August 17, 2010 § Leave a comment

‘…beauty will dance with

anyone who is brave enough

to ask her.’

-the book of qualities by j.ruth gendler


‘Our children will be Hindu, Muslim, Sikh and Christian’

August 17, 2010 § 3 Comments

TWO PEOPLE, four religions, and a love story that tugs at you even over email. And then the final blow to every scornful guard upheld against tales of romance: the wedding pictures. Priya Desai and Tariq Alwari danced their way through the wedding day they recall was everything they imagined, surrounded by those eager to raise a toast to this resilient couple.

Source: Tehelka Magazine online

‘moody mornin’ mixtape

August 13, 2010 § Leave a comment

a virtual mixtape–gifted  from a friend–who had a lot of ‘splainin’ to do!’…

A Side:

Modjo- Lady (Hear Me Tonight)

Stardust- Music Sounds Better With You

Punjabi MC- Mundian to Bach Ke

Punjabi MC- Mundian to Bach Ke (Eminem remix)

B Side:

the mellow tracks enter here…

Youssou N’Dour-7 Seconds

Jefferson Starship- We Built This City

and the bass picks up again…

Bee Gees -Stayin’ Alive

Bangles -Walk Like an Egyptian

Boney M- Ma Baker

Grand Funk Railroad-The Locomotion

Ray Charles- Hit the Road Jack

The Blues Brothers-Everybody Needs Somebody to Love

Eric Clapton and BB King- Riding with the King

Chuck Berry- Johnny B Goode

until next time…peace out!

connect the dots,yo!

August 12, 2010 § Leave a comment

‘…Vulnerability is the absence of cynicism.

And the absence of cynicism is love.’

‘…we compulsively monitor a universe that never closes its eyes. ‘

July 28, 2010 § Leave a comment

‘The new allurement — the enticement meant to flutter the secret heart of today’s hotel guest, to provide a luxury so lusted-for that it feels almost illicit — was inside the gauzy bag on the bed: tools and advice on how to achieve that all-but-impossible dream, a decent night’s sleep.’  – Suite Dreams by Bob Greene, NYT

Why can’t “career women” just be women?

July 15, 2010 § Leave a comment

Why can’t “career women” just be women?.

I love her response, especially how she sums it up:

“…Because maybe if we keep putting those two words together often enough, “career women” will stop sounding like a criticism and more like something else, something our daughters can aspire to become.”

possible & probable

July 15, 2010 § Leave a comment

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