Monthly Archives: June 2009

An Utopia In The Making? Auto Ban??

I had commented on Nick’s post “A Lethal Lapse“, that perhaps the best solution to the increasing incidents of fatal automobile accidents, is to go back to the old ways of living – sans automobiles. Grannymar and I had a … Continue reading

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Confused Relationship

My post “Do Indians Celebrate Father’s Day” elicited some comments and emails, from which I gathered that that I appear, to at least some people, as though I was some kind of a male Mother Teresa. I am writing this … Continue reading

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Love In The Air

I know for sure that this will be of interest to some hardy souls like Grannymar, Ashok and of course yours truly. It may be of interest to some others like Diane and Gail, but I cannot be very sure … Continue reading

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Do Indians Celebrate Fathers’ Day?

This post has been in the making for quite some time now but, is being speeded up with the passing of Fathers’ Day, celebrated on June 21, 2009. The original title has also been changed to reflect the contents in … Continue reading

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Love And Passion

“Eros, the God of Love, emerged to create the earth. Before, all was silent, bare, and motionless. Now all was life, joy, and motion.” ———-Early Greek Myth. Several beautiful children were born to Aphrodite and Ares. Eros, their little son, … Continue reading

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One Lovely Blog Award

Sqaure Peg Guy has just given me an award: I am flattered beyond description. Thank you Square Peg Guy. Having thanked SPG, let me also express my despair! He expects me to pass the same on to fifteen bloggers! How … Continue reading

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Twenty years ago, we were peers, working in different companies, struggling to make sense of a life full of tension, inadequate remuneration, high personal taxation, hardly any savings, and so on and so forth. Both of us were however, ‘high’ … Continue reading

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A Great Opportunity For India And All Countries Interested In Fighting Terror.

There is a heart rending story today in the Washington Post by Ahmed Rashid, a Pakistani journalist of impeccable credentials. It is worth its weight in gold. Please do read it and do what you can to help the internally … Continue reading

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An open letter to President Obama

I simply wish to share this with my readers without adding or commenting on the contents. I however would really appreciate some heart felt comments from my readers who know where I stand on the matter.

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The Death Penalty

I am generally for the death penalty, where there is one hundred percent proof of the accused’s guilt, but have often been torn between my idea that justice will only be served by taking a life for a life and … Continue reading

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