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Saturday, February 08, 2003
It is amazing how little it takes to start a war. A trigger-happy border guard can set off a conflict if he feels threatened by his counterpart on the opposite side. An inept translator can start a war if he accidentally says the wrong word. Even ...
Our own river
The River Pampa flows by our school. We can see it from our school building. It starts as a small stream somewhere up in the mountains, joins 450 or more other streams, and reaches the Arabian Sea near Alappuzha. It passes by Sabarimala and the ...
My school forever
If anyone asks me to enumerate one of those touching incidents at school, it'll be difficult because every incident is close to my heart. But a common experience is that I have deeply felt the boundless love that exists between the teacher and ...
What is success?
Success is considered very important in life. One's life becomes successful when one attains a very good position in society. Usually a person is said to be successful when he has attained all the conveniences in his life. One way in which he ...
Remembrance of things past
When I look into my past, I feel very happy. But when I compare it with the present, I feel very sad because those happy days have migrated to my memory. It was almost 13 years back, when we all lived together. Ours was a joint family. The house ...
A special candy
As I sit here remembering, I think of all that has happened in the past 15 years, which is hard to put into words. There are a few memories that come to my mind immediately. The memories of being with my grandfather and the memories of the ...
Competition or compassion?
Most people support the idea of competition whereas others say that competition is the sworn enemy of man. Indeed, I would say that competition eventually would kill us. Everyone has his own reasons for supporting his argument. For example, ...
Life with siblings
If there is to be a joyful life for us, there should be a brother or sister. They are the only ones that will help us. When we are small, if we have a baby brother or sister, we will be happy to play with them. But when they are grown up to the ...
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