Everyone knows about Universal Studios. It is an amusement park. Mostly a long wait for rides, unless you get lucky(a holiday and the crowd decided to do BBQ instead), or pay another sum of $ to get another “front of the line” pass. The entrance fee is in three digits. The food is a similar price to that of any other amusement park. Once you … Continue reading Cool Zone
The last week of March is marked as a time when gray whales make their way to Alaska . At least that’s what they say. I didn’t get lucky to see a single sign of a whale. On the other hand, my husband and kids got lucky. Let me know if you spot one in the pictures… Continue reading Where, O , Where?
Empire Lake is like a surprise dessert. When driving by, it is hard to see what it offers. It is nestled between the trees and have ample exploratory and paved trails We started our journey on a rainy day on an exploratory trail.It’s a great idea to wear rain boots or else you will find your self splashing in the puddles and making your way … Continue reading Empire Lake
One of the hardest thing is to say, “good-bye.” It breaks my heart into a million pieces (over exaggeration, I wouldn’t be typing this if any of it was literally true). After eight plus moves, I still can’t say I am a pro at this skill. Every single move feels like I am doing it for the first time, and yes believe me each moves … Continue reading Good-Bye
I kept on delaying his shots, not on purpose. I did’nt think they are that important for him, as he just stays inside. And I did’nt have to meet the deadline. It should be an easy thing, once I come to it. Just put him in the carrier, drive, drop, and go. But things never go as planned! He would’nt get in. It’s like he … Continue reading Trapped
This post is dedicated to all the mothers and soon to be mothers (rest of the girls come back when you join “our” club). Just hearing the good news gives me flash backs of when I started this journey of motherhood. It reminds me of the happiness (don’t remember the pain) that I experience. Visiting my friend in the hospital reminded me that time flies … Continue reading New Life
It was time. There was no turning back. I got myself into it. Even my husband didn’t even object. Instead, he volunteered to watch the kids for whole five hours! I was anxious. What if I faint as soon as I open my fast (Muslims fast in the month of Ramadan. We don’t eat/drink anything starting from early morning till sunset. Almost seventeen hours in … Continue reading Volunteer