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Rakshabandhan and the following commotion

Sis was here for Rakshabandhan. It had been six years since she tied Rakhee around my wrist and six years since she got a present from me. So she decided to come over to Chennai from Pune, the second reason  being more compelling I believe. And it happened. Fair. Oh, and yes, special thanks to Shruti for arranging for her accommodation.

She had to leave yesterday at 11:45am. We had returned from beach after a futile attempt to see the sunrise (I had never seen the beach so cloudy) and were quite understandably a bit, well, tired. It was 8:30am. I lay down on my bed, thinking that we will leave around 10. It was then that slumber took over. I woke up, saw the watch. 11:30am. Fuck! The train was about to leave in 15 minutes and we were kilometers away from station! I called sis just to find that she too was comfortably asleep. I told her to glance at her watch. “Shit” was what I heard next.

Ya, so we missed the train. All sorts of plans were made, from alternative connecting train routes to bus journeys. We finalized on a flight scheduled at 4:45am from Chennai.

A lot of hectic hours later, when everything was re-planned and I assured her that it was okay, I got some peace. Neta accompanied us to the airport. Standing near Sharav with the call taxi waiting, we had a small shot of Absolut vodka, raspberry flavour  🙂 Sis said it was like a cough syrup 😛

The last three days while she was here had been nice. I showed her the most of my campus, with pride. Its beauty was one thing she simply couldn’t deny, not even for the sake of not agreeing to my point. I liked that! To top it all, I got a message from her when she reached Pune, saying “Ganga wing rocks for sure”. Ah!

  1. Bulla
    August 18, 2008 at 7:46 pm

    ‘Fuck’ says the Bro,
    ‘Shit’ says the Sis!

    ‘Travel-by-train’ plans the Bro,
    ‘Travel-by-flight’ planned and implemented by the Sis!

    ‘Vodka’ tastes Vodka for the Bro,
    ‘Vodka’ tastes Syrup for the Sis!

    Be it whatever, Gangasters rock,
    …their siblings think likewise too!

  2. Naren
    August 18, 2008 at 9:44 pm

    I wish I could share your sentiments about Ganga! 😛

    Nice read! 🙂

  3. August 18, 2008 at 9:46 pm

    @Bulla: The train and flight thing was slightly different.

    @Naren: Fuck you! Thanks!

  4. Bulla
    August 18, 2008 at 10:05 pm

    wat i meant was – she slept so as to intentionally miss the train :P. bhaiya ke gift ke list mein ek flight ka trip bhi jud jaaye 😛

  5. August 21, 2008 at 12:00 am

    Couldn’t spend even an evening together
    😦
    sorry

  6. neelangana
    August 22, 2008 at 12:18 pm

    @topic: sneaking a peek in ur life was a rather more compelling reason :p

    @Bulla: didn’t look at that aspect…would have been a nice option…missing a train 4 a gift..lol

    @Moli: 😦

  7. neelangana
    August 30, 2008 at 3:22 pm

    all said n done….i will n do miss iit-m!!!

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