activity was that the people involved in the media … Continue reading

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Rice Seedlings Transplantation.

Continuing from where I left off about my friend in the hinterland farming for rice, here is how he transplants seedlings now. My friend Babu has sent the image to assuage the concerns that Tammy had expressed in her comments … Continue reading

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