#RIP @Parts Unknown.

#RIP @Parts Unknown.

suicide noun sui·cide \ ˈsü-ə-ˌsīd \ Merriam-Webster definition:  : “the act or an instance of taking one’s own life voluntarily and intentionally” I woke up to Anthony Bourdain’s death headlining CNN on Friday morning – June 8th, 2018. There was a...
Baggage: The Fine Art of Overpacking!

Baggage: The Fine Art of Overpacking!

With the school year drawing to a close, the overarching concern in my mind is not if I should seek out summer camps or let my kid be a ‘free ranger’ in our backyard. Rather I find I am consumed by a strange manner of anxiety mixed with excitement centered around...
From Procrastination To Persistence: How I Stopped That Doubting “Voice”

From Procrastination To Persistence: How I Stopped That Doubting “Voice”

The alarm went off a little before 5am. It had been a restless night with a sick child. The first agenda item on a cold Saturday morning – a 10 mile run with my run group. An hour later, I watched a slim sliver of sunlight break through the thready fog resting...
An Unusual Love Story for Mother’s Day!

An Unusual Love Story for Mother’s Day!

Crisply starched cotton saris. A hand kerchief tucked at the waist.  Hair in a top knot. Bustling with life and laughter. Her belly laugh lit up the room and caught everyone in its unique charm. She was Sundari – “The Beautiful One”.  Aptly named, for she was...
“Textured Triumphs” – Basuki Das Gupta

“Textured Triumphs” – Basuki Das Gupta

She draws you in.  Dominating the space inside you… her eyes half-closed, her manner very still. Upon her forehead is a massive red Bindi that captures your attention. Her many hands jut out about her form, meshing with snaking vines, leaves and foliage. She is...