Blogging stress

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Just how stressful is blogging ? Reading this article in the New York Times I get an impression about bloggers at work all hours of the day and night posting articles and dying of the stress (somewhat similar to stories that I used to hear about hard-working Japanese executives who would collapse and die at work). Now, ...

Quote Unquote

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I'm so afraid because i am so profoundly happy. Happiness like this is frightening. They only let you be this happy if they are preparing to take something from you. ~ The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini A must read, even if the main protagonist is so cowardly, it makes you cringe inside.

Trying out a new theme

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Have been feeling a little bored with my green theme, and thought about trying out some other options. After a bit of playing around, I settled on this current one called Misty Look. The header on this page is actually a photo I took of a sunset in Colombo. Not too sure how it looks, but ...

TGIC

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Thank God, it's Christmas. I am sooo looking forward to the break. We are having a company wide shutdown (thanks to the recession) ! This shutdown, I am not travelling anywhere...just plan to relax n chill at home with Jahnavi, Kalyan, the rest of my family, and friends. Of course, me being me, I still have ...

Laughathon at Barbeque Nation

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Went to catch up with my friends over dinner at Barbeque Nation in Indra Nagar. Contrary to popular perception, this is a pretty veg-friendly restaurant with enough options for me to be comfortable, relax, and enjoy myself. The availability of wine on the house also helped :) We sat n chatted n laughed so much that ...

My WordPress wishlist

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In the past, I have blogged regarding my dissatisfaction with the inability to add my Shelfari bookshelf to my Wordpress blog. Now, I have another addition to my wishlist. Recently, I bought a new Sony Ericsson mobile phone (K530i) One of the reasons why I picked up this phone was that it has a neat feature ...

Depressed ? Go shopping

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Last week was one of those weeks, a bit blah and depressing (weather also partly to blame). I was really looking forward to doing something over the weekend to kind of cheer myself a bit. And when in Bangalore, nothing de-stresses more than a bout of shopping (especially shoe shopping). I have been sorely in need of ...

In Praise of the Office Cafeteria

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No, the heading is not a typo. I am truly singing the praises of my office cafeteria. So far during my professional career, I have come across the following types of cafeteria options : Cheap and plentiful, but awful tasting food Decent fare, but so expensive that you go outside the office and eat junk food Well, in my ...