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Summer & Spring with COVID

Atlanta, GA, USA - October 01, 2020
First identified in December 2019 in Wuhan (China) the coronavirus has wrecked havoc all across the world with more than 2 million worldwide deaths. The world seems to have come to a stop with global social and economic disruption, including the largest global recession since the Great Depression!

 US's initial response to... Summer & Spring with COVID. MemExp Blog US's initial response to the pandemic was slow and delayed leading it to have quarter a of the world's cases.

 The unprecedented pandem... Summer & Spring with COVID. MemExp Blog The unprecedented pandemic lead to panic buying (esp for sanitizing equipment) and empty stores. Witnessing the world's largest economy down on its knees was frightening and totally unexpected! As a student, suddenly it didn't seem like the land of dreams.

 Since national lockdowns... Summer & Spring with COVID. MemExp Blog Since national lockdowns and social distance was enforced, colleges shifted to completely online.

 Also, as a preventive me... Summer & Spring with COVID. MemExp Blog Also, as a preventive measure, wearing face masks in public became a norm and sanitizers became more valuable than petrol.

 Since we avoided going o... Summer & Spring with COVID. MemExp Blog Since we avoided going out, we stayed at home all the times. This led to activities like self hair cutting haha. @AkhileshSiddhanti

Full day at home also led to crazy amount of exotic cooking, for example:
Dal Makhani, Whiskey Cake, Banana Bread, Tacos, Enchilada, Thai Noodles, Dosa Pizza, Gol Gappe, Hakka Noodles, Fried Rice, Manchurian, Pakoras, Burrito Bowl, Spanish omelette, etc

 Because of the economic ... Summer & Spring with COVID. MemExp Blog Because of the economic crisis, luckily for us, the rents were super low so we shifted to a bigger home ....

 With lot lot lot lot of ... Summer & Spring with COVID. MemExp Blog With lot lot lot lot of stuff to shift ...

 Our old place - 311 at L... Summer & Spring with COVID. MemExp Blog Our old place - 311 at Local on 14th St. @AkhileshSiddhanti @KathanKashiparekh

 And the bigger and royal... Summer & Spring with COVID. MemExp Blog And the bigger and royal 'party place' 454 at Local on 14th St ...

 ... with amazing views o... Summer & Spring with COVID. MemExp Blog ... with amazing views of golf course ...

 ... and midtown Atlanta ... Summer & Spring with COVID. MemExp Blog ... and midtown Atlanta (with rainbows lol)!

 I was super excited to t... Summer & Spring with COVID. MemExp Blog I was super excited to travel to Seattle but our internship also switched to remote from Atlanta itself.

 I interned with the amaz... Summer & Spring with COVID. MemExp Blog I interned with the amazing and super supportive Cost Explorer team at AWS.
@JPWarner @VicroriaJuan @BrandonTran @NathanFinkle @RutvikPatel @SaiNaidu @PeterFrench @DrewHanberry @GabrielCanovas @HongshenYu @LutongYang

 Also got this cool desk ... Summer & Spring with COVID. MemExp Blog Also got this cool desk setup courtesy Amazon.

 After becoming a couch p... Summer & Spring with COVID. MemExp Blog After becoming a couch potato with all the cooking, quarantine and boredom, one needed to burn some fat. Joined 50k challenge with @AshuTayal @TarushreeGandhi @JyotiSharma @MalavShah @PulkitAgarwal @AnkitKumar @AnshulVora

 Also visited the famous ... Summer & Spring with COVID. MemExp Blog Also visited the famous Piedmont Park multiple times as a evening getaway after work!

 After locked in home for... Summer & Spring with COVID. MemExp Blog After locked in home for more than 3 months, I started finding safe ways to go out. Like cycling,

 ... playing tennis, ... Summer & Spring with COVID. MemExp Blog ... playing tennis,

 ... good old cricket, ... Summer & Spring with COVID. MemExp Blog ... good old cricket,

 ... and also 'tried my h... Summer & Spring with COVID. MemExp Blog ... and also 'tried my hands' on guitar with the tutorship of @AnishGupta.
with @SanketAgrawal @YogeshAvhad @ShubhamPatil

 Along with lot and lot a... Summer & Spring with COVID. MemExp Blog Along with lot and lot and lot of board games and fights on sequence ...
with @KathanKashiparekh @SanketAgrawal @AnuragPisharody @SushrutKulkani @AkhileshSiddhanti

 ... and CABO! ... Summer & Spring with COVID. MemExp Blog ... and CABO!

 Mimosa and Salad, courte... Summer & Spring with COVID. MemExp Blog Mimosa and Salad, courtesy local on the 14th.

Connecting virtually with people from all phases of my life
@Sreehari @RahulDev @VidhiJindal @ShrijaMishra @ShaliniChaudhuri @SeeratBindra @RichaTibrewal @ShubhangiUpasani @ArthitaGhosh @SashankGondala @PruthviP @SebastianSanty @NissimGoreDatar @RohitMujumdar @VaibhavBhosale @KathanKashiparekh @AkhileshSiddhanti @SiddhantRathore @ArnavVijayakar @YashHaritwal @MayankKumar @ShikharSaluja @AmolSaket @VidushiSinghal @VidyanshiSinghal @RagunathanMariappan @XiuweiZhang @VaibhavRajan @ZiqiZhang @JollyMausi @Mummy @TusharRajvanshi @YashGoel @Papa @DebadityaBasu @PulkitAgarwal @SanketAgrawal @ShreeshaKulkarni @RajatBhavnani @AnshulVora @RishiBubna @AasthaAgrawal @JyotiSharma @GarvGoel @RishabGoel @DevanshiGoel @NavniGoel @AnikaRajvanshi @SooyounOh @PranitKaul @XinhaiPan @AkshayKumar @PrasheelGandhi @GouravGoel @MadhurGarg @CarlLusby @RajatChacha @Dadi @MintuChacha @PratimaGurung @MukulRawat @AnugrahPrakash @DhanurKhurana @SiddharthMisra

 Meanwhile, I also became... Summer & Spring with COVID. MemExp Blog Meanwhile, I also became the manager at BITSAA handling whole of the technology work!

 Since I couldn't venture... Summer & Spring with COVID. MemExp Blog Since I couldn't venture out, buying a drone to see the 'outside world' from the comforts (safety) of home was a lucrative idea!
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 Also barbequed, which is... Summer & Spring with COVID. MemExp Blog Also barbequed, which is the first time all by myself!


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 With @<a href='/blog/peo... Summer & Spring with COVID. MemExp Blog With @PrajwalRevanna @AvinashDS @AkhileshSiddhanti @RishiBubna @AnshulVora @SanketAgrawal @AnuragPisharody

 
 
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