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Hoshigaki – The Japanese Art of Drying Persimmons

I call it serendipitous when I saw persimmons hanging like on a clothes line at Folktale Winery in Carmel Valley last week. The timing was too coincidental as I had just been chatting with my friend Lakshmi a few days earlier about this drying technique, when she was sharing with me about a friend of hers who dried persimmons on a clothes line the Japanese way.

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Halloween Sunsets

Hello and Happy Saturday! How was your halloween? Good? Are you looking forward to a relaxing weekend? Around here halloween evening was crisp and cold. When it starts getting cold and rainy in the fall we get to see some spectacular sunsets. Today, I’d like to share pics of beautiful sunsets shared this week by friends and family on halloween evening. The sky looked like shades of pumpkins 🎃!

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Celebrating Diwali at Vijay and Priya’s 2022

Celebrating our daughter and her new husband’s first Diwali as husband and wife. This was the special celebration we had at Vijay and Priya’s home (husband’s parents) in the couple’s honor.

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Celebrating Diwali with Family and Friends 2022 🪔

Hello Hello! Happy Diwali 🪔!! Today is Diwali the Indian Festival of Lights which is observed all over India in the fall. Diwali is the most significant Indian festival that venerates the power of Good over Evil. Happy Diwali to all of you who celebrate it 🪔 🪔 🪔 !

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