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Just a Note..

...to say I remembered

Money Vs Principles

Are your principles only valid as long as the weather is fair? For example, it is lofty to say that one will always speak the truth, but the strength of the principle is manifested when one has something to hide and still chooses the truth. We all have varying degrees of righteousness, and we justify ourselves into believing that our comfort zone is the perfect balance - anything lesser is immoral and unethical and anything more is idealistic and self-defeating ! And then, there is the classic question of "If your loved one is in a life/death situation, will you bribe the doctor?". My personal stance on it is that each person can define his/her own limits and I don't feel anyone more stringent (than me) in their definitions are at a moral high ground, nor do I look down at others with a more relaxed attitude to life...However, one thing that I abhor is double standards...that is, if you have one set of values for self and another set for other people...Like for example, …

For You Dear Son...

As you grow older, I have this feeling that I may forget all the wonderful moments that make your childhood the best thing that ever happened to me...It's sometimes very easy to forget what a blessing you are, especially when the day to day grind overshadows the miracle that you are (or for that matter any baby is).. So here goes the list of things that I'd like to read about when you finally grow up and move on...In MBA jargon, this post is supposed to lift my spirits during my "empty nest" phase of life :P
Feb 27th - You had your "choroonu" on this day. I chose the family temple over the more popular destination of Guruvayoor, because I didn't want it to be a hurried affair. I decided on the venue and then informed others, including your dad as I didn't want other opinions to cloud my intuition of what's best for you...The ceremony went off beautifully..You had your first train journey en-route to the temple...
Apr 20th - You had your first ha…