This Is My Love Language That I Wish To Share With A Woman

What is your love language? What makes you feel most loved? Does your partner know?

Well I don’t have a girlfriend or wife or mistress so they won’t know. But my love language is hugs and kisses. Doing little things to let her know that I am thinking of her. Getting things for her that she knows that I am not into or don’t like but that she enjoys. Surprising her with her favourite chocolates or knicknacks or flowers.

Planning surprise dinners or holiday getaways – even if it’s just a 2 day stay in a cottage or a nice hotel room with lots of room service. A change is good every now and then. Back at home, making her breakfast in bed with coffee, juice and our favourite things for breakfast – coffee & juice, pancakes, waffles, eggs, bacon, toast and fruits. In whatever combination we like. Spending time together itself is a great way to show how much you love each other.

Ok, cooking and ordering food. Food is a way to show love. Cooking a great meal for your loved one, one that has ingredients she loves or the meat she likes the best (be it fish, lamb, pork, chicken, beef or anything else) is a great way to show your spouse how much you love them by letting their choice shine instead of yours. How about cooking together? Awesome! Plan your meals together or surprise them with a take away or home delivery order of meals from their favourite restaurant. Indulge in some delicious desserts that you can both use for some playful flirting and feed each other.

Finally, entertainment is also very key to showing love. Planning movies or tv shows to watch together. Playing music that you both love or if you play instruments, playing & singing songs together is so sweet & romantic. How about playing some games together whether it is a physical game or a board/card game (strip poker anyone?) – it doesn’t matter. Just do it together and enjoy the pleasure of being together. And ofcourse later on, play in the bedroom!

Prompt from 28 Enchanting February Journal Prompts for 2022 from MercyK.com

The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It

The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It¬†(also known as¬†The Conjuring 3) is a 2021 American¬†supernatural horror film¬†directed by¬†Michael Chaves, with a screenplay by¬†David Leslie Johnson-McGoldrick¬†from a story by Johnson-McGoldrick and¬†James Wan. The film serves as a sequel to¬†The Conjuring¬†(2013) and¬†The Conjuring 2¬†(2016), and as the eighth installment in¬†the Conjuring Universe.¬†Patrick Wilson¬† and Vera Farmiga¬†reprise their roles as¬†paranormal investigators¬†and authors¬†Ed and Lorraine Warren, with¬†Ruairi O’Connor, Sarah Catherine Hook, and Julian Hilliard also starring. Wan and¬†Peter Safran¬†return to produce the film, which is based on the¬†trial of Arne Cheyenne Johnson, a murder trial that took place in 1981¬†Connecticut, in addition to¬†The Devil in Connecticut, a book about the trial written by Gerald Brittle.

Originally slated for a September 2020 release, the film was delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It was released by Warner Bros. Pictures and New Line Cinema in the United States on June 4, 2021, where it also had a simultaneous month-long release on the HBO Max streaming service. The film grossed $202 million against a budget of $39 million and received mixed reviews from critics, who praised the performances of Wilson and Farmiga, but criticized the screenplay and noted it to be weaker than the previous installments.

3 Weird Laws In NewFoundland & Labrador

Trash bags in St. John’s, Newfoundland, must be at least 1.5 mm thick and hold between 25 and 90 litres.

No cows at home. While it’s not illegal to own a cow in Newfoundland, it is against the law to keep that cow in one’s home like a house pet. It’s also illegal, by the way, to drive cattle through the streets of St. John’s, but only after 8 a.m. Apparently, Newfoundland cattle drives are more of a late-night thing.

For more than 80 years, it seems, thousands of Labradorians have been breaking the law. And most of them probably didn’t even know it. For the last 82 years, there’s been a law on the books that formally says what the standard time in Newfoundland and Labrador is. And at no point in that history has the government gotten around to acknowledging that most of Labrador doesn’t observe the same time as Newfoundland. OK, so there’s a Newfoundland Standard Time, and there’s Atlantic Standard Time. Tell us where it begins and ends in Newfoundland and Labrador. Officially, the law says that the whole province of Newfoundland and Labrador is covered by Newfoundland Standard Time, which is three-and-a-half hours later than GMT. So for the last 82 years, all the Labradorians who have been setting their clocks to Atlantic Standard Time have sort of been breaking the law.

What A Dream Wedding Would Look Like For Me

Share your thoughts on your dream wedding.
I really don’t have dreams of a big wedding. I loathe huge, expensive and gaudy events with too many people and pomp and show. People who you barely know coming and talking to you on what’s supposed to be a very special personal day. I don’t mind having a nice little crowd of people we know and have a special connection with, close family and friends but other than that I don’t like big crowds.

I’d like it to be a simple event with just the main people I want to be there. All our well wishers and loved ones in one small hall. I don’t really like traditional Indians weddings – a mix of the Indian and Western style would be what I would like to have. The woman and I would thank everyone for coming and say our vows in front of them. Once the registration and ceremony is over, I do hope she will cry in happiness and I will smile and wave to everyone. Starting off married life as couple in a positive way.

After that ofcourse we ensure that our guests and families are seated at the lunch that is being served ad then we will take our seats. Once lunch was over it would be time for photos and then we’d get in to a car and be whisked off to our honeymoon. Simple!

Prompt from 48 Awesome February Blog Post Ideas at SheMeansBlogging

The Perfect Future Family

Manifest your perfect future family in your journal. Firstly, write down how many of you there are in the family? Secondly, what activities do they love to do? Thirdly, how will you celebrate the month of love as a family? Forth, what will you teach your kids about love? Lastly, how will you show your future family love?

I’ve had this in my mind for a while now. My dream family is one of pets gone away and wife & kids I have never had or met. I have a good idea of what it would be like and it feels so good. Wife, is a loyal, lovely & beautiful blonde and we have 3 kids – a girl who is around 12 and fraternal twins a boy and a girl. aged 9. And yes we have the pets – the ones I have had in my life but alive now. Shawny, my Golden Retriver girl dog, Chocolate a male mostly ginger cat & his sister Lollipop a mostly white cat and Shawny Junior, who I mostly called Junior, a black Labrador & Dalmatian mix, and who actually belonged to my sister & brother-in-law but who I took care of for a year (puppy hood to over a year old).

I’d teach the kids, with the help of my wife ofcourse, that we take care of each other and that happiness is only real when everyone can enjoy it at the same time. That we listen, we adjust, we compromise and we love and make sure no one is hurt. We pick them up when they are down and we laugh together. We will do things together like go on rides, grocery shopping, movies, listen to music together, play games & sports together and dress up for ComiCon in Star Trek Starfleet uniforms. We do things as a family!

And yes, my over imaginative mind has set this family of mine in the far distant future in a science fiction dream – think Star Trek but even more advanced and with special force fields that protect us from any weapon or space anomaly that could otherwise cause us harm. Hence I am off on an adventure in a spaceship that kinda looks like a big home on the inside. Kinda like the Robinsons in Space! Roshansons in Space? Anyways we also have these android/robots to aid us and take care of the family and also help us fight off evil aliens. So yeah, first I go on with just Shawny, my older daughter and a couple of robots to setup the spaceship and stuff.

Pretty soon my wife brings the twins, the 2 cats and Junior and the 4 remaining robots and joins us in the spaceship’s bridge. With the robots help the spaceship is all ready for launch and we head out from the space station near earth and off to deep space. Making sure the dogs and cats are fed, we have our dinner time in the family room and then it’s off to bed with me and my wife making sure that the kids are all tucked in their individual bedrooms. Chocolate sleeps in the same room as my 12 year old daughter, right at the foot of her bed, Shawny Junior sleeps on the bed with my 9 year old daughter, while Lollipop sleeps in the bedroom of my son, tucked in blanket at the edge of his bed. And ofcourse, Shawny sleeps with me and my wife in our bedroom, snuggled up in the blankets at the end of our bed.

I wish this would come true!

Prompt from 28 Enchanting February Journal Prompts for 2022 from MercyK.com

Desert Island Three Things (But I Cheat)

Three things you’d bring to a deserted island

1. All the medicines supplies that I need for my entire stay there. I need some medicines that I take on a daily and semi-regular basis so I am gonna need them to take care of my needs.

2. A laptop with a router and internet connection. I don’t how you do it but get me a high speed internet connection and a brand new spanking 15.6 inch or 17 inch laptop. I might not even notice that I am all alone on the island.

3. A full stock of clothes, soaps, shaving stuff, shampoos and all the things I need to keep myself clean and comfortably clothes. I don’t want to go full hippy and grow the hair out in all areas.

Prompt from 75 BLOG POST IDEAS FOR LIFESTYLE BLOGGERS at HeleneInBetween

Paul & Mike’s 64% Dark Peppermint Gelato Chocolate

I want to give this local company a shout out especially since they make such fine products featuring chocolates. Named after two Latin American fine cocoa farmers, Paul And Mike would love to show you how great fine flavour chocolate can be. They believe that the purest chocolate doesn’t have to be bitter. And that everyone deserves great chocolate.¬† Headquartered in Kochi, Kerala (my hometown) they grow and ferment cocoa on their own farms in Kochi and Coimbatore. Also, they source wet cocoa beans from progressive farmers in Kerala and Andhra and take care of the entire post-harvest operations. The chocolate making unit is based in Kochi, just a km away from their cocoa farm. I’ve been seeing a lot of their brand on websites, Instagram and Facebook and I just had to try them out.

First bar of theirs that I tried, ordered directly off their website was their 64% Dark peppermint Gelato Chocolate! I love the combination of cool mint with crunchy chocolate. The classic chocolate-mint combination, but with a modern twist! They use peppermint leaves and premium-grade peppermint oil to make a high quality artisanal gelato. This intense peppermint gelato is then freeze-dried and sprinkled in the 64% chocolate bar to create this unique chocolate which will leave a lingering aftertaste of real peppermint in your mouth. And it is a great treat for the taste buds and leaves you wanting more & more. I absolutely loved it.

I must rate this chocolate an 8.5 outta 10!

RIP Sally Kellerman

Sally Kellerman, the Oscar and Emmy nominated actor who played Margaret ‚ÄúHot Lips‚ÄĚ Houlihan in director Robert Altman’s 1970 film ‚ÄúMASH,” died yesterday. Kellerman died of heart failure at her home in the Woodland Hills section of Los Angeles, her manager and publicist Alan Eichler said. She was 84. Kellerman had a career of more than 60 years in film and television. She played a college professor who was returning student Rodney Dangerfield’s love interest in the 1986 comedy ‚ÄúBack to School.‚ÄĚ And she was a regular in Altman’s films, appearing in 1970’s ‚ÄúBrewster McCloud,” 1992’s ‚ÄúThe Player‚ÄĚ and 1994’s ‚ÄúReady to Wear.‚ÄĚ But she would always be best known for playing Major Houlihan, a straitlaced, by-the-book Army nurse who is tormented by rowdy doctors during the Korean War in the army comedy ‚ÄúMASH.”

Born in Long Beach, California, on June 2, 1937 she made a number of television-series appearances in the 60s. She was in an episode of the western Cheyenne¬†as well as a role as a waitress in the¬†John Forsythe¬†sitcom¬†Bachelor Father. Struggling for parts in television and films, Kellerman acted on stage. She debuted in¬†Henrik Ibsen’s¬†An Enemy of the People,?¬†followed by parts in a¬†Pasadena Playhouse¬†production of¬†Leslie Stevens’s¬†The Marriage-Go-Round¬†and¬†Michael Shurtleff’s¬†Call Me by My Rightful Name (1962). A big claim to fame is that she played psychiatrist Elizabeth Dehner (who studied the long-term effects of space on a crew) in “Where No Man Has Gone Before“, the second pilot for¬†Star Trek. Three months after that, Kellerman played Mag Wildwood in the original Broadway production of¬†Breakfast at Tiffany’s.

Kellerman received her breakthrough role as Major Margaret “Hot Lips” Houlihan in Robert Altman’s¬†M*A*S*H in 1970. Her performance earned Academy Award¬†and¬†Golden Globe¬†nominations, winning the Kansas City Film Critics Circle (KCFCC) Award for Best Supporting Actress, the¬†Golden Laurel¬†for Best Comedy Performance (Female) and a second-place¬†National Society of Film Critics (NSFC) Award for Best Supporting Actress. Kellerman was featured in¬†Life¬†magazine. She again collaborated with Altman in Brewster McCloud¬†as Louise, guardian angel to¬†Bud Cort, and recorded “Rock-a-Bye Baby” for the film’s soundtrack. The actress’s next role was a hostile, chain-smoking, sex-addicted woman who was trying to have an afternoon affair with¬†Alan Arkin’s character in¬†Gene Saks’s film adaptation of¬†Neil Simon’s comedy¬†Last of the Red Hot Lovers.

Her next roles included a woman involved in a deadly plot in the¬†slasher film¬†A Reflection of Fear; an eccentric woman in the¬†road movie¬†Slither¬†opposite¬†James Caan, and a tormented journalist in¬†Charles Jarrott’s musical¬†remake¬†of¬†Frank Capra’s¬†Lost Horizon¬†(also contributing to the latter’s soundtrack). Two years later, she played Mackinley Beachwood in¬†Dick Richards’¬†Rafferty and the Gold Dust Twins, also singing “Honky Tonk Angels”. In the 80s she n¬†Adrian Lyne’s¬†Foxes¬†(1980); Martha, a six-times-married eccentric, in¬†Bill Persky’s¬†Serial, and the silly-but-sophisticated Mrs. Liggett in¬†Jack Smight’s¬†Loving Couples. The actress hosted¬†Saturday Night Live in 1981, and a few made for tv movies, Secret Weapons¬†(1985); the sadomasochistic Judge Nedra Henderson in¬†Moving Violations¬†(1985);¬†Rodney Dangerfield’s love interest in¬†Alan Metter’s comedy¬†Back to School (1986).

She then played Julie Andrews’ and Jack Lemmon’s eccentric neighbor in Blake Edwards’ That’s Life (1986); a porn star trying to get into heaven in Meatballs III: Summer Job (1986); Kerri Green’s mother in Three for the Road (1987), and an actress in Henry Jaglom’s Someone to Love. She would work into her 80s, with several acclaimed television performances in her final years. She starred in the comedy series ‚ÄúDecker‚ÄĚ with Tim Heidecker and played comedian Mark Maron’s mother on his series ‚ÄúMaron.‚ÄĚ And in 2014 she was nominated for an Emmy for her recurring role on ‚ÄúThe Young and the Restless.‚ÄĚ Kellerman was married to television producer Rick Edelstein from 1970 to 1972 and to movie producer Jonathan D. Krane from 1980 until his death in 2016. She is survived by her son Jack and daughter Claire.

Arsenal 2 Wolverhampton Wanderers 1

An own goal from Wolves goalkeeper Jose Sa helped Arsenal complete a dramatic late turnaround in their pursuit of a top-four Premier League place. For long periods Hwang Hee-chan’s early effort had looked like being decisive for the visitors. However, Arsenal substitute Nicolas Pepe levelled from Eddie Nketiah’s pass towards the end of a dominant second period in which the hosts had continually pressed for an equaliser.¬† And as the clock ran down Alexandre Lacazette’s effort was inadvertently touched into his own goal by Sa to spark wild celebrations inside the Emirates stadium.

The result sees Mikel Arteta’s side move up to fifth in the table, just one point behind fourth-placed Manchester United, with two games in hand, while Wolves who were hoping to further their own Champions League ambitions sit in seventh. Bruno Lage’s side had gone into the contest searching for their sixth win in seven top-flight matches and a fifth successive away victory in the top flight for the first time in 42 years. They looked well on course when their South Korea international Hwang stole in front of Arsenal goalkeeper Aaron Ramsdale to score from a tight angle early on from Gabriel’s misplaced back pass. But while they defended resiliently for long periods, Hwang’s miss just after the break and Pedro Neto’s errant late shot with the score at 1-1 proved costly.

While Wolves may point to missed opportunities they can ultimately have few complaints over the manner of their defeat. With Arsenal enjoying more possession and registering more than four times as many shots in the contest, Lage’s side were made to pay for their inability to retain the ball long enough to relieve the pressure they faced, particularly after the break. Romain Saiss, Conor Coady and Ruben Neves all made telling clearances over the course of the match and will feel aggrieved that their efforts did not bring at least the reward of a point. Arsenal though should be lauded for their persistence and the belief they retained that they would finally break through a stubborn Wolves defence.

Wolves goalkeeper Sa had been rarely tested until he repelled Lacazette’s 72nd-minute effort at point-blank range but from there the visiting goal came under increased threat. Pepe’s deserved equaliser came at the end of a flowing move down the right, with Ivory Coast winger expertly placing the ball past Sa and Gunners midfielder Martin Odegaard hit the woodwork before they found a late winner.

My Biggest Regret & Saddest Thing I Miss

Are you deep down happy on your own? (Why or why not?) Also, list down any insecurities you may have.

No. I may not a choice in the matter and control the situation but no, I am not happy on my own. When I say my own, yes I live with my parents and I pay the bills and buy the groceries etc so we are together. But at times I feel living with them all these years has actually made me feel even more lonely than I would have been if I were on my own. Have you heard the saying that you can be lonely in a crowd? Well….

I have missed out on getting married and living with a woman who loves me. I am 45 years old now and never lived with a lover. I most probably will die never having had lived with a woman, never get married or known the long lasting relationship that I have craved for so long. The nights are lonely and will only get lonelier as the years go by. It’s not just sex but it’s companionship and partnership that I am missing. How can I ever be happy and content when that is missing from my life?

And therein lies my insecurity – I know I am kinda fucked in that aspect and that life has flown past me. 90% I know that I am to blame for it and I regret so much of things that happened. I do not know what will happen in the future but I do not have any hope.

Prompt from 28 Enchanting February Journal Prompts for 2022 from MercyK.com

3 Questions On Quora About Atheism & My Answers

Q. Atheists, if you were taking a walk and suddenly heard a voice from the clouds that said “the Kingdom of God is at hand. Repent and believe in the Gospel,” how would you react? Would you have a heart attack on the spot?
A. Heart attack? No. I will wonder ‚ÄúOh no! Not another nutjob Christian fundy trying to push his/her religion onto us.‚ÄĚ

Q. If all of us turn atheist, will we celebrate any festivals?
A. Yeah! Totally. And we will make up some new ones that have real meaning and it will be awesome. Dedicated to science, the arts, music, Star Trek etc. Festivus would ofcourse be the main one.

Q. What percentage of Indians are atheists?
A. It is very difficult to get a correct answer. There are many Hindus, Muslims & Christians in India who do not believe but bow to family pressure. I have a couple in my family. Among my first cousins I am the only open atheist but I know for a fact, from our discussions, that two others are atheists too but they have never spoken out. I do have second cousins who are atheists.

Similarly I know folks from the Muslim community who do not believe but they are scared of being ostracized by their family & community. Some Christians too. But it has been changing a lot in the last few years. While I only knew a handful of atheists in my home state 20 years ago, now it’s in the 100s personally.

Someday it will be much easier to come out as atheist in this country and then you will know a proper number.

Time Spent Online Running Your Blog

Well the prompt asked how much time I spend online for running my blog. Well, there is no straight, easy answer for this and most bloggers. As I have a full time job and this is just a side thing (I do not make much money out of this blog anymore but did for a while) I do not spend that much time to plan out things and usually just post whatever I am interested in or something that I like or whatever is in the news that I feel like I should write about (like the death of a celebrity).

Almost on a daily basis, I also do check out the various blog prompts available by just giving a google search for prompts for the month and check them out. A lot of them are just keywords or whatever America deems the day to be (National butt plug day or whatever) and not real prompts. A lot of them are run by women and hence they have either women-centric or makeup / clothing stuff which I do not get into, ofcourse, being a guy. But there are some blogs that do have really worthwhile blog prompts and I use them and also leave a link towards their prompt page & blog url. It’s the least I can do.

So usually I just spend about 90 minutes or close to 2 hours a day looking at what topics I want to write about and maybe an image or 2 to go along with it. Sometimes it is the image that takes the most time as at times I can get rather picky on which image I want to have on the blog post. Some take like 5 minutes to select like in this post and others like this post a few days ago can take ages for me to decide. If I made a lot more money from this blog and it was my main source of income then I would probably spend a lot more time, like 5 to 6 hours a day on it.

Prompt from 127+ BEST BLOG POST IDEAS FOR EVERY LIFESTYLE BLOGGER IN 2022 at She Means Blogging

RIP KPAC Lalitha

Renowned Malayalam film and stage actor KPAC Lalitha died at the age of 74 on Tuesday at a hospital in Kerala’s Kochi. In a career spanning five decades, she starred in over 550 films in Malayalam and Tamil. She won two National Film Awards for Best Supporting Actress along with four Kerala State Film Awards. She got the national award for the character in ‘Amaram’ in 1999 and for ‘Shantham’ in 2000. She also held the position of the Chairperson of Kerala Sangeetha Nataka Academy for five years.

Born as Maheshwari Amma in Kayamkulam on 25 February 1948, as the eldest among five children. She was honoured with the Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2009 Filmfare Awards South. She was married to the late Malayalam filmmaker Bharathan. Her first movie was the film adaptation of Koottukudumbam directed by K. S. Sethumadhavan. In 1978 she married  Bharathan, a noted Malayalam film director. She took a break from film acting for sometime, doing only a few films. The second era of her career started with Kattathe Kilikkoodu (1983) directed by her husband. Her pairing with Innocent (actor) was hugely popular with the audience between 1986 and 2006 with successful films like Gajakesariyogam, Apporvam Chillar, Makkal Mahatmiyam, Shubha Yatra, My Dear Muthachan, Kannanum Polisum, Arjunan Pillaiyum Anju Makkalum, Injankaddai Mathan and Sons, Pavam Pavam Rajakumaram.

During this time, she did many critically acclaimed roles In 1998, when her husband Bharathan died, she took a break for a few months, only to come back with an acclaimed performance in Sathyan Anthikkad directed Veendum Chila Veetukaryangal (1999). Lalitha has a daughter Sreekutty and a son Sidharth who debuted as an actor in the movie Nammal, which was directed by Kamal. After a short career in acting, he chose a career in film direction. In 2012, he made his directorial debut with Nidra, which is the remake of 1984 film with the same title written and directed by his father Bharathan. She published an autobiography, titled Katha Thudarum, which won the Cherukad Award in 2013.

Getting A SmartWatch As A Gift : Zebronics ZEB-FIT6220CH

The digital revolution has brought many health devices to our shores including a fitness band. I am getting this one as a gift from my employers. This fitness band is called Zebronics ZEB-FIT6220CH, which has Bluetooth v5.0 syncing feature along with a undefined battery. It has real-time Sp02, blood monitoring, heart rate monitor. It comes with 8 sports modes, 7 days of data storage, dual menu UI, 100 pre-built watch faces so you can choose or customize it according to your liking or preference. Get your fitness groove on without the worry of splash and spills as the ZEB-FIT6220CH smart fitness watch is IP68 water-resistant. Inside the box the users get Fitness Band, User Manual, Warranty Card. The display type is TFT LCD and this fitness band charges fully in Up to 2 Hours.

Highlights

  • Large square display
  • Functional crown
  • Oxygen saturation SpO2 monitor, Blood pressure monitor, heart rate monitor
  • Call function
  • Voice assistant support
  • IP67 Waterproof
  • 8 sports modes
  • 7 days of data storage
  • Dual menu UI
  • 100 pre-built watch faces