Wednesday, February 15, 2006

Love is waking up to a scarlet hue

It's been long.

A new job, new perspectives, plenty to catch up on... and the blog suffers.

But finally there is peace in the mind, there is happiness in the heart. There always was. But for now this feels better.

I still recall writing the last valentine post, and here I am, a few days later, writing another one. Or is it really a year later? Such is the way I am riding on time.

It's been a lovely day. My man made me breakfast. Yes, it's something to gloat about after days of slaving away. The maid's on long leave and forgotten to come back. The usual surprise flowers woke me up. I got lovely additions to the wardrobe.

And finally, a lovely dinner, wearing new clothes from head to toe. Must admit I turned quite a few heads as I walked.

Coming up in the elevator, I sighed and planted a sleepy kiss on hubby. "Another valentine's day over... it's been lovely..."

"Ya, baby... hey what's this? OH MY GOD! It's the price tag on your shirt! You have been walking around with that thing hanging behind you!!!"


Blogger Stone said...


6:35 AM  
Blogger Abhishek said...

so that was a happy hubby after all.

8:36 AM  
Blogger Because of B said...

so wasnt realy "just another vals" after all :)

1:08 PM  
Blogger Chakra Sampath said...

> new job - congrats!

> price tag - what a way to turn few heads.. :))

3:11 PM  
Blogger Atul Sabnis said...

reminds me of Govinda in Raja Babu (was it?) with the price tag on his shades :)

Congrats on the new job!

3:31 PM  
Anonymous sherriff said...

congrats on ur new job....whenever u see the shirt in ur wardrobe...u will remember the valentines I go out basking in the glory of a new shirt...i always ask my wife for any habging tags...dont like to be a head turner...left it for beauties like

5:22 PM  
Blogger Ardra said...

remembered the time I went traipsing around with the drycleaner's tag from the pallu of my silk sari- eeksssssss...

5:59 PM  
Blogger Alapana said...

Babes,You rock,You start off with a mushy mushy post and at the end is the twister:D and you make me laugh so loudly:(
Congratulations on the new Job,New excitement and Happiness always:)
The other day i wore my new dress and my Name was etched on it properly,The culprit being the Boutique lady who wanted to remember the customer:( and all of them were asking "is it some new style that you adapted? :( Aaarghhhh

6:58 PM  
Blogger Aditi said...

how sweet!

8:24 PM  
Blogger Swathi said...

u lucky lucky gal...
i can imagine the heads turning n the hidden price tag :))

(meanwhile i go **sob**sob***)

10:22 PM  
Anonymous Melody said...

Lol Anu!!

At least you'll never forget the evening!

Glad you had a good day (some of us would wear our shirts backwards for good romantic dates ;)). All the best on the new job!

11:21 PM  
Blogger paddy said...

so the heads turned because everyone was watching the price tag???

could be , may be, shouldnt be.

12:18 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hmmm Nice Post Anumita.Lucky you.Enjoy.

P.s: I saw another Venkat posting. Surprised the first time I saw the same name. He is from Bangalore. I am far far away. That (0) is for old timer, not newcomer.

8:55 AM  
Blogger anumita said...

Stone: :) How you doing?

Abhishek: He couldn't believe I was so careless!

pixel8: Yup, you are right!

chakra: Thanks. I was wondering if I became a beauty overnight.

atul: Thanks and are you suggesting I am giving Govinda competition? I think he's an amazing actor.

sheriff: Hey thanks. The tag's off now, and with my memory I will probably forget it next year and repeat it again.

Ardra: Hehehe...! So glad to find another woman doing the same thing.

Alapana: Hey how have you been? Thanks for the wishes. You have 'monogrammed' clothes? Wow! As a kid, I always wanted a tshirt with my name on it because my friend Chetan had one.

Aditi: Really? Thanks thanks! Others are saying, "how stupid, how dumb"!

Swathi: How goes life in foreign?

Melody: Would you? My office colleagues think me strange as I think a big deal about romance.

paddy: I am not giving reasons, just stating the sequence of events :)

venkat (o): Thanks for pointing this out. You have hereby been rechristened venkat (O) on my blog. :)

11:03 AM  
Blogger shub said...

:)) looks like a lovely many gifts!! woohoo! :)
but....nothing ever comes for free...there's always a price tag ;o)

12:02 PM  
Blogger Mukta said...


Happy Valentines Day!

3:15 PM  
Blogger Khushee said...

At least you had a lovely day :)

6:05 AM  
Blogger Raccoon said...

:-)..happy Valentines day!

And I'm sure it was'n the tag that turned heads...;-D..and if it did...must've been one hell of a tag..:-P

and haan...congrats with the new job!! Do you miss your sabbatical?

2:33 PM  
Blogger Pallavi said...

hahah good for you.. Rocky gave me surprise too.. LOL.. guess he succumed to the pressure of V day.. buahahah !!! He usually changes to - I am not the romantic kind- mood.. LOL

5:00 PM  
Blogger Gangadhar said...

Congrats on the new job...
happy valentine's day....
lol @ the ending of the post...

1:36 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

:-) congrats on ur new job!! have a blast!


11:47 PM  
Blogger love life said...

tht was very sweet of dear hubby of urs!! nice to know tht u had a good time. hope i l have it too soon, m not married yet:)

8:50 PM  
Blogger hope and love said...

lovely post.. and ur hubby is very sweet..

5:17 PM  
Blogger Mint Chutney said...

So sweet.

7:54 AM  
Blogger AmitL said...

That was touching..:)Nice way to celebrate V. Day...even the price tag bit.:)

10:04 AM  
Blogger Sachin said...

Hey there, congratulations on the new job!!! So you are back from your sabbatical to the big bad world of corporates?

Anyway, must say missed reading your posts for all this while so welcome back.....

10:33 PM  
Blogger anumita said...

shub: Smart one!

mukta: Same to you, darling!

khushee: I really did.

pranav:Thanks. What matters is I did turn heads!

pallavi: what was the surprise?

ganga: Thank you :)

bips: Thanks. Hows you?

love life: You will, you will! Marriage is a good phase of life :)

hope n love: He is actually, but I put it down to having a sweet wife actually.

minty: Sure. :)

amitl: I am so glad you feel that.

sachin: Thanks. Will try to write more often.

12:36 AM  

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