There was once a father, Who had three sons. On his deathbed, the father gave his sons $100 and asked them to buy something which will fill up the entire room. The first son bought some wool, but he was only able to fill a part of the room.The second, bought hay, but he still fell short of the objective. Finally, the third son spent 1$ … Continue reading A Dollar’s worth.
It is that time of the year when your throat starts to pain a bit, your activities and movement speed slow down, the nose becomes itchy and you start feeling as if you are Shiva, the Hindu God which brought a river into the world to take care of a drought, from his head. Although in this case, you will be bringing a river into … Continue reading Viruses, Viruses everywhere
Have you ever wondered if the pilots on the airplane need to insert keys to start a plane ? I have often thought about it. I always imagine that the pilot will always have to insert the key into the ignition and twist it to the right side to start the plane’s engines. That makes me wonder, what would happen if the pilot forgot his … Continue reading Keys… to flying
Have you noticed how expensive the purses are getting ? I saw a price tag of $ 13,000 for a woman’s purse. I so pity the husband, who has to buy this purse for his wife. Maybe he got a heart surgery free with the purse. Buy one, get the other free. He might think, ” You know, judging by the mails that I keep getting, … Continue reading Women and their Purses
Greetings readers, It brings me immense pleasure to announce that balletofwords.com is now hosted on blue host. Finally, the control freak in me will get the kind of control I am looking for. I hope that this path will lead to some wonderful new experiences. I would like to thank all those patrons who were kind enough to donate, like my posts and spread … Continue reading Announcement
She was sitting at the hospital, looking at her stomach, gently moving her hand over it. While doing so, she kept going back to her trip to Africa. She cursed the day she entered that place. She never thought, that her one decision would cause her this much pain. But she knew she had no choice. She had to get rid of the life inside … Continue reading Life is sacred…a satire
What comes to your mind when you hear or read theae words? I am sure a human female comes to your mind who has wronged you in some way. Not a female dog. Why? I mean. As far as I know, dogs are supposed to one of the most loyal beings… Continue reading Bitch…
A formerly depressed friend of mine once said to me, “you known, back in the day when i was feeling depressed, I always thought of giving up on life. But then, one day I got a good suggestion from someone. She told me to listen to the ticking of the clock. The ticking used to calm me down.” I always wondered what would have happened … Continue reading Tick tick…
Look at the teens today. They will do anything to attract attention to themselves. Makeup, dress up in weird clothing( mostly like ladies of negotiable virtue [for girls]or pants that reach only up to the thighs and are held up by sheer magic [for boys]), changes to the natural body, etc I blame it on the celebrities, whose names I will not mention now. … Continue reading Attention seekers
I hate driving. The entire process of “wind blowing through my hair” and “feeling the freedom of open roads” doesn’t really appeal to me. I can just hire a driver and a car to do just those things without the extra effort of driving in dense, bumper to bumper traffic. The whole notion of keep-shifting-gears-from first-to-second-and-back-to-first in a span of 30 seconds and repeat this … Continue reading Drivers…
I have been suffering from a writer’s block for some time now. Which means, I don’t have any topics to write an article. I had heard that most writers get a writer’s block and get inspired by seemly random events. This type of inspired writing wins them awards. So when I entered my bathroom and saw three identical but small cockroaches, the first thing that popes in … Continue reading Writer’s block and cockroaches
That time , When you place a call for some official work, and the other person does not have an answer to your questions, But instead of actually saying the customary “I will get back to you on this”, this person tries to sound as if the telephone line is breaking up… But you can clearly hear the guy sitting next to this person, … Continue reading Bad telephone line
So, I just came back to Doha. This is not my first visit, of course, which gave me a new insight into the term “homesickness”. The funny thing about my home sickness, is that it can’t even decide my actual home. I keep missing being away from India, till the time I am in India. I keep missing India when I am away from India. … Continue reading Home , away from Home
I visited my bank today. As per my habit, I was observing the people around me while waiting for my turn. I saw a mother, with her kid, approximately 5 to 7 years of age. The kid was standing quietly by the side of her mother, staring at people around her. I like such well behaved kids. After a few minutes, the mother fed the … Continue reading Treating kids
When all you wanted was to become a rickshaw But parents force you to be a car. Result : This is called Parental pressure. Stop abusing your kids, let them live their own lives… Continue reading Parental Pressure
Take a random song. Ensure the song has a beat. Search for a remote ,uninhabited place. A beach would be an added advantage. Get a young girl. ( optional : the girl should be above 18 years of age to avoid being prosecuted as a pedophile ) Tell the girl to wear skimpy, provocative cloths. Position the camera on the beach and ask the girl … Continue reading Recipe for a music video
I was asked a question recently – “Why was Bombay changed to Mumbai ? ” Well, I certainly have no idea why the name was changed. Perhaps because the terrorists confused Bombay, with Bomb-bay ? One can only wonder… Continue reading Why change the name…
You know in the old days, (wow… I feel very old now) i.e. 10 years back kids used to play outside and used to beg for more mins before coming home. I know I did. Life was simpler back then. You play for two hours everyday except Sundays and vacations, then study for a few hours and sleep soundly till you reach the high school. … Continue reading Kids and the pressure cooker.
We live in a modern age. An age where we live a fast life. Everyone is in a hurry to do something. It could be the haste to get education, haste to get married and settle down, haste to earn loads of money, haste to retire, haste to cross the road, anything… But in our haste, are we not forgetting to live life ? to … Continue reading Priorities
Facebook, in all its wisdom, informs me that today is the day I complete one year as a blogger. I did not realize that it already is a year since I though of started putting my quirky thoughts to words. More importantly, I am surprised to see that I was able to last this long, given that I have the attention span of a monkey. … Continue reading Thanks World !