Likes and dislikes …

Abraham Lincoln is a great man and will probably remain a great man for many many centuries for just this one quality – his ability to separate his like or dislike for a person to influence his judgement of his competence. There is probably no other President in American history who was criticised, denounced, hated … Read more Likes and dislikes …

Two more fathers …. Gone !

She is unseen, unheard of for 5 years and every five years out she comes and suddenly everyone wants a picture with her, what she says becomes the gospel, and all her husband’s corrupt deals are forgotten … And Congress believes she will win the elections for her mother and brother. We all stay on … Read more Two more fathers …. Gone !

Two fathers … Gone :(

Two fathers left the Earth in the past week… One while standing with his daughter to take her to school, for the very first time. The second on the day, he was to be discharged :(. Both deaths were untimely and reflected the times we live in. The first father was a surgeon and he … Read more Two fathers … Gone 🙁

Be the best …

I was rummaging through my archives at work today looking for an email and I stumbled upon many memories and some amazing insights and notes. Here’s one of the them that I had written to Anupam and the customer service team, way back in May, 2004. It’s just a brilliant short poem that captures the … Read more Be the best …

Change before change… After is too late !

One of my friends posted this picture on our whatsapp group. The above quote aptly sums up something that I have been wanting to write about. In the last two weeks I have been getting my kitchen and a bedroom redone. Yes, am ready to tear my hair out because of the delays, but there … Read more Change before change… After is too late !

Nothing you cannot do …

I was in Pune on Tuesday and Wednesday … One to meet with clients and the second to attend Nasscom’s GIC conclave. Ofcourse all my personal Pune expectations were ticked off – Chitale Bandhu Bhakarvadi, Kayani’s Shrewsbury and surprisingly “butter”, Geetu’s awesome sabudana khichadi and roti upma, Kalyan Bhel, Natural ice cream, sugarcane juice and … Read more Nothing you cannot do …

When you feel helpless …

It’s really the sickest feeling to have … There is just no way out of feeling low when you feel helpless. The rage is useless, the deep breaths don’t help, you just cannot do anything. That’s the sickest thing about feeling helpless. And why am I writing about it ? Because since yesterday that’s how … Read more When you feel helpless …