The following link has been sitting in my drafts ever since I came across it. http://www.indiatimes.com/culture/who-we-are/dhoni-kohli-and-rahane-have-changed-the-names-on-their-jersey-and-the-reason-is-quite-legit-263656.html Has this not been there for a long time? I remember a dialogue from an old Revathi movie – Marupadiyum where she says she wants to be her not carry her father’s name, nor a husband’s. This had been… Continue reading Identity crisis
Everyone wishing each other a ” happy Independence Day”. As a friend pointed out, irony is us wishing each other in a language left by those from whom we got our independence. At least one channel showing Gandhi. “Patriotic” few pinning flags on their clothes, raising the flag in housing communities, some listening to the… Continue reading Thoughts on Independence Day
Scrolling through the memories on Facebook … Saw posts of friends added over the years, down I went a picture of my nephews I added to the family album, the last entry in the list was “9 years ago today” the post I had put in at 6:09AM ” in India :)” It hit me!… Continue reading Nine years
I am in Chennai and I am safe!! I say am blessed and so are we at home here. The area around our home was flooded but not our street alone! My Experience: December 1: By chance, I drove to work instead of taking the shuttle. Two of my friends came with me. The downpour… Continue reading Blessed
This is a post I wrote in my office blog on September 11, 2013. Reposting it here….Thinking there will be some reposts happening every time I write something there 😉 Having been up almost all night listening to the rains lashing, thunder roaring & watching the flashes of lightening; I was dreading that I was… Continue reading Driving in the Rain
A post after a really long time & it is a rant!! *sigh* 2 weeks back I went for my vacation with A to Thailand. Yeah good times :). I make a purchase with my “international” credit card. Things are fine. Go to another shop, extend my card, it gets declined!! I call customer service,… Continue reading My woes!! yeah I know…
A is going for his summer coaching. He has chosen cricket. I know it is just spring time as per the calendar :). These coaching classes started yesterday and go on till mid-April. Starts at 5:30am IST. Yesterday I saw parents bringing their kids in even a little after 6!!!! I thought maybe because it… Continue reading Time. Precious?