Aren’t you giving a gift to my Blog on its birthday? I said to my husband as we were having our breakfast.
Aye, you seem to be having weird ideas, he mocked.
Well, I may have to repeat what I have been saying in the recent past, I said.
What’s that? He said clearing his plate .
That times have changed and people are celebrating even their pets’ birthdays and showering them with gifts of all kinds, I reminded.
That’s the most ridiculous thing, I ‘ve heard, he guffawed. By the way what are the gifts like? He said next.
Ranging from silver anklets, gold chains and fur coats, I said.
Fur coats in Chennai? He said shocked.
Probably to prove how much they love their pets, I laughed.
Prove to whom? ‘Their’ friends or their—
Enough of joking. Now come to the point and tell me what are you gifting my blog on its sixth birthday? I reiterated.
O.K. Let me think. I feel the best thing to gift on ‘someone’s’ sixth birthday is a set of six designer glasses and you can use them, he said after thinking hard.
What will I do with those six glasses, we already have more than we require, I said disappointed.
Wait, you know I love fruit juice and hereafter you can make juice with six different fruits, probably include tomato as well and use the glasses on a daily basis. You know in that way we can make the best use of the glasses as well as the juice maker I had gifted you on your last birthday, he suggested. ’You know it will also save me the trouble of peeling and cutting them everyday’ he added.
His suggestion left me dumbfounded
n.meera raghavendra rao