Hello hello! It has been a long time since I posted something or commented on my fav blogs. But I am reading you.. I am too lazy to log in to my WP these days. I have a lot to update here, but I really don’t do it because i don’t know where to start… Continue reading Weekend Coffee Share
It has been almost a month since I flew down. As I mentioned in my previous post, it was a surprise for all.. First my parents. They were surprised, anxious, happy and worried – all at a time. They were worried why I landed all on a sudden.. That too, without Jay. They wanted to… Continue reading Hello from India!
Didn’t I mention it here that my Sis and BIL are the king and queen of surprises? My Sis acquired this skill by marriage and I acquired it by being behind the scenes for most of the surprises planned by them. 😎 Jan 29 – Two days before our anniversary Amma casually asked if we… Continue reading A surprise!
My dad is a perfectionist. In his 34 years of service, he was a Gazetted Officer for the last few years. He knows even the tiny teeny law points of Kerala Service Rules and Kerala Education Rules. He is a walking encyclopedia who was consulted by most of his colleagues. Not just in his field,… Continue reading Day 84 of 100 Happy Days – When Malayalam calendar crossed seven seas
Happiness is neice .. ..taking over your crafty genes.. Niece1 is 5 years. She loves art and craft. We both have done so much of crafting whenever we met. Now I miss her n ahe misses me.. On every other Skype she checks with me on when am I coming back to India. Since, I… Continue reading Day 51 of 100 Happy Days- Crafty niece
Happiness is teaching MIL to whatsapp When MIL was here with me early this year, she has seen me sending pics to my Sis, Amma and SIL and they sending me the pics / messages. She started showing interest in Whatsapp by reading my chats with SIL and Jay’s family group. I taught her a bit… Continue reading Day 38 of 100 Happy Days – Teaching MIL how to whatsapp
Happiness is seeing parents happy. My mom was working for 29 years as a teacher and has retired in March 2015. She woke up as early as 5 o clock and made breakfast and lunch and left for school. Even on the days I was at home, I had never bothered to help her in… Continue reading Day 28 of 100 Happy Days – Achan and Amma
Happiness is having a sister. My sister is 7 years elder to me. But we have had a hell of siblings fight. Ever since our size of clothes and shoes matched, the one bought by sis can be used by myself and vice versa. Then we fight over it . The visits to her place… Continue reading Day 24 of 100 Happy Days – Sister
Happiness is your niece calling out your name for the first time. Yup, my sister’s younger one, 18 months old, called me mema (meaning aunty) for the first time yesterday. All through our Skype sessions ever since she started with words, I was waiting for this.. Yeeeee 😊😊😊😊
Another Onam just passed by. 🙂 This Onam was special. This is our first Onam after wedding. Jay, being brought up in North India, has never ‘felt’ an Onam. This is my first Onam outside Kerala – away from parents and family. Three things that come to my mind about Onam is – Pookalam, Onapudava… Continue reading Onam 2015
I turned 26 on 16th. Birthday celebration as a kid meant going to school wearing colour dress, being wished in the school assembly proudly standing next to Principal, bunking first period in the name of distributing cholcolates, a sadhya with payasam in the afternoon (if it falls on a holiday), and that special neipayasam from… Continue reading The birthday surprise
And yes.. I got married and moved to US with my husband 🙂 Coming from a middle class family in South India, I lead a very very normal life. What happpens in my life right now all seems to be a dream.. It took me time to sync and settle down. Our rented apartment had… Continue reading Life in US!!
Had been thinking for some time to do a post. But it got pushed off for its own reason.. And here we are already in 2015! Looking back to 2014, it was a lovely year.. I got new friends, got closer with the old ones, sheded a few fake ones and life goes on.. It was… Continue reading A push start..
Yes yes.. You read right. I meant boy hunting only. My parents, sister and BIL were working on the plan of hunting down a boy for me for quite a while now. My mom throws “hints” in between our casual talks, and I keep shouting at her, No amma, not this soon.. I am not… Continue reading Of boy hunting..
GB did this cute post on the SMS stories in and around her house. When I read the post, I thought I will write about my tech-savvy mom.. Warning: Long post ahead Though we had a desktop at our home, my mom never came anywhere in its vicinity. She didn’t even know to come and… Continue reading On my tech-savvy Amma