world vegetarian day

October is the month of vegetarian awareness. This was established by the North American vegetarian society in 1977, and the international vegetarian union endorsed it in 1978. The idea is promote joy, compassion and life-enhancing possibilities of vegetarianism, and whole halo of things. A vegetarian way of living is definitely beneficial. No I am not …

Uncle Sam

I always found the reference to United States as Uncle sam very handy. Particularly when I have to make my digs at the Bay area Behanji’s or New pastures of the SK-Dabha (the slang my father and his friends had for south Canara Brahmins hostel at Chennai). This day in 1813 this became an accepted …