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My “Hygge” Moments: #WordlessWednesday

“The true essence of hygge is the pursuit of everyday happiness and it’s basically like a hug, just without the physical touch,” Meik Wiking, the author of The Little Book of Hygge: Danish Secrets To Happy Living, and CEO of the Happiness Research Institute in Copenhagen   I chanced upon Hygge thanks to Meik Wiking's … Continue reading My “Hygge” Moments: #WordlessWednesday

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Breathe: #WordOfTheYear #WOTY #MondayMusings

"Living here on Earth, we breathe the rhythms of a universe that extends infinitely above us. When resonant harmonies arise between this vast outer cosmos and the inner human cosmos, poetry is born." - Daisaku Ikeda MY WORD OF THE YEAR AND ALL THAT JAZZ: You may wonder what's taken me so long to come … Continue reading Breathe: #WordOfTheYear #WOTY #MondayMusings

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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

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

Fond Farewell: #FridayFotoFiction #GuestPost #Blogiversary

FOND FAREWELL: Keith Hillman   When my mobile rings and I see my friend Rosey’s name on the screen, I know to hold the device a couple of inches away from my ear to lessen the pain of her shrieking greeting! But yesterday it was different. I heard nothing. At first, I assumed she’d pressed … Continue reading Fond Farewell: #FridayFotoFiction #GuestPost #Blogiversary

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Fill Yourself Up: #MondayMusings #GuestPost #Blogiversary

Fill Yourself Up- Corinne Rodrigues As I sit reading a romance novel, nibbling on peanuts, my thoughts start to wander to all the things I could be doing during this time. It seems like I'm wasting my time on something frivolous when I could be doing so much more - like settling cupboards, responding to … Continue reading Fill Yourself Up: #MondayMusings #GuestPost #Blogiversary

A Journey of Memorable Smiles: #WordlessWednesday

  A Journey of memorable smiles April 11, 2016 Sorry folks, but this is not a high quality shot, but the memories around it are truly treasured and precious. It was taken on an iPhone, like most of my pictures are.  I was using an older version of iPhone, with a not very high-grade camera.  … Continue reading A Journey of Memorable Smiles: #WordlessWednesday

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Eight Things I’m Grateful for in July 2018: #GratitudeCircle #MondayMusings #mg

Eight Things I’m Grateful for in Jaunty July   July was pretty much uneventful, most parts of it; so I am assuming. But possibly I’m being partly judgemental. Judging my jaunty July without really considering the details-not a good idea! If I look deep into the recesses of the month, there was actually some interesting … Continue reading Eight Things I’m Grateful for in July 2018: #GratitudeCircle #MondayMusings #mg

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Twenty-Four By Seven: #WriteBravely

Twenty-four by seven: #WriteBravely #WRITETRIBEFESTIVALOFWORDSJUNE2018   She toiled twenty-four by seven at Donna's kitchen. "No rest for the wicked", she always said with a winsome smile. Donna's Kitchen was her life line, her haven and her home away from home. She had no family to call her own, but the staff and Donna were family … Continue reading Twenty-Four By Seven: #WriteBravely

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{Y} is for You Fill Up My Senses: #AtoZChallenge

{Y} is FOR You FILL UP MY SENSES It's Saturday morning and Homi Mistry is wooing Freni with, "You fill up my senses". Freni is giggling with gay abandon. They have been married for sixty-five  years now. Mistrys are residents of the Dadar Parsi colony. April, every year, they wait with much anticipation for their grandchildren … Continue reading {Y} is for You Fill Up My Senses: #AtoZChallenge