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Reliving memories #FridayReflections

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We’ve now entered the last quarter of the year and somehow this has made me more reflective. What has made this year different from the rest ? For starters, this is the year most of my class mates have turned or will turn 60. Funnily all of us still think we’re young. That is till …

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Playing Doctor to a Dog : a doggy tale #WritingWednesday

“I’m not a vet ! I’m a dermatologist!” my  doctor dad used to thunder, any time he was  asked to take a look at the Admiral’s dog . Coming from a service where the boss’ word was law, my father flatly refused to oblige the four legged wards of his Senior Officers . In fact …

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Pile of Garbage or Contemporary Masterpiece ? #WordlessWednesday

This morning I went to the Traffic Police Chowky to pay a fine. Actually the Traffic Police have an app that you are supposed to download and track your offences . Then you are supposed to generate an echallan and pay by cash or card at any mobile phone pay centre. Since I normally don’t …

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The morning after : would Ganpati have liked this? #MondayMusings

The Morning After The morning after is always a disaster. Especially  if the party has been going on for 10 days as it was for Lord Ganesh.  Yesterday it was 10 days since Ganpati came down to Mother Earth in general and Maharashtra in particular. Ever since Lokmanya Tilak revived the tradition of a community …

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Why we need # WorldGratitudeDay

Why do we need #WorldGratitudeDay”? I was one of those skeptics who not only pooh-poohed the whole idea but also avoided any Gratitude Posts put up on the blogosphere. Somehow I felt that putting out the things I appreciate would invite the “Evil Eye”. My friend Corinne often told me that this is not the …