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Month: March 2018

Books…

Books…

Books!   My earliest memories are of my Grandmother telling us stories after dinner. She loves to read – in fact she reads in 4 languages, Odiya, Bengali, Hindi & English. Puts me to shame for I can read in only one – English. Have almost forgotten how to read my own mother tongue – Odiya though I gave my matriculation exam in Odiya as my second language.   Be that as it may, I owe my love of reading…

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19 Years Ago…

19 Years Ago…

19 years ago… The Engine whistled and the train pulled to a stop. I got down from my compartment to be met with a crowd of people who wanted to wish me well – for I had a Daughter! My First Born! It was just like my best dream – I have a daughter? I am a father? “Holy Cow”! When did that happen! I now have two girls in my life! Thank the Gods! Both are well. Healthy and…

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