Holiday time!! I have 10 days of holidays, no work. Absolutely no work!!! Relieved that I would have some breather from work, but no plans of vacation yet. Something spontaneous maybe.
The year has been "lucky" as our Honorable Home Minister P Chidambaram mentioned. Why? No bombings people!!!
I saw Nanos on roads. They are so cute and adorable. Overdose of Saifeena on TV. It was also abysmally entertaining to see Rakhi Sawant's swayamvar. An Indian origin scientist Venkatraman Ramakrishnan got Nobel Prize and as usual we all shamelessly started owning to him, only that unlike Sunita Williams, he came back strongly. Mr Obama made speeches everywhere and got himself the Nobel Peace Prize.
Yeah!! many more such interesting events was witnessed in 2009.
Personally it has been a good year for me. Perfect blend of joys, sorrows, excitement, depression and all. My blog had to handle sudden rush of people this year. I have been blogging for more than 1.5 years now and its recently that these surge. Feels good. Got more readers, more thoughtful comments and more views to debate about. More awards :-) which was encouraging and made me write better.
OK, Its Christmas!!; would like to share few pictures of different Christmas trees that I found around USA. The trees are so huge that I was only able to click a part of them
At LA's Farmer Market
In Bellagio Casino - Las Vegas
Somewhere in San Francisco
The tree at Universal Studios, LA. The decorations are all movie stuff - clap board, camera, film roll and such :-)
I would like to thank all the folks who put up with me and go through the ordeal of reading my self proclaimed sarcasms and information and strain your eyes looking at my pictures.
I want to specially mention about bloggers who have been encouraging and thus have kept me alive and kicking. Its tough to find such sweetness among fellow people isn't it. I really appreciate all you people who read completely and throw in relevant comments and don't do it for the sake of commenting. Passing comments without reading the post and not understanding what the writer is trying to say but just for the sake of getting comments on their blogs is a big NO-NO.
Its OK if you don't pass comments, I like your posts and if I have something to add, I will definitely comment on your blog. But don't resort to this absurd act of throwing irrelevant comments; not only here but anywhere...
Now, I want to pass on these awards to few people whom I appreciate and cherish their presence in my blog.
These people are those whose posts I wait for. :-)
SG : He is an encyclopedia of information. Look forward to his posts as they have one or the other interesting trivia. So the Excellent Blog Award to SG.
Neha : Uber amazing blogger. She wears her attitude on her sleeve and its evident in her posts. Has the ability to generate interest in the simplest of topics and in her simpler way of presenting it. I liked your Harry Potter post a lot Neha. Yours is an Uber Amazing Blog
And finally Karthik. I have been reading him only recently. His fictions are real good; only thing is he does NOT KISS :-P
Errr.....I mean Keeping It Short and Simple....And me being the restless kind who wants to know the ending, I cant wait!! Interesting Blog Karthik
Happy Holidays and wishing you all a Great Year Ahead with lot of fun and frolic.
(I am not sure if I would write one more time before Jan 1st...but I just might knowing me :-D)