Category Archives: life

Blaming Covid-19?

  Going around the room and asking what has the Coronavirus impacted one’s life, the answer lists from A to Z with “Everything” probably a popular choice. But honestly, I feel that answer would be a false positive. Because blaming … Continue reading

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The Peril Of Going Paperless

  Call me a dinosaur, but I am reluctant to go paperless when it comes to banking.  Despite the ease of use, environment friendly, convenience, or whatever the bank pitches me, I request paper.  Following story is the reason why … Continue reading

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Attachment

   “The root of suffering is attachment.”  ~ The Buddha  Human are emotional beings. We develop feelings toward others over time. Be it our friends, our pets, or our clothing. They become our favorites because we have deposited our time, … Continue reading

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A Humorless Time?

  Can’t remember the last time when I laughed ’till tears came out of my eyes. Hasn’t happened because the past eighteen months seem filled with constant fears, pent up frustrations, and a sense of everlasting hopelessness caused by events … Continue reading

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On Eve Of Final Afghanistan Troop Withdraw

  Less than 24 hours to the US withdraw deadline from Afghanistan, the lives of the Afghan people and any foreign nationals there would be left in the hands of Taliban after the 31 August deadline (tomorrow). What will happen … Continue reading

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Counter-Terrorism

  The crisis in Kabul, Afghanistan has evolved into a familiar one – terrorism. One suicide bomber took away the lives of 13 US troops and 170 Afghan people.  Even though the US retaliated today with a  drone strike killing … Continue reading

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On Finding Balance

  There is drought and there is flood.  Both involves water but in extremes. The peaks and valleys are not so different from anger and fear in our basic emotions. And these extremes can cause tremendous stresses even when one … Continue reading

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Good Bye Tokyo 2020 Olympics

  The Tokyo Summer Olympics is over.  Many involved in its planning/organizing/execution are probably glad that is the case. In hindsight this has been an Olympics like no others in history given the Coronavirus pandemic. I am, however,  sad to … Continue reading

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Vaccine Mandate Debate

  Last week the US gained over 500K new cases of the Coronavirus, the largest increase  (a 131-percent increase compared with the week prior) in the world, according to the World Health Organization. This increase although alarming raises the question … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 25 Jul 2021

Covid-19 cases are on the rise again in all 50 states. Apparently the Delta variant is much more transmissible than previous cases (but not necessarily more lethal).  Majority of the new cases are from the unvaccinated.  So more folks are … Continue reading

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