Our kids have been to Pakistan( three cities, only) and Canada. Now when they are all grown up, they have their opinion of vacation. They want something big. If we talk about vacation, our kids always say to go to another country since they have never gone to one( Pakistan and Canada don’t seem to intrigue them much). Well, with this request on it’s way, … Continue reading I can hold it in!
If you have taken ( and passed) college Biology, you know exactly what I am talking about. For the rest, it is a cliff made of skeletons! (If you allow me) Once upon a time when mankind had no concepts of greed/ love/ war/ , or even exsistence, there were these tiny microscopic creatures living under the ocean, ( we call ’em protists-foraminifera (foram for … Continue reading The White Cliffs of Dover
Who doesn’t love snow? Well, it depends. If you have asked my daughter this question three years ago, you would have regret asking it. She would have given you a horrific, mind torturing scenario of snow. But now she has a different answer. The approach is positive. No, it’s not because I perfected my parenting strategies( I wish! I haven’t found a manual on how … Continue reading Love? Hate?
Millions of people were suppose to come to Oregon. Towns were suppose to be packed with cars for this celestial event. People told me that a two hours drive is taking six! Hotels in the path of totality were full all the way from New Port, Oregon on the Pacific coast to Wyoming which is far as we looked. Air bnb was full. One family … Continue reading The Great White Trash Solar Eclipse
How would you feel if a restaurant offers you free platter of appetizers because of a misunderstanding over the phone?Aladinscafe How would you feel if a restaurant treats you as a guest instead of a customer: offering you complimentary drinks and snacks? DarSalam How would you feel if you went to a shop to purchase something and the owner throws in a complimentary piece, just because … Continue reading Experience
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
Our trip to San Francisco would have been incomplete without a visit to Ghirardelli. We got hooked to Ghirardelli from our time in Chicago. Although, those mini bites of heavens can be found in any grocery store, the Ghirardelli Square in San Francisco has its own perks. You can witness shear joy of seeing the choclate being made. Its like “chocolate factory. ” They have … Continue reading Ghirardelli
It started out as a dark day (on a side note, every other day is dark in this part of the continent). Rain and wind were drunk in their dance: not a care in the world. City of Bandon on the vicious Pacific can be categorized as a baby toy town. You will see unique shops, and a whole range of restaurants. If you have a … Continue reading Dark Day