The picture was taken in 2008 of my grandfather J.M. Parikh (age 90) embracing technology in his quest for greater knowledge. He is my inspiration and, at age 95, continues to live the message that it’s never too late to learn. We are extremely proud of his life achievements and the lessons he has taught us.


Kalpesh Shah is Sales Manager of a global life support related products manufacturer based in Southern California. He is a graduate of San Diego State University and blessed with an amazing family; Sejal, Simran, and Sharmil. He enjoys creative writing, photography, gardening, and world travel. Kalpesh can be reached at

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