A Quest on Overdrive … :)

An eccentric rambler on life's lessons and mercies, found and lost… :)

I said I would…


…but I didn’t realize it would be so soon πŸ™‚

Well, so here I am, planning a housewarming, and hoping all of you will be able to attend. The place needs to be done up a bit more, before it is official, but you’re welcome to come around and tell me if there is more I could do πŸ™‚

Thanks, Solilo, Indygurl, for all the encouragement…

And Dhirubhai and Ajit, for making me go green with envy πŸ™‚


Hi there, everyone πŸ™‚Β  Glad to be here πŸ™‚


Author: Usha Pisharody

A rambler, pretends to be a teacher, loves to dream, and go on Quixotic Quests in the Realm of Romance With Life...

55 thoughts on “I said I would…

  1. Usha, this site looks good…It’s nice and clean and easy to read…


    • Thank yo so much, Bones, such a pleasure to hear that πŸ™‚


      • P.S. Quite a few people have moved to WordPress – is it better than Blogger?


        • Well it is a bit more complicated but yes, Bones, it has more options, esp. with replies to comments, page elements, stats, and more… most of which I am still discovering.

          Blogspot, by the way has its own wonderful benefits, and if your are comfortable with trying out new stuff, you should try wordpress. Actually it’s rather fascinating πŸ™‚


  2. Ushus, Welcome to WordPress world. You are so good. I love the way how you take time to try new things and learn by doing it yourself. Kudos!

    Here is my blog warming gift. πŸ˜€


    • Thanks ever so much for believing I could.. πŸ™‚ And that is enough to make me do things πŸ™‚ I loved each minute of the time spent learning here, and all those tips, esp. with the banner were so darned useful πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚

      thanks, endlessly :), ad infinitum πŸ™‚


    • Just saw that awesome helmet… πŸ™‚

      thank you… am going to do some work on it, and post it pronto with the gifts and awards. That is going to be one treasured gift, I tell u πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚


    • whats with the helmet ?


      • Lol, I have just graduated to bikes, πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚

        Rode my younger son’s new bike on first gear, over the weekend, in preparation for learning it so that I can gad about town. He is skeptical, but ok with it πŸ™‚ So long as I promise not to ride it when he isnt home πŸ™‚ Doesn’t trust me with it yet πŸ™‚
        [It’s a Hero Honda CBZ Xtreme, for those interested :D!]

        That is why a helmet! Lovely isn’t it?


  3. hey!!!!!!!
    welcome to WP!!!!!
    inne complete thagarkkam namakku!!!!! πŸ™‚
    and as usual, Solilo had to give a housewarming gift!!!


  4. Yay yay… another one on board !!! WordPress rocks as the legends of our blog samaj move from blogger to WordPress !! πŸ™‚

    u went greeen ? and i never knew … πŸ˜‰

    must have been interesting Green Woman !! πŸ˜€

    No wonder the header is Green BG !! πŸ˜†


    • lol@green bg… apart from being and feeling Green, as in Green Woman, :D, that bit of greenery is from a paddy field in front of my parents’ house, from a pic taken during a monsoon, a couple of years ago… That green has to be seen to be believed πŸ™‚

      And thank you… @legend!!! I shall never live that down, and I had better email these posts and comments to my kids, pronto. Then they will know a lot more about me:P!!

      And yes, it feels good to be here πŸ™‚ Complicated but good πŸ™‚


  5. Woohoo!! Congrats!!!



  6. Kooooool….. congrats….Its lukin simple and nice..


  7. Ahan! They say there is no limit to what you can explore when the mind is without fear and yearning to learn πŸ™‚

    You show us that every day.

    Blogger had too many constraints. And this blog looks very good. Plain white, simple and free. Suits your style.

    Happy blogging ma’am.


    • Now Soumya, what do I say to that beautiful beautiful comment? Thank you does not quite encompass it, but I know you would know πŸ™‚

      It is also because of you that I learn, it is as simple as that πŸ™‚ You make a good teacher, a listener, and a problem solver! How could i not learn. Lol!

      Thanks a zillion… to infinity πŸ™‚


  8. Hey, loved your new home…great ideas, fresh colours, with lots of light and air! The header, the heading and the comments all look great. Should I think about moving too?(wondering to myself…)


    • Sindhu, do try it… make a blog and play around with it… and then decide.. that is what I did πŸ™‚ If nothing else, you always have that option πŸ™‚ And the best thing is this.. the way we can give more individual attention to each comment, which I really wanted to do, but could not, on blogger πŸ™‚ Thanks for the lovely words for the new home πŸ™‚


  9. I was actually waiting for this.After witnessing Indyeah’s switchover I knew this day would not be too far,Ushus(its a beautiful name BTW).

    Will update my blogroll rightaway.
    Happy Blogging:)


    • Thanks Deeps… πŸ™‚
      So you guessed too.. like I did πŸ™‚ It was, as you say, only a matter of time πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚


  10. Welcome to WP!! Love your banner! Really nice! Have a wonderful time here at WP. It certainly has its plus points:)


  11. ((((hugs)))muahh!! see ? My world is complete here πŸ™‚

    LOL@Solilo’s gift πŸ˜€
    so cute πŸ˜€ and apt eh? πŸ˜‰
    Hail the Biker Gal! πŸ˜€

    Here are my gifts πŸ™‚ lessons that a sis has taught me πŸ™‚
    Azalea http://tinyurl.com/cde2hf
    for its the Chinese symbol of womanhood πŸ™‚ Who is more rocking than you ? πŸ™‚

    Hyssop for it Wards away evil spirits , you know trolls and such πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€


    and a Rose just one, for as Leo says ,” A single rose can be my garden… a single friend, my world. ” πŸ™‚
    SO it is with you too πŸ™‚
    And red because they are life and passion and romance …and who writes better about that than you? πŸ™‚




    • Woah! *falling back in the rush* πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚

      And what a beautiful boquet of wishes, love, and flowers πŸ™‚ Thank you ever so much, Indygurl.. πŸ™‚ Love them…

      Here’s to me and here’s to you
      And here’s to Love and Laughter…

      That is what they say of Leos too… that particular quote has a diff. ending, which I shall not quote here, not just yet.. LOL

      Love your words, your passion in getting them here, and your eagerness to see them on the blog πŸ™‚ Sorry for approving them so late… was out for most of the day πŸ™‚
      And thankssssss πŸ™‚ all over again!


  12. Whoaaaa!! Looks Lovely!! πŸ™‚ Congrats! N Good Luck!!


  13. The banner is all you ! pics ..so cute πŸ˜€ ,a bit studious too πŸ˜€ and peace and hearts πŸ˜€
    and a background thats of gods own country πŸ˜€



  14. I love the tagline too O eccentric rambler:))
    muahh! I am dancing coz you are here too πŸ˜€


  15. welcome to wordpress πŸ™‚


  16. A new home means a new heart
    all I wish for you is nice good start;
    We are all sure that you’ll always stand apart
    with your inimitable style and art.

    God bless!:)


  17. Congratulations on acquiring a new address. What is this phenomenon of ‘ab wordpress chalo’ with everyone? Wish you a pleasant stay and experience.


  18. y u ditched our good old blogspot all of a sudden ? πŸ˜€
    this doesn;t look as good as that…
    but am sure you’ll make it better..
    who cares about the home..all we care about is who’s inside πŸ™‚

    Lol, No Praveen, haven’t ditched anyone or anything… πŸ™‚ Just got a new home. And yes, you put that so well… it is the person finally we care about! Thanks for tracking this down, and telling me πŸ™‚


  19. Hehe, awesome! More company on this side πŸ˜€

    Yes indeed, Aareet… it would seem more people are moving over πŸ™‚ Wonder why I took so long though πŸ™‚


  20. The new blog looks cool :))) I like this look .. I love your header to and I have been through a beheading with Vigilance πŸ™‚


  21. Now we are all WP bloggers!
    Love this new header…
    πŸ™‚ You using Vigilance too?!


  22. OMG Usha! A new house and all!! I have been missing much. I am on a long holiday and haven’t been on the net much except to post a blog! I even answered a lot of comments today! Now I take time to move around and find both you and IHM have moved!! This page looks good. I am sure you will be sprucing it up much more!! WordPress IS good!! Enjoy your new home! πŸ™‚

    Thanks Shail πŸ™‚ And it is a joy to see you here as Shail… πŸ™‚ I am still missing so much, and a bit restless for it.. but I do make up by peeking in occasionally πŸ™‚ Yes, WP is a better option, and yes again, much needs to be spruced up on this space… πŸ™‚ Thank you for the wishes … and do enjoy your holiday too!


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