I've written earlier about the advent of Alexa in our lives. Red was in the market for good quality speakers and was considering buying Sonos and then suddenly got his head turned by the cute lil dot that now talks to us in a STRONG American accent and frequently gets our song choices wrong because … Continue reading Tech-Savvy Woes
I constantly swing back and forth from amusement to annoyance when helping my son with his homework. Especially his language homework. My own language "skills" are middling to not-bad-at-all and my pronunciation of words (especially the word pronunciation) is usually correct. Of course Red did tell me that I'd been pronouncing 'Audi' and 'apropos' wrong … Continue reading Ps&Qs
A chance encounter with an 80's movie gets me laughing and nostalgic and being thoroughly entertained.
My son can be a lazy lump. Anything that requires more effort than he's prepared to put in; gets shoved under the rug (literally and figuratively) and often outsourced to us. He's starting to make some strides in reading now and today's homework has words that distinguish the gender between people viz mother-father, brother-sister et … Continue reading Disambiguation: Need Of The Hour
It's been a long time since I've done a book review. Better late than never, especially for a book like Ghachar Ghochar. A friend and fellow reading afficiando who also wears other interesting hats was cleaning house and put up a give-away of her beloved books. Red lucked upon this particular one and the result … Continue reading Book Review: Ghachar Ghochar
I wouldn't be who I am if I didn't indulge in gripes about my pet peeves. So what if it's at the start of the year? This way am getting some rants and grumbles out of my system so there's less to spew and gnash my teeth about! I have made a couple of decisions. … Continue reading Me Being Me…
After a long while I had a lot of space. A LOT. I mean driving-alone-on-a-fairly-secluded-road-with-not-too-many-people-around or too-far-behind-in the-mirror-kind-of-space. And I just took in the solitude along with the car freshner smell and realized: It is SO important to have some totally, totally, totally alone time; away from social media, people and other living beings barring … Continue reading Reflections On A Sunday…Yet Again