Sunday, October 30, 2011

... for life

Aadaar Aaadaab Abhinandan Aahar!* (and assalamualaikum)

On Wednesday, as we drove towards the city to have lunch, the M thrust The Hindu into my hands after having picked it up from outside the apartment door. He insisted that we take it with us, so I did and unfolded it while we were on the OMR. An ad that I hadn't seen (given that all my news reading happens via Google News) caught my eye. Here it is for your viewing pleasure (turns out I can't find the original image, so here's one of the programme):


 It's been amazing, can't wait to go back tomorrow. I hope to be back with all the details soon!

PS: Apologies about the messing-up of the previous post. I have no idea how that happened and when I finally saw it, it was too late to fix it. My to-list overfloweth.

Goodbye for now and fee amanillah.

* KBC is the only TV (rather Youtube) program that we watch regularly these days

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

:O I forgot the title!

http://www.lavanyad.com/madmomma/?p=6389 . I am so, so, so grateful that I am content and happy with my marriage and that I love M, alhamdulillah.
17th October, you were ispecial. I’m very grateful. Alhamdulillah.

I’m quite behind now on updating the blog with our weekend getaway. I just hate looking at my pictures so I’ve been postponing transferring the photos from the camera. Sigh.

I’m also behind on a document I’m supposed to create at work. It’s extremely dry and uninteresting, and staring at it for long periods makes me want to go to sleep. I’ve increased the font size, changed the font colour to white and changed the background to a dark blue, it seems to be helping for now.

I’m in a better frame of mind these days, at least a trifle more productive.

The idea of participating in NaNoWriMo is reeling me in. Considering that I’m cooking more often these days, that ARB112 is much more difficult than I thought and this document I’m working on is chewing on the few working neurons that I have, it’ll be a crazy attempt. But I still want to participate... as soon as I figure out what I’m going to write!

A friend finally got out of a marriage where her husband was cheating on her. Another colleague who I hello-hid with told me today that she and her husband separated after five years. Now another colleague pings me and tells me she needs marriage advice – she and her husband got married against her in-laws’ wishes and now her MIL (who’s educated and working) will not let both of them go out together because she’s insecure! Her husband works from home so meeting at office hours isn’t possible. Friend thinks she should just keep going out till her MIL gets used to it but can’t bear the guilt she’ll have to bear this way. And yesterday I read this scary yet inspiring story,

Tuesday, October 11, 2011