In To The Night.

I hope that you enjoy reading this post on the weekly Friday Loose Bloggers Consortium where eight of us write on the same topic. Today’s topic has been chosen by Will Knott. The seven other bloggers who write regularly are, in alphabetical order, Delirious, gaelikaa, Grannymar, Maxi, Paul, Shackman, The Old Fossil. Do drop in on their blogs and see what their take is on this week’s topic. Since some of them may post late, do give some allowance for that too!

As I always do, every Saturday, I looked up the topic for today’s topic last Saturday. Saturdays somehow are slow days for me and my computer and after doing the rounds of other LBC posts and attending to comments on mine, I check on the next week’s topic and I was really zapped when I found this topic.

I was zapped, because on Friday, my daughter in law Manjiree asked me to teach her how to jive after having found during a conversation about my dancing days and I had promised to do so on her weekly holiday which was last Sunday. Closely following that discussion this topic came as another reminder of what a role synchronicity plays in my life. No sooner I saw the topic, the first thought that came into my mind was this song by Santana and the synchronicity there where the guy on the roof about to commit suicide is led to a window through which he sees a dancing girl and his life changes due to dancing In To The Night.

For those who are interested, the lyrics to that song are available here.

And that was the beginning to a journey through my memory of long past dancing into the night moments.

And as if that is not enough, Manjiree has arranged for a traditional festival of lights at our home since last evening. Here are two shots of our balcony that will remain so well into all the nights till the Diwali festival gets over on Monday.
Diwali lights

Diwali lights 2

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17 Responses to In To The Night.

  1. Delirious says:

    I don’t know why, but when I clicked on your blog, it occurred to me that I missed the opportunity with my blog. I should have written about Halloween!!! gah
    Delirious recently posted..Friday Loose Bloggers Consortium: In to the Night

  2. Maria says:

    I daresay you’ll be having a great Diwali this year with a new bahu in the house…
    Maria recently posted..Into The Night….. LBC Post

  3. Grannymar says:

    Well, footloose candy man please wake me up before you go go, boogie woogie bugle boying with smiley face Manjiree or twisting those hips of yours again!

    Hope you all have a wonderful Diwali festival weekend.
    Grannymar recently posted..In to the night

  4. wisewebwoman says:

    It sounds like you have found a new treasure in this amazing DIL of yours!

    Rock on my friend.

    XO
    WWW
    wisewebwoman recently posted..Leather Arse – or how I survived Izal toilet tissue.

  5. Maxi says:

    Love Santana, brings back many memories.
    How sweet of Manjiree to put up the lights and you, Mr. Hotfoot, to teach her to dance.
    blessings ~ maxi
    Maxi recently posted..Steak, Salad and Spirits

  6. Cathy in NZ says:

    I wonder how many festivals, worldwide/culturally have a large part of the sequence in the “night” v in the day – or it is even stevens 🙂
    Cathy in NZ recently posted..Our Auckland

  7. Like the guitar. Roof parties seem all the rage. I’d host one myself, but everyone would slide off.
    Or to paraphrase Oscar Wilde – we may be hanging from the gutter, but we’re looking up at the stars. Until the gutter gives way. Then we’ll be seeing stars.
    blackwatertown recently posted..Can you meet this dark challenge? (Prize for the one who does.)

    • My star gazing days are over BWT. They ended with my visit to California where I had hoped to lie on stars and gaze at the sand and ended up lying on the sand and gazing up at stars.

  8. tammyj says:

    beautiful twinkling tiny lights for diwali by manjiree.
    nothing like the feminine touch.
    and what she made for the lamp . . . so beautiful!
    as you can see ~ i’m catching up on all the posts i’ve missed.
    i slept though october. i swear!
    but i will spare you my commenting on each post.
    suffice to say . . . i love the way you write.
    tammyj recently posted..have you ever?

  9. A festival of Lights, Customs and Traditions . I simply love the approach of the Diwali season. The slight winter chill, the happy faces, the excitement of shopping the best online shopping for teenagers cheap sundresses thank you for sharing this post
    christopherbelly recently posted..Spring Fashion

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