Nada … nothing!

Fans of the Jerry Seinfeld show may recall the episode where George Costanza and Jerry meet with the executives of a TV channel to discuss the concept for a new TV sitcom and persuade them to approve a pilot.  The meeting starts off genially and when asked what the show would be about, Jerry Seinfeld …

Fleeting time

Another year draws to a close.  At 23:59 HRS or 11:59 pm local time across different time zones on December 31, we will pause in an attempt to dam the flowing river of time to “bring in” the New Year.  Just like going forward to receive a guest hesitating at the threshold, who must be …

Homing in

Homing pigeons must provide a cue to us immigrants. These birds have an innate ability to find their way back home over long distances. Or, perhaps just like salmon – that, having migrated to the ocean, travel back to the riverbed where they were spawned – we immigrants retain a latent urge (in Hindi we …