Thursday, November 19, 2015


Spoke to Badri and Gurdas over phone. Refreshing.

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

My window

This is what I can see from my window.

Wednesday, November 04, 2015

Posting from my phone

I'm in New York. Disliking every moment of my life here. Hard to beat the depression.

Wednesday, September 02, 2015

Sunday, August 30, 2015

A strange roadblock

I've been driven to posting this entry on account of a very strange problem.
Bank PINs are a necessary evil. Modern society has adjusted to making peace this it. I've had my fair share of PINs. They were a pain but never
a problem.
But that was until today. I opened a Citibank account in New York recently. All was well. And then I received my PIN in an envelop...except that the PIN rectangle was a blank!
In desperation, I turn to calling the number pasted on my debit card. After following the formalities, they asked me for my SSN. I'm new to the US and have no SSN. What on earth am I to do?

Sunday, August 23, 2015

Lower Manhattan

Visited the following places yesterday:
Statue of Liberty (watched from afar, Lower Manhattan)
Wall Street
The Bull
Brooklyn Bridge (watched from afar)
One World Trade Centre (went to the observation deck, 100th floor)
Empire State Building
Times Square

Subhasish was a godsend. It was so wonderful to enjoy these last 2 days with this selfless friend. Wish we could spend some more time together. Loneliness will begin to bite from this evening when he returns to Michigan.

I hate blinds. Why can't people use good old curtains?

Friday, August 21, 2015

I'm in USA!

A dream has finally come true...and yet I cry within. I miss Asha and Ari. They are my life, my universe, my everything.
Life teaches you lessons in strange ways.

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Tomorrow promises to be a long day...literally.

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Got the letter!

Sunday, June 28, 2015


Waiting for the letter from America.

Monday, May 25, 2015


I remember how utterly excited I was when I Microsoft launched Windows Live Writer, a blog publishing client, several years ago as part of Windows Essentials, a suite of utility applications. No application came anywhere close to emulating its efficiency. In fact, it still remains unbeaten.
Microsoft, unfortunately, seems to have abandoned the platform. There has been no update for several years and there have been rumours that the product will be thrown open to the open source community after Microsoft officially abandons the product.
Nothing of this sort has happened. Maybe it's time to use Blogger's native web client or use the Android app (as I'm doing currently).
Blogging still remains a fascinating indulgence. I wish I could regain my former momentum in posting regular updates.

A self-suggestion

A little more of Blogger and less of Facebook.

Saturday, May 23, 2015

Asus UX305

My new laptop is at Badri's place, across the Atlantic. Can't wait to lay my hands on this beauty.

Monday, April 13, 2015


It’s the month of April. Daylight gradually dwarfs darkness. The warmth begins to show.

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Almost missed March

It would have been tragic had I missed a post for the month of March – the month that bode me life-altering changes. This is a very happy month for me.

Saturday, February 28, 2015

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Happy! Happy! Happy!

Got up and checked my Inbox.
Made me very happy and relieved.

Sunday, January 18, 2015

My way

I would rather build a philosophy of reasons to try and succeed than a philosophy of excuses to not even try.