Once upon a time I was an avid runner. Not a very good one, but a consistent one who went for a 4-5 mile run each morning – rain or shine – before heading to work. Who met with friends after work to go for a run on the National Mall and ending at a… Continue reading Sunday Reading: My running days
I just learned that yesterday on Thursday April 8, 2021, the La Soufrière volcano has erupted in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines in Southern Caribbean. Devang and I visited this beautiful island in January of 2019. It was our last international trip before the pandemic. From what I can find in the news so far,… Continue reading St. Vincent & the Grenadines
I avoided parenting books for a long time because I quickly learned that little kids grow out of pretty much everything that needs fixing. What does intrigue me however, is learning how different countries and cultures go about raising children and dealing with the universal challenges of parenthood (personal favorites: Cup of Jo’s Motherhood Around the… Continue reading German Parenting
A Long time ago, I spent most of my free time running. During the few years when I lived in DC, I met some really amazing folks who were really into the sport (ranked and such). They let me pretend to be a runner just like them even though I was never good at it. At… Continue reading Favorite posts on my running days!
I had never been to a state fair before until this year. To many this has been a shocking revelation. But rest assure, the situation has been rectified as of yesterday when we made our way to what I can describe as the craziest place I have ever been to in a while – The… Continue reading North Carolina State Fair 2016
We got back to Raleigh on Election Day and the vacation high was abruptly crushed as Wednesday morning rolled around. The world felt like a different, stranger place overnight. I still haven’t recovered from the shock of it all. Today, I finally decided to stop being so despondent and do something productive – like download our vacation pictures.… Continue reading Celebrating the National Parks Service Centennial!