laxmi gayatri for diwali

preparation for diwalialong with a recipe for rava ladoos 1 cup rava1/2 cup coconut1 cup powdered sugar4 tsps gheechopped cashewsraisins1/2 tsp cardamom1/4 cup milk fry rava with ghee til slight change of coloradd coconutshut off stove and add all ingredients Read More …

diwali

the hindu holiday called diwali (divali, deepavali) is coming up on november 5th… (lasts for 5 days) trying to figure out how i am going to celebrate it. i would love to do it with other people… and of course Read More …

struggle

sometimes life is harder than it has to be and i struggle more than i need to… this plant was a sign that i would like to work on that. look at the ease of which this flower that grew Read More …

purged.

 i purged all week long… clothing, grad school papers, books and more… but not as much as i originally planned to. it’s a lot harder to let go of things than i thought. maybe i will have the courage some Read More …

this is a photo of bill taking a photo of jai uttal last night at the kirtan with jai and daniel…. i like how it conveys the dreamy aspect of  the evening. here’s some friday morning gratitude: i am so Read More …