Monthly Archives: May 2014

Co-champion National Spelling Bee Winners

The 87th Scripps Spelling Been finals ended in a tie. All the words were used-up by these two Indian-American teenage boys, Sriram Hathwar and Ansun Sujoe last night in Washington , DC. This is the first time there are co-champions … Continue reading

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Gujurati Tali

Namaste! I love the hot/sweet tastes of Gujarati cuisine!  Notice the metal dishes.  We have some drinking cups with our name etched on the bottom .  We were told that Indian families take their own dishes to  dinner parties, so … Continue reading

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Vals, Collision at the Thermal Baths of the Architect, Businessman, Politics, and Minimalism

High in the towering Swiss mountainsabove Geneva, is a quaint Swiss town which appears  in so many ways, ordinary.   With a closer look, a natural stone cave-like structure is visible.   The stone used by Peter Zumthor, the Swiss … Continue reading

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Home with Ginger

Home with Ginger  Originally Posted on March 12, 2013 by annetbell Namaste!                Today, I feel frivolous!  Never having had a linear thought in my life, I have decided to take a detour of my stories from … Continue reading

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Music Monday Eric Clapton’s “Tears in Heaven”

Memorial Day is a day to honor service men and women who have given their lives in the service of others.  “Tears in Heaven”  written and sung by Eric Clapton  is a memorial song written from a  father’s unspeakable grief … Continue reading

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Possible Thaw, Pakistani Leader to Attend Modi’s Swearing-in

SIA PACIFIC  from THe New York Times In Possible Thaw, Pakistani Leader to Attend Modi’s Swearing-In By ELLEN BARRYMAY 24, 2014 NEW DELHI — India said Saturday that Pakistan’s prime minister, Nawaz Sharif, has accepted an invitation to attend the swearing-in … Continue reading

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Chinese Vendor Hero

  He fell from the second story of a building During heavy thunderstorms in south China this weekend, a one-year-old baby apparently went looking for his mother by a window. Two men on the street below noticed the child’s precarious … Continue reading

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