Dallas,TX & Mexico-San Luis Potosi/Queretaro

I was lucky enough to travel to Mexico for work in 2014. The trip was exiting for me both on a personal and professional fronts. The trip was for a training a group of select individuals within the company in lean manufacturing and included visits to the company's large,shiny new facility in San Luis Potosi.… Continue reading Dallas,TX & Mexico-San Luis Potosi/Queretaro

Desert Beauty- A visit to Arizona and Utah

Trash

A dear friend from Columbia had moved in to Phoenix AZ with her husband in early 2012 and they invited the whole gang over. After a lot of back and forth, we made it down to AZ in June of that year. This was in itself, a minor miracle given that a number of the… Continue reading Desert Beauty- A visit to Arizona and Utah

Ashland- A rodeo experience

Im outta here

Some names in America have become a cliche. Be it Martin Luther King (he of the boulevards), Jefferson, Springfield, Washington and many many more. Ashland is one of the names that belongs to that list. There are a whopping 43 places scattered across Canada and the USA. It really was not a surprise that I… Continue reading Ashland- A rodeo experience

Columbia-Part II, The University and other landmarks

The remains of Academic Hall

I have already written about how I, a city boy from Bombay, came to be in the heartland of America. My welcome there was memorable to say the least and I was convinced that it was to be a brief interlude until I found a job on the coast. Winter was cold and bleak and… Continue reading Columbia-Part II, The University and other landmarks

Columbia,MO-Part I, on how I ended up there

CoMO Sleeps

Columbia, Missouri, a small liberal University town in the heartland of America. I moved there with the firm conviction that I was going to spend a year there until something better came along and ended up calling it home for five years. I met my girlfriend J there and made some friends whom I suspect I… Continue reading Columbia,MO-Part I, on how I ended up there