some heartening things...and some not so...

April 6, 2006

Drove down to Chennai by the new road…except for a stretch near Vaniyambadi which seems to be caught up in litigation, the rest of it is excellent…since it was a Sunday, we made it in –yes–four and a half hours! And this when both of us were doing never more than a steady 120 kph in the CR-V. Now if only we could find a way to navigate through either Bangalore or Chennai during weekdays without spending hours in inch-by-inch traffic….

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March 31, 2006

In the play “Chapter 2” by Neil Simon, which I watched at Ranga Shankara yesterday, a woman character says,” First I am called good-looking, then I am described as interesting with character, and so it goes until I am finally called, ‘interesting for my age’!”

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