I have been missing for over a month now, and in my opinion, with good reason! This is probably the first real unforced blogging break I have taken in my 5-year old blogging career. That’s right. Five years is a long time, isn’t it? Since my break coincided with my bloggy birthday, I didn’t even blog on that day. October 16, five years ago, I was bitten by the blogging bug! I have a special relationship with my blog. I blog when I am happy, when I am sad, when I am frustrated, when I am angry. But very rarely do I blog when I really have nothing to complain about, brag about, crib about or rant about. Today, I am doing exactly that, perhaps for the first time in five years.

This month has gone by in a flash. I don’t even remember what exactly happened in this time, what with the wedding, the honeymoon, the house visits, and the second reception. Just when I was getting used to the idea of being married, I was back at work and drowning in an ocean of work! Sigh! A girl can’t even take a decent break and enjoy the first month of marriage! Such is life! The only thing I do remember of the last month is that there were rains, rains and more rains.

You see, I share a rather special relationship with the rains. The rain gods seem to want to participate in every event in my life. It rained when I was born. Oh, sorry! It poured buckets and the entire city was flooded the day I was born. Twenty nine years later, my mother still recounts the horror story to all and sundry. It rained on my first birthday as well apparently. Actually, it rains practically every birthday. A bit difficult to escape that seeing as I was born in October! More recently, the rains decided to grace the earth with their presence the day I left home for the first time to go to France. Again, it rained the day I joined my first (and current) job. I don’t remember a single landmark event in my life where rain was absent.

Being such a beloved child of the God of rain, any wonder then that it rained on my wedding day? The day dawned bright. Actually, my wedding happened when the day was just dawning. But, it seemed a bright and sunny day like any other. The wedding ceremony ended around 6 and we were spared some time to rest. The next thing we know is that the skies are darkening, 7 AM resembles night and that the skies have opened up and it’s pouring! Whatever happened suddenly? A lot of people called in to say they were stuck at home (or on the road in one case) because of the sudden and heavy downpour. Divine benediction maybe?

Anyway, after a self-imposed blogging break of over a month, I am back. As I have frequently promised in the past, I hope to be slightly more regular at blogging that in the past few months. Anyway, until then….ciao!

And am back!

5 thoughts on “And am back!

  • November 2, 2011 at 11:24 pm

    Hi Amrutha,
    First, Many Congratulations on the wedding!
    A very nice blog indeed! I have found myself reading your blog fairly frequently and what is refreshing to find is the spontaneity and an honesty in each post.
    I have recently started blogging(http://www.karmicsymphony.com/).Been hardly a month. It is quite an achievement to be consistently blogging for 5 years. I draw inspiration from that.
    Best regards

  • November 3, 2011 at 12:13 am

    There is song in the csi hymn book, ”
    Showers of blessing showers of blessing we need Mercy drops round us are falling but for the. Showers we plead”. So in your life too let there be showers of blessing.

  • November 10, 2011 at 4:05 pm

    Welcome back 🙂 Five years is a long, long time!! The good thing about blogging is we can blog as often or as infrequently as we can, and then start again and find the neighbourhood is still there, the blogosphere is still the same.

    • November 10, 2011 at 9:57 pm

      So true IHM. I am back…hopefully I’ll be more regular from now!

  • December 23, 2011 at 9:09 pm

    breaks are an essential element of blogging..as long as we keep coming back 🙂


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