Detours by Deepali

Every now and then, go down a different path

Category Archives: life

Bridge to nowhere

Abandoned places, derelict and overgrown, have their own special aura of nostalgia. Beneath all the dust, rust, rubble and cracks, there are stories of people who used to once go … Continue reading

March 2, 2014 · 12 Comments

Flowers in the window

There is something so warm and reassuring about window boxes with vibrant fresh flowers. It says that someone out there cares! – - – See more windows here.     … Continue reading

January 11, 2014 · 8 Comments

Photo Challenge: Beginning

“Hope drowned in shadows emerges fiercely splendid–– boldly angelic.” ~ Aberjhani See more beginnings here.

January 3, 2014 · 17 Comments

Cheery hues

Cheery hues of pink make these chilly winter days a wee bit less bleak. Happy holidays y’all! :-)

December 20, 2013 · 16 Comments

Time and money

They say that if you steal a money plant and make it grow and flourish in your house, you would prosper and get rich. I just got one home. Will I get … Continue reading

April 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Change before you have to

Summer is here! As I feel the sweat over my brow I wonder how warm and long the days ahead will be. But hey, this is the season when laziness … Continue reading

April 13, 2013 · 8 Comments

Starting over

“Hard is trying to rebuild yourself, piece by piece, with no instruction book, and no clue as to where all the important bits are supposed to go.”   ― Nick Hornby

January 17, 2013 · 1 Comment

Light is in my name

My name, Deepali, literally means ‘a row of lamps’  in Sanskrit. The story is that I was born around Diwali, the Indian festival of lights and my mom’s doc said … Continue reading

January 12, 2013 · 18 Comments

Eats shoots and leaves

Frankly, I used to think of bamboo more like an invasive grass that you can best use in interior decor. But a main food ingredient and a hero of my next … Continue reading

December 13, 2012 · 11 Comments

That instant glow

I like it when I turn on the lights as I enter a dark room..a radiant glow embraces the room, transforming it instantly. Now if only my life could transform … Continue reading

November 15, 2012 · 6 Comments
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