"And the "Ball" is in patio again!" That's my expression every time I spot this Carolina Wren at my bird-feeder in the patio. Why "Ball"? Well, almost all birds who are regular visitors to my bird-feeder have names. And so does he. He is chubby and round, like a ball made of feathers, and besides,… Continue reading Antics of a chubby bird & Feb 2018 Calendars/Wallpapers!
As a new year begins, we all start a new journey, of one kind or another. Here is wishing you a very joyful new year of 2018... ...With a hearty wish that one of the journeys you embark on this year - be the most important one - The journey into your ultimate home, yourself.… Continue reading Journey Home – A Poem by Tagore & Jan 2018 Free Calendar/Wallpapers!
"Never stop dreaming, reaching, climbing that mountain...!" Among other things, for me, this year saw the publication of my first ever book. Above words came to me from one of the kind and lovely readers who congratulated and wished me for the same. I found these seemingly simple words of hers, very profound. She never… Continue reading Reach for your own mountain – December 2017 Desktop Calendar Wallpaper
I was not invited to the gathering, but I was not unwelcome either. Just as I was leaving that charming little beach town called Fairhope, something occurred to me and I stopped by this rather unassuming wharf. A last minute kind of a decision. One of those, that turn out to be so unexpectedly… Continue reading A silent gathering of seagulls & November 2017 Desktop Calendar Wallpaper!
He was looking for something since long as I kept on observing. Moments passed by. And somehow, those moments felt like eternity. It might be the same tree where there were branches and leaves in abundance once. And these two. But the days of autumn had dried out all of that. The tree was reduced… Continue reading The lost pair of finches – A tiny tale of Love + October 2017 Wallpapers/Calendars!
I know, you are singing. As I see the beautiful brass colored light of morning sun falling on that solitary flowery branch, I know, that right now, you are singing. And all I can do is to listen to this gentle song of yours with utter amazement... As the rhythmic sun-rays touch the coral glory… Continue reading A Sunlit flower branch & September 2017 Free Desktop Calendar Wallpaper!
"I have lost my smile, but don't worry. The dandelion has it." -Thich Nhat Hanh My free desktop calendar wallpaper for this August, is dedicated to that little flower friend. That Dandelion. :) I have used the lemon green of the grass where Dandelions grow, and the soothing light blue of the sky where their… Continue reading You, Little Dandelion! – A Poem + August 2017 Wallpapers!
“He who does not answer the questions has passed the test.” -Franz Kafka A character of a story written by the 20th Century German Novelist Franz Kafka utters this line. The exact context of this statement within the story could be more specific to the characters and the situation, but this line holds true for everyone… Continue reading Pieces of a grand puzzle called Nature + July 2017 Free Calendar/Wallpapers!