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A hole in your socks ,doggie texts and chuckles



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.

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  1. Very cute and clever of Purvi to pose you that question :)
    The pic was really cute too :) Too bad you lost your tail :)

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  2. Yes--she has started reading a lot :-) And Trust me, I look better without the tail :-) The wag still refuses to go though:-)

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  3. Haha...That was a clever joke.I think your daughter has got your sense of humor.

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  4. Anonymous6:44 AM

    hahaha cute!
    -Trish

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  5. Cute one by purvi !!

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  6. Waaah - Its posts like this that makes us go all warm and awwww. makes our days sunnier - thanks Preeti.

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  7. that was so very cute!

    my 7 yrold too loves to come with these lil stumpers and is delighted when i fall into the trap :D


    Thanks for the smiles, Preeti...never mind about the tail, though..i'm sure you will think of something to greet him with *wink

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  8. ha ha ha... people ask the same about underwear. They ask u if u have a hole in ur underwear, and when u say NO, hiding ur embarrassment, they ask u how did u put it on? LOL! I liked the tail text.

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  9. Your daughter's question was quite smart :)

    Loved that picture of pups, truly apt one.

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  10. That was such a cute post.......its much more fun to laugh when little ones crack the joke.

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  11. Let him read it here. And then Purvi'l come up with something new tomorrow, to surprise you both together :D

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  12. haha! what fun :D

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  13. Absolutely cute pic!

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  14. Good one there! :D :D :D

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  15. Anonymous2:36 PM

    I love readding, and thanks for your artical. ........................................

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  16. Dear Preeti,
    Awwww......such a lovely post and the picture is so sweet......
    Too bad to hear abt ur tail :))
    I wud love to know how they plot to share u....
    And little Purvi's joke is wonderful......
    Your posts are like breath of fresh air......warm, endearing and makes us smile.....
    Thanks for doing that and eagerly awaiting your next post:))

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  17. Rujuta: Thank you :-) Dont get too hung up on the tail (tale) :-) It's the wag that counts :-)

    The person who wrote their name in mandarin: thank you!!

    Akanksha: :)

    SS: yes :-)

    Mamta: oh--she keeps asking me these riddles which she she keeps reading :-) She has suddenly become very smart :-) :-)

    Meira: Spoke to him this morning. He hasnt read it as yet :-)

    Sandhya: Absolutely. ;-)

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  18. Lakshmi: yes--i liked the doggies too :-)

    Pointblank: i told my daughter about underwear after I read your comment and she laughed :-)

    Suma: Yep ;-) After all it is the wag that counts, not the tale! :D

    Ramesh : :-) :-)

    Sundari: she gets it from riddle books which are her latest craze :)

    Ariel: Her dad has got a very good sense of humour too. :)

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  19. Hi Preeti,
    Just happened to read ur blog after being referred by a friend of mine.

    Your "mama moments" is so cute & interesting read !!! Your kid's sense of humour is too gud...

    I asked this socks question to a couple of friends of mine & they just couldn't stop laughing after listening to the reply.. :)

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  20. wow.. purvi is too clever..

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  21. ha ha ha.... god am laughing like a maniac!! that was very witty of Purvi.. god am still lmao!!! thats wat you called classy... i am definitely going to put this question to my colleagues..

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  22. LOL awesome..soooo cute your daughter is ..god bless you all

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  23. Oh the socks one was really funny. I told this to my daughter and now she is going to ask her lil brother and father.This PJ is going like a chain mail now.

    When my husband went on tour while my children were young. My daughter used to wrap his bath towel around her while sleeping and my son would wear my husband's bermuda shorts.They would not allow me to wash them till he came back.

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  24. Dear Preeti,

    Short and sweet.
    Enjoyed and am still laughing as I could visualize you being question by the kids!!

    Best Regards,
    Renjith

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  25. you guys are such an amazing family!
    :)
    *touch wood!*

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  26. hahahahah...clever Purvi! I have a few socks that have 2 holes too!;-)he! he! and a sweet post, Preeti! Snuggling with mom.....Mmmmm...Best thing in the world!

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  27. LOL - loved it :)

    And Purvi is one smart kiddo!

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  28. And I had a big smile stuck on my face too :) thank you...

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  29. Good one by Purvi :-)

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  30. Hahaha...very funny !!

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  31. Hehehe :) Cute post, Preeti

    ~ Mridula..

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  32. Mridula: Thanks :)

    Shona: :-) :-)

    Wanderlust: She read it in a riddle book :-)

    Swathy: my pleasure :)

    Shachi: She has started reading a lot :)

    Jyotiajay: happy u did :)

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  33. Gayathri:Thank you :)

    Sucheta: Touched :) ( I did really)

    Anu:Thank you

    Renjith: thanks

    Asha: that is so darn sweeeeeet! (what your children used to do) i guess its for a feeling of security--isnt it?

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  34. :) Cute cute!
    Your daughter seems to be exactly like you! Witty witty :)

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  35. MS: heheheheh :-) She reads all this in a riddle book :-) but thing is she remembers it and reproduces aptly :) btw--welcome to my blog.havent seen you around before, i think.

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  36. Hahaha ..Good one!!

    and the picture is shoo cute! :P

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  37. Aww that's so cute.... takes me back to the days when dad used to travel and we used to wonder what does he do that when he is not around there seems nothing to do!!!!

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  38. Sagarika: :-) :-) Guess dads who are fun are always missed :)

    Anusha: i too liked the pic. :-)

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  39. A nice read!! Was laughing all alone in office....

    Ranjit
    http://southindianpuranpoli.blogspot.com/

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  40. Preethi, just stumbled upon your blog..have spend the past 2 hours reading ..U write so well..

    Take care
    Deepa.

    PS:I am going to oder your book now. Cant wait to read it..

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  41. Wagging the tail in delight...cute post! Will tell this one to my two too!

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  42. hey preeti....nice post...and thank you for your wishes....:)...i'll take ur tag now, was off internet all dese days..:)..

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  43. Deepti: Have forgotten what tag :P But welcome back.

    Sindhu: u have two?! :-O !!

    Deepa: welcome to my blog! :)Very happy you liked..Am sure you will enjoy the book as it is adapted from my blog posts--a collection of 34 true incidents.

    Ranjit: Unique blog name! welcome to my blog and glad it made you laugh :)

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  44. I really like this bit. Here I am slogging my butt off away from home and see what happens:
    - the kids are pleased that I am not around.
    - Preeti enjoys the attention she is getting and tops it up with a blog post too.
    - her readers instead of sympathising with me, talk about her tail and all that stuff and about Purvi's sense of humour.
    I do not see any humour in this matter. Just a conspiracy to keep me travelling and away from home.

    But have to admit in all honesty though, that like a puppy I do come back running home and enjoy it (whether or not the kids get a chance to be with mom or not).

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  45. Damn cute pic! Hope you didn't "shoe" ur daughter away after that sock-joke!

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  46. Prerna: of course not--i hugged her :)Found it too funny :)

    Satish: Does that mean you wont help me look for my tail?*pulls a sad dopey face* :D :D

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  47. Heeeeee....both for the joke & and the comment above;-D

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  48. A healthy sense of humor is lacking in almost everyone these days. So nice to see you keeping it alive! Thanks for sharing. :)

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  49. Now isn't Purvi so smart :) Loved the text messages!

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