Category Archives: Musings

A surprise call

I haven’t thought about this person for almost three years. I probably have forgotten about the existence of this person. Busy life and who has time to think about others when they are just chance acquaintances?  This call was a pleasant surprise for me and cheered me up. So I thought of writing a quick note here hoping it will cheer [...]

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Pizza, Pasta, Smiles, and few Surprises

I was exhausted from a couple of hours of drive on the Hyderabad roads. My most awaited Saturday was spoiled after I got into an argument in the evening with traffic cops when they misbehaved.  I gave up knowing well it’s useless to argue further, quickly came out of the ego trip, and started my [...]

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What is Biryani?

Article type: Writing exercise, non-fiction Reading time: 5 to 8 minutes I am writing this quick post to make sure I get into the habit of updating this blog more frequently from now. Being busy is a lazy excuse. My friend, Karteek inspired me with his 100th blog post.  I started blogging at least a couple of years before he [...]

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Happy Frog: A Fairy Tale

Article type: Writing exercise, Short Story, Fairy Tale Average reading time: 8 to 10 minutes The idea for this post started with a quotation I tried to write down and then that quotation turned into more ideas in my mind and then I decided I should type it down and see what comes out of [...]

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The Joy of Small Things

There is a school diagonally across the street from my home. During the school hours, we hear kids repeating after teachers: poems, multiplication tables, and few verses from scriptures. I have become so accustomed to these sounds that I hear the sounds only when I consciously try, otherwise, the sounds get lost in the air [...]

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