Waking up early morning. getting "dressed up".a new home..right foot first and enter ( acc. to the priest).extended family and relatives. gifts and cash 🙂 lots of photographs. especially ones of the priest talking on his cell phone.fun to watch parents getting re-married (some religious custom). granny being all emotional,excited and authoritative as usual.brother being a total slob.manages to press the "delete all" button in the digi-cam.breaks his toy. manages to crack a showpiece.tiring to spend the entire day wearing heavy indian clothes. thank god for college.stuck in the traffic jam,abuse the entire traffic system. but hell-piles of notes waiting once i reach.seems like profs also wake up right before the exams.xeroxes and more xeroxes.last minute syllabus changes.brother should be renamed slippery fingers. manages to drop food on the dining table.first trip to subway.newly opened.manage to get the car parked under relatives building. the guard stares suspiciously at us while we go out instead of entering the building.lucky to get seats outside.great sandwiches.good iced tea too.yayy.the guard keeps staring at us across the road.we go back enter, the building. no plans of visiting relatives. enter the lift.stop at the 6th floor. waste 2 minutes. come down again. leave for home. stuck in the traffic again. starts raining. enter home. count the cash recieved 😀 copy notes. listen to radio. talk to buddies. sleep for the first time, in our new room. wonder why my sister who doesn’t even read, should get to sleep on the side of the bed with the new lampshade.entire day spent without the computer and tv.