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Knowledge.

“All I really need to know about how to live and what to do and how to be, I learned in kindergarten. Wisdom was not at the top of the graduate-school mountain, but there in the sand pile at Sunday … Continue reading

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Language.

“According to Census of India of 2001, India has 122 major languages and 1599 other languages. However, figures from other sources vary, primarily due to differences in definition of the terms “language” and “dialect”. The 2001 Census recorded 30 languages … Continue reading

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Does Time Run Out?

“People are usually pretty hungry after a funeral. I guess it’s because we all realize that time is running out and we better eat all we can. Please don’t mention that to my mother.” ~ Peter Hedges In my humble … Continue reading

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Reunited!

Thanks to my friend Shalini for leading me to this video, I am able to share it with my readers.

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The Power Of Your Subconscious Mind

“We think, each of us, that we’re much more rational than we are. And we think that we make our decisions because we have good reasons to make them. Even when it’s the other way around. We believe in the … Continue reading

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Einstein And Tagore.

This was sent to me by a cousin who thinks that it will be “uplifting” for me. I have verified that this conversation took place in reality as there are any number of references to it in the web. Enjoy! … Continue reading

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How Old Do You Behave?

A friend suggested on facebook that I answer a quiz to find out how old I behave and I did. This is the result that I got. “You Act Like You Are 98 You try to keep your movements to … Continue reading

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Pen Pals.

No, I did not have to use a pencil to correspond with my pen pal. I had only one ever and he came about because of the United States Information Service’s library in Madras in the 1950s. My cousin was … Continue reading

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Voting For Our Municipal Elections.

Elections to various local bodies were held yesterday in many parts of our state. Like I inevitably do, I voted too and here is proof! To those who are unfamiliar, in India, people returning to vote more than once can … Continue reading

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Politics.

“No one will really understand politics until they understand that politicians are not trying to solve our problems. They are trying to solve their own problems — of which getting elected and re-elected are number one and number two. Whatever … Continue reading

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