Category Archives: Gratitude

She Mothers Me!

This is a photograph of me reading my kindle while Chutki blissfully is asleep on the floor next to me. When my son and daughter in love are not at home, this is how she keeps an eye on me. … Continue reading

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Friendship.

Last Saturday morning was an eventful one for, the daughter of my friend of over six decades, landed up at home on her way to a pilgrimage centre. She came in and left like a typhoon but had stopped at … Continue reading

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An Unexpected Gift.

For about a year or so, I had been interacting with two young men on a group in WhatsApp. My contributions usually being witty or pithy comments with a great deal of detachment whereas theirs, more involved and passionate. The … Continue reading

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A Productive Outing.

I am grateful to two young friends from my alumni association who gave me a grand and unforgettable time yesterday. Among the many things that fell by the wayside due to the advent of the refrigerator and frequent transfers, was … Continue reading

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Friendship.

Facebook suggested to my young friend Aneesh that he publishes the first anniversary of our friendship on Facebook. He promptly obliged. Reading that another old friend GSM and I exchanged the following comments. GSM: How many real friends do you … Continue reading

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Old Enough To Die.

Nick Posted this quote on his Facebook page: “”Once I realised I was old enough to die, I decided that I was also old enough not to incur any more suffering, annoyance or boredom in the pursuit of a longer … Continue reading

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Surprise!

The door bell rang at 11.30 am this morning and I found a courier from Amazon with a parcel for me. First, this is the first time that I received a parcel from Amazon on a Sunday and secondly, I … Continue reading

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Fulfilment. 2 on1 # 7.

I flatter myself that I am a Fulfillionaire. ┬áPlease click on the image to get a larger resolution. There are however two exceptions to the list of attributes given in the image. My health could be better. And I no … Continue reading

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Memory Trigger 23. Comparison.

This is not the first time that I have come across this image. It is poignant for all the right reasons and resonates with me for many reasons, the least being it ┬áreminding me of the famous Helen Keller quote … Continue reading

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Happy New Year.

Should Old Acquaintance be forgot, and never thought upon; The flames of Love extinguished, and fully past and gone: Is thy sweet Heart now grown so cold, that loving Breast of thine; That thou canst never once reflect On old … Continue reading

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