To smell the things of Earth

What would life be like without fragrances to touch the heart? Flowers of the Parijatha tree in our garden make the night air fragrant. The champaka flowers from our neighbour’s garden add their fragrance to our mornings. We have coconut trees in our garden. We get coconuts plucked at least three times a year. They… Continue reading To smell the things of Earth

Thoughts on thoughts

Every morning I do yoga and some other exercises, a good beginning to each new day. It is dark outside when I start and I like to see it getting lighter outside. Soon I hear birds calling out to each other. It is very peaceful. My body is doing the asanas and pranayamas and my… Continue reading Thoughts on thoughts

Word of the Day Challenge

The Word of the Day is HECTIC, I hope you enjoy using this word in a story, poem or anecdote. My father-in-law passed away last year on March 24th. We follow the Hindu calendar for deciding the days for our festivals, rites and rituals. My father-in-law’s first death anniversary was yesterday. We performed certain rites… Continue reading Word of the Day Challenge

#SoCS April 10, 2021

Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is “difference.” Whatever the word “difference” conjures first in your mind, write about it. Enjoy! I have just completed the English translation of a Kannada Book called The House of Kanooru by one of the great writers in Kannada, K V Puttappa. He was popularly known as Kuvempu.… Continue reading #SoCS April 10, 2021

#SoCS April 3, 2021

Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is “start with who/whom” Begin your post with either “who” or “whom” and go from there. Have fun! Who Would not Like to walk On unknown paths? Mud roads less travelled. With trees on either side. And light streaming through the leaves. Showing the play of light and… Continue reading #SoCS April 3, 2021