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Another tag.

This time, Vidya tagged me. And I told her I would do it later. (usually I keep up my word!) So here it is...

1. Pick out a scar you have, and explain how you got it.
To be honest I have many scars. Collecting them seems to have become a hobby! Here is my last one.(picture was taken when it was still raw. Now it is a fading scar) Can you guess how I got it? Am sure you will NEVER guess!

*Sorry* Have removed picture as it no longer exists.




2. What does your phone look like? List your reasons to buy it?
This is my phone.I didn’t buy it.It was gifted to me on valentines day, three (or was it four--don't remember!) years ago.I continue using it as I have dropped it at least 50 times and it still functions !






3. What is on the walls of your bedroom?
A painting I did and gifted to Satish on one of our anniversaries.This is the one.





4. What is your current desktop picture?
This one. I simply love it.




5. Do you believe in gay marriage?
Yes.

6. What do you want more than anything right now?
To bring someone I lost, back to me.

7 . What time were you born?
8:40 pm.

8. Are your parents still together?
Nopes—Not in body, but in spirit they are. They would have been, had my dad not died.

9. Last person who made you cry?
Dad.Never thought he’d die this way.


10. What is your favorite perfume / cologne?
Delicious





I also like “love her madly”



11. What kind of hair/eye color do you like in the opposite sex?
Colour of hair or eyes really doesn’t matter. (Colour of the heart does!)

12. What are you listening to? Why?
Listening to the cricket commentary of India-Australia 20-20 match! Because, I am simultaneously following it, along with my husband and kids who are glued to the TV.

13. Do you get scared of the dark?
No. Never--in fact, sometimes I like dark.

14. Do you like painkillers?
Of course!

15. Are you too shy to ask someone out?
Hell, No! I’m 35!! :-)

16. If you could eat anything right now, what would it be?
Vanilla ice cream with hot chocolate sauce—ain't I predictable?


17. Who was the last person who made you mad?
I don’t bear grudges—I tried hard to remember and I don’t!(that proves I really do not bear grudges)

18. List one habit you have that has the potential to annoy people?
I am really frank and sometimes too honest .I mostly speak my mind.

19. Who was the last person who made you smile?
This friend ...And I am still smiling! :-)

Comments

  1. Nice tag!!!!!!!!!
    How did u to get such a big scar ??
    I really cant guess that.

    Loved the painting...i guess u're as good an artist as u're a writer.

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  2. GREAT TAG IT MADE ME SMILE!!!!!!!!!

    Hope youa re weel!!!!!!!!!!! :P

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  3. Akanksha:If I told you right now I'd be giving the game away! I shall tell you before I write me next post!:-)
    Thanks for the compliments regarding the painting.Its oil on canvas.

    Kaylee:Hope you are doing good.Glad I made you smile! :-)

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  4. nice pist.. that scar looks like something u got while cooking.. not sure though..

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  5. You are very Jupitarean (if this is a word) and that's good, of course! :)
    It's a cute tag and now I want some of that ice cream...yummy! See, I don't like cakes, but ice cream is too much for me to resist. hehe
    That's a big scar you've got there, but I've got a bigger one (except I'm a little private about my scars, so I won't photograph it).

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  6. Did you get scratched by thorns from rose bushes?

    Your parting is beautiful.

    This was a different meme. Interesting.

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  7. Awesome answers you!!! This is a great one.
    xo
    Blue

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  8. Diya:Nopes--but a good guess.

    DM: Yes i have been told that.Let alone your scar,I have never seen your pic either! :-)(and dont we sound like kids--"my scar is bigger than yours!!" Hee hee)I have a feeling this scar of mine will fade away--so i wanted to photograph it.Pic was clicked long back.

    Nessa :Thanks!A Very very good guess--you have come close--but not fully correct.

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  9. Blue: Was thinking of you just now as my daughter is getting 'mehandi' put and up pops your comment!Thanks!
    xo

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  10. Whoa... that scar sure looks very freaky.

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  11. Preeti,

    There is something about you and the way you write that makes even a silly tag special. I love the way you have spiced it up with pictures.

    Say, I will be coming to India in 3 weeks. It may not be possible for us to meet. But can we please talk?
    I would love to converse with the actual person behind these posts...


    Vidya

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  12. J:yes--but its fading now--and there's a perfectly non-freaky explanation--dont worry! :-)


    Vidya: Surely we will--Would love to! Will mail you and trying to add u on orkut too!:-)

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  13. what did you cook last night?, was that the scar from there :), just a guess.

    hey nice to have found your blog..
    hope to see/read more of you

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  14. that scar was too long, is it from an accident? oh don't tell me you commit suicide coz you hit the wring one ;0)

    i'm really not sure.

    nice post!

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  15. that was an elongated scar! don't tell me you tried suicide coz you do it the wrong way ;0)

    i'm not really so sure...

    nice post!

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  16. Rambaler:Nopes! scroll up and read the comments!

    Reign:ha ha --nopes!& Thanks!

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  17. Just too cute...loevd reading it....
    By the way, the scar looks too familiar....some thing got while u were juggling with some toy in the attic cos ur kids football went up there????
    or was it just a " I fell asleep on the kadai"

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  18. Prats:Thanks! No to both guesses!!

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  19. OMG PS how did u manage to get that scar!!!

    Keshi.

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  20. Preeti,
    Is it a scar from a pencil or pen? How about a cat?

    Vidya

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  21. Keshi, Vidya: see answer below!

    Scar is actually now a fading mark.Happened when i scratched myself to rescue a cute little kitchen which was stuck in the fence and mewing piteously.There was something sharp sticking out of the fence which i didnt see as the fence was covered with foliage.Yes--thats the kitten in my hand in the display pic on the right.

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  22. hey....amusing tag Ps :)
    The scar is BIGGGGG
    Hope it did not hurt too much.

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  23. Did your cat give you that scar? I saw a cat with you in the picture.

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