Creating Memories With Birds of Paradise

The beautiful flower- monthly theme June 2024

Dr. Preeti Singh
A Taste for Life

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Photo credit: Preeti Singh

In June 2020, I was booked to go to the USA but COVID-19 broke out and I had to cancel my tickets ultimately. The world had closed down and so also the airlines. The flight got canceled. That was the end of my dream to go and visit my son, an American Citizen.

Subsequently, travel opened up and my son invited me to to visit him in June 2022.

He had shifted from Berkeley to Albany by then, which is adjoining Berkeley.

Everyone said California is nice and warm but my previous visits reminded me that Northern California is quite cold even in the summer months. It is so at least for me because it is different from the climate conditions I am used to.

June is a month in Delhi when everything is drying out. The weather is hot, the grass turns yellowish and all plants simply die out.

I was so happy to see healthy plants and beautiful fresh flowers that I was very glad that I was in the USA. In Albany, the wind was cold and I saw people wearing shorts whereas I was wearing a jacket. These were life’s interesting moments.

However, the most beautiful moments were seeing lovely flowers around. It was unheard of. I would go for a walk every day and take…

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Dr. Preeti Singh
A Taste for Life

Doctorate in Finance, Professor, Author, I write about Life’s experiences, edutech. 9xTop writer.