Monday, July 30, 2007

Peanuts for sale in Colombo 13

"Unless both sides win, no agreement can be permanent" - Jimmy Carter, Peanut Farmer - 39th President of US 1977 -1980 and Nobel Peace laureate (b. Oct 1, 1921)

National Peanut Board of USA says...

- Peanuts and peanut butter are smart options because they are filling, contribute more than 30 essential nutrients and phytonutrients ― like protein, vitamin E, magnesium, phosphorus and manganese ― and have zero cholesterol and no transfats. All that and they taste great, too. Peanuts and peanut butter are just what kids and adults alike need to power through daily tasks and adventures.

Sunday, July 29, 2007

Banana blossoms in Bambalapitty

"Someone who doesn't make flowers makes thorns.

If you're not building rooms where wisdom can be openly spoken, you're building a prison" -Shams of Tabriz (Shams-e-Tabrīzī (Persian: شمس تبریزی, d. 1248) was an Iranian Sufi mystic born in the city of Tabriz in Iranian Azerbaijan.)

Saturday, July 28, 2007

In Kalmunai

"Tradition means handing on all that is of value to next generation." -Henry Lewis Bullen Printer/Activist (1857-1938)

Wednesday, July 25, 2007

Lotus pond in Puttlam

“Facts are many, but the truth is one” - Rabindranath Tagore
Sunset at Araiyampathy, Batticaloa district

" The future starts today, not tomorrow "Pope John Paul II (1920-2005)
Akkaraipattu sky at dawn

"Faith is the bird that feels the light when the dawn is still dark " - Rabindranath Tagore

In Kalmunai - Rose, Ampara district

"The flower which is single need not envy the thorns that are numerous" - Rabindranath Tagore

Red rose in Kalmunai, Ampara district

"I slept and dreamt that life was joy. I awoke and saw that life was service. I acted and behold, service was joy" - Rabindranath Tagore
A herd in Sainthamaruthu, Ampara district
Bull in Sainthamaruthu, Ampara district
IIn Kalmunai, Jak fruit
Jak fruit in Kalmunai, Ampara district
Paddy field in Sammanthurai-Ampara district

"The sole meaning of life is to serve humanity"-Leo Tolstoy, Russian Novelist (1828-1910)
Mangoes in Kalmunai, Ampara district

Tuesday, July 24, 2007

Akkaipattu at dusk
Sea pebbles in Akkaraipattu- Ampara district
On Akkaraipattu shore - Foot print
Foot print on Akkaraipattu shore
Sunrise over an agri field in Akkaraipattu-Ampara district
Sunset view from Polgolla dam in Kandy
Bible rock in Kadugannawa

Monday, July 23, 2007

Banana blossoms in Bambalapitty

"Let the land be bountiful andlet us gaze upon heaven" - Subramanya Bharathiyar (1882-1921)