"S" for Swatantrata Diwas and "S" for Spicy Saturday Pick

First Things First…A very happy Swatantrata Diwas!!


As we celebrate the Sixty Third Independence Day, I’d like to share a part of Smt. Pratibha Patil’s speech, “Let us build a strong, united and progressive India for us and our future generations as also a peaceful world. Common be our resolve, Our hearts be united, Our thoughts be in unison, So that all may live harmoniously”indian_flag_400


Let us work towards it by doing our bit as an Indian!


And just as I was about to post this on the blog, I got a Congratulatory mail from Blogadda!!


It said “Your post…Flavors of Comments has been selected by Blogadda as one of the top posts for this week’s ‘Spicy Saturday Picks’.” spicysaturday


Wow! Am I thrilled?? This is the Second ‘Spicy Saturday Picks’ from Blogadda for Me!!


Thank you Blogadda for the encouragement!!


You may like to check the Blogadda’s announcement here and the Spicy Saturday Pick …Flavors of Comments here!


And I guess, a tag on the blog, is an apt thing to do on this very Special Day, as in a tag, all the people involved (Tagger, Taggee and the Reader) have a common resolve, are united in heart and thoughts and thereby creating harmony!! Right??!!


I have been tagged by Dhiman and Shankar for the Mind Game. Majority of the time, I initiate a Tag and tag other FBs. But, this time I was tagged and it’s a wonderful feeling!! BTW, I loved the honor of being a Tag Queen, which I share with Roshmi!! Thank you Dhiman for the Honor!!


Tag Rules: It’s harder than it looks!(Mind It). Copy to your own note, erase my answers, enter yours, and tag your friends. Use the first letter of your name to answer each of the following questions. They have to be real… nothing made up!(nahi to police pakedegi Savdhan !!!) If the person before you had the same first initial, you must use different answers. You cannot use any word twice and you can’t use your name for the boy/girl name question. Have Fun!!


1. What is your name: Shilpa


2. A four Letter Word: Sale (I love to see this word on shops…I love Shopping!!) PED1773


3. A boy’s Name: Shlok


4. A girl’s Name: Sara


5. An occupation: Social Worker


6. A color: Sea Green


7. Something you wear: Sari (not very often, though!)


8. A food: South Indian Food especially Masala Dosa!!…Yumm…


9. Something found in the bathroom: Shampoo


10. A place: South Africa, would love to explore the adventure capital of the world!!


11. A reason for being late: Swamped with work!!


12. Something you shout: Silly Boy! (that’s my baby brat!)


13. A movie title: Sarfarosh


14. Something you drink: Soup


15. A musical group: Silk Route, which is formally over!! 🙁


16. An animal: Skunk!! One animal that can really raise a stink!!


17. A Street name: Sandhurst Road in Aamchi Mumbai (which was our home for 8 years!!)


18. A type of car: Skoda Laura


19. A song title: Sarfaroshi Ki Tamanna Ab Hamare Dil Mein


20. A verb: Support


And I’d Tag: Amrit, Avdi, Rane, Navita, Sumeet Shah, BK Chowla (I know, this would be too frivolous for you, but still!), Lostworld, Shas, Musings of a lonely traveler, Nishita, Shilpa Sharma, Whats In A Name!! And all who would like to do it too!! 🙂


PS: Not tagging again those who have been already tagged by Dhiman and Shankar.


Jai Hind!! 🙂


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30 thoughts on “"S" for Swatantrata Diwas and "S" for Spicy Saturday Pick

  1. Congrats on your spicy Saturday pick!
    And I have a correction to make, Scorpion is not an animal it is an arachnid, a type of insect!

    And you seem to like Sarfarosh a lot!

    Happy Independence Day !

    Cheers!

  2. @ Musings of a lonely Traveler: Thanks a lot! 🙂

    @ pawan: Thank you!! 🙂
    And I stand corrected!! How could a biologist in me forget that!! 😛
    Changed it to Skunk!!

    Sarfarosh…coz Independence Day today!! Vaise bhi, its a wonderful movie!! 🙂

  3. hey shilpa,
    congrats on your saturday pick!!
    u rock!!
    >>I already wrote Skoda 😛

    >>Wonderful anser for point number 9!!

    >>U love south Indian food!! Great re!!

    again its a wonderful blog here!!

  4. There goes one more..din’t I say last time that I have started counting now 🙂
    Congrats lady. 🙂

    Happy Independence Day to you as well.

    And thanks for tagging. So three pending now 🙂

  5. So many congrats are in line… I have to say only one for all of them! A very BIG
    CONGRATULATIONS !!!
    I totally agree that you are a ‘tag Queen’! All the tags I have done are given by you! It is good to see you are tagged by someone. You have done a great job of it! I have seen two other ‘s’ letter tags and no repeatation!

  6. @ Shruti: Thanks Shruti!
    Which Model of Skoda?? Fabia, Octavia, Superb or Laura?? 😉
    My choice is Laura!!
    Good to see you here too! 🙂

    @ Amrit: Thank you Amrit! 🙂
    Happy Independence Day to U too! 🙂
    Yeah 3 more to go!! When them?? 😀

    @ Pra: THANK YOU Pra!!
    You are a gentle and a kind soul!
    Glad to meet you!! 🙂

  7. Hi Shilpa

    Congratulations for the ‘Spicy Saturday Picks’selection.

    “Flavors of Comments” post of yours was very thoughtful. It made me think about my comments and helped me REALIZE certain things.

    Thanks for that.

    In the current tag……i really liked 5,10,13,14,19,20 and 12.

    Cheers and Happy Independence Day .

  8. Nicely done tag… as usual! Which reminds me that I have quite a few pending… will get cracking on them… soon!

    And… Congratulations and celebrations! As they say… “Two for Joy” 🙂

  9. Oh wow…saturday spicy congradulations…it seems ur post is completely ‘S’ed…:D

    aah I have to finish this tag…as well as one more…hmmm…sure…:D

    U and Shruti have most ‘S’ answers..heh heh heh (evil mind at work)

  10. Congrats bahut bahut.

    I will do this .. tomorrow .. actually I have done this already somewhere. so it shd be a breeze.. or i can just have fun and redo it.. 🙂

  11. Heyyyyyyyyyyyy! ‘S’ is sooooooo easy! 🙁

    And yeah I saw ur post on blogaada… cool thing they’ve started! Congrats yaar! Like I said, u really write very well! 😀

    [Ok bahut maska ho gaya… now where’s the party? :p 😉 He he!]

  12. @ Indian Pundit: Thanks a lot!! 🙂
    Am glad that the post made you introspect!! They say, self introspection is good for progress and for reaching greater heights!! 🙂

    @ Rane: Thanks girl! It’s my pleasure, tagging you!! Let me know, when you are done with it! Waiting… 🙂

    @ Roshmi: Thanks Roshmi!
    We should live upto the honor of Tag Queens!! So don’t keep any pending!! And finish them ASAP!! 😀

  13. @ Sid: Thanks Sid! 🙂
    Even you have to do it with “S”!!!! 😀

    @ Avdi: Thank a lot Avdi! 🙂
    Great! So post it ASAP, so that we know some of your A’s!! 😀

    @ Kaddu: Thanks girlie!! 🙂
    Yeah, its a nice initiative by Blogadda!

    You’ve got to do with “K”!! When will we see your kkk…kk..k…kk…”K’s”! 🙂

  14. Arreeeee! Already done yaar! Took me like ages! And a lot of help from my friend “Mr. Google”! Chk my archives for last month (July). Btw, your ‘jhatpat tag’ has gone in my folder of pending tags to do… don’t know when I’ll get to that folder now though… :p

  15. ‘S’ for Spicy Saturday pick 😀 Congratz once again…and the Tag all were well done give that Shankar already did with ‘S’ … I liked the “8. A Food” you name the whole group “South Indian” 😀 that was clever…

  16. @ Dhiman: Thanks Dhiman.

    Thats not clever but a fact, coz I love the entire gamut of South Indian dishes….Dosa, Idli, Uttapam, Curd rice, Rasam….

    Or else I could have written…Samosa, Sarson ka Saag with Makki di Roti, Spring rolls, Sausages, Sponge cake, Scrambled eggs, Stuffed paranthas, Sandwiches….

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