Category Archives: Family

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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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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“….Actually, throughout my life, my two greatest assets have been mental stability and being, like, really smart.” -Donald Trump via Twitter (January 6, 2018) This actually got me thinking about my two greatest assets. I could not narrow from many … Continue reading

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In a Facebook post by a friend who is one both on Facebook and in real life, I had left a comment. A couple of days later, his friend left a message for me there asking me if I was … Continue reading

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Mumbai’s Local Trains.

This is a video of my God son Nitin and his wife Ragini dancing away at a get together last weekend at a club in a Mumbai suburb. There is a unique story behing the get together which is so … Continue reading

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Festival Lights.

My daughter in love has been at it again. She has decorated our living room and the veranda adjoining it with sparkling strings of lights for Christmas. She also insisted on taking a photograph of me in my favourite perch. … Continue reading

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Ajahn Chah.

Please click on the image to get a larger resolution. I received these four books as a gift parcel from my cousin Shankar who had a fascinating tale to tell me about them. Shankar was quite attached to a young … Continue reading

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Christmas Season Is Here At Our Home. 2.

The last post was all about lighting up our home. This one is to cheer up the young ones at home. I leave it to your imagination to guess who the young ones are. PS Actually, this was while she … Continue reading

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Memory Trigger 21: Question.

“He who asks a question is a fool for five minutes; he who does not ask a question remains a fool forever.” ~ Chinese proverb Recently, there have been some evenings when my daughter in love Manjiree has been asking … Continue reading

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Christmas Season Is Here At Our Home.

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