Monthly Archives: June 2008

Eat your heart out!

This is a guest post by my sister Padmini Natarajan who is a regular contributor to and a professional writer. Her articles appear in many magazines in Chennai and she has co-authored/edited a few books that have won acclaim … Continue reading

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We are like that only.

What a Sunday! I got my weekly dose of "Outlook" and an article in it prompted this post. After I finished writing the first draft, another article caught my attention and that too has been added as an after thought … Continue reading

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Customer Service

CUSTOMER SERVICE. I wish to write about two instances of customer service or the lack of it. One where I am, as a customer, disgusted and the other where, I am delighted and rooting for the supplier of the service. … Continue reading

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What is in a name?

"What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet." – William Shakespeare. Conversations to do with someone’s names can have some very peculiar outcomes. My name often results in some unexpected … Continue reading

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I have got the worst job in the world!

I saw this cartoon in a blog during my surfing experience yesterday and wish to share it with all of you. This is the universal human problem!  The grass being greeener on the other side of the fence. I have … Continue reading

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Is it your dream life?

There is a wonderful blog called A Deaf Mom Shares Her World which I strongly recommend to all. This blog is full of such amazing stories about a family of deaf people and what they do. In the latest blog, … Continue reading

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Birthday gifts cartooned!

Today was my birthday. I stopped celebrating my birthday many years ago. My family and friends however insist on my contacting me one way or the other to greet me and to wish me for many happy returns. One day … Continue reading

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Dogs as pets

This morning’s Times of India, under its regular column, “Last Word” quoted “ I dislike referring to them as dogs or my pets. This is because they are a part of me, my family and they share my every joy … Continue reading

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Time the great leveler.

Time is change, transformation, evolution…—Isaac L. Peretz At 7.15 this morning, I received a phone call from a friend from my past. Someone that I had not seen for over ten years, but with whom I am in frequent telephone … Continue reading

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Hope For Peace!

There is a news item this morning in the web that a few Pakistani soldiers were killed while on a routine patrol of the LOC in Kashmir. The Pakistani official in charge of the sector however clarified that Indians were … Continue reading

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