Solitude

A 7-year-old post about solitude which makes more sense today

Happiness in the Pandemic

Restarting the blogs with a small picture story of moments of joy in an unrelentingly challenging year of the global pandemic

Love Shack On the Beach

A weekend getaway that involved a hideous villa with florescent night skies painted on the ceiling

A New Earth in Medicine (Healing as Becoming Whole)

Originally posted on Night•Dawn•Day:
“Changing is not just changing the things outside of us. First of all, we need the right view that transcends all notions of being and non-being, creator and creature, mind and spirit. That kind of insight is crucial for?transformation?and healing.” – Thich Nhat Hanh This piece was inspired by…

Appa Dearest

A short story about messed up childhood and relationship with parents

Eerie

A moody, broody piece

Chrysanthemums

Capturing the valiant hopes of flowers of our window garden

Beatles and Birds of Prey

We reached Naukuchiatal around 3:00 p.m. on the last day of our trip to Corbett-Pangot-Sattal. We had been walking all day around Sattal. We’d had a very forgettable meal in one of the shacks on the lakeside. We had spotted dozens of birds, none of which we could ID. Our feet were tired and our hearts were…

The Bickering Sibia

It happens in every aspiring birder’s life that there is one “Moby Dick” bird that just eludes capture in the camera. The birder goes mad, diving into bushes, rushing into other people’s backyards, jumping down a cliff with nary a thought of his own safety and chanting the bird’s name in his sleep. It was…