“I must have flowers, always, and always.” ― Claude Monet In the depths of winter, I am always thinking about spring…my mind wants an overdose of everything floral. Sharing the pictures of flowers I have been toasting my eyes with..
Global warming is not a conqueror to kneel before – but a challenge to rise to. A challenge we must rise to. Joe Lieberman The picture below is that of a glacier in Alaska-these glaciers are disappearing fast! The greatest story of exploitation Has long been hidden under wraps The pillage of our planet byContinue reading “Global warming”
In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Serenity.” “Dip your serenity in serendipity and let the surprise be your prize”. – AlaGraPHY Serenity to me conjures up images of candles, peaceful birds and animals, and tranquil waters. Candle Arrangement at Philadelphia Flower ShowTranquil sea at Vieques, Puerto RicoCrane in deep thoughtRock formation inContinue reading “WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge: Serenity”
This photograph is from Yerba Buena Gardens, San Francisco, CA.
I admit I have no particular affinity for animals. I don’t even take pictures of animals. However, these life-like models of wild animals made using animal skin at the Academy of Natural sciences, Philadelphia, were too good…so I had to take pics. Hope you enjoy them!
I do not have any affinity for creepy-crawlies in general (i.e. I am not an entophile), but the bugs shown below have been pinned in such an artistic manner that I was forced to take pictures of them. These are displayed at the Academy of Natural Sciences of The Drexel University in Philadelphia.
Today I am thinking about spring even as I need to go back to work in the cold night… So here are some photographs of flowers signifying spring. Enjoy!
I was eating pasta with basil pesto sauce the other day, and was reminded of the holy basil… Now everyone is familiar with sweet basil, the one that is used in Italian cuisine. Personally, I love the flavor imparted by sweet basil, and have used it in Indian cooking too. However, in India, there is noContinue reading ““Holy” or “sweet”?”
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”
There is something about waterfalls that I absolutely love….While I do not have any photography skills, I love taking pictures of waterfalls wherever I find them. The cascading water reminds me of the constant motion of our lives…. Here I am sharing some pictures of waterfalls that I have taken over the last few years… Continue reading “Waterfalls”
I am sure this title sounds pretty quirky for the first post..so let me explain. .. Of all the flowers I have seen, none has captured my imagination like the orchid. Orchids come in a stupendous variety, with a wide range of colors, patterns, and arrangement (while some flowers grow by themselves, others exhibit themselvesContinue reading “The sensual flower”