Locating spirit in community through sewing a straight line ======

 The situation since January 2020 concerning Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) was very dismal, especially for health workers that were in the midst of treating people infected with the novel corona virus (nCoV) or SARS-CoV-2.    When the United States experienced an N 95 respirator crisis earlier this year, it was quite painful to see the…

“Here on the edge of Hell stands Harlem……….

Remembering the old lies, the kicks in the back, they told us to be patient……………”  Langston Hughes     Yale Collection of American Literature, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library     In a strange mix up I ended standing many blocks further from 310 W, exiting the subway to the sounds of a couple yelling…

Dancing on Water

                  How could I ever write a travel blog and never once seduce you with the charms of my home state, Goa, where you will find, nestled in the South, a picturesque village called Chandor. It used to be known as Chandrapur, in its halcyon days of…

Why do we love penguins?

I really have no answer to this query. It appears everyone cashes in on penguins sometime or the other. They feature either as sidekicks (as when they captained a ship in the animation flick ‘Madagascar’) or as protagonists (in ‘Happy feet’) or individualists, like Pingu (a Swiss stop-motion claymated television series created by Otmar Gutmann)….