Last Word, Miscellany

Merry Christmas!


And that's what it should be, the greeting. Not 'Happy Holidays', but 'Merry Christmas' for the reason for the holiday is Christmas. Lest I begin to sound like the PeevedPunjabi, let me hasten to wish all a very Merry Christmas. I hope you are able to enjoy a warm and cozy Christmas with your loved… Continue reading Merry Christmas!

Last Word, Memoirs

The Chemistry of Love


Science fairs for high schoolers were an annual affair. A large area with a perimeter of school stalls showing off hand-made experiments with charts on the walls, manned by eager young scientists, also contained a refreshment area. It was great place to meet students from other schools. I stood there chatting with a friend from… Continue reading The Chemistry of Love

Miscellany, Peeved Punjabi, Writing

Blogs and the “Common Man”


The other day I was pissed off at a comment I read on another blog (not mine). The commenter felt the author was either showing off or writing for personal satisfaction, because it was not fit for the common man. He chose to remain "Anonymous" which tells us everything we need to know about him… Continue reading Blogs and the “Common Man”