What I learnt in 60 days of staying at home

Coronavirus has changed the world completely. Death trackers on news channels seem to be as normal as showing the stock ticker. The images of suffering across the globe have left unforgettable impressions on the minds both young and old. Yet, amongst all the gloom and pain, there is a silver lining and a path to…

Hip Hop Flash Mob

My team at work has a unique and fun culture. Last year at our holiday party we had done a Bollywood style flash mob and we wanted to continue our dancing tradition this year too. We got in touch with Tracey Wong who is a local hip hop instructor who helped us with the choreography…

Stage Management

A close friend who is an accomplished and talented dancer, runs a Bollywood dance school called Aakriti Dance Academy in Seattle. Every year her troupe puts together a show for a good cause and donates all the money to a local charity. For the past few years, I have volunteered as the stage manager and…

Paper Planes

There is a feeling of accomplishment when you make a paper airplane and it actually flies to the other end of the room. In a recent snowstorm when the kids were stuck at home, they started watching YouTube videos for making paper airplanes and killed several trees in the process. Their boredom led them to…

Rubik’s cube

Ever try to solve a Rubik’s cube? It looks deceptively simple but is actually incredibly hard! If you are interested in learning, you have to memorize the steps and algorithms which are guaranteed to solve the cube each time. Watch the videos here to get started: https://www.rubiks.com/solve-it/3×3/ My son (who is way smarter than me)…

Bollywood Flash Mob

Work parties are fun and a great way to meet colleagues and their family in a different environment. For our 2018 party, our team decided to take the party to the next level! A few of us got together and with the help of a choreographer from Bollyworks (https://www.facebook.com/BollyWorks/) we put together a Bollywood flash…