I wasn't in Mumbai at the time of the attacks. I did however happen to visit the home of Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan, who was killed in the operation, to offer my condolences. I wrote this verse after that visit. I never knew the Major personally, but there was a profound sadness in me after speaking … Continue reading Guest Blog: 26/11 by Dinesh Damodaran
It's hard to remember to be grateful when things are going well. Now being grateful when your whole life is falling apart? That's just impossible, right? And no my life is not falling apart, though I like to pretend it is every time the temperature drops below zero. Subzero temperatures here in Seattle have … Continue reading Being Grateful When You Don’t Feel Like It.
After one final flash of color, the trees are losing their leaves and getting ready for winter. Winter! Brrrr! The very thought of it makes me shiver. And makes me want to run away to Florida where I enjoyed five mild winters with the temperature hovering around 60 degrees F. I have always wanted to … Continue reading Death with Dignity?