Mother-in-law’s cushion

I read about this phrase today, and just had to write a blog post about it…read on.. This refers to the humble cactus plant and no prizes for guessing why it is named so….it has thick succulent leaves (cushion) but peppered with thorns! Personally I am fascinated with cacti, especially the tall Saguaro cacti from Arizona thatContinue reading “Mother-in-law’s cushion”

Travel Theme-Golden

“The imagination is the golden pathway to everywhere.“ Terence McKenna For “Where’s my backpack” weekly travel theme challenge, I have selected photographs mainly from my travels in Italy (where the golden represents actual gold) and Las Vegas (where everything is colored golden!). Link: St. Mark’s Basilica, Venice, ItalyPainted ceiling at Vatican CityGolden Gate of the BaptisteryContinue reading “Travel Theme-Golden”

The Rainbow Color

White, the symbol of purity, serenity, peace…here is a compilation of images showing white in all its splendor. Enjoy!Of course, it’s winter, so I start with a snowy landscape in Maine..This unusual sculpture in white at the Museum of Art and Design, New York City..Bridal white gown made of glass at the Corning Museum ofContinue reading “The Rainbow Color”


In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Yellow.” <a href=””>Yellow</a&gt; Being Indian, yellow reminds me of mustard (Indian version) and fall (US version). This is not the clearest picture, but it clearly depicts what comes to my mind hearing “yellow”. This picture was taken in a winery at Napa valley in February. Mustard isContinue reading “Yellow”

Er…I do things somewhat differently, you see, I am a doctor…

No, I am not trying to prove anything here…I just want to give you a glimpse in to how being a doctor has irrevocably changed me…. My sense of right and left are distorted, because I always think of the anatomical position. Now this is fine as long as I refer to my left and right side, butContinue reading “Er…I do things somewhat differently, you see, I am a doctor…”