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Santa Claus Wish List

My daughter is super excited about the visit from Santa Claus tonight and the gifts that he is going to bring for her. Today morning she asked me what gifts I have asked Santa to bring for myself.  I said, “Santa Claus brings gifts only for children.” Upon this, she exclaimed with the solemn assurance…

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My Half Yearly Round-up

I have been erratic again this year in posting my reviews, though this has been a good year for reading. Half way through the year, I am more or less on track so far for my goodreads reading challenge. Here is a brief roundup of the 28 books I have read so far. I continued…

My 2014 in Books

2014 has been a good reading year for me, though I have posted very sporadically. I completed my Goodreads challenge of reading 50 books this year, albeit with lot of huffing and puffing !! 🙂 .This trumped my last 2 years tally of 36 books each. Total pages read were more than 16000, an impressive…

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My 2013 in Books

I have been very erratic this year in posting my reviews. Hectic work schedule is the main culprit and it is not showing any sign of relenting in 2014 either. So having to choose between reading and writing, I chose former. Still this year I somehow managed to match my last year’s book tally. In…

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2013 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 3,700 times in 2013. If it were a NYC subway train, it would take about 3 trips to carry that many people. Click here to…