Monday, February 14, 2011

Valentine's Day

I love you
Blah, blah, blah,
Hearts and flowers
Yadda yadda yadda
cupid, etc.

For us it is just like any other day. I get to see some good romantic movies on the TV, and see some young people walking holding hands, as if this is their last chance to declare their love for each other.
Everywhere you are forced to see advertisements urging people to buy diamonds, for their loved ones.

There was a very funny ad. where a young man was worried as to what he should buy for his beloved for the Valentine's day, saying should he buy her a phool (flower) for which his friend says in which era is he-- in Mugulai-azam's era or what, for he would be a fool to present a phool (flower) in the present era. He should buy her diamond ring which is available on sale....

For us this funny quote is more apt:

We sleep in separate rooms, we have dinner apart, we take separate vacations. We're doing everything we can to keep our marriage together. Rodney Dangerfield.
What do you say?


  1. hehe ..i dono...its nothing like this quote at present and i hope it is never like this in future as well:P

  2. Happy Valentine's Day! It is a sad state of affairs that Rodney probably has it right!

  3. Rodney Dangerfield was very very funny whenever his favorite topic of "marriage" is brought up. :)

  4. Lolz. Rodney Dangerfield was trying to be funny or was he really serious??

  5. Hello!
    I understood You!But I want to say what I think about this day.If You want You can not publish this my comment.I think there is something wrong with this day.
    I think it is every day is holiday for us if we have family.Only one day in the year it is very few for me.I think this is false holiday.This is only for businessmen...
    Be happy with Your family!!!

  6. Hi Rama .those flowers on the vase were beautiful.Your quote and the other pone both were funny:)strange true facts!anyways Happy Valentine's day ;u both make a lovely couple.

  7. Beautiful flowers on the table!

  8. Happy Valentine Day. I hope you watched extra romantic movies. I hate those ads that want men to buy diamond. Love is priceless.

  9. I loved that last quote by Rodney. I have views similar to you. Love is celebrated by being there for each other, by helping raise the kids, by supporting career decisions, by loving you for what you are. I don't think a diamond or a candle-lit dinner could ever give the feeling of true love if the feeling is missing in the first place. Why should one pay through their nose to exhibit love when love can be exhibited through gestures on absolutely anyday of the year. The entire commercial angle puts me off, the bombardment of ads and articles is gross.

  10. Birthdays, anniversaries, New Year Eve, festivals, Father's Day, Mother's Day...and Valentine's Day...we sure have a glut of celebrations.

  11. hey happy valentines belated though, at the risk of sounding very corny I say that for us every day is a valentines day

  12. For missing the day, I am celebrating V day all 364 days by remembering it! well, Rodney is my neighbour!

  13. Hope u had gr8 V day!! Those flowers do say it all!!
    We celebrate different days 2day!! I feel this day is not just an another day!! Its the day when v can really let know some1 that v love them and care for them!! It can be Mom dad sis or ur bf or gf !

    Celebrate this day so that v can find peace not pieces!!

  14. Happy Valentine's day. That quote is so funny.

    For us, we make an extra effort to celebrate it some years and then there are some, where its just another day.

  15. Me and husband don't do anything on V-day too...but we do try to give gifts, even if it is just a painting or a greeting card...actually i think V-day is a big hype n unnecessary...u don't need one particular day to show ur love for a loved one when you have a lifetime to do it...thanks for your visit to my blog...cheers!