Dogs create moments of smile.
Thanks to our dogs – Norma and Nigel – for reminding us to pause and love moments in our life.
Some of these photographs were taken in extreme cold. The pain of the cold was the price of the image, just like parenting our child is the price of our bliss In December 2015 we drove 3000 miles across America. We were 28 weeks pregnant and needed to get to our home in Brooklyn with Continue Reading »
where did you come from? A multi-cultural relationship is awakening, sometimes we catch ourselves staring at each other & think – Like inward reflection of self. We’re from two distinctly unique cultures which is an attraction that draws us closer & repels us apart. Differences remind us not to take stuff or us – for Continue Reading »
Brother & sister of another mother included us in a coming of age ceremony for little Hamir.
The invitation that explains this beautiful tradition courtesy of big Daddy:
– as it is called in marathi – or ‘thread ceremony’ is done when a brahmin boy is about to step into the second of the 4 stages of life set
by the ancient ‘vedas’ (holy books on social and community living).
the second stage is that of a student.
is a ceremony that marks his farewell from his family as he goes to the ashram of his guru to serve & learn from him.
between age 7 & 8 is the time when it is done.
though in modern times it is done according to convenience but…
….surely before marriage….BMBYDCK