Category Archives: Family

Fire!

July 4th 2015, 10pm : I remember my son and I had been watching some fireworks, that some of my neighbors were lighting up in front of their houses. We live in a nicely secluded townhouse section of my community. It … Continue reading

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Yellowstone Scare!

A few days after we booked our Yellowstone trip, internet bloggers posted videos of Bisons and other animals running away from the park. They were suggesting that this might be due to an impending explosion of the Super-volcano on which … Continue reading

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Managing a kid.. alone – Weekday morning..

With wife gone out of town on a business trip, I was left alone with a kid for 5 days..! This morning, I had Dr appointment @8:30, son had school @7:50.. So I wake up @6, get ready, try to … Continue reading

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Somik.net

For a long time, I did not do much on our main site (http://www.somik.net) since it was too cumbersome to sit down and handcode everything, although I did manage to host videos etc laboriously struggling with complex html tags and … Continue reading

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The year I leave behind..

I always think that in the overall scheme of things, a year is nothing but a man-made milestone that does not have any significance on a cosmic scale. But in general, it is a place from where you tend to … Continue reading

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I made history!

In a world of virtual games, players, wins and losses.. I made history! I scored a whopping 256 in a Wii Bowling game against Samita after repeated failures to win any of the Bowling games we’ve played so far.. a … Continue reading

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The better half..

The “Better half” is a funny term.. I have joked about it all the time – is this the half that consumes the better part of you or is this really the better half of your life…? 🙂 Jokes about … Continue reading

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Yay!

I have a proud father moment to share!! It has been in the works for a long time.. I and my wife have waited and worked for this long enough to appreciate its importance.. my son’s future depended on it.. … Continue reading

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Sad side of life..

Everyone comes to this world, with a handful of invisible sand of life and like the sand in a sand clock, the grains of life keep slipping away from our hand. Hardly does one realize when and how the sand … Continue reading

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My temporary bachelorhood!

I am experiencing a temporary bachelorhood right now with my wife and kid in India.. My friends invite me to spend my weekends with them. So here is an email I sent to them as a Thank You.. Thought it … Continue reading

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