About Texas

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About Texas The great John Steinbeck in his book Travels with Charley has a couple of neat descriptions of Texas: Once you are in Texas it seems to take forever to get out, and some people never make it. And another one ... Most areas in the world may be placed in latitude and longitude, described chemically in their ...

Moscow Rules

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I am a big fan of thrillers, in particular if there is any serialization involved (a single character appearing in multiple novels - and there is a particular order in which the books should ideally be read). Some authors and their series thrillers that I enjoy are : Sue Grafton - The Kinsey Millhone Alphabet series Michael ...

A Food Friendly Post

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I have been eating out a lot lately, thanks to a suddenly blooming social life...I seem to go through these in phases, there are weekends when all I do by means of recreation is curl up under the blanket with a lovely book, and occasional trips outside to the library or meet the in-laws. After ...

Family luncheon at Annapurna

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My dad came home to visit this weekend and so we decided to take him to Annapurna for a fullthoo satisying 3-course South Indian thali meal. Now, I am not the biggest fan of thalli meals. Three courses of rice bore me to death, not to add slow me down for the rest of the day. ...

Delhi-6

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Although I had a poor impression of Delhi-6 after seeing all the trailers and interviews that preceded it, when my friends called me up for a movie date, call it peer pressure or whatever, I ended up going for it. Here's the review. Delhi-6 is a story of a young Indo-American boy Roshan (Abhishek Bachchan) half-hindu and ...

Fun Quiz for the Ladies

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One more quiz that analyzes your character based on your responses to questions... I turned out to be a Doris...(but just not sure how accurate this is) Your result for Are You a Jackie or a Marilyn? Or Someone Else? Mad Men-era Female Icon Quiz... ...

Great new Yoga Site

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Since I will not be continuing to attend the awesome Yoga classes at work, I looked through the web searching for some good yoga classes that I can take that are close by to my house. Gold's Gym (which is right across the road) offers what seems to be a decent Ashtanga yoga class. I am ...

Interesting Article about Food and Money

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http://www.nytimes.com/2009/02/07/your-money/07money.html?_r=2&em The following para from the article really seems to make a lot of sense to me : Various studies (and common sense) suggest that eating well pays off in a number of ways. If you eat right, you’ll have more energy. That makes you more likely to succeed at work and earn more money. Then, you’ll be ...

Valentine’s Special

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Is it crazy weird that the best Valentine's day present I got this weekend...was being able to sleep-in while hubby dearest took care of the snub-nose until I finally rolled out of bed at 9:00 AM ? Hope you all had a fun Valentine's weekend!