July has dawned, not quite bright and clear, but cloudy, grey and breezy. Just the way I love it. The cuckoos are going just that way - cuckoo - singing for their lives and DNA. It is a very pleasant time of year with the only drawback that monsoon is like the guest who announced their arrival and decided to ditch at the last moment. As usual, I digress. Listening to the cuckoos drives me down the same lane and makes me forget time and space. Hence the delay. I beg your forgiveness. Talking of rains, how can we forget to mention rainbows? Especially ones with gold at the end? I am not particularly running after gold in the sense of money, but would wish everybody to find their gold of peace and happiness at the end, which is what our girvani seems to have done. Girvani's style of writing is very fascinating and she therefore gets the award for the FINEST NARRATION of the month for her snippet Gold At The End..... . We all could do with some practical wisdom in our lives and reminders from time to time on acceptance and satisfaction. Who could do that better than Novalis? The lovely children's story she has shared does just that with the added attraction of not seeming to preach and it would be really unfair if she did not receive the award FINEST CONTRIBUTION of the month for her Post in Quid Pro Quo With The Gods. Heartiest congratulations Girvani and Novalis and Amulet and Viswamitra for nominating the posts. Thanks to all our friends who have nominated various posts and threads, giving us not only the joy of reading some interesting thoughts but also the pleasure of selecting the finest post winners. Looking forward to a deluge of nominations in the coming months.