This book was un-put-downable. I give it a 3/5. Huh? you say? Let me explain. Catherine Chung (the author) is a mathematician herself and sets out to write a story connecting mathematics and life. She is only partially successful in my humble opinion. I was so engrossed in the novel that I skipped meals and … Continue reading The Tenth Muse – A book review
I am not sure why or how I picked up 'Little Fires Everywhere' - Celeste Ng. I liked the book quite a bit and picked up her other book (title) and am reviewing that today. I would give this a 5/5 ( 5 - fantastic). The writing flowed well and the novel was tight. Celeste … Continue reading Everything I Never Told You – A book review
I have been reading a lot hence the absence. I just finished reading Crossing to Safety - Wallace Stegner and feel inspired to share my thoughts with you. If I had to rate the book, it would be 3/5 (5 being too good!). Why this rating you ask? Let me see, I have never read … Continue reading Crossing to Safety – A book review
*********Do not read this before reading the story here.********** Mimi filled her time with hobbies and activities. So much so that she had no time to miss Stephan. She continued making orange juice and he continued working hard on the farm.
*********Do not read this before reading the story here.********** Mimi learned how to work on the farm. Initially she worked with Stephan, later she bought her own farm and worked harder than Stephan.
*********Do not read this before reading the story here.********** Mimi and Stephan separated. Stephan continued leaving oranges at Mimi's doorstep and she made orange juice while Stephan worked on the farm and amassed a lot of name and fame.
Mimi loved making orange juice from fresh oranges. Her husband Stephan brought in big juicy fruit from the farm and left them in the kitchen everyday. Stephan worked very hard. He left for work at 5 am and was back at sun down. He did not mind, because farming was his life's calling. He toiled … Continue reading Orange Juice
My mother was a strong willed woman. It was inconvenient most of the time to deal with her, but it also worked in her favor. My sibling and I were little when she was diagnosed with stage 4 cancer and was given a few weeks to live. We were all worried and cried quite a … Continue reading Beginner’s guide to not give a damn
Aloha, Missed me yet? Well well well - I have been MIA because Cherry had two surgeries. (She is recovering well and is back to being her naughty self). So, back to Cherry. She has a habit of chewing on twigs especially when I am not looking, and recently chewed on a bougainvillea twig. You … Continue reading Beginner’s guide to dealing with feedback
I have a 8 X 12 shed in the yard where I store my lawn mower etc. As you can tell it is not a huge space but I pretty much store everything outdoorsy there. Recent additions have been my bike, Quickerete cement, Fiskars branch trimmer and a leaf blower. The shed had become an … Continue reading Beginner’s guide to dealing with FOMO