Archive for December, 2011

Family Portrait 2011

This morning, we drove down to Crystal Cove Beach and took some family self portrait pictures. The weather cooperated and the lighting was pretty perfect.

You’ll be seeing these on our holiday cards this year!

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Over the Thanksgiving holiday, we drove up to the Bay Area to visit my parents and also Abhijit and family.

At my parent’s house, Madhu and her kids visited one day.  Here’s a pic of Maya (Annika’s cousin) and Annika.

Abercrombie Girl

Here are the boys with their little cousin Kiran.

And finally a group shot.

For Thanksgiving diner, we went up to Abhijit’s house for dinner.

The boys got all dressed up.  Annika refused to dress up, still wearing her trademark Abercrombie and Fitch casual clothes.

Abhijit had cooked all weekend long and had quite the elaborate spread!

Here are Rajiv and Nikhil goofing around.

And finally a pic of Anjali and Ashwini.

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Annika ran in the JO’s qualifier in San Diego but just missed the cut for the national team.

Here we are doing the course walk before the start of the race.

Annika looked strong but just missed the cut.


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Dino Dash 2011

Nikhil and Annika both ran in the Dino Dash again this year.

Here is Nikhil chatting before the run.

Alas, no PR’s today!

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Diwali 2011

The kids took the day off from school to celebrate Diwali.  Here are Annika, Mira and Harsheta spending the afternoon in our backyard doing rangoli.



The girls pose for a picture (Ankhita, Mira, Maya, Annika and Harsheta).


In the evening, we went over to Arun and Jo’s house for dinner and fireworks.

Diwali Kids

Here are some of the backyard fireworks.

The boys graciously accepting their gifts!

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