Wednesday, September 12, 2007

My Wedding Anniversary

I had promised my fellow bloggers about my anniversary post. So, here it is.
Where shall I begin???

Ok, we met in June 1998 at a computer institute. Actually, all my friends had joined in another institute while my mom compelled me to join this particular one only, as it was on the way to her work place. I went into that institute thinking of all the possible reasons to get out of it. At that time, there was restricted lab hours in some institute. So, I picked that as a reason and asked my counsellor if they follow that rule.

All of a sudden, I heard a voice and a person who was facing the other side turn to me and say that they have unlimited lab hours. Yes, it was my hubby. At that time, I was so pissed and thought who is this nut to spoil all my plans. He was the pricipal of that center and he spoke to my mom in such a way that I was enrolled then and there. (This is what they call as fate I guess!!!).

Months later we proposed. Our parents came to know about it. "B" & me had to convince them. It took a little effort though. Finally they agreed and
we got married on Sep 10th 2000.

I wish to mention an incident that took place during our wedding. When the time came to tie the knot, "B" was not sure what to do. He held the 'thali' (mangal sutra) in his hand and was blinking. People started putting flowers and rice on us to give their blessings. Still, "B" was wondering if that was the right time. I gave him a short lecture about tying thalis and asked him to do it soon. I even bent my head twice or thirce asking him to tie the knot. All my relatives made fun of me that "B" was having second thoughts about getting married to me and that I forced him. Atlast, my 'tubelight' hubby tied the knot.

After that, I came to US the next month and started my life here. Seven years has passed by. Do you want to know how we are now???
We are getting along ok. Happy and contended. So much has changed. We don't have the same prefernces anymore. We differ in almost everything. He is a perfectionist and I'm careless to the core.(opposite poles attract :)) ) I hate it when he gives me long lectures( the gift of marrying my pricipal) and catches me red handed for gobbling up all the chocolates and ice cream. He never apologises for his mistakes. Everytime he would talk in such a way that I would feel guilty that I did something wrong even though it would have been his mistake.

Anyway, in the end I'll be the one who compromises as I cannot be without talking to him for more than an hour. That's b'coz afterall ,he is the one who chiseles me as well as shieldes me in all my difficult times. By this I don't mean to say that he should be my hubby in my next birth also. All I wish is ... to be with him in my next birth also only if we get our roles switched. (so that I can be the dominant one).

As our anniversary was on monday we celebrated on sep 9th as well as it was our reception day. Here is the menu: Vegetable biryani, shrimp saute, fish fry, onion raitha and carrot kosambari.
On sep 10th we were supposed to go to temple. But as "B" was late we went straight for dinner at Ippolitis. We had Garlic rolls, garden salad,Grilled chicken & spinach cannelloni and chicken& shrimp cavatelli. For dessert we had ice cream at home.Here are the pictures.

Finally I'll end my post with our family picture which shows the gift of our marriage......yes, it's KAVIN.

Once again guys...I'm not a great writer, infact a lousy one. I'm really sorry guys if that was too much info. I'm not a good editor...did not know where to cut. Just wrote whatever I felt. So, please bear with me for pouring out everything. BYE BYE!!!


Aruna said...

Kribha, Thx for sharing a glimple of ur life with us... u have written very nicely!! its a beautiful story!!!!

I have missed soo many of ur RCI Karnataka posts... They all look great dear!!! I'm sorry had been tied down with too much work & couldnt keep up with all the new posts :-(

Kriba, that a very recent pic of urs!! its a great picture & u look gorgeous!!!

Belated Anniversay wishes!!!

Asha said...

Kribha, you are sweetheart! Nice to read how you met and been 7yrs ,huh?:))
Arvind and I met as 16 and 18yrs olds!:D
About not preferring the same thing,that is quite okay as long as you don't put down each other and respect each other. Next time he talks down to you, make him look at you and TELL him how that makes you feel when he does! I do that with Arvind,men are little dumb when it comes to emotions, but they don't mean what they say or mean to hurt you.
Food looks yum! Love the Fish fry,if you have taken the photo,post the recipe and send it to RCI K.I have just 3 non-veg dishes so far, fish fry is commonly done in M'lore!:)
You write fine and from the heart, I loved it.WARN your hubby that I will e mail him next time he makes you sad by his words!:D

Happy cook said...

Kribha, thanx for sharing abbout you life with us. I do agree with Asha when she says that is it ok not liking the same things.
And about the family protest.
I met my hubby when i was 19 . Got marries to him when i was 21. It was a big trouble with my family memebers as he was a European. So you can imagien how that was.
Well now we are married for 17 yrs.

Happy cook said...

Hey forgot to write the food for the party looks delicious.
See that is getting old :-)))

Jeena said...

Thankyou for the post Kribha it was a lovely read I love romantic stories :) It certainly looks like you had a great anniversary meal! You look like a lovely family together, I bet your hubby loves having such a talented cook for a wife. :D

Sumitha said...

Kribha I loved what you wrote because it was very honest and from the heart,free from all sugar coated words.You are a real darling!The plate of food looks so good.Hope you have many more fun filled years.

Prema Sundar said...

Hi kribha, First of all belated wedding Anniversary !!!That was a good love story.. Which part of tamilnadu are u from???
Nice spread of dishes... fish fry looks very nice and attracts me.
nice to see ur family photo..

Rashmi said...

Hi Kribha,

Enjoyed reading your 7 yrs story.Very truthful.

Nice photo.Belated anniversary wishes and many more to come.

Good spread too.

Pravs said...

Hey you write so well...i was so engrossed reading all the details :D Looks like you had a great day. Food looks so good.

Matin Toothfairyrecipes said...

Hi Kribha
I loved reading about your cooking and anniversary, dont apologise for writing whatever u feel like on the day. This is what blogging is for.the food look great specially the shrimps.
Thanks for sharing.

Vcuisine said...

Kribha, it is really happy to share our experience with others. You do write well and very stright forward, not decorated with words. That's most important. Good to see you with your little one. Compromise is the secret of happy married life Kribha. Never feel that he is putting you down. There lies the different in our attitude. I am elder to you,so, I took the liberty to write this. And from my 21 years married life, i follow the same, and everyday our happiness grows only. Have a good day my dear. God bless you. Though this comment was late, but not missed :) Viji

Superchef said...

Belated anniversary wishes!!! well written!! :)

Rajitha said...

oh! kribha..that is so guys make an adorable couple and ur son is soo cute :)...and please..u are a good writer...

Kribha said...

Hi Aruna,
I missed your posts so much. Glad to see your comment. I understand, sometimes work can be overwhelming. That's ok. Take your time and start blogging when you can.'Thanks' for your wishes dear.

Bharathy said...

I realllly enjoyed your post..Belated anniversary Kribha!!
Positive approach makes life colorful,dear!!
btw kribha,....cute a irukkinga...esp that wide sirippu :)...nice to see you with your family!!

Sia said...

i seriously donno how i missed ur posts and i am really sorry for that.
u r such a sweetheart kribha. i really enjoyed ur honest writing. what u said is so true, opposites poles attract:) u r a gr8 person and never ever feel u r not gd enough in anyway. from ur writing i can very well understand how u still have that innocence of a child and its a rare gift, so treasure it my dear:)
and coming to eating chocolates and icecreams secretly, do let me know if u find a solution for not getting caught;)
wishing u and ur hubby dear a very happy wedding anniversay(little belated, i am sorry for that:). wishing u all the happiness and peace:)

Kribha said...

First of all, I would like to apologise to all my dear friends for not replying back on time. What happened was...My son rebooted the computer when I was about to publish my long comment. After that I did not find time to do it again. So, I'm really sorry for the late response.

Hi Asha,
Thanks dear for your lovely comment. I was happy to have someone on my side. You are a sweetheart. I showed your comment to my hubby also and he smiled at it.
About the fish fry...I'm not sure if the recipe is a karnataka one. I have posted it already under 'fish fry'. If you have time please have a look at it and let me know if I can post it.Hugs to you :))

Dear HC,
wow....17 years. I'll gladly take any advice from you. Thanks for your nice comment. Also, I'm glad to know more about you.

Kribha said...

Hi Jeena,
Thanks dear. My hubby was making fun of me after reading your comment. This is b'coz he was the one who taught me to cook. But, I'll gladly take your compliments. Hugs to you. :))

Hi Pravs,
Thanks sweetheart. I was not at all confident to post that. I was so unsure if you all might get bored. Anyway, 'thanks' again for encouraging me.

Hi Viji akka,
Yes, I'm going to call you like this only hereafter. Thanks for letting me on your secret. I do agree on that, but I'm so immature to understand it at that point of time (I mean when I'm angry). I guess I have to be more patient. Hugs to you.

Hi Superchef,
Warm welcome to you. Thanks dear for your comments. I'm really sorry for my late reply. Please keep visiting.

Hi Rajitha,
Thanks dear for your compliments. Actually, I was very reluctant to write about me. But, I'm happy that you liked it.

Hi Bharathy,
Romba nandri. Also, 'thanks' for that piece of advice about positive approach. I surely need that. Will try practicing it more.

Hi Sia,
You don't have to be sorry at all. I was so happy to read your comment. 'Thanks' for your kind words. You call me innocent??? Oh no...not you too. Many people have told me this. I know everybody means it in a good way. But I always feel as though I'm immature and that's why people feel that way about me. is my secret about not getting caught. I replace the finished one with a new one. I would tranfer half or more of the contents from the new container to another regualr box and put in some secret hiding place. My hubby has never caught me so far. I've been successful so far. Hope he dosen't read this comment.
I know I have to change. I'm so bad. I just can't keep myself away from sweets.

Sirisha Kilambi said...

Hi Kribha...Just read your story dear......U are indeed a sweetheart....How many girls are like you these days...ppl fight back soon...Tell your husband that he is lucky to get a gem of a person like you.......and that he should give extreme care and love......
I really wish you switch roles in your next birth :-)))
Lots of love......Belated Anniversary wishes dear...Ur son looks cute :-)
And abt the dishes....They look yummmm yummm yummmmm......Wonderful arrangement :-)
btw..where are u in US...?

Sia said...

hey sweetie:) immaturity and innocence are totally different concept:) so dont feel bad when someone calls u innocent coz its a best compliment anyone can get. i meant it to be compliment and i ams ure u know that already:) i will be thrilled if someone calls me innocent but i dont think its gonna happen anyway;)

Kribha said...

Hi Sirisha,
wow...thanks dear for all of your kind words and wishes. I'm in atlanta for the past 3 years. Before that I have been roaming around.

Hi Sia,
I know dear that you meant it as a compliment only. You are a such a sweetheart. Everybody who says this to me mean it in a good sense only. But I feel like immaturity that b'coz of the way I behave.
Anyway, thanks dear for all your kind words. Love you and hugs.:))

Pragyan said...

Hi Kribha, Thanks for the comment on my blog. Loved reading your story, very well written and very sweet. Belated wishes for your anniversary and many more years to come. You remind me so much of one of my friends..she is also like you from what I can determine about you from the post. Nice to know you.

Kribha said...

Thankyou so much Pragyan dear. Am I reminding of your friend? What's her name? Maybe I do know you. Let's see. Nice to have you here again.

Kribha said...

Thankyou so much Pragyan dear. Am I reminding of your friend? What's her name? Maybe I do know you. Let's see. Nice to have you here again.

Inji Pennu said...

Oh Kirbha, that was such a lovely post....! Lovely post! Wow!

Kribha said...

Hi Inji,
To get such a comment from a great writer like you, means a lot to me. THANKS.:))

Sharmi said...

you look very cute Kribha:) and your lil one too!!

Kribha said...

Hi Sharmi,
Thanks dear. You are such a sweet heart. Sending you a virtual hug.:-)

rv said...

Hi Kribha, That post was very interesting and I had a nice time reading it, especially the part where you wrote abt next life switching roles:)) know what, I too wish the same in my case;)

Kribha said...

Hi Rv,
Happy that you didn't get bored by the post. Switching roles? You too? Ha ha hah.