New Year’s Resolutions 2018

Partially frozen lake in Canada, New Year's Resolutions 2018

2018 is just around the corner. A clean slate, new beginning, square one…

Do you have any resolutions?

My resolutions are interwoven and complement each other. By being successful at one of these goals, I increase my chances of success with the others.

  • Be kinder to myself.
    I say negative things to myself too often. I need to be nicer to myself. Here’s what I’m going to try and do.
    When I find myself saying something negative to myself, I’m going to try to replace it with a positive comment. If my jeans are tight and I find myself thinking
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Happy Diwali 2017

Diwali Centerpiece

Wishing everyone a happy Diwali.

Our good friends Topi and Andy invited us to celebrate Diwali last weekend. They cooked an abundance of delicious food. The photos that I took with my phone don’t do justice to their beautiful cuisine, but this celebratory bounty is worth sharing.

Diwali is the five-day Festival of Lights and is one of the most significant festivals in the Indian culture. Marked by a profusion of lights, the festival signifies the victory of light over darkness, good over evil, knowledge over ignorance, and hope over despair. I think that we all hope for such victories … Read more