Friday, November 03, 2006

I’ve been tagged again:) by RK and Ajeya.

I must say I’ve been really late with this one. Anyways I’m supposed to say eight things about myself…So, here goes…

1. I was born in Hyderabad, India, brought up in Bangalore…lived a good portion of my life there before moving to Sydney, Australia and then to the United States.

2. My favorite place in the world is still Bangalore.

3. I had my first child at a very young age when I was still studying. I had him the day after completing my second year degree exams. I had the highest marks in the whole college for that last exam.

4. I am quite reserved with people I don’t know very well. But I am anything but reserved with friends and family. In fact, they complain that I cannot stop talking…

5. I will not say I am a perfectionist, but I strive to do the best I can at all times.

6. I love traveling. I have a passion for visiting new places. I hope to travel the world sometime…

7. I love my kids to distraction…as if you couldn’t tell already..:)

8. And finally, my philosophy in life is to take each day as it comes and live life to the fullest. Planning is good, but spontaneity is better. Don’t forget to put your party hats on…and have a blast:)

I tag....


At 3:35 PM, Blogger Ravenbajan said...

Wow, you've lived all over the globe. That is really interesting! I had a feeling from some of your posts that you were of Indian decent.

Thanks for the tag. I've posted mine as well.

At 2:24 AM, Anonymous Gangadhar said...

nicely done,TP..
And how long u stayed in hyd?

At 10:23 AM, Blogger travel plaza said...

I am originally from India. Your list is impressive. Thanks for doing the tag.

I was in H'bad only for about a couple of years after I was born. But I used to go every year for summer vacation till I was married.I'm very close to my family there.

At 12:31 AM, Blogger AJEYA RAO said...

Cool, Nice to know that you hav elived in Bangalore and you like the place.

At 11:38 PM, Anonymous Vijay said...

RK already tagged me on this a while ago :-)

At 12:27 AM, Blogger Maverick said...

hmm so u've already travelled enuf.great 8 things abt u. i love the last one the most though,thts my policy too.

At 1:49 AM, Anonymous bellur said...

No.3: amazing. you are great!

"Planning is good, but spontaneity is better."
classic one liner!

thanks for doing the tag. well done!

At 5:28 AM, Blogger Shruthi said...

Point number 3 - is... phew!! Amazing!!

At 12:16 PM, Blogger Jim said...

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At 12:21 PM, Blogger Jim said...

Thanks for sharing this. If you came to Texas you might change # 3.
Thanks, too, for the tag. What I did may be all I can do.

At 12:36 PM, Blogger travel plaza said...

Thanks. Like I said, B'lore is my favorite place.

I thought you might have already done this one.

Thanks. I do really believe in #8. Cool that we think alike:)

At 12:38 PM, Blogger travel plaza said...

Thanks to you for tagging me. It really got me thinking. I am really proud to have achieved #3. At that point of time in my life, I was determined to complete my education. I was so driven because everyone who saw me said that I would not be able to take my final exams and would have to discontinue my studies. But with the help of my hubby and family, I got through that.

Thanks. #3, Whew!! Am I glad that's over:))

At 12:41 PM, Blogger travel plaza said...

Thanks so much for doing the tag. I know how much you hate tags and I really appreciate you doing this one. Your list is really cool. And the list of cars you've owned is impressive.

I did not get what you said about #3. Clarify please?:))Thanks.

At 11:24 PM, Blogger pegasus said...

is tagging some kind of spam?

At 7:12 AM, Blogger travel plaza said...

To my knowledge, Tagging is not spam. Its just another way of communicating with fellow bloggers. As I said, this is to my knowledge.

At 11:08 PM, Anonymous Gangadhar said...

Next time u visit hyd..don't forget to intimate me.. :)

take care

At 9:18 AM, Blogger travel plaza said...

Will surely contact you when I come to H'bad next time:))

At 4:53 AM, Anonymous Veena Shivanna said...

I dont know know why I always thought you were a male when I say your name in Bellur's blog. Today just clicked the link which got me here. Nice to see your tagging post, really interesting. That was too good a liner on the planning part & the conclusion about living life to the fullest! Keep it going!!

At 8:41 PM, Blogger AJEYA RAO said...

Do we need to tag you again to c u around? :))

At 2:29 PM, Blogger travel plaza said...


Welcome to my blog:) I have seen your comments on RK's blog too. Thank you so much for your encouragement. I'm hoping that things will slow down on my end by mid-december and then I can get back to blogging more regularly. Do keep visiting:)

At 2:31 PM, Blogger travel plaza said...


That is so sweet:))I will be back for more blogging fun once I'm done with this semester. I should be done about mid-december. You will definitely see me around more then:))

At 1:50 PM, Blogger Pooja Aggarwal said...

Have been absent from the blog world for some time now.

Was interesting knowing more about you through this tag...Need to catch up on your previous posts.

At 8:42 AM, Blogger travel plaza said...

Hi Pooja,
Nice to see you back:)I myself have not been blogging very regularly. Personal schedules have kept me away. But I hope to be back by mid-december.
Thank you so much for your thoughtful comments.

At 12:25 AM, Anonymous Gangadhar said...

How's ya,TP..just stopped here to see what's goin on here..long time no post..?

At 11:23 AM, Blogger travel plaza said...

Thanks so much for stopping by. These last few weeks have been crazy. But I just finished my semester and am getting some free time now. I will be posting soon.
Thanks for always being there:))

At 1:45 AM, Anonymous bellur said...

wish you and all myfriends here a very happy 2007!
have a fantastic and safe new year party.

At 8:47 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hope everything is okay with you!

At 10:52 AM, Blogger travel plaza said...

Thank you very much. Wishing you and yours a very happy and prosperous new year too:)

All is fine. Its just been a crazy time. Will catch up with all of you soon. Wish you a very Happy New Year.

At 10:36 PM, Anonymous Gangadhar said...

Wishing you a very happy new year..

with best wishes

At 8:38 AM, Blogger Jim said...

Happy New Year -- Just checking to see how you're doing.
When does school start again. I'm glad for you that you have your priorities in line. Blogging takes a lot of time. Spare time is best and you sure don't have much.

At 8:30 AM, Blogger travel plaza said...

Thanks Jim.
A very Happy New Year to you too. Things are settling down a bit now. I had house guests for the entire vacation period. My fall sem is over and I hope I will have some free time now. I miss blogging and being in touch with all of you:( But I hope to catch up now:)

At 10:21 PM, Blogger Jim said...

I finally figured out my # 3 thing. I was thinking # 2, you would really like Texas.
I think school has started again?

At 1:06 AM, Blogger Cuckoo said...

My first time here but I think I'll come again. :)) I was in Sydney too for a while.

Nice to know you thru the tag though.

At 9:52 AM, Anonymous Vijay said...

Hey TP..long time no blog...

At 10:13 AM, Blogger travel plaza said...

I would love to vist Texas sometime. We drove through the northern part on our way to Arizona, but never really stopped.
Yup, school has started again. Iam now only working there part-time. I am taking a break from classes this sem.

Thanks for visiting my blog and for your kind comment. I have not been doing my blog any justice. I hope to be back with a post really soon. Do visit agian.

At 10:15 AM, Blogger travel plaza said...

I was just thinking that I should write something soon. I think I will finally get down to it and post something. BTW, your blog has refused to publish my comment again:(

At 7:28 PM, Anonymous Vijay said...

I am going to contact support... in the meantime, I will look out for your comments

At 12:50 AM, Blogger Pijush said...

It is nice to know about you, keep posting.

At 1:28 PM, Blogger Jim said...

Hi TP -- We're back, as you can see, early too. But I'm not in as good shape as when we left. Check my blog for that.
School is about ready for a break, give us a holler!

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