Category Archives: Friendship

Urban Legends.

Pleases click on the image to get a larger resolution. That X-ray shows both hip joints replaced with prostheses. Both my hip joints have been replaced and having worn out, one has been revised twice and the other once. The … Continue reading

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Unusual Twins.

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Mentally Challenged.

Please click on the image to get a larger resolution. This very thing happened to me yesterday. The same friend who was bored, and I were chatting on WhatsApp about earth shaking matters like The New Gilded Age when suddenly … 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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Memory Trigger 20. Oil Bath.

In my community of Tamil Brahmins, the deepavali day starts with the lady of the house applying oil on the head of all members of the family. Everyone then goes to take a bath and comes out to partake in … Continue reading

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The Name Saga Continues.

Another peculiar story concerning names. Perhaps the Universe is not satisfied with just the two stories that I wrote about earlier. I received a phone call from a friend of over thirty years to inform me of his first ever … Continue reading

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What’s In A Name?

My friend Anil was recently hospitalised for a minor ailment and at the time of discharge, was asked his full name to fill out a form to generate a receipt for payment. He was asked his first name, last name … 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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Rice Harvest.

This photograph is that of a very close family friend who is among the very few still farming in my native district and close to the farm house where my father had lived post his retirement. Most of his contemporaries … Continue reading

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Gentlemen.

During the recent flooding of Mumbai, some of my friends from my alumni group got stuck in Mumbai and were busy asking for help, guidance and advice on our group platform in WhatsApp. I offered to help with shelter and … Continue reading

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