Photo taken at: Mabira Forest, Uganda. A classroom in the wild with a make-do black board.

The Drowning Machine

I've always been fascinated by water and the raw power that nature subtly dissolves in it. Having recently procured a Kayak and with plans to use it to the most this summer, this brilliant short from the Dirtbag Diaries couldn't be more timely! Podcast: The Dirtbag Diaries: The Shorts--The Drowning Machine “I was disoriented beneath… Continue Reading

The Elwha River

A few weeks back I heard Outside/In's Powerline podcast - A four part series on Hydro-Quebec and the Northern Pass. For the longest time I've only heard all good about Hydro electricity. This series helped dissect the effects of such projects through various angles and brought up some pretty interesting facts. One of those must-listen-to… Continue Reading

The commerce clause

Commerce clause, the 14th amendment and quite some over-reach... Podcast: More Perfect - One Nation, Under Money An unassuming string of 16 words tucked into the Constitution grants Congress extensive power to make laws that impact the entire nation. The Commerce Clause has allowed Congress to intervene in all kinds of situations — from penalizing… Continue Reading

32 and onwards!

Miss Me gifted me a months rock climbing pass for my birthday. Been at it for a few weeks now and we're thoroughly loving it! Something that we've been wanting to do for a while now and I'm psyched we got to start it on my birthday. We try and make it to the gym… Continue Reading

Letting go

Close to three months since I was introduced to Uttitha Hastha Padangusthasana and I still find this asana pretty challenging. This Wednesday's practice was tremendously draining. Spent close to five minutes just trying to focus and balance, but it just didn't flow through. Back home that night, I sought Miss Me to figure out why I was… Continue Reading

Marrow Donor

Back in India, about eight years ago a colleague of mine sent out out an e-mail blast to the company bulletin board checking to see if anyone was a marrow donor. His son needed a transplant and the odd's weren't in his favor. I had no clue what that entailed and read up a bit… Continue Reading

Over the Line

Racing 750miles from Washington to Alaska ... on a paddle board! Podcast: Over the Line “It’s like the Iditarod with a chance of drowning,” says Jake Beatty, one of the organizers of the Race to Alaska. The course traces 750-miles of Alaska’s Inside Passage through complicated currents, busy shipping channels and bear-ridden coastlines. Srikanth Perinkulam Continue Reading