Category Archives: Relationships

Voluntary Work.

I have had limited experience of volunteer work but those in which I was involved were highly satisfying except one where I had to quit as it was affecting my sanity. The first exercise that I was involved in was … Continue reading

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Regrets.

“I have seen many storms in my life. Most storms have caught me by surprise, so I had to learn very quickly to look further and understand that I am not capable of controlling the weather, to exercise the art … Continue reading

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Absence.

If only she would allow me to photograph her when she looks like this, I would have taken a photograph of Chutki to show how much she misses Ranjan. This is exactly the expression that she has more or less … Continue reading

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A Remarkable Career.

My friend Rajinder posted this image on my WhatsApp page. Below the image he had written in Hindi a statement translated into English – “This is how young boys grow up to become engineers.” I couldn’t resist the temptation to … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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Habit / Routine.

This is a beautiful Marathi short film depicting the life of an ordinary couple of Mumbai. While the language is Marathi, subtitles in English are provided to follow the storyline.

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Comfortzonitis.

I did. The last few days saw me going out of my home on a number of occasions for various reasons. First on the 28th it was to attend the reception, lunch and then subsequently the dinner that I had … Continue reading

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