Rules of engagement #Blogchatter #Prompt

Now the term rules of engagement is obviously taken from military parlance that define the circumstances, conditions, degree, and manner in which the use of force, or actions which might be construed as provocative, may be applied. Stress of course is on provocative....

Can I confess? #MondayMusings

Recently I observed an update on the top right corner of my Facebook home page. It said, ‘Facebook has begun relationship status testing tools for engagement with exes’. One can only assume what went through my mind. A vicarious simulation of these...

Want me to be a good listener? Talk better.

When we were teenagers being angry was in vogue. Now that we have grown up, being a good listener is. Or so it seems to me. I was neither angry then nor have I cultivated the art of good listening now. I would like to believe the two are interconnected....

Why did I decide to take my blog seriously

Blogging a hobby. Blogging a profession. Jury is still out on this, at least in our nation. The revolution of internet has spread far and wide but we need to agree that the evolution of blogging has not been as quick as that in our country. For most of us it is still...

Don’t be a Mumbai Taxiwalla! #MondayMusings

News has always served me well. From being ready conversation starters to providing the much needed comebacks in office debates, they have always been handy for me. But teaching me life lessons, has been a very recent addition to this list. A couple of months back,...

Remember, Remember the Fifth of November!

“The present is forever, and forever is always shifting, flowing, melting. This second is life. And when it is gone it is dead.” A couple of days back I read a brainpickings article titled: The Quicksand of Existence: Sylvia Plath on Life, Death, Hope, and Happiness....