Wow, Mela, you are famous! Great photo (is that simple red dot also a bindi?) and very succinct appeal on behalf of the environment. Diana
Yes, a "sticker" bindi. You can't see it but I'm wearing a gorgeous crimson sari and glass bangles. Kavitha and Meena dressed me up for the Mantri Greens Dasara dinner party! I think the full picture is under the "Pamela" link.
Mela (Pam, Pamela) will be on sabbatical from her assistant professor position at Hawaii Community College from August 2012-2013. Most of this time will be spent studying agrorforestry systems in South India.