367 – The Taj Mahal

On Saturday was my Birthday, and we decided to visit Agra and see the Taj Mahal one more time. The Taj Mahal is one of the seven wonders of the world. It is made from flawless white marble on the bank of the river Yamuna. It was built by the Emperor Shah Jehan to co-memo rate his love for his favorite wife Mumtaz Mahal. Continue reading

129 – What gift do you want for your birthday


I love my gifts and enjoy giving gifts. Over the years I have been asking for plants for my birthday. A few days ago was my husband’s birthday and I thought of what happened to my Bael plants, which I had received for two of my birthdays. We have many sacred plants in India and I have been nurturing them. Some survive and some do not. They are very demanding as they need bright sunshine and my neighbor has built a high wall and blocked our sun. Continue reading