Goodreads Of October 2021

Apart from celebrating my birthday, a road trip to New Jersey with halts in Ohio and Pennsylvania, Halloween night at a haunted house, I read four books in the month. I got the recommendation from my sister about 2008 Booker prize winner The White Tiger, a story about a poor Indian man Balram Halwai who…

October 2021 Through My Lenses

October is always special to me. I share this month with my father for our birthdays. We celebrated the event in the best possible manner, thanks to Harmit and my sisters. Apart from this, we spent the whole month hiking, traveling, and reading. This time we went for a road trip from Omaha to New…

Happy Diwali

Diwali word is a modified form of the Sanskrit word Deepavali made up from two separate words “Deep” and “Avali” which means row of lights. Diwali is a Hindu festival of lights, celebration, and happiness. When Lord Ram (Hindu deity) returned to Ayodhya, India from Sri Lanka after killing Demon Ravan who abducted his wife,…

Happy Birthday!!!

October is special, at least for me. My dad and I share this month for our birthdays and today is his big day. I wish him good health and a happy long life. I wish we could have been with him for the celebration, but due to the COVID situation and some visa issues, we…

Goodreads Of September 2021

I won’t say, September was a busy month, but I could manage to read just 2 books. Quantity is not important, quality matters. This month my read list included Mexican Gothic – a Goodreads choice award winner for the Horror genre and I Am a Man – a non-fiction novel about the struggles of Native…

September 2021 Through My Lenses

September was a cool month. We visited South Dakota after a gap of 2 years. Last time we were there to visit Badlands National Park and other famous landmarks like Mount Rushmore and Crazy horse memorial. This time we covered Custer state park, Wind cave national park and did various hikes. This was in early…

10 Places To Look For Scenic Beauty In Grand Tetons National Park

Less than 5 miles from Jackson Hole, Grand Tetons National Park is the most beautiful national park that is among the top 5 most visited national parks of 2021. Do you know it is the only national park that has a commercial airport inside its boundaries? Isn’t it amazing to land directly in the park, take…

Thinking About Standup Paddle Boarding? Read This

Standup Paddle boarding, sounds cool right? I experienced it first, 3 years back when my sisters visited me in Omaha. Recently those pictures popped up in the photo widget of my iPhone. I showed them to Harmit and asked her if she want to try it. The answer was obvious. The last time we did…

Goodreads Of August 2021

Despite all of the busyness as I mentioned in the previous post, I still managed to read 5 books in August. I checked out 3 books from Omaha Public Library and downloaded 2 books in the Kindle app through my Prime account. Go the Fuck to Sleep is a graphic humorous short book focused on…

August 2021 Through My Lenses

August was an exciting month with lots of activities and loads of fun for us. This month was mostly about hiking and festivities that means a lot of physical activity. Highlights from August:- Hike in Neale Woods Nature Center, Omaha Visit of Ponka State Park, Nebraska Hike in Heron Haven Nature Center, Omaha Hike in…