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The one with a little hope: Sunday Musings #98

What did I miss around the blogging world in the past few weeks? What are you currently reading and watching? Let’s talk!

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The One about Navaratri – a Hindu festival: Sunday Musings #97

Have you heard of Navaratri celebrations? Are you interested in collecting figurines? What else is happening these days with you? Let’s talk.

Is Dubai’s summer done?: Sunday Musings #93

Is Dubai’s summer done?: Sunday Musings #93

I know I have been complaining about the weather down here in Dubai for a long time now, four to six months now, and it is gonna stop right now - at least for now. YES, the summer is finally gone and the temperature is slowly receding. By that I mean, I don't have to...

The One With The Website Changes: Sunday Musings #92

The One With The Website Changes: Sunday Musings #92

Did you see anything new around here? Yes, I made a bit of renovation here and changed the website's look a bit. I moved to Divi themes and it took more time than I thought it would. But finally, I am happy with the result. What do you all think? I apologize if...

August 2020 monthly wrap up: Sunday Musings #91

August 2020 monthly wrap up: Sunday Musings #91

I am finally happy to announce that the temperature is receding and I have a hope that the short fall and the eventual winter might be nearer. On other news, the last week staycation was great and I hadn't realized how much I needed that. Of course I was (almost "over...

Staycation, here I come!: Sunday Musings #90

Staycation, here I come!: Sunday Musings #90

When you are reading this post, I would be enjoying my coffee and the two day staycation at Cove Rotana, Ras Al Khaimah. I know it is still scary to be out in the world with the numbers again slowly rising in the UAE but I think it is a well deserved rest. When I say...

One about Ganesh Chaturthi: Sunday Musings #89

One about Ganesh Chaturthi: Sunday Musings #89

After a long boring week where almost nothing happened, yesterday we celebrated Ganesh Chaturthi, which marks the birth of Vinayak or Ganesh - the elephant faced God in Hinduism. He is our God of new beginnings and thus one of our favorites. Typically we create the...

Using the gym during the times of Corona: Sunday Musings #88

Using the gym during the times of Corona: Sunday Musings #88

Last week I finally felt brazen enough to start going to the gym. And to be honest I am spend more time sanitizing the equipment than exercising. According to the Government rules, it is not necessary to wear the mask while we are exercising alone. That means we were...

The One Where I Learn About UV Index: Sunday Musings #87

The One Where I Learn About UV Index: Sunday Musings #87

I have been speaking quite a bit about the temperature and humidity this summer in Dubai, so here is another fun thing I have been obsessing over this week: the UV index. As a dark skinned Indian, who had never been worried as a kid about tan or the sun protection (I...

July 2020 – Updates: Sunday Musings #86

July 2020 – Updates: Sunday Musings #86

In Dubai, we are in peak summer and the temperature is always above the 105 F (43C) and the humidity is 90%. Yes it is the humidity that is killing us! We even had a few mild dust storms during the week. On the other news, we are having a 4-day long weekend for Eid...