For what seems like eternity now, we haven’t had the family time that we enjoy with just the four of us. With the in-laws around, moving houses, the stress and never ending list of things to do, we haven’t had the luxury of sitting down and having random casual conversations, chat about everything under the sun and laugh to our heart’s content (I try to fish out some fodder for Mantam-ism)
Today we took in-laws out to Ikea after I returned from work. We then went to have dinner at our favourite restaurant. We returned home and before we were getting ready for bed, Tammu suddenly started crying profusely. Just before that Mannu had come to me complaining about her, so I thought they must have had a skirmish. She hugged me tight and kept crying without a pause. After a lot of pestering and inquiring the cause of her sobbing, she told me that she is crying because she finished all the HP books and that she thinks it’s the end of the world for her. We tried to reason with her but she went on shedding those tears for close to half an hour. She then smiled when I told her I would try to get another JK Rowling book on the condition that she starts reading other books and moves on rather than mourning the end of HP books. She agreed!
That’s when we decided to have some family time. Abbas wanted to have a beer. I brought some soft drinks for us. We drank together, sat in a circle and talked to our heart’s content. We had such an amazing time. Their sound of laughter is still resounding in our room!!