Day: October 26, 2021

Itsy Bitsy Spider

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There is this little fable about a spider that starved because its web was too wide. It starved not because it wouldn’t have been able to reach the far end of its web but because it got confused by the sheer mass of incoming signals. It just couldn’t differentiate between important and unimportant anymore.


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What I Learned From a 2-Year Old

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I often babysit the neighbor’s kids or they babysit me -however you want to look at it- and there is a lot I learned from watching babies, toddlers and yes, even teenagers. I wondered if I am the only one who looks at it that way. Does not being a parent make me more of a pushover or perhaps more observant?


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Normal Or Out Of The Ordinary?

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Husband and wife who had been separated see each other again, and they fall into each other’s arms. They exchange a passionate kiss, they hug and hold on to each other, then they walk into the sunset, holding hands, happy to be reunited again. That’s how it would be in the movies or in books. The perfect scenario of a married couple still being in love after so many years.


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3 Ways Your Mindset Affects Your Life

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Being an entrepreneur brings many challenges along with its many benefits. One challenge in particular involves your business mindset and recognizing if you’re setting yourself up for success or failure.

Figuring out what mindset you have involves using your common sense. If you’re afraid to fail, chances are that’s what will happen because you won’t want to take any risks so you won’t take any action. However, it IS possible to shift this mindset; so instead of being afraid, you become determined to make your business work. Which scenario do you prefer: Being determined and taking action or being afraid and cowering in a corner, doing nothing?

Here are some other common mindsets that may negatively affect your business:

1. A negative mindset can affect your confidence. How do you react if a boss or client says you made a mistake or they’re not happy with your final product?…

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हमारी पोस्टिंग उन दिनों शिवगंज शाखा में थी | यह एग्रीकल्चर डेवलपमेंट शाखा थी यानी हमारी शाखा  से कृषि ऋण ही ज्यादा दिए जाते थे | इसलिए कृषि ऋण तीन जिलों के किसानो को दिया हुआ था –  सिरोही, पाली  और जालोर  | मुझे इंस्पेक्शन  में काफी दूर – दूर जाना पड़ता था | हमारे … Continue reading # ऊँट की सवारी #

To Search for a Mirage!

Cover photo painted by my daughter, Riya “When we are able to stop we can pay attention to everything that is happening in our bodies and in our minds; this way we can begin to take care of ourselves. We already have enough conditions for our happiness. We just need to stop and recognise them … Continue reading To Search for a Mirage!

Medicinal Chemistry

Chemistry plays a very significant role in our everyday life. There is hardly any aspect of life where the chemistry does not play a role. We are indebted to chemists for most of the life saving drugs such as sulpha drugs, penicillin, and streptomycin etc-etc.Medicinal chemistry is an interdisciplinary field of combining aspects of organic … Continue reading Medicinal Chemistry

The Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act, 1985 and what is ‘conscious possession’ of drugs?

The Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985, commonly referred to as the NDPS Act, is an Act of the Parliament of India that prohibits a person the production/manufacturing/cultivation, possession, sale, purchasing, transport, storage, and/or consumption of any narcotic drug or psychotropic substance. The Act extends to the whole of India and it applies also … Continue reading The Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act, 1985 and what is ‘conscious possession’ of drugs?

on this most gorgeous day…

Pixabay I climbfrom the sea, ajourney from underneath,scraping, and crawlingtoward my destiny,I mind the feelingsfrom the deep, asthey speak of love,light, and the twisted returnof all that burns mefrombeneath…as spinning becomes relatable,just like the tree topsswaying in the winds dismay,as they play togetherin the midstof all that’s lovingly displayed for you and me,on this most … Continue reading on this most gorgeous day…

The Devil, the Miller and a Milestone

In Brittany, the miller enjoyed a rather ambivalent reputation. His trade brought him into regular contact with a wide range of people across the community; guaranteeing any visitor would leave the mill with all the latest news of any importance. Admired for his hard-work and often his skill at resetting broken or dislocated bones, the … Continue reading The Devil, the Miller and a Milestone

Spotlight Poetry – To a Friend Who Sent Me Some Roses – A poem by John Keats 

© Joanne Porter, Wild Roses, (Date Unstated) To a Friend Who Sent Me Some Roses by John Keats  As late I rambled in the happy fields,   What time the sky-lark shakes the tremulous dew   From his lush clover covert;—when anewAdventurous knights take up their dinted shields:I saw the sweetest flower wild nature yields,   A fresh-blown musk-rose; ’twas the … Continue reading Spotlight Poetry – To a Friend Who Sent Me Some Roses – A poem by John Keats 

Sunday Evening Art Gallery — Ellen Jewett

Artist Ellen Jewett refers to her sculptural work as “natural history surrealist sculpture,” a blend of plants, animals, and occasionally human-made structures or objects.Her artwork is deeply informed by an extensive background in anthropology, medical illustration, exotic animal care, and even stop-motion animation, all of which accentuate the biological structure of each piece, while freeing … Continue reading Sunday Evening Art Gallery — Ellen Jewett

Champagne Thoughts

“Only the unimaginative can fail to find a reason for drinking champagne.” –Oscar Wilde Drink responsibly* *Unless you’re an author, then you go get your creative juices flowing. Zappai: fill the grail A man of the clothBy the fruit of his labourProduces heaven Fact: Champagne was created by a monk. I hada religiousexperienceonce…I was so … Continue reading Champagne Thoughts

Ballad of Forgotten Places

My most beautiful hiding places,places that best fit my soul’s deepest colors,are made of all that others forgot. They are solitary sites hollowed out in the grass’s caress,in a shadow of wings, in a passing song;regions whose limits swirl with the ghostly carriagesthat transport the mist in the dawn,and in whose skies names are sketched, … Continue reading Ballad of Forgotten Places

Route 66 Series: The Lincoln Home and Mary’s Ghost

It’s that time of year again! If you’ve followed this blog awhile, you’re probably familiar with my fascination with the other worldly, especially when it comes to ghosts. It’s a theme I’ve explored often with some of Gettysburg’s most famous haunts (view them by clicking here, here, and here). And while the Civil War is … Continue reading Route 66 Series: The Lincoln Home and Mary’s Ghost

Six Word Story #143

Starting a cabal to end Mondays. Anyone else want to join me? Today’s Word: Cabal 1. The contrived schemes of a group of persons secretly united in a plot also : a group engaged in such schemes 2. Club, group More about the word. Don’t forget to leave your six word reply in the comments because I always … Continue reading Six Word Story #143