World Animal Day October 4, 2020

On this day, I want to share my experience as a first-time pet (Indian) grandparent. It will soon be one year to this great event in my life and I do feel like I have enough hindsight now, to describe the evolution in my thinking.

How do you respond to change?

September 11, 2001. It was a ruinous attack. Completely unexpected, it was a brutal violation of trust in America, the land of the free. It would change the world, we said. And it did. More recently came COVID 19. Unexpectedly lethal, it quickly grew in strength before our unbelieving eyes. A tiny bug that brought …

Home – A Place Of One’s Own

What does home mean for you? Is it a building with walls, windows, a roof, a floor, and furniture? Is it a place where you can get shelter from the elements, store your belongings, and retreat after having spent the day facing the trials and tribulations of everyday life? Or is it a place where …

Monday Morning Inspiration

Sun rising in the background and a black iron fence in the foreground. The sun is just starting to rise above the fence.

This poem will not fail to inspire you. A Psalm of Life BY HENRY WADSWORTH LONGFELLOW   Tell me not, in mournful numbers, Life is but an empty dream! For the soul is dead that slumbers, And things are not what they seem. Life is real! Life is earnest!    And the grave is not its goal; Dust …