RICH Stories (189)

Microstory 187 - Frozen I was on the flight busy reading. One gentleman, masked up, saw that I was making notes and was scribbling. When the flight came to a halt, he asked me the names of the books I was reading. I showed him: " What the Heck You Want To Do with your... Continue Reading →

You end Up FIRST

I had slept very late the previous night and so had got up late too. I was traveling. I do not check WA messages often when I am on travel but that day saw two messages from my Bengaluru boys. A sense of gloom instantly occupied me. I immediately responded to my friend, "my sincere... Continue Reading →

Morning Symphony

I have found a way to break that Silence in the morning. Did I attain Nirvana? "Power on, you have plugged into Nirvana, and your device is ready to pair." My new device from BOAT tells me this in the morning. My family had a good laugh when they heard that voice for the first... Continue Reading →

One thing about a Blog

I started the car engine at 7.35 AM. As I was taking out of the car, negotiating the pillar outside our parking space came her question. "Dad, how many times you have taken a driving license?" My immediate thought was, is there anything wrong with the way I took the turn? I don't think she... Continue Reading →

Long time

"We miss the noise in the house, particularly the way you play those songs on weekends from your playlist". These were my elder daughter's words. At least my younger daughter was seemingly nice. After two weeks, she asked the question, " When is Dad coming?". My wife later consoled me that she also missed me... Continue Reading →

Aboard to Joy

Hmm. Deep truth, yes? These were the lines from the "Everyday Hero Manifesto" (by Robin Sharma). This was one of the books I am determined to finish going by Francis Bacon's advice, "Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested." That is, some books are... Continue Reading →

Everyday Heroics

Sometimes as they say you don't find the book , the book finds you. Then you read some books in parts from the middle , from the end and rarely from the beginning. Some books I have read cover to cover effectively using marginalia. There are some books which I have bought and forgotten. In... Continue Reading →

RICH reflection 2021 Stories ( 186)

Microstory 182 - The Image and comment that made me pause and reflect on 2021 "Stupid busy people... Why don't they just fly up here and relax..." ( Empire State Pigeon - Photo by ZeroOne) Microstory 183 - The Quote that made me reflect on 2021 Make it as part of your muscle memory Microstory 184... Continue Reading →


In the airport, I saw the phrase " Success means not wearing a suit". It appeared on the top of a cloth shop. So when I saw this particular line in the airport I was intrigued. I noticed that I have ample time for a cuppa. So I grabbed one and there it was again.... Continue Reading →

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