October 2011 Calendar shot

October - The colorful month. And here she comes.

As usual am welcoming the month with a calendar shot. The month of festivals, puja, sweets, celebrations, joy and happiness is here.

I name this click as " Kiss of Rocks"

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Intersting facts of OCTOBER that are new to me :

* October is Adopt-A-Shelter Dog Month

* HALLOWEEN is celebrated on the last night of October in USA, with children dressing up in masks and costumes, going door to door, asking for a treat.

* THANKSGIVING DAY is celebrated in Canada on the second Monday of the month.

* In merry old England during olden times the month of October was once named “Winmonth”, which meant wine month.

Anything to add??


chitra said...

Loved the calender. there are lot of activities as festivals are around.I love celebrating them.It's time for merry making..

ಗಿರೀಶ್.ಎಸ್ said...

One more thing is may be this october "namma metro " may get start....

Bikramjit said...

I like the Scenerey behind blue sea .. beautiful :)


Insignia said...

Good pic. October is the start of holiday season in US; it goes on till Jan

Mishi said...

very nice ashwini:-)

Jack said...


Read all pending posts. My being late is due to what I said in Age Catching Up in my space, if you read that. Your story narrating skills are good as I can see in Love is with you. Little more details at places will do wonders. Thanks for information on September, which happens to be my birth month and good photograph. Beautiful poem, Reality, showing that joy of giving is still there in some persons. Had a good laugh on reading Gist of Kannada poem. Mutual trust is a founding step in relationship. So in Him & Her you have shown that they both had it but one slip up made him so repentant and she could gauge it forgiving his one mistake. Good narration again. Hope to read more stories from you, may be as a collection published in book form some day. Yes, Looks can be so deceptive, specially these days of high fashion. A Simple Prayer shows deep desire to be with someone, composed so nicely. Good calender of October and thanks for information.

Take care

Muhammad Israr said...

have a happy october :)

ಅಶ್ವಿನಿ/Ashwini said...

@Chitra: Yes October is here with the dhoom and dhamaka. Dasara and the dolls - I am loving it all.

@Girish S: Hope it starts.. Lets wait and watch

@Bikram: Its indeed a beautiful place and I loved being there every moment.

@Insignia: Happy holidays. I cant believe its October already. 2 more months and we land into another year.

@Jack: Thanks for returning and reading all the pending posts. I have a dream and you've written about it - a book of short stories by Ashwini. Wow it sounds great. I will defiitely tell you when its published.. Thanks for the encouragement.

@Mishi: Thank you.. How you doing now dear. Hope all is well.

@Israr: Thank you! Have a good one too.




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