Asleep in the blazing sun

Imagine someone sleeping while travelling by bus at around 4-4:30 in the evening in spite of the terrible Madras summer! That too not just sleeps but is in a deep sleep so much so that the person wakes up all of a sudden to find that it’s just a few seconds for the stop to come! And, imagine this happening everyday!! You might have already guessed by now. I am that person! I don’t really know from where I got the ability to sleep in this bad veyil! Ellaarum enna praise paNNunga πŸ˜› Btw, I guess the day when I am going to miss my stop isn’t far away!

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13 Comments

  1. ranjhith said,

    June 15, 2007 at 8:31 am

    I think your sleep hours got shifted. And this is the side effect. πŸ™‚ Do tell us once you miss your stop. Becos, I think you won’t. πŸ˜‰

    ps: & Why Madras if its Chennai? Hard to change? Old habits stay easy? πŸ˜›

  2. adiya said,

    June 15, 2007 at 8:37 am

    neeinga oru periya Ablaze dhaan πŸ™‚

  3. Sathej said,

    June 15, 2007 at 8:58 am

    Hello Aparna,
    Agree with Ranjhith. You must be really sleep deprived to be able to sleep in the blazing sun. Madras is always Madras,isn’t it? It is nice sometimes ‘not to have a change’.Like some people still say Bombay.
    And your stop,well, wish you luck not to miss it.
    Sathej

  4. Durga said,

    June 15, 2007 at 10:22 am

    Aparna and sleep deprived? LOL. That’s got to be a joke. The truth is that she has become such a thoongumoonji! πŸ˜›

  5. Rukesh said,

    June 15, 2007 at 10:37 am

    Aparna,

    First of all..it s really surprise for me that you return home by 4-4.30pm everyday. Then i saw many persons in bus sleeping at around 9-10 am.

    Rgds,
    Rukesh D

  6. Sathej said,

    June 15, 2007 at 2:11 pm

    Hello Aparna,
    I thought this might interst you.I heard a Krithi Abhayam Bhayam by Shri Muthuswamy Dikshithar in Sahana this afternoon on Shruthi rendered by Shri TNS.Was very nice, especially with his Bhrigas.Sahanavaache!
    A couple of excellent Krithis followed! I’ll write about them in my blog!!
    Sathej

  7. Mathangi said,

    June 15, 2007 at 3:36 pm

    he he.. alarm vechukongo! πŸ˜€ so that you dont miss your stop..
    btw, its started raining again in chennai.. so probably u’ll start enjoying your bus ride from now on.. πŸ™‚

  8. yuva said,

    June 15, 2007 at 3:39 pm

    sleep while traveling– why thatz surprise..!! you are travel in the bus.. not on the top of the bus..!!;)

  9. Aparna said,

    June 15, 2007 at 9:25 pm

    Ranjhith,
    What makes you think I won’t? πŸ˜‰
    Not hard to change. But, like many other Chennaiites, I too like the name Madras more than Chennai. Besides, the summer here has been as bad as it is now even when the city was called Madras πŸ˜›

    Adiya,
    πŸ™‚

    Sathej,
    I am not sleep deprived πŸ˜‰ Yup. Thanks for your wishes πŸ˜‰

    Durga,
    πŸ˜›

    Rukesh,
    The reason I come back home early is I start early πŸ™‚

    Sathej,
    Of course it has got me interested! πŸ™‚

    Mathangi,
    Believe it or not, a few months back when I was in the deep-sleep-while-travelling-by-bus syndrome, I did set an alarm once!! πŸ˜€ It’s another fact that I woke up before the alarm πŸ™‚
    Btw, hope you read how I enjoyed my ride today!

    Yuva,
    That’s a surprise??!! πŸ˜›

  10. Sathej said,

    June 15, 2007 at 9:32 pm

    Alarm in a bus! Sounds very different!
    Sathej

  11. Nithya said,

    June 16, 2007 at 4:42 pm

    Alarm in the bus =))
    lol..Am sure you work real hard during your office hours Aparna πŸ™‚

  12. Aparna said,

    June 16, 2007 at 9:19 pm

    Nithya,
    Don’t form wrong opinions about me πŸ˜›

  13. Rukesh said,

    June 18, 2007 at 12:56 pm

    Aparna,

    Even my TL will be saying always..”come early and leave early”


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