Category Archives: miLife

I forgot to buy him yogurt (concluding part)

(Continued from Part 1) As the jet touched down at Boston’s Logan airport my heart thumped in my chest. I had spent over 3 months trying to follow the system that would get me to visit my friend in prison. … Continue reading

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I forgot to buy him yogurt…

It’s an act that is small enough for anyone to say, “so, what?” Somebody didn’t get something as trivial as yogurt and yet after 3 months, this ‘little’ miss continues to haunt me. So what is so big about forgetting … Continue reading

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The state of K-12 education – a case study by a parent

  My daughter is a bright student she generally stands in the top 3 of her class. But I haven’t really stressed her out when it has come to achieving results. She is competitive and a hard worker. She is … Continue reading

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India on the other side of my balcony

The rear of my house faces the rear of another house. The rooftop has 3 perhaps 4 small rooms. There is one toilet clearly demarcated and some water faucets in the common open area. When I first moved into my … Continue reading

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Jumping red lights, have we degenerated beyond hope?

I am in the Swiss Alps enjoying what should be a cool and relaxing holiday. I woke up to the news that Gopinath Munde, a cabinet minister and a BJP stalwart died in a car accident on the road. He … Continue reading

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India, USA, publishing, coming back to India – my interview on WPON, Michigan, USA

In my recent trip to the USA, I encountered an unusual situation. I was asked to interview for a local radio station and specifically for a program targeted to Indian settled in the USA. The radio program “Geet Mala” has … Continue reading

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Three deaths, life, the living and being cynical

On 7th, 8th, and 9th November 3 individuals died. One was a person who knew me for 49 of the 93 years he walked this planet. The second one I knew for 7 years. I last saw him when I … Continue reading

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