Yet another unknown flower in the backyard. Life on a slow pace now. Looking out of the window at those dark clouds hovering almost everywhere. Would prefer to have a cup of coffee & a nice book instead of working in office at this time :p

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Deathly Hallows

Go to bed at 2.30-3 AM. Wake up at 7 AM. My sleep time has come down to 4-5 hrs for the past two days. Courtesy, JK Rowling’s latest & final book in the Harry Potter series – “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows”. As of now, I’ve managed to find & destroy one of the horcruxes. And I’m at Mr. Lovegood’s place 🙂 Hope to finish off the book over the weekend. HAve a nice weekend.

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My Dad's convocation

They say there is no age limit to learn/study. And there were many people to prove that right in Sravanabelugola last Sunday. I was their to witness my Dad’s convocation. After teaching thousands of students for more than 34 years of his life as a teacher, my dad was again sitting as a proud student wearing convocation gown & waiting to collect his certificate. He is 67 years old and he was not the eldest in the group of students. There were many retired professionals like my dad and eldest one being 80+ years. It was fun to watch those elders fluttering around in their dark blue gowns wearing hoods. […]

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Old Familiar Faces

by Charles Lamb I have had playmates, I have had companions,In my days of childhood, in my joyful school-days,All, all are gone, the old familiar faces. I have been laughing, I have been carousing,Drinking late, sitting late, with my bosom cronies,All, all are gone, the old familiar faces. I loved a love once, fairest among women;Closed are her doors on me, I must not see her —All, all are gone, the old familiar faces. I have a friend, a kinder friend has no man;Like an ingrate, I left my friend abruptly;Left him, to muse on the old familiar faces. Ghost-like, I paced round the haunts of my childhood.Earth seemed a […]

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