A rainbow makes its presence felt as the sun sets on another cool fall day in Glastonbury, Connecticut.
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This tree in Glastonbury, Connecticut is in full bloom during the fall season.
But the other tree behind it is a pale shadow of itself with its empty branches rising towards the sky. It is preparing for the winter as the leaves have all fallen by the wayside.
Until recently, I had only seen the fall colours in pictures and movies. But seeing the real thing in New Hampshire and New England in the US was a completely different experience altogether.
There are some trees which are green throughout the year. While leaves on others turn yellow, red or even pink during the fall season. This combined with the blue colour of the sky or the grey clouds give such a lovely colourful contrast to the surroundings.
This pic is from the unprecedented rainy months last winter in Kuwait. It rained like there was no tomorrow.
While many rain records were broken, a lot of us who are used to 50 degree summers surely weren’t complaining as cool and cloudy days greeted us day in and day out. These were moments to cherish.
“I feel as though I have got a new life with these specs post my surgery. There was a time when I struggled to open my eyes under normal light. My eyes watered excessively due to the dryness in the atmosphere.”
Despite having a caring family and achieving a lot in her career, Sarah seemed perennially unhappy. Her eye condition had deteriorated so much so that it had started affecting her daily life.
The ophthalmologist suggested that an urgent surgery was the only option followed by getting the right kind of specs. And the rest as they say is history.
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“I have been looking for a good pair of glasses since a long time. The last pair I had was my favourite. But when it accidently broke apart due to my carelessness, I was devastated.”
Anita had high myopia and needed the right kind of glasses to achieve her dream of becoming a pilot.
During childhood, she had suffered a lot from dryness of the eyes. This affected her mentally and psychologically during her school and university days. But as the years passed by, she was all the more determined.
“Let me take a selfie to see how I look.”