Category Archives: Family

Sulphur Creek Nature Center: Good place for a kid's birthday party

Tired of kids’ birthday parties at pumpitup, Indian restaurants, etc. Here is good alternative in the bay area (Hayward): Sulphur Creek Nature Center. Nice place to host kids birthday party. Kids will have fun. They

Survival in the Bay Area

A friend of mine who was visiting from the south asked me the other day, “Man, with such high cost of living how does the non-tech crowd survive in this area?”. He was referring to

Post Office mail hold is not reliable!

If you are planning to go on vacation and put a hold on your mail at the Post Office here are a couple of tips. You can put the hold on the Internet via the

Happy 2006!

Wish you (anyone who visits my blog:-) a Happy and Prosperous 2006!

Oakland Airport Parking

There is parking close to the Oakland Airport that is cheaper than the regular airport parking. The website has coupons. Also, remember that they charge a hefty tax of 18.5%, but it is still cheaper

Conversation with my 2 year old

While driving my two year old kid to day care, a typical conversation goes something like this… Kid: Papa, where we going?Dad: To school.Kid: Why?Dad: Because you can have lots of fun….Kid: Why Papa?Dad: You’ll

Jelly Belly Factory

Check out the Jelly Belly factory in Fairfield, CA if get a chance. If you are headed to Napa this can be a nice stop over for the kids. Unlike the regular robot infested factory

Dentist: To remove or not to remove?

According to most (possibly all) Dentists in the US it is recommended to remove the wisdom tooth on both ends and their counter parts on the top row. That is a total of 4 teeth!

Bonfante Gardens

Looking for a nice place to visit with your kids on a weekend? You live in the SF Bay area and don’t necessarily want to drive a whole lot? Bonfante Gardens near Gilroy might be

Further increase in toll!

Read over the weekend that come 2007 the toll on bay area bridges are going to be increased by a dollar. The toll will be $5 for the Golden Gate bridge! This toll increase is