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Resurrecting the Lumala
In a freak case of serendipity and perfect coincidence, I got to know earlier this week that my first owned geared bike was still very much standing in dusty glory in my Aunt’s garage. I bought the Lumala back in 2009 and it’s taken me several hundreds of miles on the western ghats. So many good memories!
Spent a good chunk of my free time during last week to revive it and I think I’m almost there!
Hopped in a cab at 04:30 am and head to Animeshs’ to catch-up over a shortish bike ride. Some great off-road mountain biking through the Mrigavani WIldlife Park led us to a lesser known beautiful spot overlooking the Osman Sagar lake. Been a while that I’ve done some good mountain biking and looks like I badly needed this get-away!
2021-10-10 06:20:03 – Hyderabad Cycling 🚴 Biked 16.25 miles in 02:58:15
Pace : 10.97 min/mile.
Elevation Gain : 627 ft.
Elevation Loss : 611 ft.
Calories : 1721
Location : Hyderabad
💓 : 163
You can’t tell people anything
So beautifully phrased! Be it social gatherings, team meetings, interviews or even regular discussions; there’s so much ‘lost’ in all forms of human communication!
What’s going on is that without some kind of direct experience to use as a touchstone, people don’t have the context that gives them a place in their minds to put the things you are telling them. The things you say often don’t stick, and the few things that do stick are often distorted. Also, most people aren’t very good at visualizing hypotheticals, at imagining what something they haven’t experienced might be like, or even what something they have experienced might be like if it were somewhat different.
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!