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A post sharing one person’s views.

“Getting Busy” isn’t all “Fun”

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Namaste, Dear Visitor to my blog-site… I’m glad you took time from your day to join us. Here are some thoughts for today, about the idea of being or getting busy. Nearly all of us lead surprisingly busy lives, even if we intend otherwise. I know the feeling of being busy, and honestly, getting busy is not […]

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Keep the faith!

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Language – the Vedanga

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(Second in my Language Series) Here’s my ‘quick look’ at the Six Vedanga: they formed an ancient language science (from which modern Indo-European languages and rules evolved). Vedanga (n., pl.|Sanskrit: वेदाङ्ग vedāṅga, “limbs of the Veda”).

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Arrant Moodiness Feeds Egomania

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I have somehow become convinced that it’s okay to ignore some fans I love when, like a petulant child, I may not get my way at all times on my own schedule. I sorry. I will do better. This post was much longer. I took the moody part out, now it’s not so long. We’ll see […]

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Patience Pays

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Every year around this time Monsoon arrives. While it has been known to “come in like gangbusters” and inundate roads and neighbourhoods (not to mention farms, homes, schools, businesses and gardens) with abundant rains, one seldom knows precisely when the rains will arrive. This year it seemed that the Monsoon would never reach us. We […]

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Hungama Mini-Masala

Bollywood Bedlam Broadband Boss interviewer Faridoon Shahryar managed to draw me out a bit, lol. In our Musically Yours interview, I got to gush on Sharukh Khan‘s favorite Dilwale musical number (mine too): Faridoonji apparently got a kick out of my frank talk. I admit, a bit of frankness has never been too much of […]

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Mastery is a Process

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Consistency is key to mastery. I learned the importance of voice practise sessions in mastering the art of singing many years ago. Learning this was and remains one of the keys to success for me: Vocal Consistency developed from regular practise, doing pre-performance warm-ups, protecting my voice from polluted air, resting sufficiently, etc. As a practical example, say […]

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All My Friends Eat Well

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Prescription pain killers? Shouldn’t they just be called Rx killers? First Michael Jackson, now Prince? One take-away from this interesting TED Talks video is the statement that one’s friends have the greatest impact upon one’s longevity. Also, being isolated is rarely an issue in our country, lol. It’s certainly not a problem for me. I surround […]

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A Musician’s Life – Not Only Celebrations

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A Musician’s Life – Not All Celebrations Before I get sidetracked, thank you so much Global Indian Music Academy. What a memorable experience!! You were all so kind and considerate! I love and appreciate you so much, too. I am writing this after the recent tragic early passing of another American music icon, Prince. Such […]

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