Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend.  ~Melody Beattie

Welcome to the Party!

Where we love is home – home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts. ~Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr Going home and spending time with your family and your real friends keeps you grounded. ~Jennifer Ellison


The human soul is hungry for beauty; we seek it everywhere – in landscape, music, art, clothes, furniture, gardening, companionship, love, religion, and in ourselves. No one would desire not to be beautiful. When we experience the beautiful, there is a sense of homecoming. ~John O’Donohue


History is not always about wins or losses. It’s not always bitter either. They can bring some soothing moments back. But like Margaret MacMillan cautions us: “We can learn from history, but we can also deceive ourselves when we selectively take evidence from the past to justify what we have already made up our minds…

A Place Called Home

Home is one of those places where you can be your uninhibited self, where maps don’t make sense and you are never truly lost. No matter how many changes happen, it will always be your haven. That said, it is very easy to take this comfort zone for granted. When I had the liberty to…

Home Is…

  ‘Home is where the heart is’, goes an age-old adage. It is a place that you long to be in, and you can be the person that you are, the person that you want to be. I may have been born, brought up and bread in another city, and it is still home to…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Resolved

An old memory, Tinkle surely would’ve been a fond reminder of a happy childhood for many Indian kids my age. And to this day, I love the comic! In fact such was the fanaticism of this publication in my household that my dad diligently collected and preserved hordes of the magazine to bind them into two sets of collectibles….