Monthly Archives: September 2013

First Color

This was taken a couple of houses down from where we live. The color is brightening up the scene slowly this year. I dedicate this picture to the memory of my brother, Dr. Archer K. Tullidge, who went to be … Continue reading

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Errol Pires Knots of 50.mov

Many of you enjoyed my post yesterday of this craftsman saving these ancient skills. I found a quick video showing his work set to jazz and some lovely interior courtyard of the N I D ( National Institute of Design) … Continue reading

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Ply-Splitting Folk Braiding

This very happy man is Erroll Pires who has been blessed in his life to be passionately dedicated to follow his life’s work in preserving the ancient craft of ply-split  braiding.  The technique is one cord passing through another to … Continue reading

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Pothi Notebooks

This lovely hand-made cloth covered book is a  symbol of Ahmedabad where business and cloth milling have a long and strong history. A staple in all the businesses was a ledger for record keeping. Interesting that Ahmedabad where “cloth is … Continue reading

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The Fallen 9000 – Fallen Soldiers Etched into the Sand on Commemorate Peace Day

What a powerful picture to honor the brave men who gave their lives on this holy ground. My older brother, George, was one of them.

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A Muslim Ponders Life in Gujarat

According to the website , this is a British, Muslim based charity. I am publishing it as I did the comments from people who disagreed with my assessment of Mr. Modi in past posts.  I believe in a democracy, that … Continue reading

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New York Kinda Day!

  I was so excited when my architect decided to take a trip to New York to see the  Le Corbuiser exhibit at MOMA ( Museum of Modern Art) before it closed this week.  And I was invited to go … Continue reading

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