The Glue is Gone :(

Seenu Mama - Glue

Seenu Mama was the glue that held the Thiruvadi Iyengar family together…. and today he is gone. Feeling terribly sad 🙁 Om Shanthi.

What Motivates You To Study and Why?

Peeyush Meena

For me the motivation to study well and score high marks, came from my father’s sharing with me about our family’s financial condition. The motivation to study well, varies from person to person. I happened to read Abhimanyu’s answer to the above question on Quora where he has shared the case of Peeyush Meena…. who motivate himself to study in a jail !!

Reason, Season or Lifetime ?

Long before the social media era, when email was the only means of communication, someone forwarded this note to me and the message stuck with me. The link to this message is – https://www.nannet.net/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/Reason-season-lifetime.pdf. Here’s the screenshot –   Its a beautiful message … some people come into your life for a reason, some for a … Read more

Reunions 2019

While I am a fan of WhatsApp as it helps one to stay in touch almost everyday with friends and family, I also think there is no substitute for the good old “meeting in person”. Very often WhatsApp and other social media platforms lull you into believing that you are well connected, but when you … Read more

Bye for now, Periyamma ….

We were completing our meeting with Shashaank yesterday, when I heard the news. We quickly wrapped up our meeting and I called Shantha over WhatsApp. Its never easy losing one’s mother … and particularly for Shantha because her father passed away when she and Padma were quite young and Periyamma raised them almost single-handedly ! … Read more