Its July 18, 2014
Since I got up in the morning my good damn Nose starts like water flows out of an exploded dam. Somehow got up ready and reached office at 10:30. After having my breakfast, had two tablets. Felt badly feverish sitting under the A/C, I was unable to concentrate on work. Suddenly my friend came calling me for Lunch. I was like – What? I just now had my breakfast!!. Then I realized its already noon 1:30, can’t believe that three hours gone just like 3 seconds. I had the lunch partially and fell asleep in my room until 4:00. Feeling a bit better now. Did face-wash and had a cup of tea. Now going back to office.
There stays a surprise right on top of my workbench above my keyboard . Its waiting just for me to come. It is a Letter!! Yay yay!! from my friend Thuy Dinh who lives in SanJose California USA!! wow wowww lovely!! Its kinda long, she had written a 3 long pages. I read thoroughly, when I am reading through it I feel like she is sitting in front of me and talking to me. Yes hear her talking, I remember her voice from a Skype chat we had over a year back. I think she has been listening to music when writing this letter for me because I can see some song lyrics she have shared in it. Here is the one I liked…
I hope you find the love that’s true
So the morning light can shine on you
I hope you find what you’re looking for
So your heart is warm for ever more
~ “Shine” by Benjamin Francis Leftwich
and then she has shared about her life and a lots of blessings, thoughts, advice and love for me. I am feeling blessed to have such friends around me. Distance is nothing when friendship blooms from our heart. The fragrance of it just travels beyond the oceans. For now I just sent a thanks note to her on Facebook messenger. I will be writing a reply letter to her soon.
Then again started working the time flies. Its 8:00 now, the inner voice says “Hey Rajiv, the climate is chill, It will be nice to go out now and have some hot soup dude!!”. Then why stop? I asked my roommate for a company. But he refused, so now I am going on my own. I checked at hotel ShantiSagar but no soup!!. Then I went to AgarwalBavan, ordered a cup of hot and sour soup. Waiting alone in my table and watching people around me.
In AgarwalBavan, other than their damn slow waiter service, the environment is just a nice place to get friends together and have chit chat fun along with sweets and snacks. Sounds great right? Of course with no doubt the next thought I had is about my Didi, she is my best friend too. I wished to get her to this place on some day.
Now here comes the “Hot & Sour soup”. Ha wow!! the taste of the vegetables in soup at perfectly right temperature added with salt and pepper makes it just awesome and feels really good!!. The fever and cold just flew away like feathers!!. While I am enjoying the soup, there arrived a man and young gorgeous woman in saree with hand full bangles. I couldn’t see her complete face but just cheeks. Some thing inside me says you know her!! you know her!! Oh god who is that? who is that!!! Come on!!! Just show your face, just turn once . . turn turn.
Ahhhh!! there comes a Heart attack!! Its herrrrrr… Deepa… who I thought about a seconds back and who I wished to get to this place someday. Yeah! but I didn’t expected that that “Someday” is gonna be “Today”. Oh my good damn awesome God you never forget to surprise me!! I then shifted from my table and joined with them. She said that she also had missed me today and had thought about calling me here when she arrived, because I stay near by that restaurant.
That reminds be an article that I read in TOI a couple of days back. It says that scientist has found “People with genetic similarity become friends”. But there is more than that, there is an invisible cosmic connectivity between their Souls too, I feel like that so. May be that scientist are in basic stages, they might get it in future ;-) haha … Ok anyway lets stop thinking about it too much and enjoy the present moment.
She then introduced me to her colleague Anoop who is from Kerala. Currently in Bangalore, India International Travel Mart is organizing an exhibition noted by many exhibiting companies, displaying a wide range of travel and tourism services and related it. This is happening for 3 days and today is the first day of the exhibition. Deepa and Anoop also participating there exhibiting their services. She has invited me to her stall in the exhibition. So I have planned to visit on Sunday.
With funny Chit chats along with Hot and sour soup, Aloo paratha and Gobi paratha we enjoyed our dinner. And at the end we finished up our dinner with yummy AgarwalBhavan’s special Jelebi.
And that makes a sweet and lovely ending to this awesome unexpected special day.
Now its Thanks giving time. Thanks to ThuyDinh for the surprise letter, Thanks to my Didi and Anoop for making the dinner awesome and Thanks to the beloved God for giving me surprises and making the day special.
Thanks you my dear blog readers!!
See you later on the upcoming special days…
~ with Love