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The Starlight Blogger Award

My new blogger friend Karuna has given me a pleasant way to begin this week. My thoughts always resonate with the underlying tone of her posts, and that is why I have her on board. Does that sound selfish? 😉

She has nominated me for “The Starlight Blogger Award”. The primary objective of this award is to highlight and promote inspiring bloggers. The rules of the award are:

1. Thank and link back to the person who nominated you for the award.

2. Answer the questions set to you and then you may create your set of questions for your nominees.

3. Nominate other bloggers.

This is my take on the questions asked by Karuna:

1. What would you say is your starlight gift for others?

Ans: Take my poker face and analogies as gift, they are my best friends while dealing with the situations which I don’t like. Analogies are the best way to win arguments logically.   😉

2. What do you like to do to bring yourself out of a bad mood?

Ans: Retire to a peaceful place for few moments, think, recollect, and come back with a fresh vigor.

3. What was the first book you’ve ever read?

Ans: ‘Room on the Roof‘ by Ruskin Bond was my first book. I read it during my pre-high school days and I somehow liked the ways of it’s protagonist. You should read it to find out the details 😉

P.S.: I did not consider my Raj Comics while answering this question.

4. Who is your hero/idol?

Ans: I have never believed in idolizing a single person, everyone has the potential to inspire us. When observed carefully, even a Hitler can act as a hero.

5. What type of music do you enjoy?

Ans: I wish I had a better answer to this question. I never limit myself to specific genres of music or movies. Whatever appeals to me, enters my playlist. It can be ‘Fear of the Dark’, ‘Whickey lullaby’, or ‘Never too Late’.

6. What is your favorite book and why?

Ans: ‘Great Expectations’ by Charles Dickens has been topping this list since years. The only reason is that I like every aspect of Pip.

7. Do you have a favorite poem? If yes, who wrote it and why do you like it?

Ans.: I have always like Robert Frost’s ‘The Road Not Taken‘. It is one of the most inspiring piece of work I have ever read. It teaches us how a decision, one moment can change our life. This may sound like boasting but, I also like to read some of my own poems sometimes. For e.g. The Silent Footsteps, ‘The Moment of Love‘ etc.

8. What is one healthy habit you wish you could develop?

Ans: Warriors have been trying to stop me from biting nails since ages, but everybody failed to succeed. I wish I can get rid of this interesting hobby which amuses psychologists.

I nominate the following bloggers for this award:

1. Priya

2. Nimmi

3. A spirited diva

4. Stephanie

5. Rareity

The questions for these nominees are:

1. Do you believe in the Omnipotence paradox? Would you like to share your views on it?

2. What is the most crazy thing you have ever thought of doing?

3. Which is easier to find:  Unicorn or true love? 😉

4. If you are given the power to change one thing about this world, what would you change?

5. Which actor/actress should stop acting right away?

Each one of you deserves this award, congratulations.


I like doing crazy things things, and Rekha gave me a one such crazy reason to begin my Sunday with. I am usually allergic to the letter ‘T’ for some reasons known to my good friends, but the task here is to pretend that I am allergic to the letter ‘E’. Allergy has never felt so pleasant. Here is my response to the challenge:

“Days ago, I was in a hut which had marks of a lion’s jaw on its walls. I was sitting on its rooftop and I thought of jumping down. But, that was not a good thinking. I stood up and my hands swung, and I saw golden brown hair on both my palms. Sun was going down that horizon and night was approaching quickly. A sharp and long tooth jut out of my humanly jaw.  I saw nails of my digits turning brown, organs of vision attaining tomato color. I was afraid and I thought of jumping and I actually did that. I hit that wall and my fantasy was lost.”

P.S.: I deserve to get away with some mistakes because this challenge is not that easy as it looks.

Does it look like a 4yearold’s paragraph? 😉

I would like to keep the chain growing, and here are my specific nominations for the award:

1) Asmitha [This is my way to say welcome to the community 😉 ]

2) Pranita [You need such exercises regularly]

3) Izza [I hope it stirs up your happily stable weekend]

4) Alfgarnet [It is surely going to make you feel better]

5) El Rolyat [Present something out of your experiences in Africa]

6) Amanda [Expectations are high after that glittering award ceremony]

7) Erica [You are going to enjoy it]

In addition to this, I welcome all my readers to try out this challenge and post the links below. The formal rules for accepting this award are:

1) Write a whole paragraph ( a paragraph sounds easy right?) without any word containing the letter “e” (still easy for ya?)
2) By reading this you are already signed up.
3) Challenge at least five bloggers to do the challenge. They must do it within 24 hours or it is considered as failure.
4) If you fail or pass, suffer in the Page of Lame.
5) If you win, wallow in the Page of Fame.

6) Please link to Asil Acacio in your post.

Go ahead, show us your creativity. Good luck.



Being in the early years of 20s, I often hear a lot about marriages and commitment. On seeing one of my friends get married, I got that “my team is one player down” feeling. As I say, I can only write well when I feel something. The trending twitter hashtag #MakeMarriageBetterIn4Words is the reason behind this post. If you are looking for stuff like “how to make marriages work” or “How to get rid of dominating husband” etc, This post is going to disappoint you big time. On a lighter note, I still don’t understand why do someone has to ask google to make a marriage work. If you have reached that point where you have to ask google about such issues, you are in deep trouble buddy. Just type ‘how to…’ in google search and you’ll see some astonishing suggestions. I am pretty sure that a lot of you are going to try this in some time. Give a minute to this crazy exercise and your smile may just come out of the closet. Now I realize that I chose a misleading title for this post. Coming to the point, these are my four words to make marriages better:

“Don’t name it marriage”

P.S.: I like to stir up the minds by writing open-ended posts.