Eid Mubarak

To Dr. Ars, Ayesha and family, To Mustafa-Ayesha & family, to Khadhija & family and all other yet to be friends of TDPP..

CC Gals On The Move

…..and it’s official: The Chutty-Chetty gals have all signed in, 4 of us contesting and 1 gets the judging gavel. Her words are final and she has kicked off the contest. From July 22, 2013 to December 31, 2013 we strategise, work hard and document the results and then celebrate all our successes together. Yup,…

Chutty-Chetty Gals’ Mighty Power

And we are on! All 5 of us ‘Chutty-Chetty Gals’ from our family are on to an international contest: 7 Minutes each day for 6 months dealing with 5 Hot-spots, 4 Contenders/3 Countries or maybe 3 Contenders/2 Countries, 2 Criterias and 1 Mighty-Win-Win! We are the Chutty-Chetty Gals and we will do ourselves proud! Wish us luck! 

Mr. President, Bring Them Home!

Published: July 9, 2013 at 6:55 AM WASHINGTON, July 9 (UPI) — U.S. President Barack Obama, in tough talks with Hamid Karzai, may speed up U.S. troop withdrawal from Afghanistan and leave none behind, officials said. The New York Times, quoting U.S. and European officials, reported talks with the Afghan president are frustrating Obama and as a result, the U.S….

Does This Make Me A Jerk…?

……..walked into my house last Friday to the sound of the telephone pealing. I picked it up and a lady voice identified herself as employee from a bank and asked for my son. I told her he wasn’t available and asked her what was it about so I could help her. Her response was short…

Sacrifice-To What Extent Can You Go? – Post By KR (part 2)

To catch up with part 1, do click here Rani Padmini of Chittor. The stories of the bravery and sacrifice of these Rajput women are many. The one which we have read about is when Chittor’s imminent fight against Alaaudin Khilji (who it is said wanted to annex Chittor to secure Padmini for himself after seeing…

New Grad In The House

————————————————————————————————————————-    It makes little difference how many university courses or degrees a person may own. If he cannot use words to move an idea from one point to another, his education is incomplete.- Norman Cousins Go boldly into the world dear son and find your purpose: The universe is for you! Very, very proud…

Happy Easter

Whatever your reason for celebrating the season, wish you all great peace and happiness!

Observing Earth Day

As in 2011 and 2012, I very much wanted to observe Earth Day by powering down my entire house for an hour between 8:30pm to 9:30pm our time. But my son was home this weekend and was busy with his exam-prep. I offered to keep the ‘power-on’ for today so he could continue with his…

27Days, 27Weeks, 27Months

……first of all a BIG thanks to MM who was kind enough to pass on Peter’s details to me in Jan of this year. Peter is a gentle giant of a sort who helps people in need and lives about 45 minutes away from my house. My son and I visited with him last Monday,…