Pratik Mhatre's microblog

One of the kids (low-income, underserved, and minority) from a school we work with just got accepted to Harvard. Most likely, it will be a full ride. This is why we wake up every morning to go to work 🙌🏽

T’was a pleasant surprise to have an inch of snow in Austin last night.

It’s getting brighter out there

Nearly 3 hours later and a quick 2-min sear, I think this uniformly medium-rare steak turned out good for a first-time sous vide

Getting started with sous vide.

My new title went official today. I’m now a Project Director of a GEAR UP grant. With big titles come great responsibility.

Smiley water tower near Bastrop, TX. Processed in Prisma coz the original was subpar.

First at the table.

Even as an X-Files fan, dare I say that the non-aliens episodes were the better ones?

Thanksgiving Parade, Austin Photo Challenge Day Four - Up Close. Salted seaweed snack photo challenge Day 2 - Tasty. If you didn’t grow up in India, you’ve no idea why this is nostalgia-inducing

Micro.Blog Photo Challenge Day 1: Squares. Childhood.

I’m enjoying re-watching X-Files on Hulu. I was an early fan when it first aired and ‘wanted to believe’.

A perfect shrimp & lobster roll at Salt Traders Co. at Round Rock, TX. Salt Traders is a Jack Allen company.

The Day of the Dead (Viva la Vida) parade in Austin is always so much fun and colorful.

Apparently the ‘scan product’, ‘use Apple Pay’, and ‘walk out’ at the Apple Store works for only products below $150.

Finally it’s cold enough in Austin to pop open the windows at home

A nice Texan fall day

We’re doing the usual fall thing at Barton Hills Farm near Bastrop today. After a rainy morning, the sun is expected to shine down on a nice day in the afternoon.