Monthly Archives: November 2012

Doom and Gloom

Strangely I associate these two words with soothsayers and astrologers. Astrology is supposed to give you a brighter aspect of your future. In fact in Indian custom, an astrologer who prophecies doom, gloom and death is supposed to have committed … Continue reading

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Chocolate Chip Cookies

A very old man lay dying in his bed. In death’s doorway, he suddenly smelled the aroma of his favorite chocolate chip cookie wafting up the stairs. He gathered his remaining strength and lifted himself from the bed. Leaning against … Continue reading

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Pleasure: Two stories

┬áCup of Coffee on the Wall From the Internet I sat with my friend in a well-known coffee shop in a neighboring town of Venice, the city of lights and water. As we enjoyed our coffee, a man entered and … Continue reading

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Epitaph’s

In the Hindu way of life we don’t have tombstones or epitaphs. Our bodies are cremated and the next morning the ashes are immersed in the nearest waterbody and that will meet the sea and we return to nothing–exactly where … Continue reading

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