Monthly Archives: March 2011


My friend Sandeep has come out of hibernation and posted a very thoughtful post “Politics – Finding Weeker Enemies” That gives me an opportunity to put up this cartoon that has been waiting for just such an occasion. Is there … Continue reading

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Somali Piracy.

In a twist to the saga of the Danish hostages taken by Somali pirates, the Chief Pirate now wants to marry the 13 year old, yes you read me right, 13 year old child. You can read all about that … Continue reading

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Electronic Hickey.

“Having a naked picture of your significant other on your cellphone is an advertisement that you’re sexually active to a degree that gives you status. It’s an electronic hickey.” RICK PETERS, a prosecuting attorney for Thurston County, Wash., discussing sexual … Continue reading

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Physiology Professor Jared Diamond, an evolutionary biologist, was well into a study of birds when he got the idea for his book, “Why Is Sex Fun?: The Evolution of Human Sexuality.” “We’re used to thinking of birds as having unusual … Continue reading

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Medical Care In India.

My friend Susan is a warm hearted and gentle person. She has somehow endeared herself to my family. Recently, Ranjan had attended a barbecue party at her residence where her colleagues asked her how she knew Ranjan to which she … Continue reading

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Deja Vu. An Update.

To-morrow, and to-morrow, and to-morrow, Creeps in this petty pace from day to day, To the last syllable of recorded time; And all our yesterdays have lighted fools The way to dusty death. Out, out, brief candle! Life’s but a … Continue reading

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Pep Chat.

Yes, I am sure that you have heard of pep talks. I just received a pep talk over the Google talk Instant Messaging System. The chat was between a very dear friend from far away and me. I reproduce below … Continue reading

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Web Hosting.

My web hosting service provider had a problem with one server when he upgraded his entire set up and my blog kept appearing and disappearing for a while. Many of my readers wrote to me separately about this and I … Continue reading

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Conspiracy Theories.

Welcome to the Friday Loose Bloggers Consortium where Anu, Ashok, Conrad, Delirious,gaelikaa, Grannymar, Padmum and I write on the same topic. Please do visit the linked blogs to get five different flavours of the same topic. Today’s topic has been … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Corky.

This is another instance of synchronicity that I keep experiencing repeatedly that this post follows my two posts on long lasting marriages. When I had scheduled those two earlier posts, I had no idea that I will be writing to … Continue reading

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