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New Addition to our Clan!!!

March 20, 2009

I must be the happiest guy in the whole universe!!! The reason for that is my elder cousin sister, my dearest dearest dearest cousin sister has given birth to a “dude in the making” today, the 20th of March 2009 at 10:32 PM IST.

Dear (he who has not been named yet),
You must be the luckiest guy in the world for having such wonderful parents. I can say that since I have known your mother for almost 26 years and your dad for almost 5 years now!!! Your dad would probably go down in history as the sweetest soul there ever existed and please don’t take advantage of that when you grow up. On the other hand, I am sure that your Mom would be very strict but kind. She is a smart lady and would be totally ready for all your tricks. I can say that coz I have tried many and never succeeded.

God Bless and May you know someday, that your uncle’s (makes me sound old) heart which is 8000 miles away right now beats for you and that your uncle took a vow 3 hours back, that he would do anything to ensure that you are happy and would also strive hard to be the best possible uncle and meet your standards!!!

Dear Sister NS,
The circle of life is just truly wonderful, now that I think of it. It only seems like yesterday that we were both playing with He-Man and GI Joe toys for hours and hours together and I thank you for the time you spent engaging this tiny brat even though you did not like it. I also thank you for introducing this little brat to the world of Enid Blyton and also for reading out to him, the stories of fatty and his little doggie Buster when ever he used to pester you. When we were young, this brat always used to wait for the summer holidays, so that he could come to Cochin from Chennai and have an absolute blast for two months and he still vividly remembers all the holidays, especially the pillow fights and bathroom skating competitions. I only wish that we could meet more often now!

Thanks a lot of advising me on multiple issues ranging from girls to bank savings and I will retain till death, the wisdom you have passed on………
I might be 8000 miles away, but my heart and soul is with you guys in Cochin now!!!

Yours Lovingly,
Ajit

Ladies and Gentlemen: Is it possible to feel so much affection for a little baby you have never seen? I don’t know but I am literally walking in the clouds and I have not yet seen a photo of the little one!

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41 Comments leave one →
  1. Anonymous permalink
    March 20, 2009 9:36 pm

    congratulations!!!!!!!!
    Yes it is possible and perfectly normal to feel this way. I felt the same when my cousin brother had a baby girl.Maybe its because of the equation you share with them.When you know they are happy you feel happy too.

  2. anitha permalink
    March 20, 2009 9:38 pm

    Woaahhhhh, congrats….yes, it is but natural to feel this way. Do post on him with more details, name, snaps, etc.

  3. Ordinary Guy permalink
    March 20, 2009 9:47 pm

    Thanks anon…:)
    yes, good one… we feel happy coz our loved ones feel happy… 🙂

    Hey Anitha,
    Thanks…. and yes, I will post other details when I get my hands on them… 🙂

  4. Solilo permalink
    March 20, 2009 10:03 pm

    It is possible, Ajit. It just shows the love and affection you have for your sister.

    Congratulations to you and entire family!

    Now be a good Mamu and pamper your nephew. 🙂

  5. Ordinary Guy permalink
    March 20, 2009 10:11 pm

    🙂 LOL Solilo… 🙂 I will strive to be a good mamu… 🙂

  6. vimmuuu permalink
    March 20, 2009 10:26 pm

    Oh, Aliyaaa…Thats a gr8 news !Aliyan maamanaayi alle?? LOL. varattey, varattey, fotangal varattey..

  7. Ordinary Guy permalink
    March 20, 2009 10:29 pm

    Thanks Aliya,

    fotos kittumbol edam… 🙂 yes, maaman ayedae!!!

  8. Winnie the poohi permalink
    March 21, 2009 12:46 am

    hey!!! Congrats!

    Ofcourse it is possible to love so unconditionally

    Isnt it wonderful? this miracle of birth ?

  9. Renu permalink
    March 21, 2009 3:02 am

    Congratulations to the sweetes Maamu I have known ! very nice post:)

  10. Ordinary Guy permalink
    March 21, 2009 3:16 am

    yes Winnie, Thanks… and the miracle of birth is so wonderful…..:)

    Thanks Renu,
    Thanks for the compliment… 🙂

  11. Bones permalink
    March 21, 2009 4:53 am

    Congratulations!!! Mamus are the best…I’m sure you’ll be a good one…

  12. Vinod_Sharma permalink
    March 21, 2009 5:02 am

    Congrats to you, your sis and the little guy…you must make him read this when he can and also ask him to write has views.

  13. Aathira permalink
    March 21, 2009 5:43 am

    Congratulations!

    Maybe now you should run across that 8000 miles and have a look at that pink sweet handsome guy!

  14. Solilo permalink
    March 21, 2009 6:06 am

    LOL @ Vimmu’s fotongal. Reminded me of ‘Chitram’. Photam pidikaam.

  15. hitch writer permalink
    March 21, 2009 6:31 am

    Congrats mamu !!!! your happiness is flowing through !!!!

    touch wood !!!

    cheers !

  16. Ordinary Guy permalink
    March 21, 2009 6:50 am

    Thanks for the wishes Bones… 🙂

    yes Vinod Sir,
    Thank you and I will get him to read this many years later… 🙂

    Aathira,
    If that was only possible… 🙂

    LOL Solilo… 🙂

    Hey Dhiru Bhai,
    Thanks and yes touchwood…. 🙂

  17. Arch permalink
    March 21, 2009 8:00 am

    my first time here…enjoyed reading the letter..am sure the little guy will too!! cheers!

  18. J P Joshi permalink
    March 21, 2009 8:05 am

    Congratulations to every member of the clan for taking over the responsibility of a “dude in the making”.

    A post full of love, affection and all the higher human sentiments. Enjoyed reading it…. immensely.

  19. Indian Home Maker permalink
    March 21, 2009 8:32 am

    Yes it is possible to feel such affection for a little new human you have not even seen! I learnt it when I met my brother’s daughter… I had never realised it till then.

    Many congratulations and warmest wishes to your family and to you 🙂
    I can imagine a post here when you see him for the first time, and many more in coming years!
    Nieces and Nephews are double fun because they are all the fun with no real responsibility 🙂

    I think you are going to make a great mama, telling him OG stories and talking to him about everything under the sun.

  20. Indyeah permalink
    March 21, 2009 8:42 am

    Congratulations Ajit!:))
    What a beautiful way to share your happiness with us:)
    Loved reading this post:)Your love for the little being:) shines through:)
    Are you dancing still?:)

    ”Your dad would probably go down in history as the sweetest soul there ever existed and please don’t take advantage of that when you grow up.”
    awww…:)

    ”The circle of life is just truly wonderful, now that I think of it. It only seems like yesterday that we were both playing with He-Man and GI Joe toys for hours and hours together and I thank you for the time you spent engaging this tiny brat even though you did not like it.”
    Ait:) a sentimental post one which has made your readers smile:)

    And reading your words here I have to say 🙂 yes it is possible to feel so much love for a baby you have not seen..:)
    you are proof:)

  21. Ajith permalink
    March 21, 2009 10:31 am

    Hi Ajit Uncle, I know exactly how u feel and its perfectly normal.Each and every word of your’s show how affectionate you are to your sister and family. 🙂

  22. Anurag permalink
    March 21, 2009 1:43 pm

    my heartiest congrats bro..:) the deep love you have for your sis reflects in the feelings you have for the new born.. touching post indeed…

  23. Ordinary Guy permalink
    March 21, 2009 4:37 pm

    Thanks Arch!! and welcome to this blog…. 🙂

    Thanks JPJ SIr… 🙂

    Thanks IHM, yes, I will tell him all the OG stories in the future and irritate him…. 🙂 hahahahaLOL

    THanks INdyeah… 🙂 yes, Still dancing even after 24 hours now….:)

    hmmmm @ “I am proof”…. 😛

    Ajith,Anurag,
    Thanks guys… 🙂 yes waiting to come back to India

  24. amit permalink
    March 21, 2009 9:58 pm

    Congratulations to the lucky parents!!! God bless!

  25. Smitha permalink
    March 21, 2009 10:51 pm

    Ajit!!! That was the sweetest post ever!! Congrats on becoming a mama! The special bond you share with your sis just shines through this post… Am sure you are just dying to get back to India ! Congrats again and off you go shopping for the ‘little dude’ ! No spending money in Vegas – now its time to be the model mamu:)

  26. Ordinary Guy permalink
    March 22, 2009 4:28 am

    Amit,
    yes.. dude, congrats to the parents 🙂

    Hey Smitha,
    Thanks and yes, I really want to go back to India now…:)

    and yes, I will be a responible mama from now on…. 🙂 and not waste money

  27. Reflections permalink
    March 22, 2009 10:41 am

    What a beautiful post!!!!!

    The affection u share with the baby's mother & father is so clear:-).

    Congrats!!!!!!!!

  28. Ashwathy permalink
    March 22, 2009 11:15 am

    awww… too cute 🙂 congrats!!! this is going to be beginning of one hell of a journey as a mamu… hang on tight!

  29. Kislay permalink
    March 22, 2009 4:13 pm

    Mubarak ho . 🙂

  30. Ordinary Guy permalink
    March 22, 2009 9:57 pm

    Hey Thanks Anwathy, Reflections and Kislay

  31. kanagu permalink
    March 23, 2009 4:20 am

    A wonderful post Ajit.. just able to sense the happiness of yours for your sister’s child, be a best mama that this new born child could ever get 🙂

  32. Shalom permalink
    March 23, 2009 4:39 am

    Congrats! Beautifully written.

  33. Ordinary Guy permalink
    March 23, 2009 3:35 pm

    Thanks Kanagu and Shalom…:)

  34. Rakesh Vanamali permalink
    March 24, 2009 8:31 am

    Many Congratulations! The manner in which you have expressed shows a lot of how well knit you guys are, which is a gift!

  35. Ordinary Guy permalink
    March 24, 2009 4:16 pm

    Thanks Rakesh!!!

  36. Chirag permalink
    March 25, 2009 12:12 pm

    congratulations Ajit 🙂 wonderful news :)Photo’s awaiting 🙂

  37. Solilo permalink
    March 25, 2009 9:08 pm

    Knock..Knock.

  38. Ordinary Guy permalink
    March 25, 2009 9:37 pm

    Thanks Chirag….

    and Solilo, what does “Knock knock” mean???
    I think that it means that I have not posted anything in a few days… 🙂

  39. Happy Kitten permalink
    March 26, 2009 11:15 am

    Congratulations Ajith….

    I would like to say that the little one is very lucky to have such a “mama”.

    In this world of ours where relations are getting thinner as years go by, reading your blog made my day!

    May your tribe increase…

  40. May 10, 2009 4:38 pm

    Congrats … 🙂 to the parents, and the family, entirely 🙂

    And yes, it definitely is possible to feel all of that, for a little baby 🙂

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