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Monthly Archives: October 2011

Apple Crisp

Autumn. Cool breezes, old sweaters and steaming mugs of apple cider. I love fall! And I LOVE the baking possibilities that it brings. Apple Crisp is an autumn favorite in our house. It’s easy to throw together and is fantastic with vanilla ice cream. This recipe, like many others, is courtesy of my Mom, the … Continue reading »

Categories: dessert, Fall, food | 5 Comments

In Pictures: the Move

Pictures of our apartment might be a few days in coming as it’s currently an epic mess of boxes, piles of stuff and oddly placed furniture. Here are some highlights of our move. To all of my Indian buddies, Happy Diwali!

Categories: Housekeeping, life | 4 Comments

The Move

This past weekend, Varun and I were amazed and overwhelmed by the love shown to us by friends in helping us move. I took pictures and am excited to post them, but I forgot my camera at home and don’t yet have home internet: so you’ll have to wait until I visit the cafe with … Continue reading »

Categories: family, Housekeeping, life | 2 Comments

Surprised by Hindi

It’s not unusual for someone, upon meeting Varun, to say they know how to say something in Hindi. After a “Namaste” or “Shokria”, the conversation quickly switches to English. Varun is a good sport about it, laughing, encouraging practice and always eager to ask where people have been in India. This weekend, we were at … Continue reading »

Categories: communication, hilarious, Hindi, language | 9 Comments

Preparing to Move

As I alluded to in a previous post: we’re moving (AGAIN!)! Actually, this decision has been in the works for a few months, and we’re really excited about this next step. We’ll be moving to a city closer to Varun’s workplace, and we’ll be saving money on rent. But what most excites us is the … Continue reading »

Categories: family, Housekeeping, life, poverty | 4 Comments