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Found this 77 year old coin amidst some old papers. Several years ago I also did find a small collection of stamps which I digitized a few years ago. Someone in the family definitely shared this interest in coins and stamps. Oddly, Appa doesn’t recollect saving these!



Ayurvedic Health Counselor

Meena is now a certified Ayurvedic Health Counselor! So super duper proud of her. The last year has been rough and being on a different timezone from the rest of the class didn’t help either. Nevertheless, she powered through those classes and we already see her applying her invaluable knowledge for folks within the family. Counseling is something that comes naturally to her and I can’t wait to see how she applies the nuanced learnings of this fascinating science to help more people tend to the source of their health issues.

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Hopped into an auto-rikshaw and bypassed the crowded section of the road from Injambakam to Thiruvanmayur. And looks like I did hit the 4hr mark 🙂

2021-08-28 08:02:59 – ECR closeout 🤸 Other 3.58 miles in 01:00:06
Pace : 16.79 min/mile.
Elevation Gain : 147 ft.
Elevation Loss : 139 ft.
Calories : 405
Location : Chennai
💓 : 143


Great weather! Plan was to head towards Kovalam, spend about 4 hours outdoors and see what my endurance baseline was. Turned around at Sholinganallur since I had to use the restroom. This is something I need to plan for while in India. The lack of good public restrooms / porta porties is a huge detriment.

So glad I decided to head via OMR. The wider road along with the service road definitely made it feel safer.

2021-08-28 04:31:48 – Towards Kovalam 🤸 Other 11.97 miles in 03:10:28
Pace : 15.91 min/mile.
Elevation Gain : 238 ft.
Elevation Loss : 247 ft.
Calories : 2285
Location : Chennai
💓 : 176