He: I called your parents today from office..had some time in between my sutta break so made a call to Ma
Me: Oh did you thank her for the Kurta she sent for you ?
He: Yes baby and also said that you looked very pretty in the blue suit she sent for you
Me: awww does baby wana have some chicken Lasagna and pound cake for dinner tonight ??
Verdict : one call earns a man one exotic dinner and dessert(yes you can use your imagination for the dessert)
Visits from both sets of parents is mandatory in married life, there are lot of benefits, of course it varied on WHO'S parents are coming.
Me: I have asked ma baba to come to Pune in June, Since Jamshedpur will be every hot during summers.
Me: I told them just to get the one way tickets,return tickets we can do from here ?
Me: It will be fun na..they will see our new home..wow i am so excited
He : Yaa
Me: Whats wrong with you ya, you are not saying anything ??aami shudo kotha bolbo ki (In Bengali: Am I the only one who will talk?)
He: Ya baby..it will be fun
Verdict : some conversations naturally leave men dumbfound and nothing can be done to change it.
Of course the pattern of conversation varies when his parents are visiting
He : Did you speak to Ma today?
me : which one??jamshedpur??
He : No no Mumbai..
Me: Oh naii was pretty busy at office so could not call them, had spoken two days back.
He: They are coming next sunday.
Me: But we were planning to got to Lavasa next weekend
He : Yaa..it will be fun,they will also come
Me : yaa
Verdict : Always place yourself in the spouse's shoes when you show your excitement about a parents visiting
Visits to relatives places are of equal importance, since your clothes shall portray more about you than what you actually are
Me : Baby one of my far off cousins is in Pune for some work, so i was thinking of meeting her for Lunch.
He : oh..when?
Me : Sunday afternoon
He : which cousin?
Me : my cousin, her husband and their baby, so we will need to first stop at the mall, pick up some gifts for the baby and then go.
He : Oh..i remember they had come for our wedding
me: Goddd ya..no baby they hadnt ..that was Tutul Di who stays in Calcutta..this is Piu didi..offf ki korbo ei lok ta niye(In Bengali : what do i do with this man )
So sunday noon as we drive down to the mall
He: Where do you want to go, which shop ?
Me : i dunno ya..you suggest na..i am the one who is always suggesting .
He : ohh oki then how about Shoppers Stop? they have a nice kids section
me : ey nahii this is the first time we are giving something to the baby , should be something like Benetton or Lacoste
As we finish our buying and head towards the hotel he asks " why did you suggest Barbecue Nation, its so far?
me : offf ya baby, its a nice place and posh..no chindi crowd ..areee why you wearing this shirt??
He : I thought you will like it..you got me this Tommy
Me: ohoo it looks like you are flashing brands, achha roll the sleeves , tat way the Hilfiger brand wont show
So finally after the lunch and the "come over to Muscat" and " next time stay at our place " we were driving back home
Me : Rishi Da was nice na?
he : ya
Me : Piu didi too is so adorable ?
he : Ya
me : And oh the baby actually came to you..i am so proud of you?
He : ya
Me: Thank youuu baby..how about some fried prawns and Vodka in the evening ?? You must be tired since we are out since 10 in the morning??
And as he drives, i place my hand on his left leg and see that tiny smile
Verdict : all is well that ends with a Vodka