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Amidst umpteen cups of coffee, cackles of laughter, poor jokes cracked, told and untold stories, my trousseau packing continues...
So far no one has noticed that its 3:00 am!
Just nine more days to go! On the outside, I seem to put on this brave front, no tears, no nostalgia nor fear. But on the inside, there is a storm waiting to break loose. It is going to be tough...very tough. The three days of mehendi, sagai-sangeet and then the wedding. The bidaai is going to be the most difficult one. I am not sure how I am going to handle it all. Mom crying, dad shedding silent tears, sister looking on frantically...its going to be weird. 
And before the dam breaks loose, there is so much to look forward to!  The crazy sangeet-dance sessions have begun. Food, clothes, jewelery, decoration being discussed. What pranks lie in wait...well only time will tell! 
[This is my last post before I tie the knot...more will come in the form of words and images!]

And the Titanic sank!

[Pic taken only for editorial purposes. I am not the copyright holder of the pic!]
Recently I was browsing through my hard disk and I came across this long forgotten folder. I clicked to see what it held. ‘Titanic’. It was the film ‘Titanic’. I am not much of a movie person but this film was a good one. It had Leonardo Di Caprio who as Jack Dawson was very endearing. Kate Winslet was gorgeous in the film.

But this post is not about the film! It is about my cousins, the six of us including me. Now I was in the seventh grade when this very film had released. With summer vacations on, six of us had created a lot of ruckus, running out of ideas of what to do or play. So we were sent to watch this film. Now when I look back, I just wonder, how in the world did our folks allow us to go for TITANIC? Of course they found out about the nude scenes and the elaborate love scenes much later. And no, we did not tell them.

So it was a random day when my aunt packed us into her Maruti 800 and dropped u…