Seven tips on CISA certification preparation…for super busy folks

Hey…I had cleared the CISA exam in Sep, and only yesterday received the envelope containing the certificate and the lapel pin! This closes the length process of getting CISA certified and I am glad it’s over now! CISA certificate snippet Thought I would write a quick note on what worked for me, and what didn’t, … Continue reading Seven tips on CISA certification preparation…for super busy folks

Dare to Run – a running book with a soul – by Amit Sheth

A beautiful, honest and superbly inspiring book by Amit Sheth for any runner, especially in Mumbai, owing to its relatability. This book chronicles the journey of Amit from a non-runner to an accomplished long-distance runner and multiple times Conrades finished - that holy grail of endurance running, covering a distance of 87+ km over 5 … Continue reading Dare to Run – a running book with a soul – by Amit Sheth

ISKCON khichdi and Steve Jobs

It so happens that we like visiting a temple on our special occasions. Hence we end up often at Iskcon temple on our birthdays, and anniversaries, and those of our kids' too! On this occasion we landed there at 12:30, right in time for the Rajbhog Aarti. Enjoyed the Aarti and the temple then closed … Continue reading ISKCON khichdi and Steve Jobs

How do we get better at …eating! Weekly Meal Planner for Indian vegetarian folks

We had guests at our home for dinner. And the TV played the Motilal Oswal ad, “When you focus on one thing, you master it”. The discussion veered towards how, when doing one thing day-in and day-out, you keep getting better at it. Whether it is typing on a laptop, using Excel formulae, or having … Continue reading How do we get better at …eating! Weekly Meal Planner for Indian vegetarian folks

Dandi Salt Challenge – why should you run it?

Year 2019 marks the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, and the Dandi Salt Challenge has been put up to recreate the footwork Gandhiji and his supporters did, in walking from Sabarmati, his ashram, all the way to Dandi, 401 kms away! This simple act of lifting a handful of salt, in defiance of the … Continue reading Dandi Salt Challenge – why should you run it?

Tandulwadi – a trek

Tandulwadi village, accessible by ST bus from Safale station on Mumbai's western line, is the base village for the trek to Tandulwadi Fort. And what a trek it was! Harder that anticipated! And the weather was hot! Tandulwadi Fort trek is not very popular like the other known forts and is among the very few … Continue reading Tandulwadi – a trek