Monthly Archives: July 2012


Time was when I could walk in to my barber shop, get a hair cut, a beard trim and a head and shoulder massage and walk out in about twenty minutes. Fellows without beards and not addicted to massages, will … Continue reading

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Toyota Cowrolla.

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Care Giving.

“I feel the capacity to care is the thing which gives life its deepest significance.” ~ Pablo Casals It is no surprise that when we were asked to suggest topics for the LBC posts, this came up on top of … Continue reading

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Friendship To Love To Friendship.

A friend Karuna published this crytpic statement in FaceBook. “Friendship often ends in love; but love in friendship – never.” I did not respond there as I do not know her well enough to but two mutual friends Roshni and … Continue reading

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My friend Sandeep who is on an all too short vacation in Pune sent this message to me over the phone on reading an earth shattering news item. “The Rolling Stones are going on tour again. Mick Jagger is also … Continue reading

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Is Pessimism More Realistic Than Optimism?

My humble opinion was expressed in my post on Pessoptimism. Please do follow the links in that post to get some amusement as well. If you want to indulge in some more intellectual kite flying on the topic, you can … Continue reading

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The Mobile Phone – II

FOR SALE Corvette Tail Lights, Good Condition! Found his mobile phone in his hands and his head in the back seat Isn’t TEXT-ING FUN? ???? Thank you Nandu.

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Police Dog.

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The Mobile Phone.

“The production of too many useful things results in too many useless people.” ~ Karl Marx No, I am not a Marxist, but I like that quote to drive home a point. I have posted one point of view on … Continue reading

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Nickname II And Synchronicity.

I am currently reading a fascinating book by Peter Bart called “Infamous Players”. I reproduce an extract: “[To surreptitiously test Marlon Brando,] Coppola tried a shrewd … ploy. He went to Brando’s house on Mulholland Drive, atop Hollywood, with a … Continue reading

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