Monday, June 23, 2008

Life under water

How would it astonish you to see a piece of a reef with live corals sitting in an aquarium in the middle of a living room?

The pictures tell the story . . .

Canon EOS 400D with 18-55 Canon lens at 1600 ASA

Photographed at Dipankar Ghosh's residence in New Alipore

Sunday, June 22, 2008


. . . and she's free there where
the light and the darkness divide . . .

Wednesday, June 18, 2008


How time flies . . .

My black doggie, who used to lay her gentle head upon my knee and share her silent thoughts with me, will no longer come to my call. She will no longer yearn to play with her favourite ball.

I thank her for the happy years and for her love and loyalty, that she freely gave to us.

Jeanie passed on 11 days ago.

10th October 2004 - 7th June 2008

Saturday, June 7, 2008

Jeanie is no more

Jeanie is no more . . .

She had a cardiac arrest at 8.10 today morning and passed on almost instantaneously.

The veterinarian in whom we had put our faith to cure her of a simple case of a fungal infection made a botch of it, injecting her with an overdose of a toxic anti-fungal drug.

She was just 3 1/2 years old. A loved one taken away in her prime.

We will miss her, her playfulness, her antics and her companionship and mourn her passing.

Some pictures to remind us of the days she had spent with us . . . .

The Rainbow Bridge

Just this side of heaven is a place called Rainbow Bridge.

When an animal dies that has been especially close to someone here, that pet goes to Rainbow Bridge. There are meadows and hills for all of our special friends so they can run and play together. There is plenty of food, water and sunshine, and our friends are warm and comfortable.

All the animals who had been ill and old are restored to health and vigor. Those who were hurt or maimed are made whole and strong again, just as we remember them in our dreams of days and times gone by. The animals are happy and content, except for one small thing; they each miss someone very special to them, who had to be left behind.

They all run and play together, but the day comes when one suddenly stops and looks into the distance. His bright eyes are intent. His eager body quivers. Suddenly he begins to run from the group, flying over the green grass, his legs carrying him faster and faster.

You have been spotted, and when you and your special friend finally meet, you cling together in joyous reunion, never to be parted again. The happy kisses rain upon your face; your hands again caress the beloved head, and you look once more into the trusting eyes of your pet, so long gone from your life but never absent from your heart.

Then you cross Rainbow Bridge together....

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