Monthly Archives: September 2008

A Second Helping of Minestrone

Hmm… I’ve been writing a lot of obscure posts of late… much more than usual anyway. Guess it has something to do with the large number of non-disclosure agreements I’ve signed, the even larger number of documents marked ‘Confidential’ I’ve … Continue reading

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Deja Vu

Maybe it’s just that life unfolds in patterns. And that the people who are better and more intuitive at pattern recognition go through more of “heck… I’ve been here, done this, before..”. Oh, and to the lady who was wearing … Continue reading

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Gmail’s Acting Funny! Somebody Help! And Fast!

For the past six months, I’ve been having a strange problem. So I use GMail for all my emailing. Like a lot of other folks. I interact with a lot of people I don’t add on to my chat list. … Continue reading

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On Full Meals and Six Yards

The past four years have given my granny ample grounds to curse my college for making me waif-thin. And many other grannies too. We were an underfed bunch in the GB, for whom pickle was staple food, and the only … Continue reading

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“I’m very sorry for what has happened…”

…. is what Mr. Shivraj Patil had to say about the Delhi Blasts. And he also appealed for calm. And praised the resilience of people of the country. I agree, losing your head in such a situation is not the … Continue reading

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Stop-Gap Measures

There are some things in life you dread. There are some things which become imminent as time passes. Then there are lost chances. And inadequately-taken ones. And then there are glimmers of hope. Sometimes when it’s all or nothing, you … Continue reading

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Baaje Bansuri Sunaho Chaurasia (Or, Why I like SPICMACAY concerts better)

Just came back from my second Pt. Hariprasad Chaurasia Concert. Distaste for the way this concert was being organized was ringing in the back of my head through out. I feel SPICMACAY ones would give it a run for its … Continue reading

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Taliban Alla Alla

Godwin’s Law: “As a Usenet discussion grows longer, the probability of a comparison involving Nazis or Hitler approaches one.” Priya’s Indian adaptation: “As any public debate rages on, the probability of a comparison involving the Taliban approaches one.” Any instance … Continue reading

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Kai-aLavu manassu.. adhil kadal-aLavu kanavu…

Sometimes I take decisions without as much as a thought, and act upon them, with even less. Sometimes I think and think and think some more, mull over the various options, brood over the upsides and downsides of each, and … Continue reading

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