Monthly Archives: November 2018

Weekend Athletes.

I was inspired to suggest this post for Shackman’s and my 2 on 1 weekly Friday post on the same topic after I had published Retirement 2 on my blog. It is not as though weekend athletic activity is something … Continue reading

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The United Kingdoms.

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Fun With Language.

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How Do You Do?

This cartoon, please click on it for a larger resolution, reminds me of the very first time that someone asked me “how do you do?” when introduced. I was quite puzzled and responded with “do what?” I was of course … Continue reading

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Retirement 2.

I had no clue that things have changed drastically since my working days when I wrote the post Retirement last week. I was in for a rude awakening earlier this morning when a fellow alumnus, Ram, 25 years younger than … Continue reading

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Snoopy The Red Baron Flies!

Thank you Chuck.

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Three Friends And Language.

First friend SS sent me this. Five minutes later I read another message from a different friend KA who sent me this: For good measure he also added: “I remembered you when I read this word… Saying this with respect … Continue reading

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Favorite Time Of The Year.

I am actually surprised that Shackman has suggested this topic for our Friday 2 on 1 weekly blog posts when both of us write on the same topic. To my rough recollection, by now I must have written at least … Continue reading

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Retirement.

As should be obvious, that man could well be me, a retired old geezer solving crossword puzzles to keep himself out of mischief. Since I started to work when most middle class Indians were still in college, my great ambition … Continue reading

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Resilence.

I have great admiration and respect for Subroto Bagchi. This blog post of his has just reinforced my feelings towards him. He has taken an ordinary daily occurrence on our streets and created a metaphor that is simply mind blowing … Continue reading

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