Author Archives: Chirag

Thanksgiving 2015

We had a great Thanksgiving this year. Invited guests were Vivek and Priyanka, as well as Marijke with her daughter Caitlyn from Namibia, and Xiaoyu from China. The international guests were through the IFP program at Rutgers. Lori, whose left … Continue reading

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Cookout – Summer 2015

We threw a cookout/grilling party for our friends – mostly my students and their families. We grilled burgers, hotdogs, and corn. Had some margaritas, watermelons, and other assorted food and drinks. Finally, we lit a fire and roasted marshmallows to … Continue reading

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San Francisco

It was a windy and a slightly cold morning, but we were there – at the Golden Gate Bridge. Lori finally realized what’s so amazing about this suspension bridge! Pier 39 at San Francisco Fisherman’s Wharf is a fun place, … Continue reading

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We like prime numbers!

Yes, you read it right – we like prime numbers. First there were two of us (Chirag and Lori), then there were three (added Sophie), and then we skipped 4 to jump to the next prime number – five (with … Continue reading

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Hawaii

After a painful journey that involved spending a night in LA and a night in Honolulu, as well as lost luggage and time, we made it to Kona, Hawaii. Yes, getting there was painful, but it was worth it. We … Continue reading

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Goodbye, Lily

She was a sweet old girl and loved nothing on earth as much as cuddling with her family. She spent most of her time following the family from room to room looking for the most comfortable place to take a … Continue reading

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Happy first birthday, Sophie!

Sophie’s birthday came and went by so quickly. We were just so busy organizing your birthday party, and then so many people were here. So entertaining them, cleaning, cooking, organizing, etc. took up much of our last few weeks. But … Continue reading

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Happy 10 months, Sophie! Goodbye, Pearl :(

Sophie just turned 10 months and already seeming so grown-up! She is now starting to walk with help, and since she has discovered the joy of walking, she wants to walk all the time! Looks like she is not going … Continue reading

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Sophie at eight months

Can’t believe Sophie is already 8 months. Time does fly! And as if to mark that time, she is growing her first tooth. It’s exciting! 🙂 This is a great age since she is not mobile, yet she is very … Continue reading

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Superstorm Sandy

Like millions of others on the east coast, superstorm Sandy affected us badly. We lost power on Minday, Oct 29 during the storm and hasn’t gotten it back as of the evening of Nov. 2nd – four days later. Having … Continue reading

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