artorium

Over 4 years back, it was difficult to source art materials in Goa. I wrote at the time that The Art Shoppe was the only art store around for art supplies. Since then, Panjim is bustling with activity: a gigantic super bridge is being constructed over the river, Manipol Hospital has a fancy new facility…and, […]

happy birthday, riz

Scott best buddy from AIS high school in New DelhiĀ is having a birthday today. Dan Rizzie is also the number one commenter on this blog, always taking time out to respond while Scooter was alive and continuing to do so as I put back the pieces of my life. Here is a great vintage picture […]

distraction therapy

Sometimes the only way to overome dizziness and nausea is to ignore it. Use distraction therapy. that can mean watching TV, listening to music, meditating, doing something else you love. At 10 pm last night Scott and I had only intended to take a short stroll to the end of the terrace. We wound up […]

space traveling

Here we are waiting for the froggie to poop. It’s been waaaay too long. Prescribed laxatives have not done the their job. This is how morphine and fentynol and dilaudid can complicate gastrointestinal problems. Our friend and host Aneel Verman at Sur La Mer insists he has the cure: beet root soup. Aneel finally got […]