Weekly Photo Challenge: Reward

Plum Blossom

“…and then, I have nature and art and poetry, and if that is not enough, what is enough?”
― Vincent van Gogh

Most of the times, I don’t carry a big camera while taking a hike in the nature.  However, I come across all hidden wonders as soon the man-made world vanishes – a photogenic wild flower, a hidden stream, cherry blossoms out of no where, a rainbow behind the lush green mountain, a small island with only two swans, or a squirrel squinting at a pine cone. They all are inspiring, truly. Most of my favorite photographs are from those expeditions. Continue reading “Weekly Photo Challenge: Reward”

Shadows and Lights


“Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.”
― Søren Kierkegaard

“Maybe it was not a bad year,” I whisper to myself after seeing another  friend’s “A Great Year in Review” clip on my FB news feed. “Maybe the goods were more powerful than the evils, maybe smiles were overpowering  all the tears,” I keep thinking while chopping carrots, onions, cauliflower florets. Sometimes multi-tasking calms my mind and helps me to find priorities. Continue reading “Shadows and Lights”

Holding on to November

Tuxpi photo editor: http://www.tuxpi.comIt’s strange how you list things and use the word ” favorite” too many times when you get older, knowing  there’re not many people available to remember that list of yours. But, well, november is my favorite month. It seems short but colorful. My mood, most of the times, follows the color of the outer world. And the outside world is always bright and cheerful here. Autumn colors just enhance that beauty.

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