Summer is here….. when pictures speak louder than words !

“C’mon it’s almost summer, time for swim lessons”, said Mamma Duck as she gracefully moved with her lil’ ones ¬† Riding the summer wave , making beautiful memories ūüôā A wedding in town, the wooden bridge over the river strewn with rose petals………romance thick in the humid summer air Chirping birds and jumping chipmunks around…

Caught Unawares

A quacky kinda romance : Spotted on my walk this morning, gazing deeply into each other’s eyes oblivious of the walkers by, in a backyard filled with flowers, LOVE was in the air !

There is something about beautiful evenings…..

Walking our pet around the park with a slowly setting sun in the background, ¬†I saw ¬†a man ¬†sitting and reading a book in the ¬†slanting sunlight ¬†across the green grass, the soccer field was empty perhaps his grandkids were playing at the park slides, he was having some time for himself, basking in the…

Cloud Watching….

Haiku : “Floating in the sky forming, changing, drifting on nature’s wispy breath”

Memorial Day Weekend Getaway

The much awaited long weekend was finally here, flags adorned every household in the neighborhood…… ……backyards were getting ready for the weekend celebrations…… ….the ache to go on a road trip was strong. The weather finally had started to look up, just on time for a weekend getaway, so off we went on a road…

Sweet Corn Sundal

Some pictures that are stored in memory never fade away, irrespective of the time or place since you last saw them….. The joy on the faces of hardworking Sundal vendors on the beach at the end of the day, strolling along the shore while the gentle waves touch their feet and go, their distant laughter…

A rainy weekend….

It has been raining all weekend, one had two options…either to stay indoors and sulk at the rain or pull on your rain boots and jump in the puddles. I chose the latter, sulking never looked or felt good, so walk along with me on the river’s edge where nature beckons in all her glory…

Mango Salsa with Tortilla Chips (Totopos)

When everyone around is celebrating ¬†Cinco de Mayo, join in the fun fiesta and do your part, I decided. The sun had just come out after days and days of rain and gloomy weather, just in time for the celebrations. The crab apple tree had shed most of its flower petals owing to the rains…

Rain, Rain Go Away!

Dark rain clouds loomed low as I drove back home in the evening, the skies threatening to open up any minute……and then it happened ! Somewhere along the way , the skies opened up and there was a downpour, flash flood warning on the radio, traffic slowed down, bumper to bumper ride began, a slow…

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…

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 !