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Running the Race : Winning does matter

Running the Race : Winning does matter

Recently Little Po and Ms. Papaya went for a toddlers’ event. The air was festive and the competition healthy. The message sent out to the little ones was that all that mattered was that they be there. Everyone would get a chocolate medal at the end of it all. In fact, the common refrain I’ve heard from my grandchildren is that ‘it doesn’t matter ‘. For them, they’ve been brought up to believe that winning or losing doesn’t really matter….

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World Introvert Day !

World Introvert Day !

Whatever will they celebrate next! I didn’t even know such a day existed ( like many things I realise I don’t know) till I read Corinne’s post on celebrating World Introvert Day. Is being an introvert something to celebrate? As a little girl I was shy and preferred to have my nose in a book rather than in someone’s affairs . My mom who always wanted to be in the thick of things couldn’t understand me. How often she compared…

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A Year of Firsts #The Itinerant Blogger

A Year of Firsts #The Itinerant Blogger

A lot of firsts on a political and personal note too

Face Off #WordlessWednesday

Face Off #WordlessWednesday

I’m not really into cats but these days thanks to the ‘Good Samaritan ‘ who insisted on making my building into a feeding spot for the neighbourhood cats, I can’t help noticing these felines prowling around. I caught this cat staring at me from under a car while I was getting into my own . She looks like someone I wouldn’t want to mess with. Doesn’t she ? Sharing this post with Esha and Natasha on #WordlessWednesday. Happy midweek all!…

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Thank You for the world so sweet #GratitudeCircle

Thank You for the world so sweet #GratitudeCircle

Why should you do a gratitude post? I often wonder why I should do a Gratitude Post. Doesn’t it sound a bit like bragging ? And when I was little we were encouraged to keep things under wraps, downplay our successes and keep a low profile lest we attract the evil and envious eyes of those who have nothing to be thankful about . But over the years, I’ve observed that I was wrong. Here are 3 reasons why everyone…

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