A dash of Pepper…

…with a splash of Mint

Thoughts on a Tuesday

Posted by Pepper on January 19, 2016

To start with, I am just thankful that Monday is done and over with. Tuesday really does bring with it new hope. We’re one step closer to the weekend after all. I’d like to mention the highs that added to my cheer today.

For starters, we finally bought a heater for our other bathroom. I have been wanting one forever, but each time I thought of buying one, I convinced myself it wasn’t a pressing requirement. In fact, it wasn’t a requirement at all. We have a heater in our other bathroom, and considering our home is inhabited by only two people, we seldom feel the need for an extra bathroom.

Having said that, I always fancied having a bathroom for my exclusive use. I want the shower area to be only mine. Finally, after many months of back and forth on whether or not I should spend money to indulge my fantasies, we finally decided to get one. I love my new bathroom now. I have put an aqua blue shower curtain, some pretty candles, a plant and some silver ferns in a vase. Mint has been instructed to never use my bathroom, but on some days I may be generous and may consider sharing it with him.

Then, I got myself a hair cut today. I have short hair already, but I like to keep trimming it to maintain that length. It makes all my hair washes easier and keeps my life simple on the whole. That much less hair ironing to do. Since I was at the salon, I even pushed myself to get my arms waxed. That is a lot of work out of the way. I don’t need to stick to full sleeves anymore. Yay!

And right now, we have a couple of Mint’s colleagues over. All playing board games. And although I am not playing the ongoing game, I am still quite engrossed in their play. They have been laughing and cheering for a while. It is infectious and it gets my attention every time somebody makes a smart move. Week day breaks are so much fun. I am feeling a little guilty for not offering them anything home cooked. We have ordered in. But you know, I think it’s okay. I am the only one who cares about such things. Mint thinks it is crazy to cook for so many, that too on a working day. So I’m going to let it be and just feel happy about the good vibes.

Oh before I end this post, I’d like to thank everybody for trying to guess the price of my anklets in this post. I got a variety of responses, a lot of them quite close to the right answer. The right answer by the way, is 45. That’s what it cost me. And the one person who got this number spot on is Moo. Moo, I am going to ignore your second guessing and just stick to your first response. You just won yourself a long email from me. I know, I know, I specialise in dishing out punishment and calling it reward. This little guessing game was so much fun though. I am thinking of playing more such games in the future and I will try and hand out some real prizes, ok?


7 Responses to “Thoughts on a Tuesday”

  1. Woooohoooohoooo!!!! *Doing bhangra inside my blanket*. I win, i win, i win!

    And whatte prize! I feel like the king of the woorrlllddd *drunk srk style* 🙂

  2. Enjoy your Tuesday, and yeah I too feel cooking for a big group is crazy, I would rather have fun with them and order something !

  3. 45? That’s insane cheap!!

    *walks away dejected for not even getting the cost close enough. Any roadside vendor can fool me so easy then*

  4. Bhavani said

    Awesome!! sometimes informal breaks like this during the week are welcoming…glad you had a great Tuesday!!

  5. Enjoy your pretty bathroom! Glad your Tuesday looked up:) Envious of the board games with friends bit

  6. I would love to see a picture of the bathroom as mentioned here: “I have put an aqua blue shower curtain, some pretty candles, a plant and some silver ferns in a vase. ” 🙂 Been looking for ideas to decorate the house 🙂

  7. My Era said

    Your idea of a bathroom sounds very inspiring 🙂
    P.S.- I remember having read your anklet post & for some weird reason missed your question on its price, just now re-read the post to find it there. Wow! for 45 Rs they are a great buy 😀

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