The window has to be open, The equipment in place. There has to be a friendly smile Upon the person’s face.
When I visited Geetanjali’s in-laws in the Uttarpara area of Kolkata, as we began our Assam/Arunachal trip, they were very warm and welcoming, and I felt instantly at home. Mashima (which would be “mother’s sister” but a common way of saying “aunt” as a form of respect) provided a typical Bengali meal…well, I can’t call it all that typical because it didn’t have fish….here it is:
When I see a bird in the air, I imagine it gliding smoothly to a landing..but recently (in Dibru/Shaikowa) I got evidence that birds, too, have their problems….
While doing several chores, and getting stuff organized for my departure, I suddenly decided to listen to the video of “Kannamma” that my nephew Rakesh Raghunathan had sent me a little while ago.