Carpe Diem Tan Renga Challenge #89


The goal of the Tan Renga Challenge is to complete the Tan Renga by writing the second (two lined, 7-7) stanza through associating on the images in the first (three lined) stanza or 'hokku'. Here is the 'hokku' by Mabson O. Southard From deep in the spring clear reflections rise to meet  falling plum petals … Continue reading Carpe Diem Tan Renga Challenge #89

Tune into Radio Element


Primitive man must have invented instruments & means to appease, “unknown” and to mimic Nature’s music, from Thunderstorms, Lightening, Rains and communicating with each other. “Curiosity” and “Exposure” can leads to many interesting discoveries, and can surpass even geographical limits and break free from shackles of “unknown”. Gramophone, Ah! it was a blessing in disguise … Continue reading Tune into Radio Element

Open letter to my preteen daughter


Dear Sugarplum, I know you have been wondering why Mom has to write you an open letter to convey what she has in her mind? It’s not that difficult to explain; by the time this letter is finished you would be able to appreciate mystique of the word “Choice.” Yes, today I am sharing my … Continue reading Open letter to my preteen daughter