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The Missing Chronicles

June 10, 2012 — 1 Comment

There is a concept in music theory, that I find fascinating, called rest. A rest is an interval of silence in a piece of music. When music is composed, along with all the notes and pieces of music, the composer inserts moments of rest where the instrument or orchestra or band don’t play anything. These are very brief moments that are intricately woven into the fabric of a melody bringing music that lifts the heart of the listener.

Why have I been so silent on this blog? I have been resting – accumulating and assimilating. I have been trying new activities, testing new ideas and traveling to new places. I have met gifted people, made new friends and reinforced the idea that life is definitely worth living.

I feel guilty to a certain degree for ignoring this blog but I am happy that I was able to start new ventures and encourage people to do their own.

I hope to start at it again – writing regularly.

So here’s to the future!

I got a car. My first car. And it was quite an experience getting it. As the days went by, the experience turned sour around every turn. I was tempted to blog about it but I had vowed to myself that I would not write anything in public till I get the car.

Like any serious shopping decision made, after more than a year of research, contemplation and personal budget analysis, I (we) decided that we cannot do without a vehicle of our own anymore. And part of that research was to find the right car at the right price. Ford India had released the Figo more than a year back and it seemed a perfect fit for our requirements.

We went on July 20 and booked our car at MPL Ford (Taramani branch), one of the dealers for Ford in Chennai. We were told that the average waiting period for the Figo is 20/22 days. August 10 was set as our delivery date.

I don’t want to write about all that happened separately. I captured it all in an email I sent to the Managing Director of Ford India, Michael Boneham

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