Monday, November 21, 2005

I know that Bangalore is replete with potholes and the experience of getting in and out of one of these
'bone jarrers' is not a pleasant one, to say the least; but I never knew it could prod people to spawn a website dedicated to this issue! Dont believe me, check for yourself on
this page!
The section on origin of the famed term 'pothole', on the site really makes an interesting read. This site is like a complete encyclopedia to the uninitiated regarding the world of potholes. If ever you come across a book titled 'Potholes for Dummies' or 'Potholes Unplugged', I am sure their authors would have had a look into this site!

Thursday, November 17, 2005

Cozy bed!

Cozy bed!
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Bangalore is back on its feet to suit its 'central airconditioned city' reputation! Cool days are back again after the spell of really bad weather here. Aaah, whats better than to nuzzle into a cozy blanketted bed in this weather, and read a hardbound book by a nice and warm night lamp! :-)

Wednesday, November 16, 2005

A tribute to man's best friend!

I was overcome with a mixture of joy and sadness as I read this article. I remembered the warmth filled days I spent with my dog, and recollected the deep lacuna he left behind when he left our home after 14 years. This is dedicated to the fond memories of my dog Raju, who was no less that my friend and brother.
"The best friend man has in the world may turn against him and become his enemy. His son, or daughter, that he has reared with loving care may prove ungrateful. Those who are nearest and dearest to us, those whom we trust with our happiness and good name may become traitors to their faith. The money a man has he may lose. It flies away from him, perhaps when he needs it most. A man's reputation may be sacrificed in a moment of ill-considered action. The people who are prone to fall on their knees when success is with us may be the first to throw the stone of malice when failure settles its cloud upon our head.

"The one absolutely unselfish friend that man can have in this selfish world, the one that never deserts him, the one that never proves ungrateful or treacherous, is his dog. A man's dog stands by him in prosperity and poverty, in health and in sickness....
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-- Senator George Graham Vest, speaking to a jury about Old Drum, shot in 1869. Johnson County Circuit Court, Warrensburg, Missouri