Gratitude Series- Day 2

“If you want to turn your life around, try thankfulness. It will change your life mightily.”- Gerald Good Thank you everyone who has joined me in this Gratitude Series. Your messages, emails and calls inspire me to write more. Yesterday was a super special day, as we celebrated the first wedding anniversary of my bother-in-law….

Gratitude Series- Day 1

“Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgivings, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings.”- William Ward In 2012 I began the 30 days Gratitude Series on my blog and many of my blogger and non-blogger friends joined me in celebrating and thanking the wonderful things and people in life. Those 30…

Celebrating Vishu

Today is Vishu,(http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vishu ) , a New Year, a new start….. Some of my wonderful memories of Vishu are of me helping Appa in arranging the VishuKani, cleaning the vallaku(lamp), making kollam(Rangoli), arranging the coins and money in the copper plate, placing the vegetables and fruits in another plate and then going to sleep with…