Wednesday, March 5, 2014
Dallas Blooms have opened up at the Arboretum this year with absolutely gorgeous peacock topiaries. It is a must experience this spring. We were there with our mother celebrating her birthday this year as soon as the gardened opened up. The tulips are slowly emerging from the earth but will soon be fully grown with its vibrant hues. Enjoy the garden before Texas heat blasts through.....
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
It takes me by surprise when I realize that this trip of ours was taken four months back. Time is surely slipping through the cracks of fingers like sand. Saw a lot of beautiful sand in Monterey, CA. Yes it is a little late for me in posting this but I had to sift through what seemed like a thousand snaps that I took which most certainly only consisted of landscape and structure. Well scroll through and sail over glimpses of sunny warm skies and forget a little about present winter.
Friday, February 21, 2014
The image shows letters in my beloved language Bangla. The photo may seem festive but my country's populace had to shed blood for it to be recognized and I only feel proud and honor while speaking, writing, and reading in Bangla/Bengali. It is a day of mourning and remembering those martyrs. The entire nation of Bangladesh adorns in black and white and pay respect at the martyr's monument to mark this day.
Today the 21st of February is International Mother Language Day celebrated worldwide but it's birth was in Bangladesh - a country born out of bloodshed for the love of it's land and language. This day represents the same day in 1952 when student groups came out on the streets of Dhaka - the country's capital - in a peace walk to have Bangla the language recognized, only to be shot and killed by the police. This movement also triggered the inevitable birth of Bangladesh from Pakistan. More information can be found here and here.