Wednesday, January 04, 2006

Memories and mapmaking

There's a great article called We are Mapmakers by Anthony Doerr about maping the memories of the past on The Morning News. I too have an abundance of memories of our childhood home and orchard, exploring the streams, hunting for berries (my darling niece, Saffron is carrying on the tradition to the next generation), collecting cocoons and pinecones and hunting for the elusive 4 strand pine needles which would grant any wish.

Read the full article here.

2 comments:

mindspace said...

collecting pinecones and searching for the elusive 4 strand pine needs

blissful days those were. pure nostalgia of summer vacations spent @ native..
~Tara

Shalini said...

Yes, blissful days indeed they were! Till date my favorite getaway are the hills and mountains of Himachal.