Nemesis – Part II

(Continued from Part I) The constant and loud knocking on the door irritated him, he covered his ears with the pillow and yet it did not leave. Reluctantly he got up from the bed and staggered in unsure steps towards the door. On opening it, the bright sunlight hit his face forcing him to close… Continue reading Nemesis – Part II

Over the Weekends

Like most folks here in Seattle, for us too the weekend is a period of living with nature and outdoors. Every weekend is a different welcome experience. The enjoyment and relaxation in the company of the family and friends does ease and increase the outcome on the days that follow. Sharing a few videos. Music… Continue reading Over the Weekends

Serena’s Rocket

Serena Shameem daughter of Tehmina and Jafar Shameem is truly inspired by her father’s colleague who is a famous rocket designer and had met her over breakfast. She received a few tips and made her own rocket. Do see her handiwork: In slow motion: What is next Serena?! Thank you Serena, this is… Continue reading Serena’s Rocket

The Reunion – Part II

( Continued from The Reunion Part I) We had spent quite some time conversing, Ajay was in a mood to continue with his narration, however he noticed that I was displaying restive signs. “It appears that you are feeling hungry, I remember it from the Regiment days, the body shifting and playing with your hands… Continue reading The Reunion – Part II

The Reunion – Part I

“I will keep it short, you all have consumed  large helpings of souffle, therefore there is no need for me to make it sweeter,” the GOC said amidst mild laughter.  “This Regimental Reunion is remarkably unique. Not only have I had the privilege to meet my senior officers and my colleagues with whom I served… Continue reading The Reunion – Part I

In Amish Country

From his home in Hockessin, Delaware, Baqar, my son reached Kitchen Kettle Village, Intercourse, Pennsylvania, in one hour. All through the journey the landscape remained alluring and absorbing. He took time out from his schedule to take me to the fascinating tourist attraction, a trip to the Amish country. We spent time in the Kitchen… Continue reading In Amish Country

New York: Sight and Sound – IV

Built in 1915, the Brooklyn Bridge, a hybrid suspension bridge, with a main span of 1,595.5 feet (486.3 m) spans the East River between Manhattan Island and Brooklyn on Long Island and was opened on May 24, 1883. The Bridge has an elevated promenade open to pedestrians and cyclists in the center of the bridge, located 18 feet (5.5 m) above… Continue reading New York: Sight and Sound – IV