Monthly Archives: March 2012

Gratitude List March 31, 2012.

Saturday, I continued with my meetings and all of them went off well. On return at home, Ranjan informed me that my father had arranged for a plumber and that Ranjan paid the bills. On enquiring my father said that … Continue reading

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

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The Iron Man.

No, I am not talking about Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel. I have been given the title by a friend. Read on. A couple of weeks ago, I had gone to the park wearing my black Hush Puppies sandals. Vimlu asked … Continue reading

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The Disconnect.

Please bear with me. This map is important for this post. I recently had an occasion to hire an autorickshaw from Swargate, Pune’s Interstate and Intrastate bus terminus. When I announced my destination, Kalyani Nagar, the driver hesitated and said … Continue reading

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Delirious has an interesting post “The Trials Of Being An Only Child” in her blog. My son Ranjan is an only child, and to the best of my recollection he has never had a ‘No’ for an answer from his … Continue reading

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Indian English.

My loyal reader and commentator Cynthia, had this to say on my sister Padmini’s wall on FaceBook. “Since you use perfect English, not your native language, I’ll use proper grammar. More FORMALLY like an Englishman & INDIAN garb, instead of … Continue reading

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