My wife’s dad’s ancestral home is Coorg. Thus she is one part Coorg. If you ever meet anyone from Coorg, notice how proud they are of that fact. There is always a rarefied air about them, explaining why their noses are pointed up when they say they are from Coorg. Coorg doesn’t even exist anymore.… Read More Coorg – flush with lush coffee
Click to see all photos of Milwaukee Milwaukee, a city that you often don’t think of when you think of kids. After all, Milwaukee is famous for its breweries and Harley Davidson, neither particularly attractive for young kids. I could make a case for the bikes if your children are older. Milwaukee is 2 hours… Read More A weekend trip to Milwaukee; with kids
My poem to Shwetha – A Promise A promise to support you; Through days dark and days bright and blue A promise to grow together in strength; Through times fast and times forever in length A promise to preserve our wealth; Through good education and good health A promise to share our joys and sorrows;… Read More 12th Wedding Anniversary poems
Sometimes a shiny new toy is exactly what one needs. 15 years ago, I bought my first digital camera, a Fujifilm Finepix 2650 2.0 megapixel point and shoot. There was something about it, the shine, the ease of use, the quality of the photo and the instant gratification of seeing the images. I was hooked.… Read More Fujifilm X100F – A new romance
You tell me, I used to hold and tug your dress, You tell me, I slept with your hand in mine, It must be true, for you give me strength with a gentle press, I am thankful, for you helped me grow strong and fine. I remember, waiting for lunchtime, to open my tiffin, I… Read More Two mothers
There has been a lot of conversation on the rising cost of prescription drugs. Companies are slowly raising their prices, sometimes by many fold, in one year. Turing bought Daraprim, and raised the price overnight from $13.50 to $750 a pill. Valeant raised the prices of Cuprimine and Syprine from about $500 to about $24,000 for… Read More Analyzing the Medicare Prescription Drug Cost Increase 2010 – 2015
There has been a lot of talk about fake news. The number of articles that come across my social feeds has increased as everyone of my contacts and me included, share interesting articles that we read. When it comes from a contact, a friend or family, the propensity to follow the link increases. The infrastructure is… Read More The Fake News Explosion – Reader beware!