My thoughts on experiences this far…
Friday March 24th 2017

‘Life’ Archives

Getting Aadhaar in Gurgaon 

I had believed to be able to manage my life just fine without getting an Aadhaar id. After all I’ve had my other id documents in place that sufficed for all requirements. A recent registration with authorities, however, necessitated the Aadhaar id so I saw no choice [Read More]

Renewing Driving License in Gurgaon 

My old post on my experience of renewing my driving license seemed to help many get some answers so I’ve meant to write this one on my recent experience. When the old license is from a different city  If your old licence is from Delhi, you’d need to first get an NOC [Read More]

Positivity = Happiness

Absolutely lots has happened since my last post and much of it has been dismal these 2 years…but I’m grateful in the realization that I still have interest in life, nature, its beings, and in learning new skills. There is much that still fascinates, intrigues or [Read More]

Goodbye, Tools

Goodbye, Tools

There is so much to say about Atul that I can’t decide the extent to share. He was a friend whom I admired as also avoided. I loved to hear him sing as singing would soften his voice and show him as a guy with a lot of feeling; to watch him play guitar and [Read More]

In celebration of friendship, love and learning

In celebration of friendship, love and learning

On this day 25 years ago, Kishore and I’d got married. It feels like just the other day that we went out on our first date from our workplace for a pizza…not knowing that pizzas were going to become my favorite date food item for the next 2 years! Then we got married [Read More]

3 Spiritual Reads-Autobiography of a Yogi

3 Spiritual Reads-Autobiography of a Yogi

I was totally committed to finishing this book so somehow it got completed but if I was constantly looking for inspiration in its text, it’d have carried on a couple more weeks in view of its length and language. I should quickly add though that there were many enjoyable [Read More]

3 Spiritual Reads-Advice on Dying

3 Spiritual Reads-Advice on Dying

I had high expectations from this book. It was going to be the first book to tell me clearly what death was about–whether it brought an absolute end or there was indeed a cycle of birth and death. Do the dead watch over their living relatives or they’re perished [Read More]

3 Spiritual Reads-The Journey Home

3 Spiritual Reads-The Journey Home

My mother’s death and the forces around me have led me to look for solace in books. I try to review all my reads on Goodreads but it’s only the recent 3 on spirituality that I’m sharing through this and the next 2 posts here. I’d be interested to get [Read More]

My Mom is out of this world…

My Mom is out of this world…

My Mom passed away 2 weeks ago on the morning of 27thMay. She was only 67. She had physical problems like osteo-arthritic knees, a painful back, and earlier, she’d been through 3 surgeries to fix her abdominal hernia, but her death was sudden and abrupt even for my [Read More]

Birds of Greenwoods City

Birds of Greenwoods City

We’d been birding a few years before moving to Greenwoods City in Gurgaon but our yard birding got the much needed impetus on moving to this residential complex. There are 5 landscaped parks in the complex and each proudly sports tree groves or at least a row of trees [Read More]

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