Barb Taub: Three women vs One Egg. And the winner is…? #travel #humor #India

How to tell if your egg is actually hardboiled? 1. It doesn’t crack up if you tell jokes like Q: What did the egg say to the boiling water? A: “I don’t think I can get hard — I just got laid this morning!” 2. It spins quickly. (Raw eggs only give a few slow spins.) [This and all photos unless otherwise noted are ©2018 Janine Smith & Jayalakshmy Ayyer]

Reblogged from Barb Taub:

How not to boil an egg. In a hotel room. In India. REALLY really rural #India…

It was the lion’s fault.

I’ve been exploring India’s amazingly diverse state of Gujarat along with travel companions Janine and Jaya. The three of us met as students at the University of Chicago when we moved into Little Pierce student apartment #203—three bedrooms, living room, dining room, kitchen, bathroom, and lifelong friendships. By now we’ve been friends for over forty years, and traveled together on multiple continents, so we each have our jobs at a new hotel. Jaya makes coffee. Janine boils water. Lots. (Once and only once we believed our hotel’s usual “our water is all filtered” statements. I have the patient ID bracelet from Don Bosco hospital to prove what a good idea that wasn’t.)

Continue reading at Barb Taub

About Sue Vincent

Sue Vincent is a Yorkshire-born writer and one of the Directors of The Silent Eye, a modern Mystery School. She writes alone and with Stuart France, exploring ancient myths, the mysterious landscape of Albion and the inner journey of the soul. Find out more at France and Vincent. She is owned by a small dog who also blogs. Follow her at and on Twitter @SCVincent. Find her books on Goodreads and follow her on Amazon worldwide to find out about new releases and offers. Email:
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9 Responses to Barb Taub: Three women vs One Egg. And the winner is…? #travel #humor #India

  1. amreade says:

    Thanks for sharing. I would read anything by Barb Taub, up to and including her grocery list.

    Liked by 2 people

  2. Darlene says:

    Barb is the funniest writer in the blog world!! She always has me in stitches.

    Liked by 2 people

  3. barbtaub says:

    Thank you thank you thank you Sue for the reblog!

    (And thank you WordPress for the reblog button’s return. )


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