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Day 75 – The weekend it was

This morning, as we were trying to get back to the routine, we felt as if we are just back from a long vacation at some exotic destination. This sums up how we spent the weekend. It was just one night away from home, at our friends – P&G’s place. But it was a fun… Continue reading Day 75 – The weekend it was

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Day 65 – Looking back at 2017

It’s already a week into 2018 and I finally got time to sit down and think of the year that went by. It has been quite an eventful year. The year started with a massive winter and record high snowfall followed by an extended summer. The highlight of the year was undoubtedly my parents visiting… Continue reading Day 65 – Looking back at 2017

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Day 64 – A winter hike adventure..

I saw the pic of this waterfall on Instagram recently which was just an hour away from here. We read up a bit about it and hiked yesterday.. Google said it was a kutty hike of half a mile. It was a snow covered pretty trail which runs alongside and eventually crosses a creek. We… Continue reading Day 64 – A winter hike adventure..

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Day 2 – Watching a game live

We went to see a live game yesterday night. I have never been to a pro game. That too ice hockey!! I didn’t even know that it is a thing until Jay brought home the tickets last week. We went without knowing much about the game. It was really exciting. There is nothing quite like being… Continue reading Day 2 – Watching a game live

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Salt Lake City – Day 1

Salt Lake City is 5 hours drive from our place. On our initial research, we found nothing much impressive worth the drive. But we dig further and came up with a list of things to do which was impossible to fit into a weekend trip. So we had to push many attractions for another day… Continue reading Salt Lake City – Day 1

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First time camping – The conclusion

Continued from here After the long wait, it was finally time to go camping. The previous night we got some picnic supplies, juices, snacks etc and packed everything. We thought of squeezing into one car. But though the stay was just for a night, the luggage (the blankets, the marinated meat, ice trays, drinking water)… Continue reading First time camping – The conclusion

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First time camping – The beginning

Out of blue, I developed a strong desire to go camping somewhere around 2015 end. It was one of those things which I wanted to experience before we leave US. I once casually mentioned this to a good friend. Came summer 2016, her family was invited to join a group of families who were planning… Continue reading First time camping – The beginning

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Skiing – Part II

Part one of ⛷ here There are 91 trails spread across 2600 acres of which 35 are groomed. They are classified depending on the level of difficulty as beginner, intermediate, difficult and expert. There are five chairlifts and one RiderCarpet (for beginners) I had the same feeling while signing the waiver of responsibility forms as I… Continue reading Skiing – Part II

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Skiing

It was a random Friday night and as usual, we were searching for a place to visit during the weekend. It was then that J suggested this place. Between us, J is the one who does all the planning and research before we head out to a place. We rarely go for impromptu trips to new places.… Continue reading Skiing

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Day 37 of 100 Happy Days – SkyJump

Happiness is trying out adventurous stuff. This is a post which was peacefully sleeping in the drafts for a long long time. We were planning to do a long drive for July 4th weekend. Checking out various options, we finally decided on Las Vegas, The Entertainment Capital of the World. A’s family also decided to join us. There… Continue reading Day 37 of 100 Happy Days – SkyJump

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Day 18 of 100 Happy Days – Badminton on Autmn evenings 

 Happiness is not skipping the badminton even when the temperature calls for snuggling up.  We are trying to be regular at badminton as before. We had taken a 1.5 months break and it was really really tough to resume. Given the weather, its all the more difficult now.. I am happy that we are pushing… Continue reading Day 18 of 100 Happy Days – Badminton on Autmn evenings 

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My swimming expeditions

We had a small pond in our home. I had heard many stories about that from my dad and grand mother about it. I remember my dad telling me that he and his siblings used to compete each other on who would touch the other end of the pond and swim back to the starting… Continue reading My swimming expeditions