Change, Musings

On Changes Big And Small

  I open the door to Laddu’s class and hear a piercing wail from a boy standing next to his teacher. I freeze and then laugh as I figure out what is happening. ‘I don’t want to go to the other class!” he sobs while his teacher holds him. She is rubbing his back while […]

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Change, Life, Misc

Mobile Me?

Having downloaded the WordPress app for the iPhone, i had to test it out of course. 🙂 So, if this works I could be blogging on the move.

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Change, Election, India, Life, Politics, Responsibility

Got to start somewhere right?

Every time a group of friends get together topics eventually meander to the state of Indian politics and the insurmountable problems in our civic structure. Every time without fail, we discuss, we sigh collectively and forget about it. So, today when I saw this email from K’s classmate, I clicked and was impressed by what […]

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Change, Musings

Seeping change

Sometimes change happens so slowly that you are not aware it happens at all and one fine day something happens that you sit up and take notice and recognize what is different. Like packing your bag and leaving for the day at 5:30 PM and being startled that it is not as dark as you […]

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Change, Feelings, Musings, Politics, US

On the precipice of History

I raced against time shoving spoonfuls of food into my mouth before rushing to the packed cafeteria in our office where the TV was on and soulful music was playing and Obama stood on the precipice of History. Watching Obama take his oath in a calm composed manner and then go on to deliver a […]

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Change, Life, Moods, Musings, Nature, Ramblings

Fall is coming! Fall is coming!

That’s right! About three hours from now, we will officially be in the fall season here this side of the globe. There is something solid and reassuring about knowing the exact date and time of the change. For days now, I have been ignoring the dry patches on my leg. Body lotion was for fall. […]

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Change, Diary, Inner Voice, Life, Musings, Ramblings

Time for change?

K sat frustrated with our new laptop. He was harried because it was getting late to go to work. Shower not done, his beeper went off. As he tried to navigate the keyboard of our new laptop his frustrations bounced off me. “Why does it take so long to boot?”, “Where is the End key?”, […]

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