Category: Random Thoughts

A precious angel and an even precious father

Today as I give birth to my baby girl and gift my husband a precious angel, 🙂

i have only one thing to tell him, please hold my baby as preciously my dad holds onto me.

I want my precious one to experience the same assurance and love my dad gives to me his daughter from my baby’s dad, my dearest hubster!

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If you wish to have something; You have to work hard to get it, No matter what!!

We went to Vizag for a short stay. My very own hometown. 🙂 Vizag is always a bliss! The nature simply marvels U. 🙂 Its the best place!

Andhra Pradesh  being seperated, It has seen a sudden splurge of Hi-Fi people swarming to Vizag. The next sophisticated place to Hyd in United Andhra.

The real market has taken a sudden drastic plunge and is raising even more.

Dad took us to the Vizag IT – SEZ and we could only wow the location, envy the lucky fellows who could get to work there 🙁

We were looking around and I expressed my desire of having a home in such nature hugging place. And all my dad said.

My dear daughter, If you ever feel like having something, You should strive to get that.

Those words jolted me. Why? Those were simple, straight-forward and very common words, Right?

My dad is one person who doesn’t rush or go after worldly pleasures. He strongly believes there is no dearth for desire in this world. No he is not a sanyasi. He knows how to be content with what he has.

I pride myself in thinking that I think like him coming to worldly things.

What gives us immense happiness is charities (within our limits of course 🙂 Sometimes oh yeah many a times its others necessities that come before our desires 🙂 )

When he said those words I felt he was right. As I mentioned before, He knew how to be content.

Hmmmm …..

With my dads words I was jolted to reality. I realised that all the while I was expecting everything to be rosy and ready without any work from my side.

Well realisation that I must be having dreams and also work my ass off to fulfil them too.

Suddenly everything is clearer. Whenever I spoke about me having a small setup of my own, a small car and a nice cozy house was all I needed and am not ambitious like my brother, he always kept mum.

But one day my brother suddenly said “I will pamper your kid like anything and he will want a lot of things that you don’t want and you will have to work harder and dream higher to fulfil his wishes!”

My brother never fails to stumble me such statements and all I could say “how evil of you!!”

But now I realise he wants me to dream bigger and give justice to my potential and not laze about as I planned originally!

Hmmmmm … Well that fellow was always beyond his age and owing to the fact that he had little time in this world, He never did anything he regretted nor did he not do anything that made him regret of not being able to!

Lived his 17 year life to the fullest giving complete credit to himself and his dad and mom to tag along behind him happlily.

Well he met the prime minister, how many could achieve that? And what not the prime minister gifted him his pen. How few of them could dream of that?!

Attaching his pic with the prime minister. He was a NCC CADET for the year 2010, the same year he was taken away from us.

.Aditya with prime minister

Hmmm and what did my dad do after he lost his dearest son, best friend, his smile?!

He started an open state championship on his son’s name and wants to continue to inspire and encourage skaters all over the state and worked to get the AP overall championship trophy named after him.

After 3 consecutive years, the rolling shield stays with VISHAKHAPATNAM! 🙂

Vishakhapatnam which we represented many years in skating and also where we were born and brought up!

Dad with overall championship trophy

Thats my dad with the trophy!

Well thats my dads first dream after his son’s passing away and he fulfilled it!

Thats how he does it, set himself realistic (realistic for him BTW) goals and work towards them.

Well at the age of 25, I still believe with the complete confidence of a 5 year old “MY DAD CAN DO ABSOLUTELY DO ANYTHING! EVERYTHING IS POSSIBLE FOR HIM!”

My aim / greatest dream in life has always been “my kids should love me and think of me atleast half of what I/we think of my dad”

🙂 My dream always, ever since I completely understood the greatness, humbleness of dad!

To you dad, mom and dearest aditya; as today I become a mother, hold preciously hugging myself for the baby within me, unconditional love to all of you! And to Satish my hubster for the unconditional support I have within and from you 🙂

Along with my greatest dream to fulfil, I realise I have to dream about more materialistic things and also achieve them! 🙂

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Vote – My investment for the coming five years

There is nothing like the satisfaction of voting. 5 years back I voted for the first time and the kick of being able to execute my fundamental right for the first time cannot be expressed in words :).   Now after 5 years voting the second time gives me the same amount of excitement and content I have experienced earlier. 🙂 I feel strongly the right to vote must be exercised every time we are given an opportunity. After all this is not what for the FREEDOM STRUGGLE has been for. Is this not for, the right to rule, the right to choose our ruler that many freedom fighters from Jhansi Lakshmi Bai, Chatrapati Shivaji to Bhagat Singh, Netaji Subash Chandra Bose laid their lives. Are we not supposed to celebrate our victory by exercising our vote, Oh yeah we might have different priorities, opinions to choose our representative. But are we not supposed to contribute our opinion very strongly??? And how can we do otherwise than to vote to have our voice heard??!!

Their lives should not have been laid in waste 🙁

We as the generation who have not been needed to experience the tyranny of the Britishers and others can only appreciate/THANK them by casting their vote. Oh yeah we have to stand the long Queues, bear with the HOT sun! But one single day for a couple of hours is nothing compared to our fore-fathers efforts of over 200 years. Thinking of it, can we call it even a discomfort???

Today’s casting my vote is very precious, expecting with my baby due, I am having an even bigger responsibility to ensure my and his future to what I think is the best. By casting my vote, i have secretly voted from both of US. 🙂 Thats an even wonderful feeling.

This post in Eeenadu Hyderabad city edition got me very happy and excited. Oh come on!! A lady of 102 years who has been exercising her vote each and every time after the independence and will continue to vote even if her body does not support to even walk.
She clenches her fist and says  “This vote … is my right the country has given me” 🙂 Isn’t she an inspiration to all of US???
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Image and news courtesy: EENADU (http://archives.eenadu.net/04-30-2014/district/hyd-panel6k.jpg)

When I see the birds calling me to refill water. Yes … literally calls me. The pigeon generally drinks water and leaves. But if there is no water, it looks at me, pecks on the bowl to draw my attention and looks at me. When I refill and move away, it comes back to drink. 🙂 Though this little exercise of the birds interacting with me fascinates me, it also makes me feel bad that we humans are responsible for their plight by occupying their land and not caring for the natural reserves and destroying them. We are choosing such short-sighted leaders who do not have the minimum concern or the awareness towards nature. In a way we are representing everything :(. This time I decided to vote keeping in mind everything!

VOTE FOR MY FUTURE!! ITS MY INVESTMENT FOR THE COMING FIVE YEARS!

Well the candidate I voted for might not win, BUT not every investment we make need not be fruitful! What matters is I have contributed and my vote is the little token of proof of MY FREEDOM! 🙂

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Lets vote to show the world our rights!! 🙂

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