IIT Bay Area Alumni Meet

IIT Bay Area Alumni Meet

The Santa Clara Convention Center played host to hundreds of people gathered for the IIT Bay Area meet on June 17th 2017. The prestigious Indian Institutes of Technology have been declared as institutions of national importance by the Government of India. First...
Where is Sherbat Gula Now?

Where is Sherbat Gula Now?

“Let’s take it easy and go eat at someplace nice for a change, I said one lazy Saturday morning. You know, just spend a relaxed, agenda-less morning. Some place I can wear this to.” I said. I was fondly looking at my new dupatta, carefully embroidered with dancing...
BART and Trump: The Untold Story

BART and Trump: The Untold Story

I am one of the thousands of people who ride BART regularly. One particularly cold morning, as two trainloads of people tried to stuff themselves into one train, I took to my favorite pastime on the train, when not being able to read or write: people-watching. As I...
Of Poetic Muse, Tweens and Teens

Of Poetic Muse, Tweens and Teens

The husband may not be able to carry a tune, but you can’t fault him with his knowledge of lyrics. In fact, he once won a singing competition. The judges pleaded with him to not sing, but to simply recite the beautiful lyrics, and their team sailed home with the...
Yin-Yang of Diwali and Halloween

Yin-Yang of Diwali and Halloween

Wrinkled brows, scorching cuts and decisive strokes greeted me as I went upstairs a few days before Diwali. We have to get started on our Halloween decorations, said the daughter cutting out a spider. The toddler son was lying on his stomach on the floor, helping his...