• Baby,  Life

    Happy 1st Birthday!

    My Sweetest baby Ria, Happy FIRST birthday to you! It only feels like yesterday that your dad and I held you in our arms for the first time. A memory still so distinct, beautiful and fresh in our minds You are our strength, our pride, our love, our life You are our wish that came true.. Wish you the world of happiness and best of health all your life my darling! Happy birthday to V and I to have reached the big one as parents. It is easily the year we have learnt the most. Not from work, not from books, not a formal education, not from role models. We…

  • Photoblog

    It’s Snowing in Austin!

    Girls in white dresses with blue satin sashes Snowflakes that stay on my nose and eyelashes Silver white winters that melt into springs These are a few of my favorite things.. From the Sound of Music People who know me know that I am a big fan of snow! I can sit for hours and watch snow, the gentle flakes that keep falling on the ground and how it hardens into ice and how it all melts away with the first bright rays of the sun. Its all so fascinating! Last year, I desperately wanted to visit a place that snows in the US and for various reasons, we couldn’t.…

  • Sports

    Swimming at Deep Eddy

    How could we stay in Austin for so long and not venture into swimming especially during the sunny summer months! And so we discovered this beautiful man-made swimming pool called Deep Eddy right next to downtown. What makes deep eddy special is that the pool is fed with clear, cold water from the Colorado river. It is non chlorinated and feels absolutely refreshing to swim in the natural, yet safe environment. There is a continuous inlet and outlets of water and hence acts as filtration. Each lane is 30 meter long with varying depths. The pool in itself looks like a huge tank that stores water in cemented walls, so it brings out the…