Category Archives: Gratitude

Rain.

It has been raining almost non-stop since last Thursday and I ventured out of the house yesterday for a drive and some South Indian snack food in town. Between the car and the entrance to the restaurant, I got wet … Continue reading

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Pals.

I have different kinds of pals.  The kind that the above definition proposes is saved for just a hand full of people now as quite a few have died in the last few years.  I have one friend in Chennai … Continue reading

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Languages.

This very technical article concludes that being bilingual is an advantage. So, how about someone who is multilingual? According to Census of India of 2001, India has 122 major languages and 1599 other languages. However, figures from other sources vary, … Continue reading

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Monkey Mind 2.

As I neared the auto-rickshaw stand near my residence earlier this afternoon at about 3.30 pm, I saw that one rickshaw was stationary with a lady standing near it and chatting with the driver. The driver signalled that he wasn’t … Continue reading

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Puran Poli.

I had Puran Poli for lunch today and there is a story behind that which,  I wish to share with my readers. Yesterday was Pongal for us Tamilians and Makar Shankaranthi for Maharashtrians. I am in residence in solitary splendour with … Continue reading

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Memory Trigger 11. Jamalpur.

My facebook friend Sanjay posted this video on his page with the comment “Love these old world ladies, what charm and majesty.” I could not agree more. My earliest memory of steam engines goes back to my childhood when my … Continue reading

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Are You Enjoying What You Are Doing?

Today’s topic or rather question has been posed by weekly Friday LBC blogger Pravin. Apart from he and me, Shcakman is likely to write on the same topic at his blog. Do visit both to get a drift of their … Continue reading

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Memory Trigger 10. Stenography.

Since I was without the use of my computer over the weekend, quite a bit of my exchange of views took place on my hand held mobile phone. One of my friends, exchanging messages on WhatsApp asked me how I … Continue reading

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What A Story.

My young friend Parag shared this on his facebook page and I wanted to share it with my readers. It is difficult to be cynical about human beings when we come across stories like this. Thank you Parag.

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Getting Older.

“The great thing about getting older is that you don’t lose all the other ages you’ve been.” ~ Madeleine L’Engle

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