Last year, I assigned myself a goal of reading 40 books in year 2020 in honor of my 40th birthday. Very random goal yet somehow poetic in my head (the number 40 just tied it all in, I guess). I was surprised that I actually accomplished that goal. As nerdy as it may sound, it … Continue reading Summer Reading 2021
Every summer around this time of the year, for the past decade, my family and I have been traveling to London to visit my parents. From there we have taken trips exploring bordering countries- France, Spain, Switzerland, Ireland, Scotland, Belgium, etc. It feels like this is the longest of non travel time I have ever … Continue reading Reading In The Time of Corona
The course for this race is ranked as one of the most scenic in the world by many International running magazines
This is a long overdue post about my last International trip but let me tell you it was worth the wait...just kidding! It's been over a month since I have been back to reality from our annual summer trip (I visit my parents in the UK every year). The highlight of this trip, however, was … Continue reading Lucerne, Switzerland
I don't know if any of you have watched the show, 'Portlandia' or have heard anything about Portland but trust me when I say: everything that that show depicts or things you may have read or heard about Portland are absolutely true. It is the most eccentric city I have ever been to. A city … Continue reading A Weekend in Portland
What blew me away about Monaco, other than the beauty of course, was the richness. From the million dollar yachts to the gorgeous seaside homes to Rolls-Royce at every corner - everything looked and felt expensive.
I think it was Julia Child that said, "You don’t have to cook fancy or complicated masterpieces – just good food from fresh ingredients".
...Every night during those few months of bootcamp, I would go to bed praying that the trainer doesn't make us run as part of the drill the next morning. The days that he did make us run, I would always take the short cut (short to a 0.25 mile long cut) 🙂 That is how much I despised running....
"May your coming year be filled with magic and dreams and good madness. I hope you read some fine books and kiss someone who thinks you're wonderful, and don't forget to make some art-- write or draw or build or sing or live as only you can. And I hope, somewhere in the next year, you surprise yourself."- Neil Gaiman
(My feelings exactly!)
"It's the country of saints and beggars, progression and history, agriculture and industrialization, religion and spirituality, and a country of despair and faith."