Category Archives: Sometimes Sad

Your Life Is Not A Failure.

Do you sometimes think that your life is a failure? Is that really so? I met Sumathy akka after many years. She was not really my sister. I just called her akka or sister, out of respect. When I was … Continue reading

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Train to Trouble.

  This gentleman man shares his story with us to create awareness among the youth about drugs and substance abuse. I shudder when I recollect this story even though it happened many years ago. I don’t want my name mentioned … Continue reading

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A Friend Indeed.

  Some real life stories are stranger than fiction. Sometimes you should never question why some things happen in your life because you can never get an answer to that. I grew up in a middle class family in Ramnad in … Continue reading

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An Incredible Story – Why Was I Born Here?

  Have you ever wished that you were born somewhere else?  Surely, not this boy! When I was young it seems I often asked my mother, “Why was I born here, in this house, as your son and not somewhere … Continue reading

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Father Forgive Me.

Can you forgive your father if he deserts you for ten long years? This prodigal father finds that his child does not. My aunt whom we called  Mami was born after six boys. When she was a baby, her father, … Continue reading

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College Guilt Pangs

When I was in College about three decades back, I stayed in the hostel for a couple of years. Our College was known for the tight reign it had on the students, and the hostel had strict rules that we … Continue reading

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In College – Make Good Friends.

 Choose your friends wisely, for a man is known by the company he keeps. So is a woman. When I was in college in the 1970s, we had this girl Bavna (named changed) in our batch who was as beautiful … Continue reading

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