By the time the words Corona (the problem and not the beer), Covid had infiltrated our lives, I had hoped I would be able to avoid the situations which led to me having to take a test to see if I was positive or negative. And for a largely positive person (outlook in life-wise and... Continue Reading →
The easiest answer would be 2021...DUH! But it's become way more than that. The last time there was a brouhaha over a year or its ending was Y2K but that turned out to be a damp squib in comparison. Heads up! This is an image-heavy post... While 2019 ended on an interesting note- first international... Continue Reading →
. Been a while that I wrote anything. I was greedily reading the last installment in The Trials of Apollo. No offense to Rick Riordan but the intensity of the Heroes of Olympus, The Kane Chronicles and the Percy Jackson series is missing...for me. But I read through each and every one of them and... Continue Reading →
I think it suffices to say that it has been a wonky year. For me I would push it back a bit more to the trip to Spain which had an unfortunate moment (read about it here) followed by other learnings+incidents that have led up to me sitting on the couch before the alarm goes... Continue Reading →
This week signals one month since TO's school started again...online albeit. And it's been oh so interesting. I feel for the teachers, I really do. While the children have my sympathies since this is hardly the most optimum way of doing things, the teachers have to manage home and hearth plus keep an eye on... Continue Reading →
While TO waits for the laptop to power up, his class links to get posted and before he graces his teachers and classmates with his beatific countenance, he does this:
Snippets from a conversation with TO a few minutes ago:" Why should there be spit in your eyes? If eyes were meant to have spit, they'd be by the side of your mouth and not further up your face!"
When you're lucky enough to spot flamingoes, painted storks, pelicans and herons all in the same frame.
I can't be a Gloomy Gus for too long. I either seek out stuff to read or watch that lifts my spirits to some extent if not fully. The lockdown has come at the time when the kids usually splash around in the pool, play out till they've got to be dragged home by their... Continue Reading →
The lockdown playlist grows. These are the current songs looped on my phone and in my head. This is also an exercise in the using the Block Editor in WordPress instead of the Classic Editor that I typically turn to. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u9Dg-g7t2l4 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xb3fZmkzy84 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8gd_ohoPzYc https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QXnr-Dx2QaM https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bx3s99FNXzI https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y9AaiVKfB58 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TxcDTUMLQJI https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HiaOFOMPOBc&list=PLDA374CE45E0837D0&index=2 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m2ua3O_fdCY