Monthly Archives: May 2015

A First After 25 Years.

I have lived in Pune for near a quarter century and have been invited to a number of weddings, receptions, and other functions.  I have mostly sent my regret letters because I try and avoid crowds and because I am … Continue reading

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Internationally Famous Landmarks In My Hometown.

The most famous landmarks are the first two. The following three are less famous but worth a visit or two. Sinhagad Fort. Shaniwarwada. Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum. This topic was suggested again yours truly, for the weekly Friday Loose Bloggers Consortium … Continue reading

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Attitude Of Gratitude.

This post gets its inspiration from Cheerful Monk’s post “Taking Things For Granted.” One evening two monks arrived at their hut. For four months they had been away travelling but now, as it was the rainy season, they had returned … Continue reading

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Right And Wrong.

“You have your way. I have my way. As for the right way, the correct way, and the only way, it does not exist.” ~Friedrich Nietzsche The refrain in the above song: Right and wrong, do you know the difference … Continue reading

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Stress Management.

Cheerful Monk has an interesting post on her blog on Stress. One of the most interesting takes on Stress that I have come across is this clip – and interview by Shekar Kapur and Satguru Jaggi Vasudev.

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Pune, My Pune.

I have just returned from an out of town trip and realise how fortunate I am that I live in Pune. And to make it more so, my friend Shubha posted this on her facebook page. I have lived in … Continue reading

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I am leaving Pune today for some rest and recreation with friends and will be back in time next week for the Friday LBC post. I hope that you miss me! Cheers.

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Left And Right.

This topic was suggested by gaelikaa, for the weekly Friday Loose Bloggers Consortium where currently nine of us write on the same topic every Friday.  I hope that you enjoyed my contribution to that effort.  The seven other bloggers who write regularly … Continue reading

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The Sanitary Inspector.

Many of my friends and members of my extended family are on facebook and quite a bit of information is shared there some of major import and most trivial. Yesterday, one of my friends, a fellow alumnus of the business … Continue reading

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You Can’t Do That!

I am sure that Shackman did not have this song in mind when he suggested this topic for the weekly LBC blog posts. Not like him to. But I immediately remembered this song for being one of those of The … Continue reading

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