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A special day

Like all men, he thinks his mother is the best cook in the world.
Like all most men he also thinks his mother is the most beautiful woman on this planet.

He loves bikes and cars and can identify a lot of cars as soon as he sees them.

He loves Call of duty and is really good at it.He also likes to play Chess.

He plays Football. He also paints pictures.

He loves to read and has read all the Harry Potter books, all the Roald Dahls, most of the Cornelia Funkes. He loves Paul Jennings too.

He also likes doing Science experiments and he finds Math fun.

He clicks the most amazing photographs. I am almost always, delighted with his pictures. See for yourself--I have put together a small selection of pictures that he has clicked. (His favourite subject in people, is me :-) )




He teases his sister mercilessly and also fights with her but will fly like a lion to her defence if anyone dares mess with her. He is fiercely protective of her and 'watches out' for her.


He brings me so much joy when he is around. He explains eagerly to me about 'cool stuff' and about 'guy stuff' that he thinks I haven't understood. He treats me like a buddy, a pal and even teases me. He can carry me too--he lifts me right off the ground and I squeal and tell him to put me down. :-)

Today is a very special day because he is a very very special person--and birthdays are only as special as the people who have them. He turns 12 today.

Happy Birthday Atul!

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  1. Happy Birthday Atul...

    Have a great birthday and rocking year ahead :-)

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  2. A very happy birthday to u, Atul!
    Lovely photos! :)

    Be nice to lil Purvi.. I know how little sisters feel ;)

    Have a wonderful day!! :D

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  3. Atul Sir
    You are a great photographer in making. Even I'm not able to take such nice snaps.


    Happy Bday & wish you nice clicking year ahead

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  4. Nice shots!

    Preeti, please wish him a very very happy birthday on my behalf :)

    He seems to be a very cute guy :)

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  5. happy birthday to him

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  6. Happy Birthday Atul!! Have a blast...with ofcourse...Call of Duty!

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  7. Happy happy birthday atul

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  8. Happy Birthday to the boy who makes his mommy so proud of him! :)

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  9. Happy Birthday my darling. You may not be able to lift me up just now but will be able to very soon the way you are growing up. I know though you are a big man now at 12 years of age, however for me you will always be my baby. Love you loads.

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  10. Happy birthday to Atul!...Congrats to parent for raising a fine lad!
    I have a letter written to me announcing Atul's birth! May God bless him abundantly!

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  11. hmm..

    nice one! and very touching. do wish him on my behalf.

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  12. Happy B'day to Atul

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  13. A very Happy Birthday to Atul, awesome photography :D

    A wonderful post Preeti, I am sure it made Atul's day even more special. Thanks for sharing his pics with us :D

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  14. Happy Birthday Atul! Enjoy this year to the fullest, before you turn into a teenager :)

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  15. Sweet post Preeti, with great snapshots by your darling. Happy Birthday to dear Atul. I wish him abundant happiness, sweet surprises and unbounded joys on his special day today and always.
    H A P P Y B I R T H D A Y !!!
    -Gayu

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  16. wishing u a happy b'day.may all ur dreams come true.

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  17. Happy Birthday Atul!
    Have the most awesome day and year ever :)

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  18. Happy Bday Atul!!
    Have a wonderful and rocking years ahead...

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  19. Lovely pics - here's wishing Atul a rocking year ahead and loads of success for future....happie happie birthday :)

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  20. Wow ! Wondeful Pics- Truly a big shot photographer in the making!

    Happy Birthday Atul! May God be with you in all your endeavours!

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  21. What a lovely tribute from a proud mom. Great pictures.

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  22. zhu ni shangri kuai le Atul. Wishing you lots and lots of happiness and a wonderful post like this for many many many years

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  23. Happy Birthday Atul :)

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  24. happy birthday atul !! hav a totally rocking, fun-filled year ahead :) those are amazing pics preeti ! :) and what is that background score ? very haunting, exquisite !! :)

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  25. Happy Birthday, Atul!
    Wishing you happiness always...
    I'm sure your Maa is very lucky to have you :D

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  26. Happy Birthday Atul.. Lovely pics.. :)

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  27. very sweet post :) and happy birthday atul!

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  28. happy birthday Atul

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  29. happy b'day atul ..... gr8 snaps .. especially for a twelve year old ...

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  30. Happy B'day Atul.. You are a teenager now :) And not to forget the lovely photos.. Too good they r..:)

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  31. Happy Birthday Atul,

    GOd Bless you Dear With all Happiness Today and Always

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  32. Happy Birthday Atul,

    GOd Bless you Dear With all Happiness Today and Always

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  33. the lil chess wiz is a big boy now.

    As children grow older, some parents grow younger and become their friends. You are one of them. Atul should be very proud.

    "Happy Birthday to Atul"

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  34. Belated bday wishes Atul, God bless you with health and happiness :)

    p.s: Just found the meaning for the word MCPish means, so surprised that you think my words are such.

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  35. Happy Birthday Atul! Your mom must be so proud of you :)

    P.S Preeti, you were not kidding in your book then, you do look so darn young !

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  36. happy bday Atul...:)..he shares his bday with my mum....:))

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  37. Wishing Atul a Very Very Happy Birthday!!!!!!! May the year ahead be filled with lots of Joy,Happiness, Health, Peace and Prosperity........
    As I always say.....

    May All Your Dreams Come True
    &
    May You Achieve Success in Everything That You DO!!!!!!!

    God Bless........

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  38. Belated bday wishes to Atul. may God bless him wid good health & happiness always!!.

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  40. Wow, what an eye! Keep up the photography. My favourite was the clothespins on the line....and the yellow flowers.

    Happy Birthday Atul!

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  41. Aww..Here is wishing Atul.. your BABY, a B’lated Happy B’day ! Sure he had a lovely day !

    Wishing him joyful childhood n a beautiful year ahead before he enters the world of Teen adventures!

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  42. Dear all,

    Thank you so very much--from the bottom of my heart for the warm and sincere wishes which you have all expressed. The greatest thing according to me that a parent can hope for is good wishes for their children.

    I really appreciate each and every one who left a comment wishing him.

    I would have replied individually--but it would all have been a repetitive (but sincere) thank you :)



    Nandy, I too loved the background score. It is from a TV series :) I heard it on BBC and downloaded it. Vinoo--i have forgotten that letter! Amazing that you still have it.
    Poppins--every word in my book is true. It is 100% non-fiction--all those incidents I describe they did happen.(I wasn't kidding at all)

    Cheers
    preeti

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  43. Belated birthday wishes, Atul, from the Land Down Under.

    :-)

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  44. I miss the notebook on ur blog, though i liked the mast-head!

    ...n ur profile picture is cute!

    Cheers!

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  45. Totally love this new template :)

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  46. Hey Atul!! Wish you a belated Happy Birthday and wodnerful year ahead..Sorry I missed out...........

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  47. belated birthday wishes to Atul,

    new look of your blog is attractive!

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  48. Hope u had a wonderful day Atul!!!!

    And new template looks good Preethi:-))!!!

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  49. A very happy birthday to Atul. May eh celebrate hundred such birthdays! A very cute post maam :)

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  50. happy birthday Atul!
    nice change too
    take care

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  51. I like the new theme...FRRESHHH is what comes to my mind...

    oh..before i forget.. Happy bday Atul..

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  53. My favorite student turned twelve and I missed it! I am so very sorry! Here's wishing Atul all the happiness and success. I am sure that he will do each of you very proud one day :)

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  54. Happy Birthday to Atul. The pictures are beautiful. He has captured them very well, especially those of his moms.

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