Love marriages in an Indian household are no less than any Bollywood dramatics. You come across the right person, spend time together, fall in love, decide to get to get married, break the news to the two immediate families. And get talked into running a background verification on each other’s universe. And also convince the immediate two families, break the news to the relatives, answer a lot of their questions, convince the relatives and then finally with a lot of other drama flowing in and out of the whole scenario – you get to the actual marriage ceremony. Exhausting, yes, but absolutely enjoyable and totally worth it.
You have never been the kind of a person who misses out on details, especially when it comes to your work and lifestyle. So when it comes to celebrating the launch of your book, it has to be elite. All those years of reading through writers and poets – gaining access to the excellence of thoughts. And wandering around the pages of your own unkempt thoughts has been quite a journey to share. You finally made it, after all those iterations and reiterations of a perfectionist mind. Revisiting your own work again and again, to ultimately find some fresh flaws, and discarding sections after sections. Yours has been a victory against the obfuscator of your own mind, for your book finally made it and the sales look promising as ever.
A story to tell, a story to keep – your love is a narration that the world needs to read. Coming from a generation of technological wiz, you have somehow managed to sustain the poetic charms of an old-school who still believes in the scent of an old read and the magic of a gramophone with its vinyl discs. Your whole idea of romance still beholds in the concept of long conversations over candle light dinners and a romantic stroll down the beach. Fanciful, yes, but then the man of your dreams is contrary to your idea of life where he beholds an inclination towards innovation and technology- and that is precisely why they say that opposites attract. You both have managed to find your middle grounds somewhere, somehow, and beautifully complement each other’s tastes in life.
The time has been pretty confusing to you lately, where sometimes, it just rushes past you like a blurred memory. While sometimes, it just stands still and mocks your impatience to finally meet you little one that you have spent day and day out dreaming about, conversing and conveying to it all the mixed feelings that run through you at every new situation. It is a wonder as to how you’ve waited this long already and yet amazes you that you little one will be out in no time. Your family and friends are nothing less than the absolute support that you need, to face such a heavy physical and emotional change in your life and you know that they will always be there for the two of you, no matter what.
No matter how hard the times turn out to be and how big a storm we find ourselves in, our mother will always be that one constant source of support that keeps us wanting to move forward and never look back in life. They hold the power to take up any difficult situation and magically turn it around and fill us up with just the optimism we require to find solutions to all those problems. The selfless love that we receive from our mothers, is hard to replicate. The superwomen that she is, it sure is a wonder as to how easily she manages everything. From her own work, to the whole house, to our tasks that we depend upon her to help in – she does it all without a frown of complain.
Halloween is around the corner! There is no way that you can miss out on the big spooky mess that your whole house is going to be this year, yet again. Your kids love Halloween, with a capital ‘L’ and can ever get over the fact that one day of the year, they get to be anything or anyone that they wish to become and let all that whack take over. That is one rule that your family goes by, be whatever or whoever, as far as it doesn’t involve and nudity. It is just brilliant to watch the kids take up their Halloween looks as a mega project and excel and making everyone laugh and enjoy their outfits, every darn year. If only those brats made all those efforts to work on their school projects, they’d be getting a straight on every subject.
You have worked really hard on your new project, setting up the environment and ensuring that all your resources are in place to get started. It took a while to get those approvals, from your senior management, for no one really saw the worth of this task unless you took it up to push forward and make people understand how immensely well this would affect the whole business of your firm. After nights of burning out candles and putting everything together, you finally made it happen. With that constant support from your team, who worked tirelessly, to achieve what you had set out for. Today, your stand successful, as your leads pat your back and your project has managed to bag a huge monetary profit, guess believing in yourself always works out.
The year has been quite a rollercoaster as you have managed to work day in and day out to finally get your art gallery set up. It took tremendous amount of efforts to get all the paper work sorted. And situate it in one other the best streets that grabs the right kind of attention from some big clients. You also had to pull off those all-nighters just so you could filter out all the entries that you received. And bring them down to some of the best art pieces that you would want to include as a part of your grand opening.
Remember the times back from college, when you and your friends used to look for moments to celebrate even the slightest of things in each other’s life. And really live up to the true meaning of happiness? You all didn’t really have much resources to spend lavishly and enjoy all those luxurious. But did somehow found solace in the simplicity of life and being. Today, when it is time for you to tie the knot and start a beautiful new life, it is a brilliant idea to use up all of that lawn space to hold some of the ceremonies for that extra homely touch. And have all your close friends come over to join in the humble family affair that celebrates simplicity yet again.