Sari now coming to my vacation:

Saturday : I spent some time at home….arranging some things..which were misplaced by appa and cleaning the showcase.Ofcourse with continous phone calls from

Jai…he left only on saturday night…avar enna vida mosam..he came home only by 5…appada…enaku lalli pola avaruku yaro nu oru sandosham..but everytime he

comes late if he is travelling alone….

Sunday: We have a house in Chromepet..adha tenants vacate pandranga..so visited that place to check if everything is fine..new tenant came on the same day and took

the agreement form and made a new copy…We started to choolai(my sil’s house for lunch) along with my bil and cosister…in between getting sweets,fruits,horlicks

and poo.Sil’s hubby had undergone a operation..so avara nalam visarichitu…Jaiyoda other 2 mama’s were in the shop…so went to purasakkam and met them too…after

lunch.We left choolai by 4.15 ( 4.30 – 6 is ragukalam)…and reached perambur…cleaned the house and prepared everything for Pooja..Yes Bil’s brother ku June 2

mottai..so as per our custom they say muneeswaran and kateri kumbidanum…we cooked some non-veg and did pooja two times..had dinner and left perambur by 8

pm..reached Tambaram by 9.30…sema velai nalla thookam…this day anu was caught with cold as we travelled in AC car (to and fro).Mil and Jai stayed back in

Perambur.

Monday:Jai came from Perambur after leaving MIL in Sil’s house..took bath and we 4 – amma,appa,me and Jai- left to chromepet.Clean panna varen nu sonna lady

escape…last minute nangaley clean panidalamnu…kai vechadhu thaan micham….cleaning was so tough…and everything got over by 2…then from there me and Jai

went to Annanagar by bike…hubby’s friend and booked a laptop which my chithi wanted to gift someone…so laptop vangitu chithi veetuku – Tambaram return varum

podhu time was 6.30..adhuku appuram OS pottu..venumdra application ellam install panni mudika 8.30 pola..chithappa came …tiffin saptu pongama nu avar

solla..angaye dera potachu…night amma called..enna velu sapida varalaya..appa waiting nu….sari nu thirumba amma vetuku(next street thaan)..vandhu appa kooda 2

idli (avaroda satifaction kaga thaan pa)…..saptu paduthom…11pm….kumbakarniyatum thookam…

Tuesday : Kanney thiraka mudiyala….we got up around 9.30…kulichitu,saptu,marched towards Tambaram shanmugam Road…to get gift for chithi for her house

warming function..oru nalla Pillayar padam,then anuku school bag -2 , water bottle -1 and adhu yarukum theriyama oru rubber sutuduchu..ellathaiyum eduthutu moved

to Chromepet Naidu hall….Bil’s son mottai adika nalaiku poganum..so got him a toy and 2 set of dresses …one in jean and other normal one.Afternoon Jai had to go

and meet LIC agent..edho money transaction..so enna veetula vitutu…again he left to Choolai…returned home by 8pm.Naliku thirutani poga..appa had booked

ambassador….5.30 ku vandhudum….so get up by 4.30 and get ready nu appa sonnar….early morninganu thoonginen..

Wednesday:We need to be in thirutani by 8…so started by 5.45 thaan….anu kulika kooda illa due to cold and fever..pogum podhu avaluku vera orey vommit….saree

vera potadhula inum kashtam…some how managed to reach there by 8.30 ..irangi bus stand ku poi..thatula veka..apple,mambazham,banana,vethalai pakku,poo ellam

fresha vangitu room ku ponom..tiffin was ready…saptachu..9-10.30 nalla neram…first mottai adikardhu….adichachu..edho problem aanadhula ennaiyum

ukaravechi….poo mudinu soli padhi mudi vetiyachu..then kulichen..kadhu kuthiyachu..thatu ellam dress ,fruits vechi koduthen…started to kovil…nalla dharshan..12.30

kellam room ku return vandachu…Jai’s brother insisted..lunch saptu thaan poganumnu…appa left immediately after ear boring.nalaiku chithi veedu house warming..so

on the way thatha paati pick up pananum from panapakkam.Lunch saptu mudichitu we started by 2.30….Jaiyoda chithi and chithappava kanchila drop

pannanum..avanga veetuku pogum podhu…4..chumma vara mudiyuma..mela poi oru cool drinks and poo ellam vechitu…panapakkam noki ponom..it was half an hour

travel thaan..informed aaya and thatha to be ready…we reached there by 4.30…current ila…fulla sweating…thatha sitting in thinai..yen ma madhiyam sapatuku varen

nu solitu ippadi panna…sari enna thatha..ippa sapidanuma..podunu…aaya had kept – katharikai karakozhambu,verum rasam and murungai keeri poriyal..nalla

saptom….we both were like malai pambu..atleast adhu oorndhu pogum..engalala adhu kooda mudiyala…veedu elam potitu veliya pona …ellarum visarika vandhachu..it

was 5.00….thatha poganum..innoru naal vandha pesiko va velunu thitinar..so ellarukum big bye solitu started…Tambaram vandhu sera….6.45 irukum…..Chithi was

waiting for us…jai was supposed to leave the next day early mng 4.30 flight.house warming ku illa…chithi said..veeu paka kootitu vara sonnar chithappa ..be ready

nu…15 min ready aagi chithi veetuku ootam…chithappa ready in car…velachery la veedu….sema traffic…hope u guys know abt the medavakkam road..poi senrdhom

8.pola…15 min la veedu suthi parthutu….next to REX shop …took dress for Jai(for grahapravesam and also for thambi marriage)…chithi enaku saree koduthanga for

grahapravesam…returned home by 10.30.Left Jai and anu to sleep..

Thursday : (wednesday night continuation)went with amma to chithi house to keep everything ready for next day….varavangaluku gift koduka ,stove ,vilakunu ellam

adikivchitu naanga veetuku pogum podhu 2.30 ….we need to start by 5 in the mng again.vandhu oru kutti thookam..kannu thiraka mudiyala…jai 3.30 ku kilambanum..so

avar anupa ezhundhu…kulichitu 5 ku started to velachery..function went on well..believe or not….kal semaya veengi pochu…returned home after function by 11.45

am….vandhu paduthadhu thaan theriyum…got call by 2…be ready we need to go to kanchi for saree selection for kalyana ponnu..meantime i logged in cmoms..chatted

with some frens..so 4 ku we left to kanchi..5.15 ku kanchila…2 shops la parthom..pidikala..then to kumaran silks in kanchi…saree kidachidhu..eduthachu..time was

9…went to saravana bhavan…had dinner and returned home latenight 11.30 or above…adha paka kooda thembu illa..

Friday : Today is most busy day that I ever had…we need to leave to kanchi again…and take saree for us and chithi’s relatives…almost 40 pattu sarees..onnu edukavey

pranam podhu…40dhaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa….mng tiffin aachu…11.30 pola purapatom..indha time we decided engayum alaya koodadhu..only Babu shah in

kanchi….enga 3 sisters and one mama ponnuku same color – thamarai poo color saree…different design adha select panna thaan time aachu…mathapadi we quickly

selected the other 30+ sarees after lunch @ saravana bhavan…..purchase mudika evening 8 aagiduchu…aaya called from home…..night sapatuku veetuku vareengala

veliyavanu…we said neenga saptu padunganu….then again review..with some exchanges of sarees….anga irundhu kilambum podhu….9.30…..vandhu valajabadh la

chinna hotel la saptu veetuku vandhom..time was somewhere around 12 nu ninaikiren.

Saturday : Innaikachu rest edukalam nu idea panen…amma shouted…nee marriage ku munnadi thaan vara..dress edachu eduthu theka koodadha…nighty ketiya va

nadiu hall poitu varalam nu..amma konjam latea polamanu solitu…11.45 ku kilambinom…pondybazar naiduhall la nighty and palandhu ellam vangitu….pakathula balaji

bavan la meals..rathna fan house la oru ceiling fan…chennai silks la enaku 3 chudi..pothys la anu bday ku 2 dress…then to sundar metals..to get muruku kuzha and some house hold…vangitu angadi theru vazihya nadandhom…..innaiku engaloda velai…so relaxeda pannom…

Sunday: Innaiku veeta vitu veliya poga matennu mudivu panen…so inaiku ooruku poga things pack pananum..enakum anuku serthu check in 40kg…so 25kg idli rice,5 kg pacharisi,2 kg puli,2 kg double deer basmati rice,muruku and kanki vathal..ellam pack paniyachu..appa was warning..weight paruma jasthiya iruka podhunu..i said alandhu thana pa iruku..so no problem nu…amma brought 2 covers…one kezhvaragu maavu and kambu maavu…kadavuley venamanu solitu..closed the bag..I did nothing…except chit chat with both aaya and parents…evening thambi oorku ponan..solitu poga vandhan…both akka’s came online….avanga kitta romba naal kalichi 2 hrs kitta pesinen..ellarum thoongitanga..naan padukum podhu 12.10…happya thoonga ponen.

Monday : Today I need to WFH….7-4 I was online..with some meeting with Manager…..and replying to mails….and official works…4 achu….laptop close panitu ….chithi kita solitu vara poren..aaya also came with me….rendu perum poi pesitu veetuku 7 ku vandhom..seekirama tiffin saptu konja neram rest eduma nu amma said….thirumbi ammava oru murai..again Lalli crossed my eyes…restanu….checked all the bags again..edachu miss panitenanu…avalo thaan..I am ready..ini vacation nu varamatennu solitu ..nanum ammavum sirichitey paduthom…night 10.30 ku call vandhuchu..ur flight had been preponed from 4.50 – 4.30 nu..sari again travelsa call panni..3 kellam cab book paninom…i woke up @ 2.30…kulikala…..aaya was also ready..Thatha had left on friday itself(Note aaya and thatha – amma parents)….so started….got ready …anu ku dress change panen..amma poo kondu vandhu thalaila vekka…konjam dhukam thondaiya adachidhu….veliya katala..sari aaya varen nu appa aayaku solitu…naan,anu and ayya..followed by appa and amma…amma was holding my hand while in car..bathirama poma..pona udaney call pannu.kuzhandaiya parthuko,adikadha avala….nalla porumaiya sollu..all advice….started crying..veetuku vandhiye oru naal ozhunga unaku samchi poda mudiyalanu..aaya said..pogum podhu yendi aazharanu…sari ma inoru murai 10 days leave potu varen nu sonen…amma said vandhuda kindhuda poranu…car started…..amma kept on waving…paavam…I really felt pity…appa was in first seat..me,anu and aaya @ back…Thoughts flooded my mind…amma voda amma also left along with me…but amma was more keen on me and anu…avangala gavanikala..oru velai anuvum perusana nanum ponnu pathi thaan kavalai paduvena ammava kanduka matenanu thonuchu….kanla slighta thanni….reached airport..aaya was in car itself..appa came till departure gate…check in panitu,boarding pass vangitu..bid good bye to appa…appa had to go leave aaya in panapakkam and come back…Pavam indha appa ku indha vayasulayum rest illa…avar pora varaikum parthutu security check in…waited for flight….boarded..landed..Jai picked us up…now….finished blog

Idhuku peru thaan unga oorla vacationa??????????????????????????????

-Vels