Monthly Archives: December 2014


Some people Try to turn back their odometers. Not me! I want people to know why I look this way. I’ve traveled a long way And some of the roads weren’t paved. Please click on the image to get a … Continue reading

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How Jazz Was Born.

Thank you Anil for this remarkable clip.

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Eric The Half A Bee.

I dedicate this to the great Monty Python fan Nandu and to Ashok who knows why! A one… two– A one… two… three… four… Half a bee, philosophically, Must, ipso facto, half not be. But half the bee has got … Continue reading

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A story that many spiritual teachers use to illustrate the art/science of giving and also to illustrate how our ego works has once again been brought to my notice after many decades by a fellow spiritual traveler Geetha. This being … Continue reading

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Does that need explanation? Obviously someone sleeping while on duty! Ah, to be able to do such a thing in real life and get away with it! “…..the Epicurean or Stoic sage is someone who basically says to himself, ‘The … Continue reading

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Cliff Hanger.

Looney had this to say on my post It Is Sun Evening. “It isn’t often we have a good cliffhanger in the blogosphere.” Which reminded me of these two great cartoon strips.  Please click on them to get larger versions. … Continue reading

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R.I.P Joe Cocker.

“The great thing is with someone like Joe is what they leave behind, and that will be with us for years and years. ~ Rick Wakeman.

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The Loan. The Update As Promised.

Looney, the cliff hanger suspense is over. The loan was repaid. Maria, All is well that ends well.

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Make Your Bed And Sleep On It.

“If you want to change the world, make your bed first thing in the morning.” ~ Admiral William H. McRaven . And that dear reader is the bed that I make the first thing every morning. It may not be … Continue reading

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It Is Sun Evening. An Update.

This post is prompted by the comment that Alan G has left on my post It Is Sunday. “According to the ‘World Clock’ as I post this comment it is 6:42 PM in Pune so I assume since there are … Continue reading

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