Monthly Archives: February 2012

The Weekly Gratitude List.

My apologies for not having announced the shifting of my weekly gratitude list to my other blog rummysmusings. It is logical for it to be there rather than here and hence the change. I thank Ursula for jolting me into … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Friday Loose Bloggers Consortium where twelve of us write on the same topic. Today’s topic has been chosen by Grannymar. The ten other bloggers who write regularly are, in alphabetical order, Delirious, gaelikaa, Grannymar, Magpie, Maria SF, … Continue reading

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The Jaipur Foot.

I had been mulling about writing about this innovation since I blogged about the barefoot college in my Simplicity post. When I came across this story in the Los Angeles Times, I decided to share another innovation about bare feet. … Continue reading

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The End Of Charity.

Theodore Dalrymple is one writer that I can never get enough of. This essay on The End Of Charity is a powerful message that I wish to share with all my readers. I hope that it touches you as much … Continue reading

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My Second Blog.

My second blog on the WordPress platform is now active and my first post on the subject that it will cover is online. My blog is called rummysmusings and I request my readers to save the site for future perusal … Continue reading

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Pravin who has very generously adopted me as his Uncleji, has this nice post, “Perhaps, eyes are forever” up in his blog. Aside from the blog, Pravin and I banter with each other on the telephone too and among the … Continue reading

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Second Blog Rethink.

Following my announcement about my Second Blog, I have tried to write on the new blog and am getting frustrated with the google way of doing things there. I am therefore junking that site and have opened another WordPress blog … Continue reading

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A Spineless State Government And Vote Bank Politics – II

“Dhaka Book Fair in Muslim majority Bangladesh now successfully launched my book. Kolkatta Book Fair in Muslim minority India could not.” ~Taslima Nasreen. Please use the link to learn about this courageous lady, Taslima Nasreen. It was the turn of … Continue reading

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My Second Blog.

I have started another blog to write about matters that do not fit into this blog. It is also called Ramana’s Musings. I hope that my readers who are so inclined will encourage my endeavours there too.

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Gratitude List – February 4, 2012

On Saturday, Ranjan installed a brand new Mac Mini for me, replacing the old one which was slowing down and behaving oddly on and off. Manjunath and Anju came over and brought home grown and dried lima beans. called double … Continue reading

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