Tag Archives: family

Anand’s Parodies and Humor – now on a new blog!

Wifey wants a house that she can call her home. All these years of moving from one rented place to another has taken its toll on everything in our house. The fridge lost its leg on our third move and has … Continue reading

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Stroll…Stroller…Road-roller!

Stroll? Hmmm. Stroll? I think I’m getting an idea. Stroll?…wait, I’ve got to switch on my computer! “Kya stroll te stroller da siyappa laga rakha hai?” (Why are you raising such a hue and cry about stroll and stroller?) Mom’s booming voice … Continue reading

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Makeup-shakeup Beauty-sheauty – mentioning it is my duty!

Pristine beauty-sheauty hai bakwaas, yeh sab to hai ji makeup ka kamaal! Translation: Pristine beauty is nothing but hogwash; Makeup created this whole look, by God! Use the word pristine in a thirteen word story, she said, and I started … Continue reading

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Registered for Blogging201 and preparing for Wifey’s Outburst

Friends from Blogging101 and Writing101, I gave the NaNoWriMo a miss but have registered for the Blogging201 course. I am wondering if any of you have too. It’s going to run from December 8th to 17th, and you can register for it … Continue reading

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Ten Indian Relatives are Worth Ten Thousand.

“One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives.” – Euripides His insightful observation on relatives, one that he made 2500 years ago, tells us that in all these centuries, relatives haven’t evolved one bit. Euripides, I read, was a writer … Continue reading

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Indrani Mukherjea Supplies Mom with Fresh Ammunition!

To appreciate my mom’s exquisite talent and unparalleled skill at building bombs and grenades from the week-long media coverage of Indrani Mukherji’s crime, you must first be introduced to Mukherjea and her crime, which the Indian media is calling MOM … Continue reading

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Anandhotep runs after his dream…leaving tattered bandages in his wake.

It’s getting creepier. First, I just clung to the computer for a couple of more hours after my work-day ended. Then, I started returning to it after the evening tea. Recently, I’ve begun to return to my work-desk after dinner. … Continue reading

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A Notebook that was once a Laptop, My Disenchanted Mom, and Blogging 101.

I am writing this post on my notebook. Until a few years ago, I used to call it my laptop. A Notebook that was once a Laptop: My notebook had to go through this painful experience of having its name … Continue reading

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A Full Course Dinner, Blogging Etiquette, and Visiting Friends.

A Post for my Fellow Blogging101 Participants: Until now, I’ve never had the stomach for a full course dinner. I am more of a Chhole-bhature and Rajma-chawal kind of guy. Pile it all on a plate, stick a spoon into it, and … Continue reading

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Cardamom Tea – Side Effects and Social Stigma.

This morning I was trying to finish a writing assignment that has to be delivered tomorrow. It required that I write a humorous piece on marriages between Neanderthals and Homosapiens. This assignment required all the ingenuity and creativity I could muster … Continue reading

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Anand’s Caricatures and Parodies are Quirky, Snarky, Malarkey!

Until this morning I hadn’t told wifey that I’ve enrolled for the Blogging101 course. This morning, I had to. When she called me for our second tea of the morning for the third time with her contralto voice having gone soprano and saw that I … Continue reading

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