Monthly Archives: February 2013

Life Is Lived Outside Homes.

Since my father’s death, I have been leaving the comforts of my home to travel and do quite a bit of town and city shopping or eating out within Pune. Prior to my father’s arrival too, I rarely left home … Continue reading

Posted in People, Sociology | Tagged | 22 Comments


Merriam – Webster gives the following meanings for the word Gentility. 1 a : the condition of belonging to the gentry b : gentlefolk, gentry 2 a (1) : decorum of conduct : courtesy (2) : attitudes or activity marked … Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, Family, Gratitude, Humor, Relationships, Writing | Tagged , , | 23 Comments


A friend posted a touching message in Facebook, to a dearly departed friend called KD. That led me to post the following on my wall. In my school days in Chennai, KD was used as description of criminals. Does anyone … Continue reading

Posted in Humor, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 10 Comments

Demoiselle Cranes Of Khichan

Srikanth, a neighbour of my sister Padmini recently visited Khichan and shot this video. I am grateful to Srikanth for giving me permission to blog about this. He had this to say about it – “Khichan village in Rajasthan witnesses … Continue reading

Posted in Philosophy, Relationships | Tagged , | 12 Comments


I wonder if Will will return to the LBC posts! Turn around specialists are being searched for many struggling companies in India. Turn by turn was the formula our mother had devised to satisfy three rowdy young boys. Turn cartwheels … Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, Language, Writing | Tagged , | 14 Comments

How Time Flies.

I went shopping yesterday to a retailer located just half a kilometer away from my home. I bought two sets of curtains for my bedroom windows, some dry fruits and a couple of plastic dispensers. I started to walk back … Continue reading

Posted in Friendship, Gratitude, People, Relationships, Values | Tagged , | 19 Comments

Back In Action.

May you have the hindsight to know where you’ve been The foresight to know where you are going And the insight to know when you have gone too far. ~ Irish Blessing I now have the hindsight to know where … Continue reading

Posted in Family, Food, Friendship, Gratitude, Nostalgia, Relationships | Tagged , , | 18 Comments


This topic has been suggested by Grannymar who brings a touch of class to the Loose Bloggers Consortium that consists of other bloggers who are either loose cannons on deck or loose nuts in dashboards. But each brings a touch … Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, Language | 8 Comments


I will be away from the blog world for a few days commencing later today due to preoccupation with a visiting friend’s needs and from tomorrow due to my going off down South to Chennai for a family reunion. I … Continue reading

Posted in Blogging | 17 Comments

Lincoln and The Old Fossil

The Old Fossil pointed me in the direction of a great piece of entertainment and I took his advise. I have just returned after seeing Lincoln. What did I learn? Even a heroe that one has admired for so long … Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, History, Movies, Philosophy | Tagged | 10 Comments