Monthly Archives: April 2012

My Nightmare.

I have written about this before and my readers are sure to be aware of the problems that face India’s so far hostile neighbour Pakistan, without my having to elaborate. The latest in a series of written material about Pakistan, … Continue reading

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Weekly Gratitude List – April 28, 2012

It is a measure of the state of my mind that instead of pressing the ‘Save’ key, I pressed the ‘Publish’ key and my weekly gratitude list got posted on Wednesday night. It was of course very gracious of my … Continue reading

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Dominion And Stewardship.

Welcome to the Friday Loose Bloggers Consortium where twelve of us write on the same topic. Today’s topic has been chosen by our esrstwhile LBC blogger Magpie who has retired. The ten other bloggers who write regularly are, in alphabetical … Continue reading

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A Great Doctor And An Enforced Vacation.

A friend of mine had bought a package tour deal to go to Vietnam on a two week holiday. He had done this early this year and was looking forward to the trip. Three weeks ago, he had severe pain … Continue reading

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Weekly Gratitude List – April 28, 2012

I was able to get an appointment with the nephrologist on Saturday itself and he wanted some more tests done and though we had to spend over five and a half hours at the hospital, we were able to get … Continue reading

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Schools And Isms.

I am grateful to my nephew Pravin for bringing this story to my notice. This story is from a book – ‘The prayer of the Frog’ by Father Anthony de Mello, S.J. The story I am referring here is from … Continue reading

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Just like the sun over the mountain top You know I’ll always come again You know I love to spend my morning time Like sunlight dancing on your skin I’ve never gone so wrong as to telling lies to you … Continue reading

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Chuang Tzu and Huih Tzu were crossing The Hao river by strolling over a dam built across it. Chuang said “See how the free the fishes leap and dart, that is their happiness.” Hui replied “Since you are not a … Continue reading

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“An optimist stays up to see the New Year . A pessimist waits to make sure the old one leaves.” ~ Bill Vaughn. In that case, I am constrained to invent a new word – Pessoptimism to describe my present … Continue reading

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Weekly Gratitude List – April 21, 2012.

Saturday was uneventful till late evening when the medical reports were delivered to the doctor. Further tests and reports have been asked for which can only be obtained on Monday and I booked an early morning appointment for Monday. My … Continue reading

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