Fragrance of Life

Monday, April 17, 2006

Angels to the rescue* * * *

Ok ...Monday again ... its one day I don't like in the week .... ! I understand that there should be a beginning to anything ... and yes .. as we all know monday is the start of 'real' week ... even though sunday is technically the one!! I never will or never would have waited for a monday to happen ...except for one in my life ...the day my little sister was born! Till date I remember the beautiful smile on that tiny face ...! She was the most precious little one I have ever seen in my life! It was a monday ... got ready for school ...all alone ...'cause of course my mom was in the hospital. I just don't like to be in a house without my mom around ... yes dad was there in the house ... but he doesn't do anything other than getting ready (just like me! ;-)) .. I mean no kitchen work .. or anything of that sort! Well ... he said that we are going to the hospital to see my new sister! Man ... I was excited ... I have someone to play with, share with and finally mom can come home. Even the day before, I had to go to the hospital to learn a lesson on road safety..from my mom...but wasn't allowed to be with her for long time! The only other person who could have made me feel home was my grandmother , but she was there with my mom in the hospital...and she was ill and weak too.

Anyways, as soon as I reached the hospital ... my mother's sister (who is a pediatrician) brought my sister to the waiting room .. to show to us! She was this tiny baby ... really cute ... waiting to sleep again! :) They gestured me to touch her but I was too scared thinking that my hands might not be a 100% clean ... and since she has been very clean inside my mom ... I thought germs might cause some infection!! Well ... I was very excited and couldn't show it out much ... as I don't express well to anyone except my mom! That day at school, I was running around telling everybody about a new member in our family!! Well....that was the monday which
I liked a lot!! Hope there will be more memories for every single day of the week!!

My sister is now doing her Engineering and is all very mature (she is still the same in her looks!! :P)... and even sometimes guides me in difficult times!! I believe in angels only after I met my mom, dad and my sister! They showed me the meaning of love ..sacrifice ..and the importance of life!!

Yes ...there are other very important people in my life (I will mention as we go along)... who I really consider to have been my angels in times of need ..!!
Angels come in different forms ... and we should just be ready to embrace them in our lives!!

Friday, April 14, 2006

Tuesday, April 11, 2006

Friend O' Foe

Hello everyone ... the day is usual ... yesterday spoke to an old friend (actually was roommate) of mine. She is a nice girl but very confused most of the time. Nothing to blame on her .... I had a very wrong opinion about her before we were roommates ...I heard people say she was weird ... and yes ... I kinda did after all this in my brain ... you know she seemed lost most of the time! But only after knowing her I came to know ... that deep down she was a nice girl and she seemed like that due to some family / health problems. On the other hand a girl who I thought was really nice ... turned out to be exactly opposite ... very dirty ... unhygienic habits ... back stabbing and loads to add! I am not saying that I am perfect ... but I am a very frank person ... and don't have different faces with different people! "Appearances are deceptive" ....I believe it is very true ..!! You never know who is gonna turn to be your friends and who your enemies!

When people say that a person should be happy if s/he has at least 5 good friends in their lifetime ... I never believed it! But yes ... looking at my life ... I can hardly name 5 people I can fully trust .. other than family ... well maybe a little more now ..but lets see ... you never know what could turn up!!!

Well ... now I feel I am making new friends in this blog world ... no age/caste/creed barriers ... just as we say!! I sometimes think ... I am being more defensive when it comes to accepting people in my life and trusting them ... maybe because I have just met too many wrong people and trusted them!! But yes .. I am trying to let go of the past and sculpt a better future with the right tools as my friends/family!!

Well ... many thanks to anyone who considers me as a blog-friend!!

Monday, April 10, 2006

My first Meme!!

I have been tagged by BDSN from Taste Corner for this meme! I am glad my existence in this blog world has been recognized .. to a great extent by my fellow bloggers Sadhana , BDSN and a lot of other bloggers who visit my blog regularly! Anyways thanks BDSN!

Please list three recipes you have recently bookmarked from foodblogs to try:

A food blog in your vicinity (Maybe less then a 100 miles .... considered?):

A food blog (or more) located far from you:

A foodblog (or several) you have discovered recently (where did you find it?):

I discover new and interesting blogs through comments or links in other blogs. Way tooo many that I start in one topic and end up in a totally unrelated topic.

Any people or bloggers you want to tag with this meme:

  • Sadhana
  • And anyone else who come across my blog and haven't yet been tagged!!

Tuesday, April 04, 2006


Today ... I am really tired and frustrated with my life! I don't like the way my life is going on ... I want to be with the people I love not waste my life alone! I want to do more than work in my lifetime ... maybe fight a war, catch criminals, work in an orphanage, teach a class, be the most powerful entrepreneur ... never-ending dreams!!! Maybe it will really come true!! Do you guys believe in dreams ... don't you wake up to be glad that it was just a dream ...and those days when you have the most wonderful dreams which you wish will one day happen to you??!!! I dream everyday ...i.e. everynight ...I am not sure for good or bad ... I am just glad that it is over with! People say you should think nice thoughts before you go to sleep ... but come on ... how many days you can remember to think those 'pleasant thoughts' ? I once read in a psychology class that your dreams are interpretations of what is going on in your subconscious mind! At times when I have some really - crappy dream ... I think to myself ... 'is this what is going on in my subconscious mind??" unbelieveable !! giggle

Monday, April 03, 2006

Zoooommm Zoooom Zoom With Bimmer

Hello there ... rise and shine early because of the start of day-light savings time!! It was really hard to get up an hour early and go to work!! But made it .... was a nice weekend ... did lot of cooking ... and shopping! I made chappati and tried chana masala (used a little of Garam Masala's and Meenakshi's ideas) ! It was yum ... and the thought of which makes me hungry even now!! And news to you all ... we bought a Bimmer home ... it is one of the best! It has been my dream for a long time ...since we made a trip to the States when I was in school !! This car is rated among the best in its performance ..and I should say so... as well in comfort! 184 horsepower, 6 cyclinder engine, Harman Kardon music system, leather upholestry,adaptive Xenon lights, Steptronic gear system, and many more to say! I believe every single thing inside the machine is made with such extreme thought and care ! There are individual reading lights for each passenger in the vehicle, memorized adjustments for each driver and even a SOS call system incase of emergency which directly connects to the authorities along with the location of the vehicle. Well ... I think I can go on and on about this ..but hey is something one should experience to really see what I am saying!

Sunday, April 02, 2006

Saturday, April 01, 2006

Food Experiments!

Hi ... this is Spaghetti in Spicy Tomato Sauce. This is a recipe posted by Indira. I just had to try it ... it was really tempting .. so eventhough I didn't have cherry tomatoes ... I gave it a try with normal tomatoes. It was delicious ... spicy and saucy ...yum! I picture itself makes me want it again. Thanks to Indira!