One year. One million memories.

This day last year, my lovely sis crossed over the threshold from being single to married. As K and I gave her away in marriage to the handsome bridegroom, our hearts overflowed. With joy, with sadness, with expectation. Watching her step into the car that took her away to her in-laws home, I ached. I remembered my first day at my in laws. It was chaotic and alien. I hoped she did not feel that way and she would learn to assimilate quickly.

Every time I called her in the past year my antenna was tuned to picking up signals of disquiet. Slowly, the frequency of my calls and worry lessened. My sis was truly and happily married.

Today sitting in my cozy sunlit living room I wonder if it was OK to wake her up early to wish her. My heart is full of love and good wishes for the couple. As I remember the day that was, I hope they are reliving the good and the bad and avowing to fall in love all over again.

So, my dearest sis and bil. I hope your day is full of love and happiness. I hope the year ahead brings you closer in every way. I hope to see you both soon in Philly.

You are in our thoughts today.

11 thoughts on “One year. One million memories.

  1. Do pass on my anniversary wishes to kutty 🙂 Hope her honeymoon period lasted all year and many more years to come 😀

    @Apar: Will do. I think she did see your wish on FB.

  2. nice coincidence lakshmi !!! Today is our wedding anniversary too ( 10 years now) !!! We wish your sister and BIL abundant joys on their happy wedding anniversary ! You are right !! 1 million(and more) memories it is !! 🙂


    @Gayathri: Wish you and your hubby a very, very Happy Anniversary too though belated. Hope you had a lovely, lovely day!

  3. wishing them lifetime of happiness, love for each other, good health, wealth, friends and family..God bless

    @Shy: Thank you. Will pass your wishes on.

  4. Congratulations to your sis and bil. Wishing them life time of togetherness.

    I can relate to how protective you are/were with your sense.

    @Suman: 🙂 Isn’t that why God created big sisters? 😀

  5. Laks,

    Congratulations to Kutty and your BIL on their first anniversary. Wishing her many many many more years of married bliss.


    @Laks: Thank you!

  6. Congrats to Kutti & your BIL. Wish them a happy journey togther forever!

    BTW, the picture of Thamboolam with lots of Malligapoo is good and very apt.
    Very refreshing to the eyes!

    @Manchus: Thank you. Will pass the message on.

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