Category Archives: Diary

Home-a physical place but also a community

“You want to help me change my life?” Mom asked. “I’m fine. You’re the one who needs help. Your values are all confused.” Rose Mary Walls-telling Jeannette Using literature as a lens to see some family dynamics, I went through … Continue reading

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Lock-down notes

As the COVID19 related lock-down becomes a reality in Ontario, Canada, we tried to develop some more creative ways to engage.We remembered previous times when we were in such situations to isolate, did some readings from our home library and … Continue reading

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Sagar-Around 21..Exploring Cathexis

Recently my son Sagar completed 21 years. Around this time, we went for a walk to the Art Gallery of Ontario-AGO- and explored the special exhibition of Rubens. Going to Museums , exploring different cultures was imbibed in me by … Continue reading

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Exploring Microcosms-Expanding into Macrocosms

But less obvious is the fact that the most important part of our culture is our particular family.The most basic culture in which we develop is the culture of our family, and our parents are its ‘culture leaders’. Moreover , … Continue reading

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Early Rubens-Year end Diary-notes-2019

Having a designated thinking place, and scheduling the time to go there, helps shape thinking. Over the years, have tried to follow this practice-individually and jointly -with different groups. 2019- marked the third consecutive year, when I stayed in Ontario-Canada. … Continue reading

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Thinking through Letters-Sagar around 20

In a previous article this writer told about his realization that what he had before him was not the dish he had ordered for his forties         The Crack Up – F Scott Fitzgerald     from … Continue reading

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Year End Journal-2018

Having an accountability partner is a great way to reflect and grow.
In this year, I continued regular correspondence with two personal and one professional accountability partner who have known me for decades.
The intention of having a Calibration appointment, and then reviewing what we discussed, what we planned, how was the execution of the plan different from what we had expected, leads to many refinements.

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