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It happened one night.

Really sorry--I have had to remove this post as it will soon appear in a book. Making it available online would have been very unfair to my publisher who has placed so much trust in me. I hope you enjoy the other posts as much as you enjoyed this one. A heartfelt thanks for your support and understanding.Thanks for continuing to read what I write.


  1. that was a nice one - went there and commented.

  2. hey! that was cool. I really liked that. And that was a very nice reply by your husband.

  3. xh: Thanks so much.I hope your Pc recovers soon.

    Aargee: Thanks for the compliments!It is a true story.

  4. Hey there -- I enjoyed the article. Very funny!

  5. That was fun! So great to have your article published in a magazine :)

    By the way, my GrandPa often talks and screams in the night and kicks my GrandMa too, dreaming of robbers most of the time ;)

  6. Unfortunately I couldn't make it to leave any comments there. I tried my own e-mail in the box provided but I was just turned out.:(

    So here goes what I'd like to have written there:

    Your narration is 100% sweet and made me smile here, there and everywhere. The whole story is delicious. :)

  7. Good one, PS - don't we all wish we could kick/punch our boss at least once in our lives?


  8. one needs a reason now to kick his wife? hehe - just kidding :-)

    nice story - and your husband has guts to say what he did to his boss!

  9. lol!!! Hope your entry gets to win....some really funny moments for you and the hubby...
    liked your flow of writing..

  10. hey , that was real cool...hope u win...

  11. I did is amazing how we 'act out' sometimes the workings of the subconcious in our sleep.To get your own back you need to dream that you are in a boxing match!!

  12. Sue:Thanks!!

    DM: dont know if it will be published yet.I hope so!

    Jonice:Thanks for letting me know!!Thanks for the encouragement.

    Vinesh:See my reply in the comment box of your blog!:-)Thanks for stopping by.

    Prats:Tere muh mein ghee shakkar!:-)

    Tys:Thanks!Coming from someone who writes so well, I take that as a real compliment.

    Niall: Yes--but like I said, the kick was worth it.We still laugh after so many years!

  13. Hi Peetri You are a really good writer I really enjoyed this. Your descriptive worduse is excellent.
    About the sweetness of your husband and i liked how you said like orange pits spat out in disgust. Good luck with it and have a great day.

  14. hahaha good one PS! He seriously kicked ya? :):)


  15. Marja:Personally I felt that simile was a tad ambitiuos!But hey-thanks!

    Keshi:yep--it is a true story!But it was a sweet kick!LOL--and so many years later, we still laugh.PLUS i can always pretend to be aggrieved saying that he kicked me!;-)

  16. ye' he!he!he!he!he!...

    My husband has this weird dreams whenever he gets to be really tired or stressed from work...Kinda' embarrasses me when he bolts upright from sleep talking to the wall loudly demanding for payment or something...

  17. lady luxie: ha ha ha--hope he doesnt kick while asking for payments!;-)

  18. heh...heh...that was funny...good u didn't give a reflex karate chop!

  19. I have commented in Sulekha as well! :D


  20. My comment there seems to have bounced off and now when I try, the page just refreshes :(
    Anyway, that was an opportunity well used by ur husband to leave a nagging boss speechless, and also left with nothing to complain about hehehe :)

  21. Lol! A great post there!! Loved how your husband rebutted his ex boss in the nuts with simple words. Admirable.

    Am happy that the kick came out to a wonderful memory you guys laugh about.:D

    I got kicked by my cousin while asleep in her house before. I let her off the first time. She went for a row of three times. The final round i just woke up and slap her. And went back to sleep. The lady went on snoring.. lol! She did not even know she kicked and i slapped. But it sure did stopped her feet at its tracks.

    And happy u got a man full of godiva choco!

    Keep it rolling..;)


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