Saturday, July 14, 2007

Happy Birthday to Me !!!

Hi all… Today is my 1st birthday…I am one year old. I was born on this day last year. What ?? Don’t you know me ? Don’t you know Cuckoo ? She is my mom, err.. correction. She is my supermom.

Ohh thank you.. thank you.. for all your good wishes.

Well, my mother had panicked the day I was born. No, no. I wasn’t a creepy creature from some alien world. In fact, she was not able to see my face !! She ran helter-skelter asking everybody what had happened to her eyes, why she was not able to see me.
Apparently she came to know that I was hale & hearty in some other room called blogspot where she didn’t have access to see me. She went to enquiry; there some people could see me and they conveyed her that I am beautiful ! *Ishhh I am blushing now*

Yes, since I was born a few days after the Mumbai bomb blasts, the Indian govt. had banned all her network to see me. That strike was called Internet censorship.

Anyway, she kept feeding me & after four feeds she could see me. Oh my food ? You all humans know it by the name of posts and today my weight is 83 posts. In my world the weight is measured in posts instead of Kgs. Hmmm.. quite a fatso I have become.

My mom cooks a variety of nutritious wholesome food for me and that leaves you all often drooling, laughing and pondering. Sometimes you guys become emotional by seeing me eat a seriously yummy food. She calls it food for thought.
Recently she has started nurturing some poems to me, both in Hindi and English, which though I do not understand much, you people enjoy a lot.

Whenever she feeds me a new dish, you all come running to see what the food is all about and then you give me beautiful gifts. Oh, I love it when you give me gifts. In your world they are called Comments… SiD uncle’s son told me this. He is elder to me and taught me many things. We are good friends and visit each other regularly.

In this one year I have made many friends and my friend circle is increasing everyday. I am happy. Some of you come, pull my chubby cheeks, see me growing but don’t give me any gift :( and some of you don’t write your names while giving gifts. Tell me, how do you expect me to give you a return gift ?

On New Year day, my mom Cuckoo gave birth to my sibling. She is also very cute. Whenever my mom goes traveling, she brings a variety of food for both of us. My little sister likes picturesque colourful food more than the stories. That reminds me that mom is traveling again next weekend. What should I do? :( or :)

These are my top three most tasted (read in your language) dishes.

Mulgi Shikli Pragati Zhali – This meal has three courses namely Part I, II & III. Please go course by course if you want to taste it.
Cry Man, Cry
Tears of Joy

Cuckoo recently prepared a very fine delicacy named That was Indu which has become quite popular among you but still has not been tasted as many times as to come in top three. It has 84 gifts... maximum no. so far.

Fabio Cannavaro was the best side dish and
Kaash was the first dessert prepared by Cuckoo, my lovely mom.

Heyy wish me good luck and a very happy & healthy life ahead and I do hope to have your company along…

Thank you for coming here, adoring me, appreciating me, and giving me lovely gifts (oh, comments). Aah my mom Cuckoo gets excited by all these gifts and starts feeding me more delicacies. ;)

Current song- Jungle Jungle Baat Chali Hai, Pata Chala Hai - Jungle book

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Craver Vii said...

Cute. Happy blog birthday, and many, many more.

bEAST said...

Happy bday! Do save a piece of the cake for me plz. If you do save a piece of cake then do send it to my email address, and you send everone else a piece of cake as well, on their email addresses. ( slice of cake.jpg)

Expression ! said...

Happy blog B'day to you and do celebrate many more B'days.Just do not stop ever.

Cuckoo said...

Thank you, thank you. I'll send across some cake to you. :)

Thank you. I'll ask my mom to send you one and please don't worry about others. They'll get their share as well.

Cuckoo said...

Ouch ! You & me replied at the same time !!

Thank you, thank you.

Shake Al Ansaari said...

Happy b'day dear blog...i'll make sure to attend your b'day party....


Abhijit said...

Wish you a very Happy Birthday, One From the Cuckoo's Nest! I enjoyed being with you. May your Supermom present more and more such delicious dishes to us:-)

Congrats, Cuckoo! Well written post! :-)

Fleiger said...

Many Happy Returns of The Day!!!

So, where's the cake?

Priyank said...

Hi! We got linked just a couple of weeks back! How does it feel to be an year old? I am 2 yrs old already, but till recently, only my 'super dad' read me. Now there are a couple of others who do. So when is the party? Are you getting new designs and colors for your birthday??
Happy Birthday again ;)

david mcmahon said...

A very happy birthday and I hope to see many more.

ashes said...

Many Happy Returns of the day Cuckoo's blog! Good luck! May you have a very happy and healthy life ahead! :)

You are so lucky to have a supermom like Cuckoo. She does feed you so many delicacies! On the other hand, this dad of mine does not do anything for me. He is too busy to feed me regularly. He hasn't even named me yet!

Anyways, enough cribbing. Let me find out a way to provoke my Dad to feed me now. I linked up to you to encourage him, but it did not prove much effective. Please let me know if you find a better way to motivate him :).

Happy Birthday once again!

Neeraja said...

Hehehe this was cute :)
happy bday bloggy!

maverick said...

happy b'day to u. now tht u've said it, i think i've forgotten to celebrate my b'day. never mind ! sure i havent read all of the posts u've mentioned but my fav among them was cry man cry

Cuckoo said...

Thank you uncle Ansari. Please do come over. How’s Dubai ? Have you started liking it ?

Thank you Abhijit uncle. Oh yes, she is a nice Supermom. She doesn’t get much time else she would have fed me daily !! Burrp !!!

Thank you for coming over. I do hope to see you again.

Cuckoo said...

Thank you Fleiger uncle. Come flying… the cake is waiting for you !

Cuckoo said...

Hello Priyank uncle. Thank you for the wishes.
I am thrilled to be a one year old toddler and sometimes my Supermom has to keep an eye on me. ;) No, no. I am not getting any new clothes now. Had a change of dress sometime back.

but till recently, only my 'super dad' read me... Oh, but your Superdad is quite cool. Don’t worry, your dad, I mean Superdad has created you quite nicely and you’ll also start getting lots of gifts very soon.
The people who come to meet me, will get to know about you as well.

*Shakes hands*

Cuckoo said...

Thank you very much but do you know whose birthday it is ?

Cuckoo said...

Hello Ashes uncle. Thank you for the wishes.
I am thrilled to be Cuckoo’s daughter. She adores me very much.

this dad of mine does not do anything for me.... Awww, that’s bad. Priyank uncle’s son was also complaining the same. In our world, dads are generally better than moms. Ok, I’ll ask my mom to help your dad in feeding you.
Keep coming. The people who come to meet me, will get to know about you as well.

*Shakes hands* Good Luck !

Cuckoo said...

Thank you Neeraja aunty. Keep coming with lots & lots of gifts. :)

I like them you know. ;)

Cuckoo said...

Thank you Maverick uncle for lovely gift.
Belated Happy B'day to your son !!

Well, Maverick.. this is Cuckoo speaking. Read the remaining posts when you have time. You might change your opinion. :)

SiD said...

hum bhi agar bache hote.. naam hamara hota.. cuckoo shuckoo... khaane ko milte ladoo... to duniya kehti happy 'bird' day to you...:)

Oh ho... yeh papa bhi na..jab dekho gandi si awaz mein gana gaate rehte hain..hi Choti Cuckoo (CC)...Happy birthday yaar... so u r a big girl today..aur tune badi health maintain kar rakhi hai yaar... 1 saal mein 83 posts.. guud yaar...just wanted to say that within a year you have not only grown in weight but you have made your wings ultra strong such that they have flown you to far off places from US to Africa to Australia to Japan - as is evident from your travel map.. and I sincerely wish that next year adds much more to your weight and wing power..
Great Going. All The best and Congrats once again

Aditi said...

happy blog bday

Anonymous said...

Happy Birthday...
\m/Dark Elf\m/

Iceman said...

Hey.. Happy b'day...
So this is for ya... share it with mommy too!

And these are for mommy... so are these...

Ajith said...

Wow..thats the best blog-b'day post I've ever seen..Hats off to u for such an imaginative post :)

Rauf said...

I'll have a cake and eat it myself

उन्मुक्त said...

चिट्ठा जन्मदिवस के सालगिरह की मुबारकबाद।
मैं यहां टिप्पणी करने से घबरा रहा था। जितनी टिप्पणियां यहां हैं उतनी तो मुझे सारी चिट्ठियों में नहीं मिली हैं।
मैंने आपकी एक कविता और फोटो चुरा कर :-) यहां लगायी है।

Mumbai Guy said...

well, Your blog and me share same sunsign :)

Alok said...

Wht a good time to hv come to ur blog ... Happy 1 anniversary ... am sure dozens more are on its way .... and u hv played one of my best songs ... thanx .... cya

JV said...

Hi, it seems I am latecomer. Belated happy birthday Cuckoo. Nice party you have here.

Very creative description of your blog journey. Hope to see you chirping the same way, always.

Lots of love,

maverick said...

lukin forward to read all of 'em.

n er....ur blog is calling me uncle. can we change tht to bhiyya :) or bro !

ToOothlEss WOndeR! said...

yappy budday, and what, no butt kicking?
hey.. congratulations.. and wishin a lot many more happy birthdays ahead.

Cuckoo said...

Those were so lovely gifts you brought for me, uncle SiD. Thank you very much. I am thrilled.
Yes, my mom feeds me delicacies & tries to keep me healthy but only after she gets encouraged by the lovely gifts I get. So, please keep coming, taste the lovely food prepared by her & encourage my mom.

Yeah, people from far off places also come to see me.

Thank you once again. Bbye. TaTa. :)

Cuckoo said...

Thank you Aditi aunty. :)

Keep coming.

Dark Elf,
Oh Dark Elf. Thank you very much. Mom told me you were off to the sea ? I love sea very much. I make sand castles in the sand. And I don't want to go back home. :(

Cuckoo said...

You are so cool Iceman uncle. Thank you. I loved your gift. Can I keep all the three ? Pulllleeeeeeeze…

Are you made of ice ?

Thank you very much Ajith uncle. My mom is an expert cook, she prepares very fine dishes but she says she’s still learning.

Keep coming & keep tasting the food prepared by her. :)

Cuckoo said...

Thank you Rauf uncle. :)
Yes uncle, you are big enough to eat the cake yourself. I am a small kid. My mom feeds me. :)

Keep coming uncle. You are very sweet.

Sam said...

Happy Birthday to you!! so wot goft wud u like little one??
Cucko, u must advise me ont his.. am so bad wid gifts.... :)

bachodi said...

Sweeeeeeeeet post.
Happy birthday...

Anonymous said...

tanjoobi omedetoo!!(happy birthday in japanese) :)

Cuckoo said...

सहर्ष धन्यवाद। हा हा, आप तो मुझे शर्मिन्दा कर रहे हैं।

मुझे ख़ुशी है की आपको मेरी कविता पसंद आई और उसे अपने चिट्ठे पर छापने के लायक समझा। मेरी कोशिश रहेगी कि मैं हिंदी में लिखना जारी रख सकूं। समय की पाबंदी से ज़रा कठिन हो जाता है। क्या आपने मेरी अन्य हिंदी कवितायेँ पढ़ी हैं ?

फ़िर एक बार धन्यवाद। आते रहिए, लुत्फ़ उठाते रहिए और हौसला अफज़ाई करते रहिए।

Cuckoo said...

Then Happy B’day uncle !! But where’s my gift ?

Welcome to my birthday uncle Alok. Oh I too like that song very much. "Jungle Jungle baat chali pata chala hai"....

Thanks for coming. Hope to see you again. Keep coming.

Cuckoo said...

No uncle JV, birthday wishes are never late. It’s just that too many people have come to wish me. Thank you uncle. But it is my birthday party, not my mom’s .

Lots of love,.. Love to my mom ? Where’s my gift then ?? :(

Yes uncle, eat (read) them soon.

n er....ur blog is calling me uncle. can we change tht to bhiyya :) or bro.. No way !! What do you think my mom’s age is ? If I am her daughter then you are my uncle. Final.

Cuckoo said...

Toothless Wonder,
Thank you uncle Toothless. I wonder how interesting your name is !! I’ll also ask my mom to give me a name like that. But I don't think she'ld listen to me. :(
Your parents must be very funny. Or you are still toothless ? How old are you ?

Keep coming, uncle.

Yes uncle, I would like to have lots & lots of gifts. Then only my mom gets excited to prepare delicious dishes for me.

Anything will do for me. Thank you.

Cuckoo said...

Thank you uncle Bach. Isn’t my mom sweet ?
Keep coming.

Thank you Niki aunty. I don’t know Japanese. :( Will French do ? Merci beaucoup. My mom taught me some basic French. ;)

Thank you for coming.

deepti said...

belated happy b'day bloggie :-)
i wonder if u have any cake left for me n Adi, well we will be o.k with a couple of chocolates though.
hi, hw r u?

Merisi said...

Happy birthday and many happy returns,
from Vienna with a chocolate kiss*,

*) Hope your mom doesn't mind, it's a Mozart kiss, after all. :-)

Cuckoo said...

Thank you Deepti aunt. Convey my thanks to Adi uncle as well.

Yes, I think mom must have kept cake for you. I'll ask her to send you across.

Thank you very much Merisi aunt. You have brought me such a lovely gift. No, mom won't mind.. she's be happy. :)

Mom visits to your place & tells me all about it.

Fathairybastard said...

Congratulations on the birthday. I'm having mine some time around here too. Thanks for coming by.

rk said...

this ought to be one of the most unique ways of telling people about a blog's b-day!
you are truly very creative.
what a splendid blog you have here!
keep it up, and wish Cuckoo many more years of super blogdom!
regards and take care

ToOothlEss WOndeR! said...

Rip Van Winkle!
Dang! call me that ONCE again, and I'll find you and boil you with sweet potatoes!

Ah.. I've been training my friends' son to call me dawg, so he'll stop with his uncle thingie.

So do you see that you stand the risk of becoming toothless yourself?

Leziblogger said...

Congrats and all the very best for the future! cuckoo, I hope I live long enough to see your 'baby' turn a 100 years! :-)

btw, have been really 'idling' for a while and couldn't visit your blog for last so many days.Will be more regular now!

Princess Banter said...

Well -- happy happy happy bday bloggy dear :) Here's a shot of anything you want... just for you! Name your poison ;)

Bendtherulz said...

Heya Baby....Happy B'day...and before your mother tag me with "relations" - call me Buddy :-)


Loz said...

On your first birthday I turned 50. Congratulations :)

Ash said...

Happy Blog Birthday !!!

Cuckoo said...

Welcome to my bog and thank you ! And I wish you a very Happy b’day too !!

Thanks for dropping by and keep coming.

Thank you very much for liking my style of celebration and all the encouraging words.

You had your cake ? Ok, I’ll e-mail you. ;) Thanks again & keep coming.

Cuckoo said...

Toothless Wonder,

UNCLE !!!!

Thank you Lazy uncle. Awww you missed so many delicious delicacies. I’ll ask mom to e-mail you your piece of cake.

Keep coming & Gn’te !

Cuckoo said...

Oh Oh thank you very much aunt Princess. I love you soooo much.

Thanks for dropping by and keep coming.

Thank you very much uncle.. errr… Buddy Bender... Ha Ha.. you tickle my bones !!

Ouch !! Now, don’t pull my cheeks pulleeeese.
Has my mom e-mailed you the cake ?

Cuckoo said...

Thank you Grandpa uncle !! It was nice to see you here. And Happy B’day to you too !!

Had your cake ? Ok, I’ll ask my mom to e-mail you. ;)

Thanks again & keep coming.

Thank you Ash aunt.

Keep coming & Gn’te !

Prashanth M said...

congrats Cuckoo...

sahil said...

A very happy bday dear! and wishing you may such happy bdays ahead.. keep writing :)

Deepak said...

Happy Birthday indeed!
Keep the posts coming... :)

rishabh said...

Loved this post. Innocent and cute!
Happy Birthday!

Catmoves said...

Happy Birthday little one. Tell your Mum you are growing into a beautiful, intelligent child with much promise.

The Black King said...

Congratulations, of course... and keep posting! :)

Tshhar Mangal said...

Happy birthday...
May the almighty God give u strength
and guidance for manyy more to come..

Cuckoo said...

Thank you. :) Keep coming.

Thank you Sahil uncle !! I’ll ask mom to e-mail you the cake. :P

Cuckoo said...

Thank you very much.

Thank you Rishabh uncle ! Oh my mom also thinks I am veryyyy cute !

Cuckoo said...

Thank you very much Cat uncle. My mom told me you love cats very much. How many do you have ?

Black King,
Thank you very much King uncle. Are you really black ?

Keep coming.

Cuckoo said...

Thank you very much Tushar da ! Keep coming !

Cheers !

Sigma said...

Wish you a Happy Birthday!!

Pijush said...

I am late, wish you a happy belated birthday, want to see the same kind of popularity of this blog after 100 years, Long live Cuckoo.

Cuckoo said...

Sigma, & Pijush,
Thank you very much.

Keep coming & encouraging me.

Ranjeet said...

Cuckoo, belated wishes !!!
It is wonderful spending time on your blog. May there be many more such birthdays to celebrate!

sAg_NiK said...

Very happy birthday cuckoo...very belated though![and going to lost in these huge early wises..heheh]