2018 has been a very busy year at home for us and with our children both Ishu and Uma. By January i, 2018 KR submitted his 2000 page WIND ENERGY BOOK to the publishers for printing. It took the publishers 18 months to complete the several stages of printing and the book was released to the press only in November 2019. I completed my autobiography ROSE BUSH and after three months of final formatting and editing gave to the printers on March 31, 2018. After including minor corrections,the digital version was released in July and the print version became available in early October.
In July during the holiday fire in Santa Barbara, CA ishu's house was engulfed in fire and lost every thing. Fortunately the entire family along with all the pets escaped ten minutes before the fire reached the house. With the help of family and friends they recovered and restored their normal life. Our grand daughter REKHA was selected by the state department and junior embassador and sent her to Indore, India along with 30 students across the country to learn hindi in summer. I gave interviews on radio talk show and local television and helsd a author's signout ceremony in Barnes and Noble