Go Hawks !

Two weeks ago during our morning walk over the weekend, we saw a couple of people standing under a tree and looking up. Wondering what the commotion was about that early in the morning on a weekend, we stopped by, to look up at the tree, what we found was a laundry bag seated firmly…

A visit to The Bahai House of Worship

Driving through the downtown traffic on a beautiful sunny day, we reached Evanston, a city in Cook County, 12 miles north of downtown Chicago.The village of Wilmette , where the Bahai house of Worship is situated, is a 10 minute drive from there through a beautiful neighborhood along the lake Michigan. Nothing could  have prepared…

A mouthful of Poha and Eternal Friendship

Sitting under the dim lights in the railway station, we would devour the ‘Amar Chitra Katha’ comics, without missing a word, until our train screeched to a stop in front of us.Hurriedly we would climb the steps, find our seat  and once agin dive nose deep into our comics….precious memories, packed in picture books, how…

The joy of being multi-linguistic in a Fresh Market

The parking lot was crowded, making a mental note of my grocery list, I hurried into the Fresh Market determined to rush in and rush out with my list….. The Market seemed to be filled with Asians,this evening……..doing my groceries for the upcoming week is a chore I save for the weekends. Skimming through my…

Nothing like Netflix on a cold wintery day

It’s been pouring rain all day for the past two days, with dipping temp’s, thunder & sleet adding to the mix, getting back home, having a cup of hot chocolate & then an early dinner seems to be the norm these days! Wanting to step out of monotony of the daily grind, and escape into…