Category Archives: Gratitude

Prof. Dr. V. L. Mote. Om Shanti.

Seven years ago, I had written about a remarkable teacher who had touched my life in my early twenties. Subsequently, Dr. Mote became friends with many alumni like me on facebook and kept us connected to him till he passed … Continue reading

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Mobile Phone.

This has been a loyal companion for the past eight years but, age has caught up with it and was beginning to give trouble to me. I was still managing it but, every now and then needed help from the … Continue reading

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Contentment.

I believe that I am a contented person. I have few wants and they have been provided in adequate measure for me and I am ever grateful for that. That I am at my twilight years helps where nature makes … Continue reading

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Two Lives.

No, I don’t mean the Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde lives. I grant my readers that I do know some of that type too but, I mean the lives that Confucius talks about.My second life started, strangely enough in an … 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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The Company Of Great Persons.

We had a house-guest the last two days. He is my son’s friend, and had come to Pune to finalise a place to set up residence. He normally lives in Mumbai and some family related matters has made it an … Continue reading

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Frustration.

There are a few days in the year when I go totally bonkers in the mornings without my daily dose of newspapers and crossword puzzles contained in them. Yesterday being our Republic Day, was a national holiday and sans newspapers … Continue reading

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Relocating.

Relocating, as it is normally understood, really started for me only from 1973. Before that, my late wife and I had once set up home in Delhi in a barsati and had furnished it with hired furniture and some basic … Continue reading

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Work Life Balance.

Two images that were shared with me recently need wider readership. The first one is this. The next one is in a blog post by my friend Ekoshapu. Thank you Ekoshapu.

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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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