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I am a compulsive blogger, so what?

I have been diagonised with Obsessive Compulsory Disorder for Blogging. The Doctor has told that I indulge in compulsive blogging. She is correct, I wake up and log into my Sulekha and Blogspot accounts.

I post a minimum of 1 blog and 25 comments a day. I search for topics to blog. TV News, mega serials, film songs, family functions, co-joggers, etc are the sources of my blogs. There is no restriction of topic and I have started presuming that I can comment about every topic under and above the Sun.

My meals never go down my throat until my blogs get a few hundreds views and comments. I make a cut and paste of my blog links and send to every email address I know. I solicit (read compel) comments from them. I make the most simplistic comments to other’s blogs.

Despite having an OCD for blogging, the following improvements have come into me:-
I wake up early in the morning to log into my blog accounts.
I go regularly to jogging, family functions and improved my social contacts as well as my …

Dearest Dada Saurav Ganguly

Dearest Dada Saurav Ganguly,

Let me begin by saying that I am one of your greatest fans. I thought of you as a “regional quota” player, when you were inducted into the test team for the 1996 England Tour but your two consecutive centuries made my judgment (like most arm chair critics) eat humble pie. The match winning performances you gave during 1997 in the Friendship Cup against Pakistan made me your die-hard fan. Ever since then your guts has been a source of inspiration for me. No Indian can forget your inspirational captaincy in the 2003 World Cup, when after the initial hiccups; the whole of the country was baying for Team India’s Blood.

Dada, when you were ousted from the team in 2006, everybody felt for you because it was for non-cricketing reasons. You did come back with a bang in both versions of the game which very few could have dreamt off (except Mohinder Amarnath). Cricket is becoming more of a young man’s game and unfortunately human beings age with time. The mind is al…

Accepting failure is the sign of your inability

Hardly there would be anybody, who has not said “This does not work me”, “No matter how hard I try I cannot succeed”, “What is the use of working hard, I don’t get recognised at my work place?” etc. More often than not it is the excuse of the lazy and the feeble minded. The last named excuse is very commonly used in Government offices by employees who want to get paid without work. Government service is the only place where it is impossible to terminate the services of an employee because he/she is not working.

Sunil Gavaskar says frequently on air “If your knocks (read performances) at the selection committee’s door does not open it, keep knocking (performing) until the knock becomes a thud and the door is broken down”. I will stick to examples of sportsmen to drive home this point better because victory in sports requires a perfect co-ordination of mind, heart and body. A sport exposes everybody no matter how great you are because on the given day even Bradman got out for a blob.

If y…