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Regarding family matters of the Mukerjee Family

Vyom turns Eleven

Eleven is a very special number. Did you know it is the first repdigit and is the smallest positive integer requiring three syllables?  No doubt sports teams like soccer, cricket or even American football have 11 people per side. Now isn’t that interesting ?A few lines for the little gem who turns eleven , definitely for us a gift from heaven . Little Vyom is little no more You are  “Eleven” says the lore Graduating from elementary Time for a brand new entry .Its…

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Memories

Its 3 years today  that i got that fateful phone call at precisely 3:10 AM (PST or 3:40 PM IST)  on 29th July that i have been scared since the day i left home. It is  a phone call  probably every kid like me who had to move away from parents , knows has to take some day or other , is petrified to take and sincerely  hopes and prays it doesn’t come ever. Such is the irony of life. …

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Baba

We boys are a strange lot. For some strange unwritten reasons we tend to believe that we can’t cry publicly.Privately away from the prying eyes  though it is an entirely different story. The saddest moment when the burst of private tears do come out are when the people who gave you the best memories themselves become memories. As a kid when baba used to go for official trips, i used to quietly take his photograph and weep and for same…

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Tomarey Pronam

Webster defines “Culture” as Integrated pattern of  human knowledge, belief, and behavior that depends upon the capacity for learning and transmitting knowledge to succeeding generations Key points out there are knowledge , belief ,behaviour that we try to transmit to succeeding generations .Simple words on the face of it but so difficult if we really think 🤔  about it . What is extremely curios is that “correct” knowledge helps us to  form our beliefs and executing the belief based on…

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The aftermath of a snow storm

Yawn! I wake up to find sun light shining through the window and into my eyes. I roll the other way, but now that I was awake I just couldn’t go back to sleep. So I slowly rolled out of bed and headed to my parent’s room. “Come on please, everyone else did it” I hear from outside their door. Before anyone else speaks I knock on their door. Knock! Knock! “Come in” my mom’s voice says. I open the…

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Wishing Baba a very Happy 66th Birthday…. where ever he is

Some people say when a child comes to this world , he/she is a blank sheet of paper or a piece of wet clay. As the adult train them to differentiate between good and bad , the blank paper starts to get filled / the clay starts getting molded . At the beginning of the life those writing on papers are probably with pencil which can be erased by an eraser and the clay can be re-molded, but the parents…

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Little Vyom turns Nine

The Number Nine seem to have got a big significance in all cultures through time.  Be that Nine universal elements from Hindu philosophy in Earth , Air, Water, Fire, Ether, Time, Space, Soul and Mind , Nine planets (Navagraha)  , Nine worlds from Norse mythology or the famous saying in cat has “nine” lives. Mathematically too nine is pretty interesting number as it is the only number where when you multiply any number by 9, then add the resulting digits to reduce them to a single digit, it…

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Vyom turns Five

Finally time for you to turn “Five” It is the day you have waited long to arrive. Lots of gifts & wishes are on your way, From Mimi & Baba something different to convey. Five years have passed by, It is difficult to realise how fast did the time fly. Seems just like yesterday, God brought you our way. “Vyom” was a name we could think, For the “sky” of happiness you brought in a blink. We waited hours just…

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