Thursday, December 13, 2007

X'mas gift

One of my managers saw this and came and told me
"I need to buy more winter cloths :) "

Tuesday, November 27, 2007

IQ check

Your EQ is 153

50 or less: Thanks for answering honestly. Now get yourself a shrink, quick!
51-70: When it comes to understanding human emotions, you'd have better luck understanding Chinese.
71-90: You've got more emotional intelligence than the average frat boy. Barely.
91-110: You're average. It's easy to predict how you'll react to things. But anyone could have guessed that.
111-130: You usually have it going on emotionally, but roadblocks tend to land you on your butt.
131-150: You are remarkable when it comes to relating with others. Only the biggest losers get under your skin.
150+: Two possibilities - you've either out "Dr. Phil-ed" Dr. Phil... or you're a dirty liar.
What's Your EQ (Emotional Intelligence Quotient)?

Well I am not lying for sure. I have been called a very sensitive person repeatedly.
And even said " hey you guess too easily"
Good to see someone agrees.

Happy after so much self-praise. ( I know its bad but a little self indulgance once in a while)

Thursday, November 08, 2007

Happy Diwali

Wishing you all a fire-cracker exploding Diwali.
and Watch your tails ;)

Friday, November 02, 2007

wishing a nice weekend

Restarting my sketching and blogging after a long long time...
here one wishing you a nice weekend

Sunday, July 29, 2007

8 facts about me

The girl with a big beautiful eyes, tagged me.
I look again, and hey her eye looks big
'cause she is peering at me from a camera lens.

I can imagine what her next request would be.
"Hey can you jump from that high cliff..
I want to take a photo of a guy falling. plzz... :) "

and then a Japanese Beauty tagged me.
She has a great smile, but her pics never show her hands ( holding a baseball bat.. now do the tag or else... )

okie so to the tag
well, everything about me is random, so this one will be easy :)

1. On a moonlit night
friend : hey , the moon is so full and bright. I always feel so strong emotionally on full moon night. Why do all people feel that way.
me: hmm so on a new moon night, you will have no emotions. right ?

yes, I am a master at pulling leg. Though I never do it before married guys and girls.

2. The love affair.
On a moonlit night, I looked at her. She had a shine.
and the words escaped from me , like a silent murmur.
" I Love You"

And then I heard a peel of laughter and someone rolling on the pavement not able to control her laughter. Finally she got up and said : How dare you express your love for your car before me.
Well, dear mustang car of mine, we will always be together.

( as a sidenote, she is getting a new competition soon ;) )

2. Dressing

me ( wearing my new dress): how do I look ?
friend: Like out of stone age
me: hey, in stone age, humans didn't wear cloths.
friend: compared to what you are wearing, they looked better.

Since then I have been doing the rounds of abercrombie and fitch, american eagle, aeropostle ...

3. friends

I like to make good friends.
And for good friends, I am always there to help.
Now if a friend calls me and says, "hey I am stuck 100miles away. Can you come ? "
He/She can be sure I will come there in 2 hrs to pick him up ( driving a rental BMW Z4 or a more pricier car, which ofcourse he will have to pay for)

4. food
friend: how can you always eat out. Don't you get bored
me : how can you always eat @home. Don't you get bored.
friend: home food is so good.
me : yeah it is, but when not you are cooking. Then I prefer restaurant.

I run ....

I like eating out always. Right from my college days. and I love it.
Besides its charity work , helping the poor cooks and waiters make a living.

5. young guy
Couple of female colleagues celebrating the lady finance managers birthday.
I heard a cake being cut and innocently walked in.
so I was given a cake.

me (to the b'day girl) : so how old are you ?
she : you shouldn't ask such a question, you know.
me : you must be 26
she : no I am 31 :-)

I think she turned 35 on that day :-)

A colleague friend of mine and me sitting in coffee breakroom

she : how old are you ?
me : you guess.
she : let me see. 24 ?

I am rolling on the floor laughing. Well she got it way wrong, but usually people get my age wrong by at least 3-4 years.

6. wake-up service
phone rings
my friend picks it up.
friend: hello
me : hi , good morning
friend : but its saturday. why wake me up
me: well I just wanted to trouble you in morning.

Grrr,.... *phone slams down*

I sleep 5-6 hrs a day everyday.
Unfortunately I don't get to see any free night movie screening ( dreams). Some people are so lucky, but not me :(

friend : do you flirt ?
me : no .. no.

will a flirt ever admit that he flirts.
I don't. I just call it passing a few honest compliments :-)
And the best fun is to make someone soar in sky with so many praises and
then bring her crashing down, with a little leg-pulling.
Guaranteed to get you kicked every time :)

8. Mr. Strong
friend : you are so strong
I stand up and suck up all the air trying to show my inflated chest.
friend ( with a smile) : I mean mentally.

I gracefully deflate myself
Well part is true, I do have my low times. Thats about 1 day an year.

Saturday, July 21, 2007


After a long time, got my internet connection back @home.

a few snaps of sunset from a recent trip to sequoia national park

Monday, July 02, 2007

a taste of married life - child safety

My sister has recently moved to California and her kids are joining her.

sis: we need some child safety stuff. so do you know how to cover the heater, so your niece doesn't do her search of america, and discover the heating coil..

ohhh ..

when you need help, you call up the experts.
so I called a friends of mine who has 2 kids.

me: hello, need a help. I need to learn about child protection

friend: child protect.. ohho .. so u don't want a child.

me: hey noo.. we already have a child

friend: what .... hey congrats.. u silent smart guy, when did this happen..

Grrrr.... *cut*

2nd friend

me: hey , do u know about child proofing a room

friend: why ? when did u have one ?

me: no no. not me . my nieces are coming, for their room

friend: figures.. u have a child.. u can't even find a girl, dumb enough to go out with you .. hahaha

me: ok ok .. do u know ?

friend: ofcourse . its simple
take the child away from the room.

Grrrr... *cut*

Monday, June 18, 2007

meeting her

She had flown long and looked pretty tired.
I met her at the airport.
Ohh she looked so cute.
She coyly looked at me, the shy smile lit her face

and then she came near,
a little hesitant , out came those magic words
mama (uncle)

well my niece did recognize the uncle, who had given her cute puppies, which did woof woof , when you pressed a button.

I pick her up in my arms and she promptly cries .
mummy mummy ...

I am more than happy to hand her over to my sis.

and so ended the short meeting.

well the rest is for another post...

Tuesday, June 05, 2007

calvin and hobbes

Another attempt at coloring my cubicle board.
reminds me of one of my old nicknames - hobbes

Saturday, May 26, 2007

the story of a girl's bag

Like a child seeing a rabbit come out of a magician's hat, I have always wondered what will come out next, from a girl's bag next.
Those cute looking bags ...

But don't be deceived by the looks, these bags are stress tested. Have you seen a girl pressing her purse in the midst of an emotional movie scene. Those soft hands can give a 300lb crushing pressure on the poor bag.

So I decided to find more.
now past experience has told me, never to go on a hands-on approach. If you dare touch the bag, the high heals will touch your face.

I started with asking a little help

me (to a married guy): hey can you tell me what all contents you have seen come out of your wife's bag.

married guy: after all these years,
I have seen only contents go into her bag, nothing comes out.
The bag just keeps gobbling and my purse just keeps emptying.

me : can you ask her the contents of her bag
married guy : *shivering* Nooooo!!! .

me : you chicken
married guy : you get married, then you will be (chicken too)

So I decided to investigate myself.

me : hey can you tell me what all, you carry in your bag
she: Nooo !!!
its private

me : hey , you know what guy carries in his purse.
she : yaaa. guys are so unsophisticated.
being a girl is so hard.

me : will you tell me the contents
she : NOO Way

me : Can I peek into you bag and see its contents.
she: if you try, you will get a good swing of the bag on your head.
mind you its heavy and painful

I leave her. her bag looks real big and heavy ( and my head is too soft to handle its blow).

so I decide to ask someone who carries a small bag.

me : hi, can you tell me what all you carry in your bag

she : ohh .. why you want to know.

me : just out of curiosity
she : wells lots of stuff. it depends

me : like what ?
she : lots of stuff

me : like face paper, fragrances
she : gosh you guys are so unsophisticated. we have girly stuffs

me : what are these girly stuffs :D
she : %@!*&(@###$%^@!#~

I am still clueless. But I do know one thing. Girl's bag are heavy and hard and when it hits you, it is painful.

but I did find this.
what is more messy then a guy's room
answer: a girl's bag. thats why she doesn't show it to you.

Friday, May 04, 2007

Dating WII

I hate this orkut. ( and i hate myspace even more)

recently got a message on it from a friend

mr. smart guy: hey are you still Dating WII.

and then a bunch of mails from everyone. Hey congrats finally you are settled. ( ofcourse all these are married friends, who are jealous of me, being single. Grrr...)

In case your are wondering who is wii,

she looks small,
but she is so interesting
and gets me tired everytime.

She is my Nitendo gaming console WII ( more like xbox and PS3)

with friends like these, who needs enemies...

Friday, April 20, 2007

Hakuna Matata

just when you have a bad day,
you should shout

"Hakuna Matata"

and then you smile at yourself.

Saturday, April 07, 2007


If only I had a genie too ...
and my first wish to such a genie ,
hey genie, get me 10 more genies

afterall I have so many dreams, that would need atleast 10 genies, working 24 x 7 :-)

Friday, March 16, 2007


jasmine with her playful pet rajah(the tiger)

Thursday, March 08, 2007

kim possible

A happy Women's day wishes to all those of the better gender, who read this .
This day does have special significance for me too

Saturday, February 17, 2007

a simple wish

It was a beautiful day.
The Temple was full of people.
And the Gods were happy

God was smiling at his people, when all of a sudden , he sees a strange figure lurking around
Now God being God can focus and see through, to the hiding person and
Ohhh Nooo...
what is he doing here.

With surprise, anger and rage, he confronts

God : hey jeseem, what happened ? how come you here ?
Did the sun rise from the West ? Wait I didn't order that

me: ( with that innocent smile) Can't I come to see you

God : Now I do miracles, but this is one miracle that even I am surprised with.
As I remember from our last conversation,
I expected/hoped/prayed never to see you for a long time.

me: I came 'cause, some things, I can get only here.

God : At last you have seen the light.
Tell me , ooh unworthy child, what boon do you ask for ?
Do you want a long life?
Do you want peace ?
Do you want to stop getting kicked my the other gender. Wait I wasn't responsible for that , atleast not completely ;-)

me : well, there is a small immediate matter.

I have heard that I can get good sweets ( candies) and excellent mouth-watering food.

God: HAHA...
mr. smart guy, I knew you would come here for this.
so the devotees who came before you felt more hungry today ( call it divine intervention ;-) )
and so they finished all the food just before you came.

and so I came back home emptyhanded, from my visit to Livermore temple in California.
Guess its better to hit the neighborhood bakers

Wednesday, February 07, 2007

beauty and beast (belle)

more attempts at scratching

the happy belle and the thinking/pondering belle
( of the beauty and the beast)

Friday, February 02, 2007

the little mermaid

started more scratch board. here's one

Saturday, January 13, 2007

tough lessons

here's an instance of a typical class

I am working on Saturday afternoon in office.
My friend walks in.
She dumps her big sack of stuff, cellphones, car keys etc etc.
Then she walks into my cubicle and says

she: 'hi da'.

me : hi abc

she : when I came in, the security guard was staring at me da. cheapo guy..

she: so how do I look ?

she is wearing a black wraparound. she does a complete turn to show me the dress,
then runs her fingers through her hair. ( she has short, not so thick hair, but doesn't ever let a chance go by to show it off :-) )

I give my characteristic smile, then with a guarded
'it is good'

she walks away to her cubicle without saying much.
I get engrossed in my work.
after sometime my messenger buzzes

she: u cheepoo.. what will happen if you give a good comment.

I quit working and walk to her cubicle.
I say hi .
she sly'le gets up and opens a heavy book.
now that is a new one, I had never seen her studying those big books.
and then

the book lands on my head

she: that should teach you to compliment a girl.

me: *ouch*

me :hey I was too mesmerised by your beauty to say anything last time.
you look so stunning da. This dress looks so great on you.
your lucky boyfriend

she is having the satisfied smile of a girl praised

me: only if you didn't have those extra flabs

and then I run ... :-)

Some friends leave there mark on others, she definitely taught me to compliment others,
and to keep a safe distance from heavy books :-)

Monday, January 08, 2007

new year resolutions

Everyone is into drafting new year resolutions, so I have decided to put together my list.

1. Beat the QA/Product Testing guys just before the release.
It is the only way to get my work out

2. Never look at cute girls if they are driving vans.
If you look at the van closely, you will find her kid sitting in the back seat

3. Learn karate or some other marshal art.
It is the only way to get a little bit of space on club dance floor.

4. Encourage my manager to go skying on the roughest steepest ski range.
If he falls and gets hospitalized, I will have a good one month free

5. Try my hands at cooking. Yes I have found a 'bali ka bakra' (scapegoat/laboratory mouse) for my experiments :)
his motivation for joining the experiment : he wants to reduce his weight :)

6. Meet lots of people and make new friends, both real and virtual/chat friends.
Half my present friends have run away unable to bear me or had to be carried away after a breakdown

7. Learn sketching, painting, dancing(salsa), skiing
if only I can find a teacher with the patience

8. Travel , travel, travel... atleast 3-4 countries this year

I resolve to be happy, to do new things and to meet new people.

Wednesday, January 03, 2007

celebrating the new year

how people celebrate the new year

1. a bunch of people, shouting , hooting, merrying away at the music

2. another bunch of people having fun bursting all the new year balloons.

3. one of my friend, at a restaurant on new year nite: hey after 30 the brain starts to degrade. and I will loose all my intelligence.
I doubt if the difference will be noticeable :-)

4. Spending the last month of 2006 making the resolutions and then the whole new year breaking them. Aren't promises made to be broken

Happy new year everyone.
yes yes, it is bit late, but I am still celebrating and I expect my celebrations to last till next year :P