Tuesday, January 27, 2009


Iffat tagged me with this meme recently. The rules are:

Once you’ve been tagged, you are supposed to write a note with 16 random things, facts, habits, or goals about you. At the end, choose 16 people to be tagged. You have to tag the person who tagged you. If I tagged you, it’s because I want to know more about you.

  1. Almost every day, I am humbled by the human body, by the study of God's creation

  1. I used to collect neckties. The first tie I ever bought was bottle-green one with Daffy Duck faces on it. I still have it.

  1. I wish I could fold clothes as well as the people at Macy's.

  1. I love bananas. Sweet, simple, versatile - I wish more people were bananas.

  1. I'm not quite sure how it happens but sometimes, when I meet someone, I tend to see them as the child they were. It's usually not very difficult. A lot of people retain that essence.

  1. I love daal chawal

  1. When I was younger, I used to read indiscriminately, just swallowing books whole. Now I get into arguments with them. It's amazing how much of modern literature is centred around this general predatory obsession with sex and misery. This annoys me. (And what makes it worse is that, a lot of the time, people, especially young people, come to a book for consolation or advice and they make themselves impressionable to the book's opinion only to absorb its cruelty.)

  1. I like driving through the car wash

  1. The lady who cuts my hair is an ICU nurse

  1. While I think money is important, I don't think I'm particularly materialistic. Me and mine are words that dissolve societies, not make them.

  1. As a family, we watch a lot of movies together. It's one of my favorite things to do when I'm home, watch a movie with my parents. The last one we saw was Taare Zameen Par. I remember my father, who was educated at boarding school, say that it was one of the best and worst experiences of his life.

  1. Have you hugged your mom today?

  1. I get migraines

  1. Gol guppay are irresistible

  1. I like myself when I'm working hard

  1. I love to laugh

I don't think I know 16 people but if you want to tag yourself please feel welcome.


Anonymous Anonymous said...

i love making people laugh (and gol guppay)

9:22 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

thank you, aamir, for accepting the tag and telling us a bit more about yourself.

daal chawal, gol guppay, kailay (akailay) banday, and daily ammi hugs!

you are officially my favourite blogger.

7:14 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

i liek laughing and gol guppay too :)
and if you liek to laugh, why do you call yourself karva karela?

5:45 AM  
Blogger Geetha said...

aamir this is great!

4:15 PM  
Blogger karrvakarela said...

i didn't know so many people liked gol guppay!

adnan, iffat, humairahumaira, geetha: thanks for writing in. i'm glad you enjoyed it.

6:16 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

hmmm, what are your feelings on daal roti aamir? =)

9:14 PM  
Blogger karrvakarela said...

tis delicious and nutritious

7:15 AM  
Blogger Owl said...

I am bananas, but probably not in the way you implied.

11:57 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I love bananas. Sweet, simple, versatile - I wish more people were bananas.


10:59 PM  

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