Chivalry Is Not Dead !

  Trying to get the one parking spot that was open, I am waiting patiently during rush hour to finish my grocery shopping and get back home. Blocking the parking spot is a lady, completely oblivious of my waiting and is taking her own sweet time looking at her reflection in the glass window of…

Springtime Gifts

Even if it is for just half hour in a day, take yourself outside for a nature walk….the earth has so much to offer this Spring. So many different colors of Tulips lined the sidewalk….. One of my favorite things to do , in beginning of Spring is to see how many different colors  of…

The Earth Laughs In Flowers

“The earth laughs in flowers” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson. Having waited for Spring  for so long , glad to see, it is here now.The rains had washed the earth of it’s winter slumber and suddenly the earth smiles once again. If you like me enjoy flowers, walk along ,to see the treasures I find each…

Zucchini Kofta’s In Creamy Coconut Curry

Zucchini (American )  or Courgette  (British)  is a summer squash which can reach nearly a meter in length, but is usually harvested immature at 15 to 25 cm. In the British Isles, a fully grown zucchini is referred to as a marrow. Botanically, Zucchinis are fruits, a type of botanical berry called a “pepo”, being the swollen…

Sunset In Spring

All day the sun played hide and seek in between rain showers, then just before she set on the West she flashed her most beautiful smile across the lake….to treasure ! The joy of the moment , I will carry it to sleep tonight !

The Festival Of Colors -Holi

Holi is a Hindu festival celebrated in Spring, in India and Nepal. It is also known as the “festival of colors” or the “festival of love”. The festival signifies the victory of good over evil, the arrival of spring, end of winter, and for many, a festive day to meet others, play and laugh, forget and forgive,…

If ~ Rudyard Kipling

One of my favorite poems of all times, written by Rudyard Kipling, I have carried it with me all my life, the wisdom in the lines has stayed with me every season of my life.Sharing it here……. “If you can keep your head when all about you     Are losing theirs and blaming it on…

Birds and the bees. What about the chipmunks ??

It’s that time of the year again, when all the bird feeders are full, flowers blooming everywhere, the landscape is painted in green. Joyful is the season, when birds return home…. So “Help me God!”…….. Do you spot me ? Yes, I am devising a plan, to decode the bird feeder access ……. ……how on…

Firewood for Next Winter

 The snow had melted, Mother Nature was still playing hide and seek with her blow hot blow cold mood swings. Official Spring has begun  a few days ago, the wind was still blowing cold, determined to step out, just to feel the fresh air, I took our pet out for a walk. Two weeks ago…

SHAMROCK CHIPS ( Flat Bread)

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Shamrock Chips/ Flat Bread The first time, I heard about St.Patty’s Day was when my kid came back from kindergarten one day & when asked how was school, replied,”Oh, we had fun trying to catch Leprechauns”…having never heard of them before, I thought it was some kind of a gecko/garden…

A Late Winter Evening

Through the barren branches, I could see the moon clearly…. Somehow it seemed full of HOPE when viewed through blossoming trees. Ah! the joys of Spring arriving, even the moon seems more cheerful !