Category Archives: In a lighter vein

Managing a kid.. alone – Weekday morning..

With wife gone out of town on a business trip, I was left alone with a kid for 5 days..! This morning, I had Dr appointment @8:30, son had school @7:50.. So I wake up @6, get ready, try to … Continue reading

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The Addict..

I remember it was a dark chilly evening.. I was lying there under the stars.. a mental struggle still brewing… but I was helpless.. An ambulance siren sounded in the distance and grew louder as it approached.. Within minutes I … Continue reading

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How are you?

If there is one question I face everyday in my life, it is the “How are you” question.. I have to think about that every single time! I bump into that in the office elevator, in meetings, in grocery stores, … Continue reading

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Speech.. (Supermarkets)

When I stepped out of my bachelorhood, I certainly knew there was something called Grocery shopping.. ‘coz you need milk, you need vegetables, you need soap, toilet tissues.. the list goes on. But before marriage, I was sort of noncommittal … Continue reading

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The price of being a man!

I am going to tell you 2 stories today, and I hope to make my point in the process. The first story is of the days when I could openly disclose my age to anybody – when I was in … Continue reading

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Compromising Positions..

All your life, you eat, sleep and do stuff in between. Everybody has a different way of doing these activities.. The way you live your life, sets certain expectations about it for you. You expect things to work out in … Continue reading

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A passionate plea..

Please try, pleeease try.. you need to believe in it.. you can do it.. your family needs you.. your friend needs you.. I, who fed you everyday with power, need you.. I took you places, never left you alone, through … Continue reading

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‘Brand’ishing..

Ever since man discovered how products can be traded for money or other goods, he has been building this giant ecosystem of shopping and trading. Starting with simple necessities of life, people started using their skills to create products for … Continue reading

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In memory of.. (lessons from High School Biology)

When I was in high school, I took Biology as an elective besides Electronic Instrumentation. I don’t remember why I did that especially since I was never cut to be a doctor. I certainly did not know back then, what … Continue reading

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I broke up with my new ‘girlfriend’!!

For those of you who do not remember or did not read my earlier post that had the context for this post, here it is : http://blog.somik.net/lifetime-change. Then the war began to unfold.. (you can skip this if you are … Continue reading

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