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Month: December 2012

Ravi Shankar

      It is with a heavy heart that I write a post today.  Pandit Ravi Shankar passed away yesterday at 4pm in La Jolla, CA.  He was 92.   I opened the online New York Times early  this morning, simply out of a nostalgia for the days when I would begin my day with its news, instead of say, writing or checking email.  The announcement caught me by surprise, and after reading the article and looking at The Guardian,  I posted a video of a concert of his… Read more Ravi Shankar

December’s Start

A cup of hope.  I drank a cup of coffee given by a friend the other day and it was delicious.  I who am so picky about the beans, the origin, the roasting times, a perfectionism that might have  likely led to my toothache, which happily, is receding, found it delicious without knowing anything about it except its name, “hair of dog.” One more month in this year.  The darkening days that will soon turn light again, the host of holidays approaching, and cards to be written.  And posted.  Last… Read more December’s Start