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Funny Bones

My sister and I just finished watching all four seasons of this fantastic series. One marathon viewing session with breaks for sleeping and eating, but now at last it is done. The series is called Bones, similar to police dramas like CSI, Numbers and the like. But what makes this different and infinitely more likeable is that it is funnier, more interesting and easier to understand.
For someone who cannot even watch someone else being injected/operated upon on the TV , its amazing that I could actually laugh through an entire series where they show more dead bodies than a zombie movie. This series is definitely a must watch for anyone who likes funny and science! Now I get the unenviable task of waiting for the fifth season to premiere on September 17. Too bad.
This one is right up there with my favourites like Friends, Happy Days, Gilmore Girls, Sabrina the Teenage Witch etc…
Next up, I just downloaded Farm Frenzy 3 and it’s great! It’s a nice twist on the classic game and has a more in…

Retail Therapy

What is it with women and shopping? Any time I step foot into a mall/store, I see the women marching towards the merchandise with their men trailing behind. The women are intent on their next acquisition, the men on their ever diminishing wallets. Of course, come to think of it, Delhi isn't a patch on Chennai, where men can age visibly when they see their wives shop! Point of fact, I have seen stores where the management has been kind enough to provide chairs for the men and kids while the women exhaust themselves (mostly sari/jewellery shops).
My mom aims to follow in the footsteps of her forefathers (or should I say mothers?!) How else can an innocuous request to shop for veggies and fruits turn into a 5 figure bill on my dad’s credit card? Gather around folks and I’ll tell how this came about.
Once upon a time… Oops! wrong line. Ahem. Just last week, my mother asked “Take me shopping (veggies).” Simple enough. So I took out the car and we set off. Once we’re on the road though,…