“I will never be an old man. To me, old age is always 15 years older than I am”
– Francis Bacon
“A single rose can be my garden… a single friend, my world”
– Leo Buscaglia
October 18 2013 was a full moon day and celebrated as a Sharad Poornima or Kojagiri by Hindus in India. It marks the end of Monsoon in India and is also considered an auspicious occasion to worship the goddess of wealth, Laxmi. The celebrations at places go well into the wee hours of the next day. Scientifically, the moon is the closest to the earth on this day.