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April 24, 2005

Sad, Glad, Food, Mood...

No, I am not trying to come up with rhyming words. For once, I want to write, not about feelings and emotions, but just about my day. I often wonder how people are able to just summarize their typical day and it sounds so much more interesting than my so-called interesting days. Without further analysis about why this may be so, however hard it may be not to introspect and conclude that it is I who makes the day interesting or mundane (I did that again, didn't I?), I proceed to my dear diary style summary of today.

11.15 AM - I woke up a little bit on the wrong side of the bed, I mean how much farther away is the right side anyway?! I groggily walked to brush my teeth and noticed remnants of the previous night, comforters, pillows and an abandoned DVD player sitting in the hall outside my bedroom. I thought of friends and bonhomie, laughter and good times...I smiled. The next second, an image popped up in my head and I was suddenly wide awake. I frowned. Jyothika with her crooked expression, psychotically crazed eyes, her kumkum disturbingly smeared all over her forehead dropped into my mental faculty to say a friendly hi and somehow, I did not feel so good humoured any more.

12.30 PM - B, P, k & I had planned to go to the temple and were all set to leave, when we realized that the temple closes at 2, for an hour! Bad planning. We postponed our trip by an hour and I sat pondering over similies to kill time. Finally, we set out at 2.40 PM and reached the temple at 4 PM. Probably the highlight of the day. We had a nice darshan and reached home by 6.45 PM. OK, this is a ridiculously boring journal entry, nevertheless, I plod on listlessly because I hate to leave things incomplete.

7 PM - P & I agreed that C~ki was a bad choice for a midnight movie, we exchanged similar worries and fears that the movie and Jo in particular had managed to inflict on us and I found a little peace in that conversation. No scarcity of crazy people in this world and am not talking about Jo here. k agreed that the movie was bad but went on to suggest that S~in was no better and I was suitably offended. I did enjoy watching S~in, however mind-numbingly repetitive the boy-loves-girl-who-takes-sweet-time-to-say-yes formula was.

8 PM - As I added salt for probably the fourth time to the unprotesting sambhar, I pondered on my mood for the day. I concluded that I did not feel the best that I could have felt - the happy gathering of the previous night had left a vacuum in the house and Jo made it a point to remind me of that fact and of, lets just say, many other dubious facts that left a bad taste in my mouth. I sighed. Almost every weekend the past month, I was either busy in anticipation of something exciting or just busy with some social gathering or the other and now suddenly, I had nothing to look forward to, I was definitely sad. The now brownish liquid frothing in front of me seemed to reflect my mood.

9 PM - The four of us sat down to eat and started discussing our lives now and how the nuptial knot is going to change it altogether. We discussed a surprisingly wide variety of topics ranging from marriage, frustrations, complaints, parents and children! I found myself laughing and was even more glad to note that I was able to make everyone else laugh with me. We teamed up, as we normally do, girls vs boys, and the debate was suprisingly balanced for some time, before tilting favourably towards us, as is the norm. We laughed some more. I made a small mental note that my mood had changed the past hour, maybe He decided to intervene, maybe I subconsciously did, I dont know. I was just glad to be glad.

11.45 PM - And that completes my entry for today and before I take note of the time and switch from glad to sad with Monday morning blues, I bid adieu.

6 comments:

dinesh said...

RS,

Didn't realize that you were not aware of the "Scene". We knew well, that,this scene was the highlight and we were kind of waiting for it actually. But I have to admit, I did get a kick out of how it scared you :). Maybe that's when I should have followed some of what I wrote "Put yourself in other people's shoes" ! Oh well !

archie said...

glad to know atleast one soul (or rather 2) who got scared by jo's looks in "raa raa".

oh my! i watched the song n number of times to get rid of the fear!!

Anonymous said...

Our very own Satheesh got a li'l scared too...:)
and one of my friends was commenting on her
makeup saying she looked ugly like a devil...hahaha

Different people, different perspectives...

-KP

Venky said...

Something must have been seriously wrong when you wrote this blog on Sunday....
For once I perfectly understand your writing without having to read it more than once!!

RS said...

Venky, nee thuppariya compliment panriya onnum purila :)

Venky said...

hey
compliment Panninen!! Indha blog also before blog...
I seriously think your writing has great flow and you have an amazing vocab.

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