Author: grace

Silver lining in every cloud

There have been several events in my life that has taught me that every cloud has a silver lining. But this particular happening my life I could say it was the mother of all events. It was on July 19, 2015 that I experienced a mini tornado the first I ever experienced. I was on my pc when I heard a big sound that resembled a bulldozer in action. I did not go out then. I was evening time. When I visited the site the next morning, I could believe my eyes  There was devastation of the worst kind....

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Solution to solid garbage management

The garbage turnover in a day be it wet, dry or solid is mind boggling. Solution to solid garbage management is a an issue that needs to be tackled on a war footing before it becomes unmanageable. The constant upgrades of gadgets pile up discarded gadgets that are of no use. Same with those that need repair. There are no spare parts available for old models and they too stare at us not knowing what to do with them. There are a few companies that try to retrieve some parts that could be utilised for re-assembling but this is a very...

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An ideal birdbath in gardens

An ideal  birdbath which attracts birds will always be  seen in well appointed gardens.  Many a time there is no water available for birds in the vicinity and therefore a birdbath in a garden will help them quench their thirst and also frolic around.  An ideal birdbath should have the following features. The birdbath should be mounted on a post and atleast be around four or five feet above the ground level The bath basin should be tapered between 6 to 0 inches so that all sized birds can safely bathe in it. The small birds will only bathe and...

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Mornings are beautiful

I am a morning person. Mornings for me are beautiful. After a good night’s rest the brain gets the rest it requires and is ready for yet another day to take care of whatever is in store for the day. I am an early riser. I am up around 5 in the morning every day. After a warm cup of tea I log on to my computer and work there for a while. My garden beckons me. I stroll in the garden looking at every single plant, every single tree and every single flower. There is always something new...

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Pets in our life – a source of great happiness

We have had pets right from the year we got married. We were fortunate that we both liked to keep pets. Our first one was a Do berman/Alsatian mix. This dog for some reason never got to like us. He would run out of the house the moment we arrived from office. He lived just for 2 years. The next one was a Dalmatian who we named Robo. He got along well with us including our cat Kittie.  He lived for ten and a half years leaving behind touching memories.   Our next was Rana the Bull Terrier. Although...

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