Before it becomes too late - (Belated) Merry Christmas to all who celebrate it! I hope all of you are having a great holiday season.
After almost two weeks of running around like a headless chicken, I've finally got a morning to myself. I'm typing up this post from India, where I arrived early morning yesterday. It's been more than 2.5 years since my last visit, and I was curious about how much this place has changed since, or most importantly, how much I have changed. There are a lot of things that once used to be familiar, which now surprise me. It's kind of refreshing that way, considering how many things I used to take for granted. But by the time, everything just settles down, I will be back in the US.
I had very optimistic illusions of doing a lot of blogging during my last week in the US, but as I expected, there really wasn't any time. I'm not going to assume the same thing again, now that I have a lot of family (extended, included) around me. Of course, when I need some breathing space, I'll be checking out some of my favorite blogs, even though I may not have the time to leave comments. True, planning a wedding doesn't really leave much free time, but if mornings like today come, I can get some brain fodder.
Right now, I'm in Chennai - in South India, staying at my favorite aunt's place. I'll be here for another couple of days before leaving to my home in Palakkad. After staying through cold temperatures of 20-40F in Virginia, wearing sleeveless clothes feels really weird, and we're still in the northern hemisphere!
On the bookish front, I haven't read much at all, but I have a few graphic novels I want to check out soon. Also, we're in the last week of the Indie Lit Awards nominations! If you have a 2011-released book that you loved a lot, don't forget to nominate here! I'm really looking forward to seeing which books made the shortlist for the awards. There are a few of my favorites that I hope to see on the list.
What have I missed in the bloglandia?