The Dance of Petals: Embracing Cherry Blossoms’ Delicate Symphony

In the realm of nature’s delicate embrace, Where spring whispers secrets with gentle grace, A spectacle unfolds, ephemeral and grand, The cherry blossom’s dance across the land. Awakening from winter’s tranquil sleep, The cherry blossom blooms, a treasure to keep, Its branches adorned with petals pure, Painting the world with beauty so sure. Like fleetingContinue reading “The Dance of Petals: Embracing Cherry Blossoms’ Delicate Symphony”

Surfing

“There is no need to control your mind. Your mind needs liberation.” Sadhguru Surfing through Facebook today, I came across this photo by Shahzeb Photography. It reminded me of a song by Led Zeppelin – Stairway to Heaven. “And as we wind on down the road Our shadows taller than our soul There walks aContinue reading “Surfing”

November Golf

“Don’t be in such a hurry. That little white ball isn’t going to run away from you.” — Patty Berg Calm, composure, collectedness, and cool are a few of the ingredients of a correct golf shot. Posture, positioning, preparation, and practice are some flavors that help in hitting a perfect one.  Focusing on these elementsContinue reading “November Golf”

Noisy Fellow

“Saying nothing sometimes says the most.” Emily Dickinson Look around you, everyone is talking, either face to face or on the phone. You go to any restaurant and it will be noisy. In trains, buses, offices, streets, people are buzzing. Most of this talk is useless and a waste of time. Mostly gossiping, bragging, exaggerating,Continue reading “Noisy Fellow”

How Old Are You

“My place is the Placeless; my trace is the Traceless: This is neither body nor soul, for I belong to the soul of the Beloved. I have put duality away, I have seen that the two worlds are one: One I seek, one I know, one I see, one I call.” — Rumi The JamesContinue reading “How Old Are You”

Dialect of Golf

“Only when you drink from the river of silence shall you indeed sing.” Khalil Gibran While I was in Istanbul, I went to play golf at Kemer Golf & Country Club. It was not a short drive from my hotel at Bosphorus, but the trip was worthwhile. I felt reassured seeing that they had SIMContinue reading “Dialect of Golf”

An Incomplete Birdie

A passion, an obsession, a romance, a nice acquaintanceship with trees, sand and water” Bob Ryan Some thoughts in our minds come from far beyond our horizons and some grow inside our minds. Our deeds sometimes reap feelings of pride and at others, shame. We sow some seeds of good and sometimes we nourish evil.Continue reading “An Incomplete Birdie”

The Masters

“The very center of your heart is where life begins. The most beautiful place on the earth.” Rumi While New York is known for Manhattan and its skyscrapers, the state has much more to offer than that. Most of us usually don’t get a chance to see the rest of the state. Golfers, however, tendContinue reading “The Masters”

Drives in Daytona

“Some human beings are safe havens. Be companions with them.” Rumi Although I don’t know the language of the birds yet, there is no better place than the LPGA International golf course to learn it. An orchestra of chirping followed by the hammering of woodpeckers entwines my heart and soul then and there. Waves ofContinue reading “Drives in Daytona”

The River

It was a sunny day. A warm breeze was trying to announce the arrival of summer. I was lying in a hammock among tall pines on the bank of a melodious river. Sidney Sheldon’s Windmills of the Gods was open on my phone. where it read,  “Just remember, when someone has an accent, it meansContinue reading “The River”