Bashful? You bet not!

I am a sucker for any kind of personal posts. So, when rads has this tag up on her blog, I knew I would be doing that too. The tag is to post a picture from your wedding album and write about it. Considering I love looking at my wedding pictures once in a while and have even watched my wedding video thrice in the 8 years we have been married it is no wonder I had a fun time looking through the pictures before finding one that would be ‘blog friendly’ in rad’s terms.

This picture was taken at the ‘Oonjal’ of our wedding, an hour or so before the actual wedding ceremony. As K and I sat on the swing with elders in the family taking turns to feed us milk and bananas and throw colored rice balls in all directions to ward the evil eye, I remember enjoying the moment. I also remember being anxious not to spill milk on my lovely silk saree. I remember being very conscious of K being seated by my side. I remember the heady scent of the jasmine strands that adorned the oonjal. I remember Akay standing by the side handing me tissues and reassuring me all was well. I remember being surrounded by family and friends and felt an aura of love and happiness. There is so much of positive emotion whenever I look at this picture. I think some of the happiness is evident in the way my eyes are smiling.

I’d love to see many of my blog friends take this tag. If you do, leave a comment and I will peek in to check.

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29 thoughts on “Bashful? You bet not!

  1. Very nice picture laks. Wishing you many many many more years of the same happiness reflected in your eyes πŸ™‚

  2. Bashful may be not! Beautiful – definitely!!! πŸ™‚
    Will check out your aruvatham kalyanam and ur sathabishekam pics too πŸ˜€ may be attend them too…;)

  3. That is such a beautiful picture! Absolute radiance:) and yes! the aura of radiance and happiness very much there!

    And, I have to add – Agree with Manchus, in one of your recent pics posted – you look as radiant as ever!

    Enjoy! πŸ™‚

  4. Hey.. nice pic and a nice smile too… and this oonjal is quite an interesting and eventful function too.. where everybody trying to throw that yellow and red coloured rice balls over others surrounding … which automatically brings out the smile.. rather than an artificial smile which many wear for reception kind of functions…

  5. A good picture..could recognize the happy feelings in face…wish you had mentioned the date and month of wedding !

  6. Wow! So pretty! And the charming smile!
    He he. I remember myself being there too! How I came to you to match the 'mehendi' on my hands and I was the one keeping nick-names for you and your bro. πŸ˜‰

  7. I remember attending yr wedding it was sometime in june 1st week,I was entering class 11 and came excited to shop for a new school bag at tnagar with my Appa.It was there I met Swetha aka Mrs Ramji first who was my virtual chat friend till such time,

  8. How could we not love this thousand watt smile? This is the smile that comes to mind when I think of you…smile more often πŸ™‚

  9. I second that drishti suthi poodal, exactly the same thought that crossed my mind. awesome,cute with a tinge of innocence.
    (see your tag’s subject has changed:))

  10. @Rads:My pleasure! I knew as soon as I saw your post, I would do it.
    @Bav:Thanks Bav! Wish you would take this tag up too.
    @Suman:Thank you Suman! Taking the tag up?
    @Manchus: Thanks dee! So when can I see your wedding pic?
    @Laks:Thank you! Thank you! Since I was at your wedding I do know how you looked.
    @SK: Thank you! Doing the tag?
    @Apar: Thank you!! All of that sounds way too far in the future right now. But if I do celebrate be rest assured you are on the guest list.
    @JS:Thank you! Now am wondering which pic it was that I posted! you do!!! Thank you for doing the tag.
    @Shy: Thank you! I love to share πŸ™‚
    @Mads: Thank you. Am grinning ear to ear. As always.
    @Shankar: Thank you! Absolutely. My reception pics are no where close to this.
    @Deepa: Thank you dear.
    @ekr: Thank you. It was June 8 yrs back πŸ™‚
    @Shalu: Now am curious. What was my nickname and what was my bro’s?
    @Abinaya: That is interesting. I have a pic of Mrs Ramji in pavadai chattai at my oonjal. Years do fly! K has been morphed to protect his bare chested glory. πŸ™‚
    @Abi: Thank you!
    @Gayathri: Thank you!
    @Sudha: Don’t I always? :p
    @Rupa: Thank you! Looking forward to seeing your post.
    @UL: Thank you. Your smile is no lesser!
    @Someone: Will do. as soon as she is back that is. Reg your other comment on the post I marked private. Point noted though I did not think it was revealing personal info.
    @Sachita: Now that two of you mention it. Will definitely ask K to do it. πŸ˜›

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