Helping Invisible Obama

The Daily Beast reports: Clint Eastwood’s now-infamous speech at the Republican National Convention included a dialogue—or rather monologue—with an empty chair. The idea was that he was addressing an invisible President Obama, who the actor and director was both conducting a (one-sided) interview with and giving a bit of a lecture. Within moments, a new…

One Of My All Time Favourites

I’ve just started reading Robin Sharma the author of ‘The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari’ series. One of his recommendation is to find the time to laugh each day just like a child. During my early teens I grew up on a steady dose of comic books:Walt Disney, Tin Tin, Asterix & Obelix…but enjoying the…

This Week At My Yard

I should have known when the 2 romantic wascally wabbits were parading in my backyard……this young wobbly wabbit was not far behind. Also, too: One of my earliest memories of growing plants/flowers at home were the red, papery bougainvilleas in our Tirupur residence. So, when I saw some bougainvillea plant during my bargain hunt this…

Just So I Can Return The Favour…

“I would request that my body in death be buried not cremated, so that the energy content contained within it gets returned to the earth, so that flora and fauna can dine upon it, just as I have dined upon flora and fauna during my lifetime” ― Neil deGrasse Tyson Along with Martin Bashir, Charles…

Road Trip

My son and I went on a day trip up north to Haliburton county in the first week of August. He had a shadowing assignment at the emerg-department in that county hospital. We originally planned to leave Thursday night, but due to a heavy downpour, yes that same one which wiped out  my one and…

Congrats Manoj

God Bless You With Every Blessing Possible! ps: You both brothers owe me a large Rose Champagne! So very proud of both of you, can’t wait to see you…..

Happy Birthday Maami

Love for our sons brought us together and we bonded even though we haven’t met each other, not even once.  Life most often is never as it seems, but for motherhood to bond there is no reason or a season! Happy Birthday Maami, this must be the most memorable birthday for you since quite a…

From My Yard: Gone But Not Forgotten

At the top: Korean Lilac, the very first plant I planted in my yard bloomed for the first and the only time (thus far) after 4 years, hulllllooooo late bloomer! White peony, which I transplanted last year from my front yard to the back and it bloomed on this year. Both the lilac and the…