... in Chennai is terrible and I am glad to be back home. Heat notwithstanding, we roamed, shopped for silk saris (for a friend), celebrated, gorged on ice-cream and sweets for a change (hmm.. not so good after all which I realized much later ;-)) and even managed to attend the function, which was the reason for going there after all !!

My craze for reading helped me meet an interesting personality and if it were not for my aunt prodding, I would have spent another 2 hours chatting ... sigh ... but there was tons of work (isnt there always :-/) to be done before the function and here I was chatting like there is no tomorrow. In all that talk I forgot to get his autograph and 'bro' took me (again) in the evening so I am glad I went there in the first place. I offered to help with a task he was planning. Lets see how things work out...

In between all the jamboree and running around guests, I snatched a few minutes to see a discussion on the Ubuntu-Women list going a bit astray and the archives a mess. Sometimes conversations get so heated that its easy to miss what the person is actually trying to say. Add to this the impersonal internet and its so easy to lose it all. Managed to sort the archives problem but my aunts reaction (to me sitting online instead of helping out with guests) was enough to keep me away from the machine for a long time. It pays to listen to her as she packed me home with tons of sweets (not that I need them) and the yummiest pickles (which I love but dont need ... go figure) !!