– Whether it was looking at the vast ocean with your thatha, or eating Thathi kutti idlis
– Whether it was exploring the unknown in the fort with your thatha, or waiting for thathi to get down those tricky stairs of the fort
– Whether it was hearing a story from thathi or collecting shells in the beach with thatha
– Whether it was sharing a lemonade with thathi or building a tunnel in the sand dirtying your new clothes, with thatha
– Whether it was drinking that bournvita in the morning with thathi or feeding the pigeons exactly at 6.30 in the morning with thatha
– Whether it was plucking flowers with thatha, or drinking the liquid ghee after cajoling thathi for ‘just a bit please’
– Whether it was tricking your amma saying the park was just there and making her walk throughout the campus, after sharing a secret smile with your thatha because he has taken you there earlier, or just asking for more of thathi’s awesome parappu chadam laden with ghee
-whether it was picking up thatha’s mandolin and strumming it tuneless to a song called ‘God’s love is so wonderful’ and pretending to be Mandolin Srinivas, or picking up thatha’s flute and blowing tunelessly into it…
-whether it was running to Appa to check out that monkey which had come on the roof, or going with thatha outside to check out the butterflies…
She did it all!
Now I know, why taking your child to your parents house for a short vacation is what good memories are made up of!
There were a million moments which were photo-op worthy, but somehow we are a family who believe in photographing such stuff in our minds than freezing them in frames, we hardly have the camera handy gah!
If only I had a Pensieve to put my thoughts in and just see them whenever I wanted 🙂
PS – RD, can you please give me those pictures which we did manage to click eh?