Second in the series where I tell you all about our family members!
Okay guys so now that you know Nitin, I will tell you all about my brother today:
Yashdeep , is my younger brother, who is almost 2 years younger to me but behaves like he is 5-6 years elder to me. He is the kid that I used to beat up when we were kids and someone that I still want to beat up, when I am 27 and married. The only difference is that now we don’t fight that often because we understand where the other person is coming from and also because I know that there is no chance in hell now, that I will be able to beat him up. He has grown taller and stronger than me, so I avoid getting in these fights with him now!
Looking at his pictures from Childhood, I always think “Oh he was so cute and also so little,I should have beaten him up more then, when I was still taller and stronger than him.” *SIGH* Lost opportunities!
To start with, he is a very passionate person and when he sets his mind to a thing, he will definitely do it. He used to be very competitive as a kid and he was one of those kids who cry because they got 98 marks out of a 100. I used to hate it when all the teachers used to tell my parents that your son is more intelligent than his sister and he has a very sharp brain. I used to hate it because he was really good at mathematics while I almost sucked at it till class 8th, before I discovered my love for mathematics. He was so competitive that his competitiveness was not limited to academics, he played really good chess and he would literally just lose it, if he lost even one match. Similar passion was there for carom board. He used to one of those people who want to excel at everything that they do. He even used to ask for Mother’s blessings before his big Chess matches against papa. 😛
Now the problem with being very passionate about things comes when you can’t decide what it is that you are more passionate about. He is someone who changes what they want to do in their life almost every month and thus spends all their energy on that new passion. I keep telling him that you need to figure out what you really want to do in life and for once focus on just that. Currently he is giving it a shot , let’s see how that works out for him. I know it will be good only.
He loves his Family and friends and is very emotional as well but he tries his best to hide these emotions because we all go through that phase where we think that people around us won’t understand what we are going through. I know because I went through a similar kind of phase in my life as well. But he has started expressing his emotions in a better way now, which is really good.
He loves travelling and exploring new places and I know that given a choice, he will want to travel the whole world and try out his photography skills as well. He has an eye of a photographer and he sees things in a way that only professional photographers do. I am thinking if that happens, I will make him a guest blogger on this blog. 😀
Again, I have been saying only good things about this young man so far, let’s get into some funny stories about him:
- He talks a lot in his sleep. I remember having had long conversations with him while he was asleep. Once it so happened that he was sleeping and I was up reading a book and he started talking in his sleep. He had some essay competition the next day in school and he narrated the whole essay to me in his sleep. I also ask him a lot of questions when e is sleeping and at times he replies too! Creepy? I find it funny.
- When he was a kid, he used to wax his arm hair using a scrubber and even tape mainly because he wanted his arms to be silky and smooth like our mother’s.
- He used to hate HOLI when he was a kid and used to hide inside the house for a long time.
Then he got really fond of Holi and used to start throwing water balloons at people who were going to offices, one week before HOLI and a lot of people used to come and complain to our parents about it.
- He used to be our Grandparents’ favorite child and used to crave the same kind of love and favoritism from our parents as well. I can’t say that he wasn’t everyone’s favorite because he was so darn cute with those chubby cheeks and the cutest smile. On one of his birthdays, when he turned 6, he wanted to buy a dress of his choice, so mother took him to the market and he came back with a five piece suit with a tie for himself and he looked so bloody cute in that ‘dress’. 😀
- He is also very irritating, like Nitin and he will try his best to distract me especially when I ask him not to. Typical Kid. Actually, I’d go on and just say that he is the reason why we still fight like we used to, when we were kids. These days, Nitin and Yash have a new hobby and whenever the three of us are together, they both will join forces to bully me! Of course I have dressed him up as a girl when he was little, but that doesn’t mean he should bully me now! 😛
The thing when you start talking about your family members is, you never know when to stop or how to. Again, I will leave you all with a funny story:
Once, when he was little (in class 1st) he got his homework done from me. I don’t know how he convinced me to do his homework, but for some reason I did. The next day, his class teacher was catching all the students who had got their homework done from someone else( Apparently this was a trend back then?) and was punishing the students with more homework or something. So when his turn came and his teacher asked him, how is the hand writing in his homework different from his handwriting, he told the teacher that “My sister did my homework because I had a fever yesterday and I didn’t want to come to the class without having done the homework”.
Later on that teacher called me to their class, to verify his story and I, being the good sister that I am, I lied and I confirmed his story. And his teacher was so impressed with this little boy’s honesty that she clapped for him and gave him chocolate the next day. And he stood there, grinning. And I think he never shared that chocolate with me. That’s Yashdeep!
Till next time!