Tuesday, December 04, 2007

Surprise!

Hey Tharini. Hope you had a great birthday. This one’s for you…

Darn! I so thought you would get it since you tagged me to do a Mumbai sunrise photograph. But considering that my mornings start with a little brat who barely gives me time to brush my teeth, I never did get around catching to the sun, especially since my house faces westwards and the building rooftop is locked up at night. So I cheated just a tad and drew you a very, VERY rough version of what a sunrise looks like in my part of the world. I tried a version with an auto rickshaw on the road to give you a further clue about the location of the sunrise but my drawing skills failed me at that point and the attempt ended up in the bin - hence the 'creatively challenged' bit...

16 comments:

  1. I love it! Crayons are the best!

    Happy day, you!

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  2. your handwriting's so pretty!

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  3. I know, nice handwriting! and that was thoughtful of you

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  4. Grafx4:33 am

    awesome handwriting!! i am such a horrible chicken scratch/arabic writer!!! so i really admire people who can write beautifully!!
    sigh...... why didnt i practice more when i was younger!!

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  5. [Talena] Thanks - had to do it while A was asleep though as he is very possessive about his crayons :)

    [Mona/Orchid/ Taamommy] Thanks

    [Grafx] Woman, you create far more beautiful things with your computer and your camera than I ever could so stop fishing... :)

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  6. Rohini, I love the way everyone has commented on your beautiful handwriting very politely steering clear of commenting on your drawing! :)

    Well let me be the first to tell you that I actually liked your drawing too....specially the yellow lines marking the middle of the road! My birthday's in August. Hope that you can send me a hand-drawn card then!

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  7. sweet post, Ro.

    I'm terribly sorry about this, but I've tagged you for something.

    On the bright side, it's one step closer to your 100th post? Right? Right?

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  8. very creative Ro :) and btw i finally got round to doing the judgemental tag. like them old folks say, better late than never.

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  9. Hello,
    Why do only mommy bloggers get birthday cards on your blog ?

    Stop discrimination against non-mommies ! Give me a card too.

    Z.

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  10. Zen dahling...when is yr bday. i'll make you a birthday day...EVEN THOUGH you called me a "worm" :)

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  11. Heh, that is a pretty sunrise!

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  12. zen, pls substitute 'card' for 'day'. *slinks off*

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  13. yes but when i put my hand to paper then people run to get a hieroglyphics decipher!!!

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  14. [Lawyeramma] Well, thank you for the compliment - and of course you'll get a card... though you do know what they say about being careful what you ask for... ;)

    [Y] Er...right (she said while warily edging away from the crazy lady) ;)

    [Aqua] Oh goody - will hop across to check it out...

    [Zen] Give me one first...

    [Primalsoup] Really? Where? :)

    [Grafx] Like I said... fishing... :)

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  15. Dear Ro! I'm sooo sorry for the truly tardy response. Still catching up on things. :)

    And I feel like I committed the biggest super blooper with my whole interpretation of it, which you must admit was quite probable too. :D

    However, your explanation of the why's and what's really made it all come together, sooo mcuh better. And based on that, you are hereby off the hook on the sunrise tag.

    I now know what a sunrise looks like from your westfacing home, and I must say, its as pretty as a picture! :)

    And a small correction...you are a creatively challenged and accomplished mommy blogger!!!

    Thank you sooo much for doing this for me! I just loove looking at that page!

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