Category Archives: Holiday

Playing Holi (Expat Week #052)

Holi is a time to reach out with the colors of joy. It is the time to love and forgive. It is the time expresses the happiness of being loved and to be loved through colors. ~unknown It is fitting … Continue reading

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Tour of India – THE Taj Mahal (Expat Week #048)

The Taj Mahal rises above the banks of the river like a solitary tear suspended on the cheek of time. ~Rabindranath Tagore When someone mentions India, probably the most common image that comes to mind is THE Taj Mahal. I … Continue reading

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Tour of India – Jaipur, The Pink City (Expat Week #046)

I think that travel comes from some deep urge to see the world, like the urge that brings up a worm in an Irish bog to see the moon when it is full. ~Lord Dunsany Our much anticipated tour of India … Continue reading

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Thailand: Chinese Museum (Expat Week #042)

Everything you can imagine is real. ~Pablo Picasso   Anek Kuson Sala, also known as the Chinese Museum, was the last temple we visited prior to heading back toward Bangkok. It is more museum than temple. It honors the unique … Continue reading

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My First Diwali (India Week #032)

The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart. ~Helen Keller Diwali, the festival of lights, is a five day festival and THE big holiday in India, … Continue reading

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What Happened to the Seasons? (India Week #031)

Spring passes and one remembers one’s innocence. Summer passes and one remembers one’s exuberance. Autumn passes and one remembers one’s reverence. Winter passes and one remembers one’s perseverance.                         … Continue reading

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India Week #20 – Celebrating Independence

When a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw. ~Nelson Mandela   I am living the dream! After 52 years of living in the USA, my … Continue reading

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