Reviewed: Very Hungry Caterpillar Show

From the notoriously hungry caterpillar to the lit up firefly, from the ten itinerant rubber duckies to the large brown bear – watch these characters, immortalized by Eric Carle in his much loved toddler books, come to life in Very Hungry Caterpillar Show. The show, which is currently running in New York, is the narration of 4 Eric Carle’s books with the help of large … Continue reading Reviewed: Very Hungry Caterpillar Show

Silence amidst chaos – Central Park in Fall

The silence of cold days in Central Park is not the lonely kind. It is the serene and peaceful kind, where you can hear your own cold breath, the distant clip-clop of horse carriages, a brave artist playing the violin or saxophone and the intermittent chatter of other people. If you can weather the winds, it is an excellent refuge from the city’s busyness. To … Continue reading Silence amidst chaos – Central Park in Fall

My most memorable photo of 2017

While WordPress’s final photo challenge of 2017 calls for going through the photo archives for all of last year and selecting and showcasing the favorites to bid 2017 a fond goodbye, due to lack of time I am posting the one that comes to mind as the most meaningful: It is no surprise that as a mom of a pre-schooler, most of the cherished photos … Continue reading My most memorable photo of 2017

A peek into winter

After tentatively skirting at the edges, winter is now finally here in New York, and making its presence felt! And the leaves, which were steadfast in their greenery¬† are rapidly turning into warmer hues and heaping into the ground in delightful piles of yellow and orange. Even though winter gets tiring at the tail end of its long stretch, presently I am looking forward to … Continue reading A peek into winter

The “stop in your tracks” architecture of Madrid.

Is there something that always makes you stop on your tracks and take notice? It could be a stylish shoe, a perfectly tailored shirt or a bouquet of verdant flowers. What is it that makes you instantly say gleefully ¬†– Ooh, Shiny! For me, it’s grand architecture – not necessarily grand in stature but in the intricacy of work that was painstakingly put ages ago … Continue reading The “stop in your tracks” architecture of Madrid.

Lush green drive in Hawaii

Normally when I see the theme for the WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge, I post the first picture that comes to my mind. When I thought about “dense”, I immediately thought of the our drive from Kahului to Hana in the island of Maui, Hawaii.  The Hana highway passes through dense vegetation made up of many different plants, flowers and trees, and you get a distinct … Continue reading Lush green drive in Hawaii