Favorite quotes of all times

Been a while since my last “Five favorites” post. So here are my favorite quotes: 1. “There is a tide in the affairs of men      Which taken at the flood leads on to fortune…” -Julius Caesar, William Shakespeare I first came across this quote in the detective novel “Taken at the Flood” by […]

Exciting moments in daily life…

1. The plane taking off No matter how much or how frequently I travel, the moment when a plane first becomes airborne is still as exciting as it was on the first flight that I can remember. It makes up for flight delays, rude stewards/ stewardesses and unappetizing flight food. 2. Checking out new books […]

Five favorites- Verses

I have always loved poetry, and some verses have stuck with me over the years. These are some of my favorites (I have included only the verses that I remember): 1. The Glories of Our Blood and State- James Shirley The glories of our blood and state      Are shadows, not substantial things; There is no […]

Five Lessons learnt in 2014

Glass sculpture of the Buddha- at the Museum of Art and Design, New York City I guess I should have compiled this list in 2014, and not on the first day of 2015, but better late than never! Let me first talk about my specific teachers for this year: 1. My patients I have been […]

Five favorites-Books

A book is a version of the world. If you do not like it, ignore it or offer your own version in return. –Salman Rushdie Well said, Mr. Rushdie! No wonder your writing makes it to my list of favorite books! So here’s the list (in random order): 1. One Hundred Years of Solitude- Gabriel Garcia […]