Category Archives: Art

Seeing Without Seeing (Expat Week #065)

Vision is the art of seeing what is invisible to others. ~Jonathan Swift Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it. ~Confucius I have been struggling with writers block the past few weeks. It wasn’t until a few days ago … Continue reading

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India’s Birds of Paradise (Expat Week #054)

Some birds are not meant to be caged, that’s all. Their feathers are too bright, their songs too sweet and wild. ~Stephen King   Birds of Paradise are rightfully known for their unparalleled beauty in the the animal kingdom. They … Continue reading

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Tour of India – Madurai Temples (Expat Week #050)

India is not, as people keep calling it, an underdeveloped country, but rather, in the context of its history and cultural heritage, a highly developed one in an advanced state of decay. ~Shashi Tharoor Our flight out of Madurai was … Continue reading

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Tour of India – Meenakshi Amman Temple (Expat Week #049)

Hinduism is the religion of truth. Truth is God. Denial of God we have known. Denial of truth we have not known. ~Mahatma Gandhi   The final leg of our tour of India took us to Madurai.  I chose Madurai … Continue reading

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Tour of India – Stepwell (Expat Week #047-2)

Art without engineering is dreaming. Engineering without art is calculating. ~Steven Roberts I am an Engineer. As such, I love viewing unique, functional solutions to problems. I get excited seeing marvels of engineering.  No where does my excitement meter peg … Continue reading

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Face Art (Expat Week #044)

I have never been aware before how many faces there are.  There are quantities of human beings, but there are many more faces, for each person has several.  ~Rainer Maria Rilke I am powerfully drawn to human faces, drawn to … Continue reading

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Cost of Creativity (India Week #030)

Creativity is intelligence having fun ~Albert Einstein There are times when I go on a binge, a glorious, mood altering binge. During my binges, the world ceases to exist, people cease to exist, time ceases to exist as a measurable entity. … Continue reading

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