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!
“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!
"I never rushed to become anything that I was not. I chose, just, to be!" The shrub had replied to me. And with that subtle show of enigma it had got me thinking about who it was! Self-aware about my tendency to get pulled towards the not-so-obvious-looking things of beauty, I was not very much… Continue reading A Wise Forsythia & The Free Desktop Calendar Wallpaper for June 2017!
"Break open A cherry tree And there are no flowers; But the spring breeze Brings forth such myriad blossoms!" -Ikkyu What an apt remark made by Ikkyu, the 15th century Zen Buddhist monk and poet from Japan. I have been keenly observing these mesmerizingly beautiful and yet mysterious flowering trees since a couple of years now in America. Last… Continue reading Know Cherry Blossoms better with these 5 little known facts! + Free HD wallpapers for March 2017!
DOWNLOAD FREE WALLPAPER! "What would you attempt to do, if you knew, You Could Not Fail?" This Christmas, I noticed this amazing quote outside a church. It got me thinking. Instantly. It was as if some angel stood behind me, softly whispering those words in my ear... The answers to her question were many. Actually more than I… Continue reading What would you attempt to do, if you knew, you could not fail?
While searching for some book, I happened to stumble upon this beautiful vintage book... A Child’s Calendar – Illustrated by New Hampshire Artist Trina Schart Hyman, and featuring monthly poems by celebrated American poet John Updike. As I announce the free Lensdepictions calendar for September 2016, I thought to share the refreshing September poem from… Continue reading Free Calendar Wallpaper – September 2016!
Though in many of my calendar designs I have used my flower shots, all the flowers featured there were either grown on roadside trees or they were some weeds or wildflowers - as they are commonly called. This is so, because I have a soft spot for the understated, unassuming elegance of wildflowers, as against… Continue reading The magic of Hydrangeas – Nature’s litmus papers!