Tuesday, February 14, 2012

A day worth remembering....

It's that day of the year again when men desperately try wooing their women and women wait for surprises from their partners. So howz it for me?

The last year's Valentine's Day was my first Valentine with my hero. He was out of town (Kerala) on urgent work and was expected to return only on February 16. I was feeling quite low and was certainly not happy as I expected a big surprise from him knowing his romantic side. But when I discussed with him my idea of Valentine's Day, I learnt how he dislikes the idea of celebrating love for just one day! I obviously was upset with his version as somehow I always loved Valentine's Day (okay, I know this is girlish and absurd but I can't help it ;)).

When I came to work on February 14, I received a cute customized e-card from him on my email with all our pictures beautifully arranged. Though I loved the card, I thought this is the least I could expect from an anti-Valentine's Day person. The previous day he told me that he's going to some hilly area in some part of Kerala on February 14th to trek and he's phone would be out of reach (how much I hated this).  So, I gave up the idea of receiving any romantic surprises from him and decided to be by myself on V-Day.

My colleagues cum friends were all excitedly telling me about their plans for the evening and I was wondering what I could possibly do. I saw his name flash on my mobile at around 11:30. I picked up the phone expecting nothing at all, speaking general things.

My Hero: What are you upto?
Me: Nothing. Just at work.
My Hero: Not going anywhere? I know I am not there but you could always go out with Deepa or anyone else right?
Me: Yeah rite! Ah. Yeah but I guess I will go home. Everyone have got plans of their own (trying to sound as upset as I can).
My Hero: Oh. By the way, what would you do if I come in front of you right now?
Me: Err. What?
My Hero: Look back. (I was in speaking to him from my office's entrance).
Me: What? Oh my God!!!! You here!!!!!

I jumped with joy when I saw him in front of me smiling! I rushed to him and gave him a tight hug (as tight as I could ;)).

Me: Weren't you in Kerala? How did you come? And so suddenly? You din't tell me!
My Hero: How would that be a surprise then? I came via plane to take my sweet heart out on the day which means a lot to her. I finished my work way in advance to be with you today. It doesn't matter if I like this day or not. You love it so do I. :)

I was moved by this gesture of his. I'd never thought he would come just because I like the idea of celebrating Valentine's Day.

What did I do next? Ofcourse I took an off immediately and went out with my love. We had pizza at Pizza Hut (I love pizzas), caught some English movie and then headed to our then favourite Cafe Coffee Day. :)

No matter how special he makes my each Valentine, the one day I would cherish and remember forever would be the last year's one. :)

P.S: Happy Valentine's Day people! ;)


  1. You and your hero are blessed, may you both always be this way! Keep shining and keep writing.

  2. WOWIE :)
    Have a great time !
    hero and Heroine :)
    Happy V day !

  3. That was so cute :-) Hope you had a great time :-)

  4. I am reading ur Blog for the first time.. but caught up with the feel of it :) felt as if i am reading chetan bagad's novel ;)

    PS : i like his books.

    continue writing.. would love to read more of it :D


    1. Aww... Thanks a ton Sharmila! I am glad you stopped by :) Will catch up your blog too. :)

  5. Its sooo cute! U referred to him as your hero :D
    So cute!!
    bless you both!

    1. Hmm Yeah! I usually refer him like that! :)

      Thanks swts! :)

  6. Aw! That's so cute.. :) Best wishes to both of you! :)

    1. Thanks Harsha :)

      P.S: Thanks for visiting my blog! :)

  7. Super Surprise! You are lucky and blessed to have a guy like you have! Hold on to him tight for an adventurous life ahead!

  8. Wow, that's so beautiful Namrata... great to know that u hd a fabulous V Day ..:)

    And what a sweet gesture... :) lovely, lovely day u had, I'm sure :)

    Glad to knw u had a great one, Namrata :)

  9. wow...he is indeed romantic...reading this on 2April..after 1.5months...yet its so lovely! have fun!

  10. Surprise- that's what made the day so special. Your hero perhaps is more romantic than you though him to be...

  11. what a nice guy, your hero. Belated valentine's day wishes. When I started reading, I thought your hero is just like me - someone who is never interested in days like these, but your hero redeemed himself, but I'm still the same guy who would never show up for a Valentine's day and my wife says I'm the most unromantic guy in this world - yet ours was a love marriage which lasted for 10 years before we finally married!!

    1. I do not know what's with women and Valentine's Day but we love surprises. You should probably surprise her on a V-Day someday. Trust me, you wouldn't need a tube-light at home since her face would beam with joy :)

      P.S: Statutory warning: Be prepared to surprise her on every Feb 14 if you do it once ;) :)


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