Lessons Learned #MicroblogMondays

Sep 15

Lessons Learned #MicroblogMondays

Let me take stock of what’s up with my life right now and share some lessons learned. The death of two close family members – I told you about my aunt who passed away unexpectedly. Two days later, my cousin committed suicide. He was in his 30s, married a couple of years ago, divorced soon after and got into deep depression. And last week, he decided to...

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Ghati Subramanya Temple

Sep 14

Ghati Subramanya Temple

Ghati Subramanya is an ancient Hindu temple on the outskirts of Bangalore near Tubagere, Doddaballapura. It is 60 km from the city and is a popular pilgrimage centre besides being a rather perfect getaway for the weekend. Almost ten years ago, we visited this temple en route from the Nandi Hills, where we went for a picnic. This time, we made a trip to Lepakshi, and...

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Inspiring Quotes On Life

Sep 13

Inspiring Quotes On Life

Right now, I could do with all the pep-talking I could get. I feel pretty low – emotionally and physically. I am fighting a tummy bug as I am trying to cope with the sadness that seems to have settled at our place, temporarily. Life WILL go on, we will accept the way life is. Because, you see, nature intended us to move on. And as humans, we have the wonderful...

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If Tears Could Build A Stairway

Sep 12

If Tears Could Build A Stairway

Today, we lost a very dear member of our family. A close aunt. We were very fond of her. She was only 65. Memories of her will always be fresh in our hearts.  We will miss her very much. But first, we have to adjust to the thought that she is no longer with us. Unexpected death is so painful. I urge you to say your I love yous before it is too late. Don’t put...

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Keeping Your Cool With A Mini Fridge

Sep 11

Keeping Your Cool With A Mini Fridge

Years ago, we felt the need for a second fridge. We had a largish house and constant visitors. So when someone from our colony put up a mini refrigerator for sale, we were excited and got it. I think lots of people found it amusing, but we never regretted it. It was so very convenient and easier to manage our cold storage. Later, a few of my friends also got one and...

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