On our way back from Lonavala to Pune, we made a detour to visit a Sai temple at Shirgaon. Temple was constructed by an ardent devotee and now run by a Trust. There were two main buildings inside the complex. One was the shrine where Sai Baba holds his darbar, the arches are believed to… Continue reading Sai @ Shirgaon
Yesterday,went shopping for raw rice at the grocers. Found 2 varieties of it. One was unpolished rice, dull white and priced at Rs.50/kg and the other one was polished rice, bright white and priced at Rs.55/kg. Unpolished was my choice. Rice polishing is a process after de-husking it from its non-edible hull. In unpolished rice… Continue reading Polished and Unpolished Rice
Net working and sharing of life experiences with others teaches us how others having similar issues have overcome or dealt in such situations. How they have dealt with their failures. How they have made a success or handled their successes. Interactions are part and parcel of being aware of what’s happening in and around us… Continue reading Global Village
Whats is the definition of a “Good husband”. There’s no ‘good’ husband or ‘good’ wife. Desh-Kaal-Patra (place-times-roles) keep changing according to the culture-times-individual in a certain place/location. Marriage is a beautiful dream until one gets married. It is like buying a mango expecting it to be sweet. Only after it is cut and eaten can… Continue reading Marriage – Good Husband, Good Wife
Just like the Alpha male, there must be Alpha, Beta and Gamma Dads too! Rich and poor dads. Doting and strict dads. Present and Absent Dads. Tricks or Treat Dads…. A variety of them leaving an indelible impression on young minds which become memories once they are no longer there for some reason. A dad… Continue reading Dad’s Day
Lots of pigeons, parrots, sparrows and crows used to visit our apartments in the housing society complex at Pune where we lived for the past 7 months. Pigeons out numbered. One pair checked out carefully our downstairs flat’s open terrace and made a nest in a discarded cardboard box kept in a corner. In time… Continue reading One moment joy, next moment despair!
Reminds one of videocon zoozoos, the much lovable advertising creatures. But these are my iPhone earphones! Look like buddies in a friendly hug! So cute. Entertainment has become customized, individualized and very personal with ear phones stuck in the ears, one is transported into a different world hearing sounds of one’s choice, be it music,… Continue reading Ear Phone Buddies!