Birthdays, Bonds and Being Bowled Over

This has been one of the most raucous Junes yet. Tons of fun, including a 7-cake birthday celebration (almost a week long event, where I ended up cutting into seven cakes!), lot of letting the (proverbial) hair down, and fooling around in general. Life's been good. This series of celebrations started with Jitendra sir's birthday … Continue reading Birthdays, Bonds and Being Bowled Over


That is how old I get today. Like any other narcissistic academic, I looked up my birthday in history to see what it was like, in the past, and a lot of events of note have marked this day. But unfortunately, most of them are dreary and gory matters… In 68 AD, Nero, the Roman … Continue reading 26