Sunday, June 20, 2010

To the BEST DAD in the WORLD..

I've always admired my Dad.. For everything... for being very bold in expressing what he thinks, without any fear or partiality to his loved ones.. for being very kind to everyone around him.. for being very frank in expressing his gratitude to people who deserve those.. 

I still remember those days when he used to carry me on his shoulders (when I was really really tiny!!) and sing our favorite dad-daughter song where he told me that "I shouldn't fear, I shouldn't shed tears, I should always have the courage to fight against the bad things"!! He still sings it for me upon request... Dad is daughter's best friend.. Isn't it?

I miss those days when my Dad used to ride his cycle all the way from his office to pick me up from my school.. On the way he would get me something to snack and he would listen to all my stories from that day's school.. 

How can I forget those Sunday evenings when we both used to go out for walking sessions!!

How can I thank you enough for those early Sunday mornings, when you used to wake up well before me to prepare me for my board exams!!

Few people might find it hard to digest his frankness and boldness... But he doesn't care and neither do I... I loved my dad then, I love him now and I will love him forever...  

Dad, you have always been an inspiration to me.. Not a day goes by without me wanting to gather up the courage like you in every activity I do or be as bold as you are or be as active as as you are.. 

On this special day, here is to wish you a very HAPPY FATHER'S DAY.. 
Love you loads....

Saturday, June 19, 2010

Hearty Friends...

Friends are feel-good factors I would say.. Be it either laughing with you when even you know that you just cracked a poor joke or crying with you when your wound can be seen only with magnifier lenses.. They make you feel-good and feel-lucky all the time.. ~God bless my friends~

I have been blessed with many such wonderful friends.. Special Thanks to 'G'.. Kumz and Vibhs sent us wonderful gifts last week to celebrate our most special day.. THE card they sent us (among few other gifts including my favorite Soan papdi sweet), just pushed me to the emotional side.. Made me miss those people all over again... ~sighs.. darn the distance between states~

Words (by Linda Lee Elrod) from the card:

I don’t know if I’ve ever
taken the time
to stop and thank you
For being the really great person you are,
but I should.
Because there’s only one you.
You’re the one who seems to know
just how to find a rainbow
behind every cloud.
the one who knows when to offer advice and when to just listen
You can be fun, silly and lighthearted.
Or serious, caring and sympathetic-
whatever the situation calls for.
You’re so attuned to the feelings of others.
Quite simply, you’re a comfort and a joy to be around
And I think it’s time you knew how very much I appreciate you..
How very glad I am to know you!

I am glad too, My dear friends.. To know you.. To be friends with you.. To share all those mind-boggling moments or silly moments or funny moments!!!

And one more card to remind me of all those Friday evening Starbucks moments!!!

It reminded me of all those Starbucks evenings when Kumz and I used to talk about EVERYTHING!!! Things and times have changed a lot over the past few months... Have changed pretty fast, I guess!!!  But, those moments occupy a very special place in my life and can never be erased..

I don't know what I did to deserve such good friends, but hey! I'm not complaining.. I'm just being so proud and expressing how lucky I am to have such great, sweet, wonderful friends.. I have always been lucky with friends who share and care a lot... And these two are so special and will always stay close to my heart .. 

I heart you both dears!!.. May you both always be happy, loving and caring as you are now...

Sunday, June 6, 2010

A place called HOME..

Is it because of our smartness or is it just the time that does the magic.. I really don't know.. But, I'm glad today.. Reason being that we found a place to be called HOME.. Yes.. We started our home search yesterday and this listing was first in our list.. Let me call it "our home" and all others as Listings, Shall I?

The moment we opened the door, I felt so cozy and happy about being there.. Isn't that the feeling when you enter the place you like!!! I liked it and so did Sel.. However we decided to visit other places so no one can say that we settled for the first place because we were too lazy to find another... ~grins~

We went to three different places, but they didn't do the magic as the first one.. We came home baffled.. We didn't want to decide on our home because we wanted to do enough research before we actually settle for it.. But, we also wanted to go for it as it stole our heart in a jiffy!! We browsed through all the agencies websites that had all the listing.. This search went on till late night..

Then we continued the same work in the morning.. Had all the listings with us!! Compared those for pros and cons as we were so stubborn to find some or the other issue in all other places.. But our home passed on the test with flying colors.. Finally, YES FINALLY, we decided to vote for OUR HOME that really touched our hearts and stole it.. We gave in our application today and came out with all smiles.. as if we found a wonderful pearl in an oyster!! as if we found a diamond stone on a piece of rock that hit us!! Ok.. We were just happyyy...

It's going to be a bit (no... a lot) busy for Sel as he is going to be commuting but he is really looking forward to it.. I just hope that he has the same level of enthusiasm even during winter when the cold weather turns their face to bless him (as he likes winter.. I don't usually show my happy face during winters 'coz I hate them!!!)

YAYYYY!!!... We are going to be moving in 2 months (Chilll... I know you must be looking for tomatoes to throw at me after seeing the timeframe!!.. But believe me, it's hard to find such good places in this state).. We both are excited and I'm overexcited as I will have another opportunity to work on the interior decoration plans.. Aahhhh... Can't wait to move-in... New place, new arrangements, new (few) furnitures, new home set-up.. Can't really wait!!! ~sighs~

Too many tasks over the weekend.. ~pats on the shoulder~
Yet, feeling peaceful and happy.. That's the magic of finding something wonderful, isn't it!!!

Too many questions in that tiny thinking section of my brain!!! Should we change the couch? What color? What about hammock - that will fit the patio perfectly fine!!! Should we use a valence or a complete window cloth? What color should the valence be!! Where to fit in the paintings? Ooopppsss... Let me start my planner with all the plans and questions and answers..

See you soon with the updates.. Have a wonderful week..!!