“At the end of the day each one of us can endure more that what we had previously imagined”

Woke up at 5am and hacked away at some totally useless code while listening to the birds gradually waking up and trying to recognise who’s who without looking outside. Returned to the bedroom to wake her up at around 7:30… … ummmmh Lunch was fabulous Gobi Parathas made by our excellent cook… … After which […]

Schooling Vs Education?

Got back from Aasim’s last PT meet of the session. The assessment for him is “Average” for most of the things, “Good” for math, table activity, jigsaw, “Slow” for reading and writing. If I type in my Gaim (yes he is on local Jabber) asking him to “come here” he will type back “why” – […]

“the West won the world not by the superiority of its ideas or values or religion but rather by its superiority in applying organized violence. Westerners often forget this fact, non-Westerners never do.” Samuel P. Huntington Taken from “Where is Raed” link picked up from khorgath If feel so infinitely blessed, all I have to […]

The only thing that could have possibly stopped this war was presence of a bigger bully . The erstwhile USSR did serve a useful purpose. Today there is no one in the world who can talk back to USA the way Khrushchev did at the time of Cuban missile crisis My knowledge of the Cuban […]

An unexpected thunderstorm today morning zapped Aasim’s PC, 3 ports on my main switch and a network card. It also fried the router / repeater at my cable guy, several modems at VSNL are also dead – I am stuck with a really lousy dial up again What does one do for surge protection via […]