For us South Indians, Deepavali was yesterday. Since we live in the north, we celebrate on both the days – yesterday and today. Some of the traditions that we follow for Diwali celebrations are – applying sesame oil heated with peppercorns, on our heads early in the morning and taking bath; eating “Deepavali marundu” a … Read more Diwali Reflections…. Happy & Sad
The ShikshaDaan Yatra to U.P and Bihar concluded in Bodh Gaya on the 30th of May. My mother-in-law’s anniversary ceremony was done in Gaya as we are followers of Vishnu and a Gaya “Srardham” is considered the ultimate. Its done on the first death anniversary and the belief is that the soul merges with the … Read more The way back – A breezy drive & a meltdown
When Anu made a sudden plan to visit India to meet her parents we made up our minds that we will meet this time. Last year she, Pankaj and the children were here in Jan but Krishnan had his stomach infection just at that time and we couldn’t meet. She had also come in 2015 … Read more Charlie’s Angels 👼 .. in India
I waited till the Delhi Patiala House court judge pronounced his order on Karti Chidambaram.. I don’t usually pray but I was praying that the slimy Abhishek Manu Singhvi didn’t manage to set him free. Karti Chidambaram and his father P. Chidambaram are the icons of CONgress power and they use that power liberally to … Read more Karti – temporarily carted away
I have a beautiful home, but my friend has 6 bedrooms while I have just 5 in my house. I have 6 bedrooms in my beautiful home but my friend has a house in the hills. I have a house in the hills but my friend lives in a penthouse. I live in a penthouse … Read more “BUT” its a PhD in misery!!
Krishnan and I love to coach. My leadership style is a coaching leadership style and I always believed that every individual is a star performer. I also think as a leader its my responsibility to create the environment where each employee can shine and live upto his or her potential, exceed even. I have also … Read more … And we are certified Leadership coaches!
Dear Appa, Today is six years since you left and this year I want to remember how you lived your life. Here’s the note I sent to everyone on Dec 12, 2008…. It is true, you lived well because you met all your personal goals …sure there were some that didn’t work out, but overall … Read more A life well lived
Three countries top the global skincare products sales – Japan, USA and China… The total global retail sales of beauty products in 2010 was $382.3 BILLION and the industry is growing at a CAGR of 5.5%. The BRIC countries constituted 21% market share of the global beauty industry and are expected to be at 25% … Read more Why should I look young?
As four days of the last week were spent at a hospital, the discharge process is fresh in my mind 🙂 and yes every person I spoke to about it has had similar or worse experiences. So am not going to name the hospital where Krishnan’s disc prolapse was treated because the challenges with this … Read more Farewell and Discharge