Reviving Our Art: #WordlessWednesday

“Eleanor was right. She never looked nice. She looked like art, and art wasn't supposed to look nice; it was supposed to make you feel something.” ― Rainbow Rowell, Eleanor and Park     Reviving Our Art: #WordlessWednesdayAarshia, my ten-year-old is down with a flu for twenty-one days now. She spends time making art and craft, reading, … Continue reading Reviving Our Art: #WordlessWednesday

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Things That Make Me Happy: #WordlessWednesday

In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer. - Albert Camus           things that make me happy: #wordlesswednesdayLife has a way of throwing curve balls our way, just when we least expect it to. And whoever said that the New Year would spell … Continue reading Things That Make Me Happy: #WordlessWednesday

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In Our Winter Wonderland: #WordlessWednesday

"He who marvels at the beauty of the world in summer will find equal cause for wonder and admiration in winter." -  John Burroughs         In Our Winter Wonderland: #WordlessWednesday I hope you enjoy the glimpses of the winter wonderland in and around my home. Winter is truly an enchantress of sorts. … Continue reading In Our Winter Wonderland: #WordlessWednesday

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On A Cold Christmas Morning: #WordlessWednesday

  "Christmas waves a magic wand over the world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful." - Norman Vincent Peale       "Christmas isn't just a day, it's a frame of mind." - Valentine Davies, "Miracle on 34th Street"   ON A cold christmas morning: #wordlesswednesday From our hearth to yours, may the spirit of … Continue reading On A Cold Christmas Morning: #WordlessWednesday

Of Idyllic Afternoons and Boat Rides: #WordlessWednesday

"Solitude is not the same as loneliness. Solitude is a solitary boat floating in a sea of companions." - Rober Fulghum     Of Idyllic Afternoons and Boat Rides: #WordlessWednesday In between the busyness of attending a family wedding in Calcutta, we took time away one misty afternoon, to regale in the beauty of the … Continue reading Of Idyllic Afternoons and Boat Rides: #WordlessWednesday

Cotton, Our Grand Old Lady: #WordlessWednesday

"My sunshine doesn't come from the skies. It comes from the love that's in my dogs eyes." - Author Unknown Cotton, Our Grand Old Lady: #WordlessWednesdayCotton came into our lives eleven years ago, from a dog shelter in Singapore. Ever since she has filled our lives with joy, hope and calm. The day she arrived at … Continue reading Cotton, Our Grand Old Lady: #WordlessWednesday

Grow Old With Me: #WordlessWednesday

"Grow old along with me! The best is yet to be, The last of life, for which the first was made: Our times are in His hand Who saith "A whole I planned, Youth shows but half; trust God: see all, nor be afraid!'' - Robert Browning 31st August 2013, Before Sunset My parents, enjoying … Continue reading Grow Old With Me: #WordlessWednesday

The Child is Father of the Man: #WordlessWednesday

My heart leaps up when I behold A rainbow in the sky: So was it when my life began; So is it now I am a man; So be it when I shall grow old, Or let me die! The Child is father of the Man; And I could wish my days to be Bound … Continue reading The Child is Father of the Man: #WordlessWednesday

Meditation Huts with Awe-Inspiring Graffiti: #WordlessWednesday

"When you look up at the sky and see a cloud, think of me" - John Lenon to Yoko Ono Meditation HUts with Awe-Inspiring Graffiti: #WordlessWednesday1 October, 2018, 1:51 PM We are once again back to the Beatles Ashram, in Rishikesh, this #WordlessWednesday. Remember that post from two weeks back, captioned Hey Jude, where I tell you … Continue reading Meditation Huts with Awe-Inspiring Graffiti: #WordlessWednesday

Another Gem in the Wall: #WordlessWednesday

“Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.” - Thomas Merton Another gem IN the wall: #WordlessWednesday3:12 P.M., 1 October, 2018, The Beatles Ashram, Rishikesh, India Floored by the myriad wall art that adorned the crumbling, moss-covered walls of the Beatles Ashram, I went on a "capturing them" spree. These … Continue reading Another Gem in the Wall: #WordlessWednesday