Monthly Archives: October 2008

Initial Impression.

I was exposed to a most peculiar experience today, and I want to share it with all my readers. Perhaps some others have had similar experiences too. As I have written earlier, I go for a 3.6 Km walk every … Continue reading

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Values Learned From Parents.

By accident, I landed up at an unusual site while surfing earlier today and came across a very nice guest post by one Ms. Shana Albert. What Ms. Albert is talking about is the social media but the contents of … Continue reading

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An Inspiring Story.

I subscribe to a site that sends inspiring stories, quotes etc. I received the following story today which needs to be shared with all my readers and also those of my friends who do not read my blog but await … Continue reading

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Maintaining A Library.

Post retirement, my one indulgence is reading. I am a prodigious reader and buy books all the time. Every time I come across a reference to some book in something that I read, even some comment or a post in … Continue reading

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India Launches Unmanned Orbiter to Moon

On Wednesday the 22nd inst. India successfully launched an unmanned orbiter to the moon. The New York Times lauded it and reported that India’s scientists are confident of sending men into space in the very near future. India has certainly … Continue reading

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I have been in a pensive mood about India the past few days, due to some rather unusual developments. Coming together as they did, this subject leads me to wonder if this is serendipity working overtime! It all started with … Continue reading

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Stenographers And Secretaries.

I am semi active in one social network which is due to some people very close to me using that network to blog and leave comments on the posts of people in our network. This morning, I suddenly got an … Continue reading

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Matrimonial Commitments.

By now my readers know that I have some very interesting friends. One of them is Karl, a most likable reprobate. Both of us share a passion for good books and keep borrowing from each other. He is somewhat hard … Continue reading

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Retirement Cartoon

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Is This Good Journalism?

We have a tabloid newspaper in our town, which is distributed free to all subscribers of the parent newspaper. This tabloid is hardly read by anybody pressed for time, but apparently has become popular with a section of the population … Continue reading

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