From: Dr.Arvind Mishra
Greg,Today is Holi in India,main spring festival of colors,
Respectful and rainbow colored Holi wish to you from Indian science fiction group.
Would you please see this link to appreciate the nuances of the festival like this-[vide my post on 'why Holi']:
From: Greg Bear
Thanks, Arvind! We're a few days late, but we'll look in on the Holi festival. Meanwhile, cherry blossoms are blooming around our state... but there's snow in the forecast!