Sneezing: Interesting Facts.

People say “Bless you” when you sneeze because it is believed that your heart stops for a mili second. Speed of the sneeze could be more than 100 miles per hour, much faster than many cars. The spray caused by sneeze can land as far as 100 ft away. If you sneeze too hard, your…

Face Book Friends.

Definition of a Friend is ” A person attached to another by feelings of affection or personal regard.” Some define a friend as someone who gives assistance and shares one’s happiness and grief. It is rightly said that ” A friend in need is a friend indeed”. However on Face Book we find that terminology…

Do not be a Perfectionist. Just do it.

During my Army service , I had observed that some of my colleagues who assumed themselves to be perfectionist were in fact procrastinating over almost everything. They would endlessly wait to undertake any job; hold meetings and brain storming sessions over a topic for days together and barely came up with a perfect solution. They detested…

Incredible India: Pics Andaman, Nicobar Islands.

View of Sea from Port Blair. Cellular Jail, Temple of India’s Freedom.     Ross Island, Near Port Blair. Deep Blue waters , A paradise on earth. Sunset at Port Blair Port Blair Aerial View A Gurdwara in Car Nicobar Enjoy, Have a Good Day. Guchi

Small things matter in Nation Building

I have often read posts of many people who criticize and condemn policies of the government. Such skeptics do not offer any solutions but merely recount problems. I feel that I as an individual can do various small things which can ultimately lead to a better society and nation. After all charity begins at home….

Various Heights: Humor

Height of Active Laziness. – Asking for lift to home while on a walk. Height of Suicide – A dwarf trying to throw himself down from footpath to a road. Height of Fashion – A dhoti ( Indian lion cloth ) with two zips. Height of Honesty – A pregnant lady buying one and half tickets while traveling….

Weekend Pics.

Majestic Trees on a small hillock on the Highway to Kasauli-Shimla.(India)   Nikon D3200, Aperture, f/6, 18-55 mm, 1/2000, ISO800 Hills and Valleys, Parwanoo, Kasauli and beyond (India) Nikon D3200, Aperture f/6.3, 55-200mm,1/4000, ISO800 Village across the lake near Kalka (India), ( Jheel Ke Oos Par) NikonD3200, Aperturef/6.3, 18-55mm, 1/2500, ISO800 Camel back Shoulder on…

Good Guy, Bad Guy: A Tale.

During my 64 years of life, I have come across various personalities and  heard tales of extreme goodness and utter meanness. One wonders as to how such contrasting personalities can co-exist in this world! Let me narrate the tale of two persons diametrically opposite in their conduct; I shall call one as Mr Good and…

Short Humorous Stories, reminiscences from Army Life.

Tit for Tat. I had just reported to a Signal Regiment couple of days ago, after being commissioned into the Indian Army. 1971 operations were just over and we were still in battle areas. Black out during the night was meticulously observed to ward off any air attacks. The regiment’s Technical officer had provided one…

Anger Management Perspective: Sikh Scriptures.

Anger (called Krodh,  क्रोध) is one of the five vices listed in Sikh scriptures, the others being Greed, Attachment, False pride , Lust and is most dangerous of all the vices. Anger is more destructive than fire. Gurbani has defined it;”ਬਸਾਇ ਕ੍ਰੋਧ ਸਰੀਰ ਚੰਡਾਰਾ ||”  (Page 759, Shri Guru Granth Sahib (SGGS) “The Anger when…

Pics – Incredible India.

Bridge on River Tiesta, Gateway to Sikkim. Andaman Sea. Happy Coconut trees, Andaman & Nicobar. Jodhpur – Pride of Rajsthan. Jodhpur Fort. A Proud Rajput enjoying Hooka. Have a good day. Guchi.