What happens with that thing?

A couple of days back, I was browsing through the Economic Times' edit page and saw that there was a pictorial section 'bell curve' by R Prasad. It comes up daily with some interesting images like Scott Adams Dilbert and Amul in the Times of India. I saw this image and text and I had... Continue Reading →

RICH Stories ( 138)

Microstory 135 - New Journal It was sometime in the later part of 2020 that I decided to have a new journal ( Front cover " Grow from Inside) for 2021. I had bought it since it had quotes on each page for every day. On Jan 1st 2021, I had a look at the... Continue Reading →

RICH Stories (134)

Microstory 132 - Bridge My elder daughter kept changing English songs. I was in the driver's seat and my wife was also wondering why she is not listening to the full song. She mentioned that English songs after a couple of lines and stanzas are quite predictable and there is only a single bridge. I... Continue Reading →

Live colorfully 2021 and beyond

Every year the Prognosticators at Pantone - (those trend forecasters who scour the globe for months noting developments in clothing, cars, Kitchens, Coffee ( the stuff that surrounds us )) translate the prevailing trends into a color they claim will be the dominant shade of the coming year 2021. As John Mayer says, "Life is... Continue Reading →

un abrazo fuerte

This was a week of Greek and Latin. When I started writing this blog my elder daughter and her friends were watching Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara and they were raving about Spain and also the beauty of Latin languages. By now I also remember scene by scene of that movie. I like the songs from... Continue Reading →

Like Never before

In 2020 I have done things like never before. Here is my summary of 30 things that made me realize that there is always a new beginning Never before have I, on the trot, got up continuously for 2 months at 5 AM and felt good about the sleep 2. Never before have I got... Continue Reading →

“Jest @ 2020”

We’re rounding out 2020 in 17 days. The pandemic continues to shape our lives and language. So let me toss out some corona anecdotes and jokes that I've heard and seen in the last 9 months. My short summary would be chores and wares ( Software, Hardware, and Kitchen). An interesting fact I have noticed... Continue Reading →

2020 Aha (Mo)vie(ments)

My wife had attended the Fridays with Faria on Facebook where last week's topic was Aha Moments. That made me look at some of the movies of 2020 closely for their Aha moments. I must say that this is the year I would have seen the maximum number of movies in years. We said goodbye... Continue Reading →

RICH Story ( 131)

Microstory 129 - Remembering Maradona 1986 -- 86th minute. My grandfather was a football fanatic. In his drawer, I had seen pictures of Pele. I picked up an interest in football from him in the mid-'80s. Then my father bought the Dyanora colour television and we could watch football in all its glory. I recollect... Continue Reading →

Why do you Blog?

My wife asked me sometime in November, "Why do you blog?" I started thinking and in the process missed my last weekend blogging. I was about to tell her my standard answer , " I want to share a slice of life" and thus draw inspiration from myself. My go to answer was this one... Continue Reading →

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