- Buffalo, New York, USA
- January 01
- Traveling through the universe.....just tarrying on this planet savoring life.
I get the "Last Word" sometimes in "The Indian American' and relish the privilege to have a few Op-eds published in "News India Times". Niche 'n nice!
MY RECENT POSTS
- Nothing to kill or die for,
And no religion too-Lennon
March 06, 2014 11:04PM
- Lean in any more and I might
May 06, 2013 09:43AM
- Shehla Masood- Muslim Woman
August 25, 2011 09:49PM
- GOVERNMENT WORKS!
August 09, 2011 08:57AM
- HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY!!!
May 08, 2011 11:17AM
MY RECENT COMMENTS
- “The supreme court dealt
another blow last year.... I
.....if you wish me
January 21, 2015 03:05PM
- “Thanks for the read and
comment Blogathon after so
time... Feels great and
April 29, 2014 09:14AM
- “Read this after so many
years and absolutely am with
Dont know what she is
March 15, 2014 09:35PM
- “Read you after quite a
bit and had a good laugh over
while crying all
March 15, 2014 08:19PM
- “aha! nice to see some
visits...it took me a while to
to paper other
March 13, 2014 05:14PM
- MY LINKS
I have this nagging email sitting in my Yahoo account which was sent out to all members of the local “Hindu Cultural Society". Asking members to sign up and express chagrin at Wendy Doniger's book discussing Hindus in her book /… Read full post »
Shehla Masood (Right-to-Information activist) from Bhopal was murdered by a bullet in broad daylight outside her residence last week. The 2005 Right-to-Information Act allows Indian citizens to file requests for information to most government bodies. Shehla, 38, was a… Read full post »
Toothbrush and mouth wash were packed (we are a dentist family after all!) along with the munchies, as we readied ourselves for the nearly 4000 mile (twelve states) long trip from Buffalo, NY to Yellowstone National Park recently. Our first halt-Chicago.
Reachin… Read full post »
The Candian Geese in my backyard have procreated this year again right in time for TODAY! Read full post »
I had posted my review on the talk by Greg Mortenson given in Buffalo on November 10, 2010. Not many people commented on my article here but it caused quite a bit of a stir in India. My brand of cynicism was hailed as unwanted by Greg's ardent… Read full post »
Now that the buzz of the daughter’s wedding is gone from the bonnet and customary passing of the thanksgiving cooking tradition handed over, changed a few lives with the High school bioinformatics program, the Christmas break handily worked out, the new year resolution promptly b… Read full post »
A new life form has been identified from Mono Lake in California that is capable of using arsenic, an element outside the magic six for sustenance and growth!
Everyone has been waiting impatiently for the NASA announcement across the planet. It is not extraterrestrial life&n… Read full post »
Greg Mortenson came to town yesterday. An honorary doctorate from 16 universities, twice nominated for the Nobel, I met this shy yet confident personality, who did not seem to be used to the bright light of fame. He spoke from the heart about the work he has been doing… Read full post »
Just in time for the US mid-term elections, I found this most interesting bit of news ! Who could have predicted that my liberal views were not only influenced by all the books I read or the social contacts I made or my life circumstances? New/… Read full post »
Ever since I first heard of it on Jon’s show, I knew I had to be there. The very fact that two, out of the mainstream comedians were calling out for people to come and show support to as nebulous a cause as sanity appealed… Read full post »
Arianna Huffington and Mary Matalin blew into town for the start of the "Distinguished Speaker Series" 2010-2011 at the University of Buffalo. The daughter's wedding being over, my role as… Read full post »
Dancing to "Jai-Ho" the Oscar winning song from 2009
Is Bollydancing a legitimate art form that amalgamates different dance styles, or is it an erosion of all that is beautiful and classical about Indian dance?
It seems rather puerile to be pondering on any issue other than… Read full post »
This is an open objection to those, who send (obnoxious) sign-up letters written in the false comfort of thinking that the recipients think i/… Read full post »
Children playing in the frozen lake with joy!
Ice Hockey in full swing!
Yes...it is still the very same lake.
Wishing joy to the world!
Can It be Real?
The promise of a lifetime
In the weave of words today
A leader stirred
An authentic deal?
Who feels the pain
Of those who live by a thread
Lest… Read full post »
Canadian Geese flew in today by the hundreds. Calling and chortling southward bound, they rested their wings for bit in my lake.
They stood like soldiers in a line on one foot as if saluting. … Read full post »
I commented on the beautiful love trilogy from Torman in between pouring into your works today. I realized from his reply that perhaps he did not remember the importance of today, November 24, 150 years ago in 1859, when this seminal work of scientific literature… Read full post »
Cartoon sent to me by Sunil Adam for this post...
It is sad to read about my fellow citizens here in the US who do not understand the cultures of the East. It is sad when we, who have immigrated here from the… Read full post »
This magnificently alien looking creature, this gloriously wretched one we call a cockroach, stands out as one of the most fascinating animals in the Kingdom. They are a prominent member of the class Insect… Read full post »
Image credit :NASA
Happy 10th Anniversary!
Glenn and STS-95 Go to SpaceThe seven crew members in training for the STS-95 mission aboard Discovery pose for photographers prior to participating in a training session at NASA's Johnson Space Center. Pictured, from the left, are Pedro Duq…
It is that time in life when all things sane must come to a screeching halt because the son is applying for college. Being an Indian-American parent, I should have known about such things and been all on the ball with facts and figures at my finger tips. I… Read full post »