Usha seems to place hopes on me by tagging me. I do hope that I haven’t let her down. After weeks spent in depression this was a welcome change.
Last Movie You Saw In A Theater:
Theatre?? What’s that??
What Book Are You Reading:
’The Better Man by Anita Nair. I should have finished it long ago but the summer heat has disrupted my concentration.
Favorite Board Game:
Would you call Ludo a board game? I loved it as a child and would love a game even now.
Reader’s Digest any day.
Smell of gram flour after a baby’s bath, smell of asafetida when rasam simmers, smell of powdered cardamom and of course my favorite kadambam and jasmine flowers that I get to smell when I visit temples in the south.
Birds chirping at dawn, the silence that follows a torrential rainfall, the merry laughter of a 3 month old baby.
Worst Feeling In The World:
The feeling that sooner rather than later we humans may not find time for others in distress.
Favorite Fast Food Place:
Never relished fast food except golgappa from a vendor in college.
Future Child's Name:
I did not name my own children and don’t entertain hopes of naming my grandchildren. That is the privilege of the parents. A privilege that was denied to me.
Finish This Statement. "If I Had A Lot Of Money I'd...”
…….. contribute towards ensuring two square meals for at least for growing children.
Do You Drive Fast?
No. I do not dare to.
Do You Sleep With A Stuffed Animal?
Storms-Cool Or Scary
Neither. They are part of life whether actual or figurative.
What Was Your First Car?
Maruti Alto in pearl grey. Likely to be my only car.
Buttermilk, lemon tea.
Finish This Statement, "If I Had The Time I Would .....”
I don’t want to have time. How then would I find excuses for unfinished jobs. I’d always like to need ‘just 10 minutes.
Do You Eat The Stems On Broccoli?
I don’t know about broccoli but cauliflower stems taste good.
If You Could Dye Your Hair Any Color, What Would Be Your Choice?
Black of course.
Name All The Different Cities/Towns You Have Lived In.
Chennai as a baby, Coimbatore when I started school, Mumbai, Meerut(middle school), Coonoor(High School), Tiruchi (college) Gobichettipalayam before marriage and finally Jamshedpur since 1973.
Favorite Sports To Watch:
One day Cricket when India is winning.
One Nice Thing About The Person Who Sent This To You:Words fail me.
What's Under Your Bed?
3 wooden doors dismantled when we replaced them with syntax ones. No takers. Just gathering dust. Offered to donate them to a Nursing home. People won’t even take it for free. :–((
Would You Like To Be Born As Yourself Again?
I consulted a ‘naadi josiyan’ who reads one’s past from palm leaves and he said that I was born to rich parents in Sri Lanka in my previous birth. My brother consulted a different person who said the same about him. Looks as if we are destined to be born as ourselves. So I think I have no choice. Jokes apart I don’t believe in rebirth.
Morning Person Or Night Owl?
Morning person.Can’t remain awake after 11 at night.
Over Easy Or Sunny Side Up?
I don't think I understan the question
Favorite Place To Relax:
The park near my house.
Never tried. May be I did but I don’t remember the taste.
Favorite Ice Cream Flavor:
Strawberry,Chocolate ummm……..all flavors really.
Of All The People You Tagged This To, Who's Most Likely To Respond First?
I’ve disappointed Usha by taking this much of time. So I cannot really say. But I tag eve’s lung and dipali and want to see who’d do it first. My guess is………… I’ll keep it for later.