Author Archives: Chirag

Welcome Sophie!

We are very excited to announce the arrival of our daughter Sophie Anne Shah! Sophie, as per her name, was wise to arrive on May 7, 2012, after her daddy was done with his gradings! At 7lb4oz at birth, she … Continue reading

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Spring is here!

Yup, the spring is here. It’s been several weeks we have seen daffodils and crocuses in our front yard, and now we also have tulips! The picture here is a proof. And since the spring is here, Sophie should be … Continue reading

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Sophie is coming!

That’s right! It’s only 6 weeks away! Can’t believe it. Lori and I have been quite busy lately gathering all the stuff we need for Sophie. We started with big stuff like crib, changing table, dresser, rocker, and stroller. Then … Continue reading

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First year in New Jersey

Yes, it’s been a year since we moved to NJ. Last year, we left Durham, NC at the end of June and moved to Bordentown, NJ. The first two months that we spent in Bordentown were filled with mix of … Continue reading

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Home sweet home!

After a long and arduous process, we are finally homeowners! We bought “that big white house”, as we used to call it during our house-hunting phase. It’s gorgeous colonial house in one of the best places to live in the … Continue reading

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Meet Pepper – our first car!

We finally managed to trade-in Lori’s Isuzu for a nice, almost-new Prius this week. This is something we’ve been wanting to do for a while, but just wanted to wait for the right time. Now that we are in NJ, … Continue reading

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Camping trip

Despite not-so-favorable weather, we made a camping trip to Smoky Mountains earlier this month. We stayed in a bunkhouse on a campground near Cherokee, NC. It was on-and-off raining the entire first day. We cooked dinner, took a walk by … Continue reading

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It’s time for summer movies!

We love theater, but we also love going to movies. It’s more casual and easier (not to mention, cheaper)! And it’s summer time, which means time for mainstream blockbuster movies. This year we started with IronMan-2 – a not-too-bad sequel. … Continue reading

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We love theatre!

Yes, we do, and that’s why we go to a performance or two every month. We love ballet, and so we go to pretty much everything that Carolina Ballet does. In the past year, we have seen Cinderella, The Beauty … Continue reading

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It’s grilling time again!

We love grilling outdoors and after many months of waiting, that time has finally come! Though we weren’t always good with grilling. In fact, the first time was a total disaster. So much that we both starved after eating half-baked … Continue reading

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