Category Archives: We Indians!

Selecting A Bride

Though I had studied in a co-education institution and later worked in a multinational company, I had not fallen in love with any girl. When I turned  twenty seven without a bride in the offing, it was my mother’s lot … Continue reading

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Is There Life After Death?

When my sons were in the primary school, I was a member of the ‘Parent-Teacher’ association. It was quite a friendly group of parents who got together with the teachers a few times a year and discussed school matters and … Continue reading

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The Grandmother’s Decision- Right Or Wrong?

As a child my relative’s daughter grew up in her grandmother’s house. Her mother had died when she was young and her father had remarried. The grandmother had taken responsibility of the girl and even though they belonged to a … Continue reading

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Can We Give Up On Life?

Some years ago, being disappointed and disillusioned with myself and being low in self esteem, I decided to leave it all. With some thirty thousand rupees, I left my city and drove north east from Chennai. My idea was to … Continue reading

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The Boy Who Was Not Afraid Of Snakes.

My friend Kavitha had two sons, Raju and Premu.(All names changed.) Raju was getting into so many “situations” as a boy, that Kavitha  wonders how he grew up to manhood, without getting maimed or killed, by all his atrocious activities. … Continue reading

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A cute tale of a grandma and her grand daughter.

This is a story, one of my cousins told me. It is not even a story. More like an anecdote or a reminiscence.  She said: My grand daughter came running to me one day. “Grandma, draw a dog,” she said. I … Continue reading

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Can You Steal From Your Teacher?

Can you steal from your teacher? How despicable is that. My cousin lived in an apartment complex. There were about 45 apartments there. In one of the apartments there was a lady who was good at crochet, knitting, embroidery and … Continue reading

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