Saturday, May 24, 2014

What I learned from my first 10K

With a finish time of 1:26
1. I suck at distance running/jogging
2. I suck a lot at distance running /jogging
3. Even though I suck, I do finish "it"
4. I need to suck less
5. If I train to suck a little less, I can do a half

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Macro pics

Macro pics, click for full size.


Cobweb broom

New leaf on china rose stem
9 o clock

Stem of china rose

9 o clock

Leftover diwali candle

Stem and leaf


Wednesday, November 13, 2013

N things I didn't think I needed

To clarify, this post is not a neo-luddite rant about modern day marketing driven consumerism; nor is it a *humorous* neo-luddite rant about modern day marketing driven consumerism.

It's just a bland list of things that I didn't think I needed/wanted, but got/experienced, and I now can't imagine life without. I'm not putting a number as I'm sure there would be more things to add. Why I'm making this list? Why not? Everyone needs lists ... Some day I'll make a list of my lists. Anyways ...

Electric toothbrush - You can try as hard/long as you want, you can't beat the feeling that comes from an electric toothbrush.

A full touch screen smart-phone - It's got more to do with the app ecosystem than the phone itself. Whether you need directions or watch a video, there's an app for both and everything in between. I thank/pity the early adopters; without these people willing to get screwed by tech cos, gadgets would be lot slower to come and costly.

Tablet - Same as phones, but in a size that doesn't strain the eyes or the limbs.

Passenger side mirror and audio system in the car - Bangalore traffic!

Watch(es) - No one "needs" a watch. But ...

Certain life experiences - As Kurt Cobain said - "No one dies a virgin ..."; so, better when you can bounce back.

This blog - Read the first sentence again. Where else can I say that.

Friday, September 20, 2013




Monday, July 22, 2013

Random Thoughts

The strange lives we live;
where you think I'm lucky,
and I'm jealous of what you have.

Sunday, July 14, 2013

What if

For the turns I took, when I should have followed the straight path.
For the times I tripped, treading unknown ground.
For the rejections I faced, when seeking my heart.
For the losses I suffered, when trying to win it all.

I'm glad for them all.
For I need not ask myself - "What if?".

Sunday, June 23, 2013


Seeking the rainbow,
in the sky; I never saw -
the colors around.