Mulligatawny

Dusk is a very special time for me and the Urdu word “Udaasi” comes to mind as it best describes the mood I associate with dusk.  A literal meaning of Udaasi is melancholy or sadness; however, in the Sikh’s Guru Granth Sahib it also denotes a contemplative state of mind. As another crisp Fall day comes …

Memories

It was late afternoon here in Canada when I received a call from a very dear friend “A”, who is currently visiting family in India.  “What are you doing up at this hour?  Its well past midnight, is it not?” I inquired.  “Yes, it is late.  I just got back to the flat after dinner …

Changing seasons

“It’s raining it’s pouring, the old man is snoring Went to bed and he bumped his head And couldn’t get up in the morning.” Trust me, some mornings I do want to behave like that old man Jose Feliciano sang about.  Waking up early in the morning when the overnight temperature has dropped below the …