Category Archives: Events

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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8 months

I cannot believe how fast the last 8 months have gone. Since the twins have come into our lives, so much has happened. The first weeks were full of the usual new baby things except times two! Then the holidays … 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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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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Happy Fathers Day Chirag!

Sophie is one month and a week old. So, this fathers day will be the first one that Chirag spends as a dad! He’s been such a fantastic father and husband. He brings me coffee every morning, and spends lots … Continue reading

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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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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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Goodbye Durham… it’s been swell.

So, the time has come. We’re moving to New Jersey tomorrow. Boxes are everywhere, everyone is tired and grumpy, and I swear I can taste the cleaning chemicals. But, having said that– this town has been great to us. Chirag … 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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