Monthly Archives: March 2019

The Hug!

We had a visitor for lunch today. She is very special to me as are her husband and two delightful children. While the husband is not demonstrative, the three others share hugs with me whenever we meet and today was … Continue reading

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Castles In The Air.

A neurotic is a man who builds a castle in the air. A psychotic is the man who lives in it. A psychiatrist is the man who collects the rent. ~ Jerome Lawrence I somehow never built castles in the … Continue reading

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Healthcare – A Right Or A Privilege?

This Friday’s 2 on 1 blog post’s topic has been chosen by Shackman. I am sure that the recent spurt of anti Obama Care developments in the USA must have weighed heavily on his mind when he chose the topic. … Continue reading

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Waking Hours.

“The eternal problem of the human being is how to structure his waking hours. In this existential sense, the function of all social living is to lend mutual assistance to this project.” ~ Eric Berne. A classmate of mine who … Continue reading

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Visiting Parents.

In my extended family of siblings and cousins both maternal and paternal, I am one of the rare ones who lives with his offspring. Something that was unthinkable during my parents’s time and well into my adulthood as well. Both … Continue reading

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A Student Even Now.

I was ready. Two teachers appeared today in my life. The thrill of learning something new is an amazing feeling. I keep getting this feeling often, particularly when learning new things from younger people. Two young teachers appeared for me … Continue reading

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Acceptance.

Life, with its hardships and losses, isn’t exactly a non-stop celebration. While one would certainly like it to be so, there will be occasions and events when the celebration comes to an end and things pass into memories. Some times, … Continue reading

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Games That Life Plays.

To the left is Gauranga Prabhu of ISKCON. To the right is Sundar Pitchai. Both graduated in Engineering from prestigious Indian Institutes of Engineering in the same year. The former is a leader in matters spiritual and the latter a … Continue reading

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Holi, Our Spring Festival Of Colours.

Holi is here. Day temperatures are back to where we have to use ceiling fans and nights cold enough for comforters. My daughter in love Manjiree talks to her plants every day and obviously it works. I take my readers … Continue reading

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The Right Question.

Not that I consider myself to be a Wise Man but, I certainly have a question at the end of this post for my readers. As my readers know, I am part of a group of Senior Citizens from the … Continue reading

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