I am not what happened to me

Why should I watch a movie on fear? Whenever I would discuss and talk about Richard Gere, my wife would discuss the movie " Primal Fear'. I would listen and my internal dialogue would be " Maybe its time has not come". In other words, I was not interested in a movie about fear even... Continue Reading →

I am Grateful

I was speaking to my old school friend after a long time. It went on for 45 minutes. During that conversation we went into one of the initiatives she is planning, to uplift a certain section of society. That resonated with me and the above quote flew out of my mouth. Sometimes, you don't have... Continue Reading →


My love for cricket dates back to 1984. Those were the days I would wake up with an alarm at 4.30 AM sometimes along with my mother. We would sit and watch Benson and Hedges series matches. It was an attraction to see the players in colored jersey and white ball. My fascination for cricket... Continue Reading →

RICH(121) Stories

Microstory 118 Practice I asked my younger daughter, "Please tell me when are you going to practice dance"? My wife and I were in the other room and we could hear the shouting from the Dance teacher who was taking online dance classes. I was listening intently if my daughter's name is coming up or... Continue Reading →

It’s all happening

The sudden passing away of two icons was greeted with shock and sadness from around the Music and cricket world. I was wondering what was happening this week? SP Balasubramanyam's voice, which will echo in everyone’s house forever, a family member in every household, his voice will live with us for generations to come. Jones... Continue Reading →

Cloudy & Tidy

Does the weather affect your mood? Does it change the way you plan the day? I got up at 5 AM. I made coffee unloaded the dishwasher and went into my balcony and looked outside at the sky. It had rained overnight and so there was a chill in the air. I took a deep... Continue Reading →

Called(IIIrd year) Away

My wife was talking to me about a conversation she had with my elder daughter. It veered around who are the people in their family, who were no more, whom they would like to meet. My wife picked her grandfather, my daughter, my father and I was thinking about my brother-in-law who left us on... Continue Reading →


I will recollect this July 2020 for having written the maximum number of blogs, including this 10th one. It was the race to 150 that made me stick to my writing routine. This morning, I was reading Innercise ( a new kind of habit, reading on Kindle) and it said that routines beat size or... Continue Reading →

RICH Friend

I tried a couple of times to reach him. His phone was coming engaged. I dropped a message, our sincere condolences. I got to know from a whatsapp group that his mother had passed away a few hours back. Finally I could get him at 15 minutes past 10 in the night. We spoke for... Continue Reading →


Ernest Hemingway said, "you must know 10 words for every word you write." I got to hear this only while drafting this, my 150th blog. Imagine If I had heard this on the day I was planning to post my first blog, I would have never started! Raymond Chandler used to claim that a writer had... Continue Reading →

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