Landing at Mars soon

Categories: Experiences, Travels

NASA mailed me this a week ago: On Monday, Nov. 26, 2018, just before noon PT (3 p.m. ET; 2000 UTC/GMT), NASA’s InSight mission will land on Mars! The spacecraft will plunge through the thin Martian atmosphere, heatshield first, and use a parachute to slow down. Then, it will fire its retro rockets to slowly […]

Year 2017 End Post, or is it?

Categories: Experiences, Toastmasters, Travels, Year End Blog Post

New Year Resolutions are something which I never pay attention to. They’re not for me. I stopped thinking long-term a while back and took life as it came. That worked most of the time but there are times for which one should also be prepared. But if I have to rate no-long-term-thinking-theory, it would still […]

Toastmasters Speech # 6 ‘Stranger Things’

Categories: Fiction, Toastmasters, Travels

This is the script of my CC6 Vocal Variety Speech in Toastmasters: Who all here believe in God?   And who all believe in the “other entity”? Rest are atheists here or just shy so that ‘they’ don’t listen to you? Fellow Toastmasters welcomed Guests and those “guests” who are not welcomed but are here […]

Toastmasters Speech # 5 ‘S.H.I.T. It’s about time!’

Categories: Toastmasters, Travels

This is my 5th Speech in Toastmasters from CC manual: After World War 2, when Japan was trying to rebuild their economy, THEY WERE BROKE, BUT NOT BROKEN. They wanted to make the best use of the resources they still had. So one of their industrialists, Toyota, devised a technique called as ‘Just-in-time’ or ‘JIT’ […]

Gokarna – Chill like Hippies

Categories: Travels

Gokarna is a small coastal temple town in South of India. Just couple of Hundred Kilometers South of Goa, the usual Beach place in India it was earlier known mostly for a Shiva Temple (Mahabaleshwar) and a mention in the Hindu Epic, Gokarna (or Gokarn which means Cow’s Ear), it was a town which was […]