Not great...

June 14, 2010

While coming birding at Valley School with the BULBS, called KM to check how his GI infection was….and it was worse than I had thought….by the evening, he hadn’t had enough fluids and was severely dehydrated, and he is now in the hospital, at the receiving end of a upturned bottle-and-tube….it’s been a nasty two days (I am home to pack some dinner and some other stuff for him)…my own sore throat and chest congestion are not making things any easier.

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Birding 101 in Ramakrishna Ashram, Shivanahalli

June 13, 2010

My friend Chandu had introduced me to a couple (recently interested in birding) who live a few doors away, and since I was jet-lagged, with a thousand urgent things to do, of course the best thing was to go off birding early on Saturday morning! Krupakar, Chandu and I (Poonam wasn’t able to get up that early!) set off in the misty gray morning, and changed our original plan of Valley School to the Ragihalli/Shivanahalli area; and as Chandu had been to the

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June 10, 2010

Got some very nice aerial photographs (...sunrise and sunset both!) and had extremely interesting travelling companions...between St.L and Atlanta, I sat with a lady who's a lawyer at Boeing...but was thrilled with the guy sitting next to her...because he told us he's a high-wire artist...and after talking to him about it, he told me many members of his family were in the profession, too...and I said, "Oh, you are like the

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