Category Archives: Family


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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Calm After The Storm.

“What screws us up most in life is the picture in our head of how it is supposed to be.” ~ Anonymous. I had many storms in my life just like everyone else does. Almost all of them were minor … Continue reading

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Memory Trigger 24. Fishing.

I had left my cellphone at home while I had gone out to lunch with some friends. On my return, I found that there were four missed calls from a strange number. I called the number to find a very … Continue reading

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I attended an English play Yayati, last Friday. Pune has a vibrant theatre movement and almost all shows are full house performances. Marathi being the most popular language, followed by Hindi and English. I used to be a regular play … Continue reading

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I read a post on facebook about a friend having some bhelpuri and sevpuri in Mumbai and realised that it has been years since I had some. There is a popular place that sells both about a kilometer away from … Continue reading

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Fulfilment. 2 on1 # 7.

I flatter myself that I am a Fulfillionaire. ┬áPlease click on the image to get a larger resolution. There are however two exceptions to the list of attributes given in the image. My health could be better. And I no … Continue reading

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What Is Your Favourite Place Of All The Places You Have Been? 2 On1 # 6.

There is absolutely no need for second thoughts on it. Pune, where I now live. I have done a fair bit of travelling around the world and have extensively travelled all over India. I have lived in Mumbai, Chennai, Hyderabad, … Continue reading

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The Grounded Guru.

I took an online quiz and the result was this. Please click on the image for a larger resolution if needed. On reading this, my dear daughter in love promptly said that it is indeed very true as, she has … Continue reading

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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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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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