Favorite Pictures from January

Right in the first week of January, the apple of my eye met with a small accident. My daughter Amaira fell from a height and had to undergo stitches. For almost the whole January, she had to be taken care of and tended to. With God’s grace she is better now. January hence has a fewer pictures from my side to share.


In various bids to keep Amaira entertained and positively involved, I had to constantly churn up ideas to keep her mind off the “hurt” (she says “haat”) so that she doesn’t tug on her bandage and pull it off. Thankfully I had bought this book. It has her name with the exact spelling published on the cover ! It is a regular children’s book published by a renowned publisher much before she was born ! Back in October / Nov last year – happened to spot this and many others in the series – bought them all in a jiffy.


This one’s rather unique. It is my aunt actually, but I had to crop her face for her privacy. She was visiting a relative and probably someone offered her pineapple juice like that 🙂 Maybe some juice bars should take notice – novelty sells !!


Where there is a will – there is a way ! And we know a way to make non flowering plants flower. Just dig the flowers in ! Simple 🙂 One from the many (many) projects to keep the munchkin involved.


This one is of a Quartz Crystal. Little did I ever know that there is actually a goldmine of naturally occurring crystals just a stone’s throwaway from where my in-laws live. My father in law knew I value such things a lot – and especially since they have so many healing and metaphysical properties. This image is of one of my father in laws friends who owns such a quarry – he is holding one of the very many crystals that are dug out.

january-in-pictures-bird-in-flight-11-january-2017Truth always comes out – even if it is from a picture. Emotions cannot be hidden. Michelle Obama is hugging Barack Obama after his final speech as the President. He spoke in Chicago, where in 1996 he was elected as senator and started his political career. I can keep looking at this image and cant even imagine the wave of emotions that may have been running through the audience and especially the best couple I may have known. They have both set such a high standard that they are only worth emulating.


To end January and invite February – here is something for the Vibrant youthful and vivid Aquarians. Available in 3 colors – Aquarius Journals make pretty handy gifts.


Ending with a little Facebook wisdom that I downloaded in January


Would I rather # 6

girl-wonderingWould you rather be an unknown major league baseball player or a famous badminton star? A famous badminton star

Would you rather go without TV or junk food the rest of your life? Without TV – I am without TV even now !

Would you rather spend the day at an amusement park or lazing on the beach? Lazing at the beach. Nature always wins !

Would you rather be fluent in all languages or be a master of every musical instrument? Fluent in all languages. For the other – I’d rather sing !

Would you rather sing a song in front of complete strangers or your closest friends? There you go ! I just kinda answered this in the previous question. I’d sing regardless of the audience.

Would you rather own your own boat or your own plane? Plane. Then hire a pilot.

Would you rather meet the president of the United States or a movie star? Hahahaha ! There couldn’t have been a better time to answer this – I would rather meet the president of the United States – and while I am answering this – the current president is Mr. Trump. I’d rather meet him really !

Would you rather spend two weeks stuck in a psychiatric hospital or stuck in an airport? Stuck at an airport (with food and internet)

If you had to give up one thing for the rest of your life, would it be brushing your hair or brushing your teeth? Brushing my hair – no matter what I do they always look unbrushed !

Would you rather spend 20 years in prison and be exonerated as innocent or be put away for four years (despite your innocence) and be considered guilty forever?  Bad question ! Bad 😦 Nothing is better in this case. Slight ray of hope is to be exonerated as innocent