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10th Marriage anniversary – And a Replug of a Home recording :)

The occasion couldn’t be better. It is my 10th wedding anniversary of bliss with Varsha. Around 10 years back (perhaps more), i recorded a song  – Stand by Me by Ben E. King,  at home using Audacity sound recorder, dedicated it to Varsha. I succeeded in placing its widget on my personal blogger.com site then. […]

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Easter Favorite – I am born again – BoneyM

BoneyM was notably the first western music band I heard as a child, in a family where it was almost forbidden. The fear of kids turning into ‘Hippies’ –  if you can understand the orthodox fears in that era? The soothing and melodious sounds of BoneyM continue to remain my favorite. Their songs tell story […]

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Pearls of Wisdm – Gem of a friend

I had the pleasure of visiting my friend Rohan Thakare at the new sprawling office of WisdmLabs .  After a illustrious stint with Convonix, and IBM, Rohan pursued the career path of his passion with WisdmLabs towards beginning 2012. This was around the same time I moved on from my corporate career to pursue a freelance path […]

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An ode to every divine Her on Women’s Day

या देवी सर्व भूतेषु विद्या , शक्ति , भाग्य , प्रेम रूपेण संस्तितः नमस्तस्यै नमोनमः || Ya Devi Sarva Bhooteshu, Vidya, Shakti, Bhagya, Prema Roopena Sansthithaha… Namastasyai Namonamaha #HappyWomensDay Without the “i” of Devi.. Shiva is Shava.. divine saying In fond respect of every Woman that inspires, loves, sometimes grunts, suspects my sight, breathes music […]

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WordCamp Kochi – My first experience as a WordCamp Speaker

I am out of words to express the joy of my first experience as an approved WordCamp speaker. The talk itself, the hospitality and camaraderie within the community, all of it and more was truly heart warming! My first WordCamp as an attendee was WordCamp Pune 2017 which was incidentally in the same month when i […]

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Automat(t)ic

When i first saw Automatic as the prompt from Daily Post, my mental spellcheck marked it red. Whenever i use that word, i end up typing Automattic  .. if you wonder how i turned that way or wish to spell like me .. Work With Me!  

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Call of the Wild Side – Kanha National Park

I had a wonderful trip to Kanha arranged by a Naturalist Shrikant Undalkar. Sharing some photographs via Google here

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Flawed view of Demonetization by Harvard Profs

I read the article on Washington Post – India just made a big mistake with its currency ban Authored by Harvard Profs – Lawrence H Summers and Natasha Sarin. Based in India which has been the worst victim of black money, and an earlier corrupt regime under Ivy-educated ex PM  and ex FM, I find […]

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Strapping up for the roller coaster in 4 minutes

Here i am, waiting for my Training as a Trial Happiness Engineer to begin in about 4 minutes. The feeling is exactly what you have when you are next in turn for a roller coaster ride. You are waiting at the entry barrier. The empty cars are in sight rumbling down. You are with a […]

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Aaj Jaane Ki Zid na Karo

I fell in love with this song when i first heard it via Shankar Tucker‘s arrangement. His coveted Shruti Box album has many more great curated gems.. Lyrics of the song can be found Here – Lyrics of Aaj jane ki zid na karo (thank you Manjusha) Here’s Aaj Jane ki zid na karo from his […]