Laydeez and Gennelmen…

16 Sep

…may I (insanely proudly) present to you….

ADELE!

adele 1

Black Beauty doesn't have a thing on her.

adele 2

No daughter of mine is ever going to match those waifish looks.

Look the other way now!

Look the other way now!

Now, now, no stampeding, boys and girls. Go git your own.

And no, that’s not two extra pounds I’ve put on since she arrived. It’s called being chuffed.

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22 Responses to “Laydeez and Gennelmen…”

  1. Mamma Mia! Me a Mamma?!? September 16, 2009 at 10:20 pm #

    Yee hah! Congratulations!

    Two weeks ago, I got me one too! You got Black Beauty, I have the Lady in Red!! ๐Ÿ˜€

  2. M..... September 17, 2009 at 12:20 am #

    Oooooh! She is indeed a beauty! Drool Worthy indeed!

    We await happy happy posts !

  3. the rained-in girlfriend September 17, 2009 at 2:42 am #

    yaaay:) so glad you have a good lapwanti replacement so that all your faraway friends ( yes, the ones whose photographs you never see because you like to pretend they still live in bandra- talk about dee-nial!) can read about dee adventures… big hug, will call you soon xoxox

  4. Sunshine September 17, 2009 at 7:44 am #

    niice! the new dell laptops r super sleek na?? i got a studio 14 in red abt a month back! and i loooove it! ๐Ÿ˜€

  5. Orange Jammies September 17, 2009 at 9:30 am #

    M4: Coolth! ๐Ÿ˜€ They don’t make the Inspiron 12-inch ones in any color but black, unfortunately. I was hoping to snag a rich burgundy. (At least a color, if not a man, right? ๐Ÿ˜‰ )

    M…: Umm…confession: I’m running a bit dry presently. Have rediscovered the pleasure of 3 books a week. :mrgreen:

    the rained-in girlfriend: I don’t know what you’re talking about. I’ll see you around the corner.

    Sunshine: She’s skinnier than a cracker crust pizza. And so easy to tote around. I’ve seen the red studio 14. It’s gorrrrgeous. ๐Ÿ™‚

  6. Meira September 17, 2009 at 11:24 am #

    good gosh! She IS a stunner!

  7. Shivani September 17, 2009 at 12:32 pm #

    Congrats!!
    I have the same one in 14 inches. And ditto abt Dell not making it in royal-blue (which I wanted soooo badly that I almost threw a tantrum at the store ๐Ÿ˜‰ )
    Enjoy your new Lapwanti

  8. Vidooshak September 17, 2009 at 1:33 pm #

    Is that a touch-screen stylus? Or just the usual accessory not part of standard equipment Mont Blanc pen?

    Too bad all we have are the drab, brick-like Lenovos from office. The price you pay for a free laptop ๐Ÿ˜ฆ

    Take good care of Adele. I assume that’s the name… or did I miss a nuance there? ๐Ÿ˜‰

  9. Orange Jammies September 17, 2009 at 11:05 pm #

    Meira: *proudly preens like she popped her out.*

    Shivani: Not Lapwanti, Adele! ๐Ÿ˜ฏ

    Vidooshak: Not a beat. She’s Adele and there’s nothing to it. ๐Ÿ˜›

  10. errormsg! September 18, 2009 at 1:25 pm #

    aah. tech-joy ๐Ÿ™‚

    loving the name, not many can convert binary collectibles to french-irish country belles ๐Ÿ˜€

  11. dipali September 18, 2009 at 2:16 pm #

    Congratulations. May she have a long, productive and trouble free life, God bless her!

  12. Orange Jammies September 18, 2009 at 2:51 pm #

    errormsg!: ๐Ÿ˜‰

    dipali: Thank you so much!

  13. DewdropDream September 18, 2009 at 4:41 pm #

    Mine’s name Yvonne. (Yvonne the second to be precise, but what the hell).

    Yvonne sends loving bleeps and blinks and much binary code to Adele ๐Ÿ˜€

  14. Orange Jammies September 21, 2009 at 12:14 pm #

    Dewdropdream: Ooooh, we could organize a playdate! And they could go shopping together! And devour brownies! Okay, must stop. See, this is why I’ve held off on having daughters. ๐Ÿ˜‰

  15. Nino's Mum September 22, 2009 at 11:31 am #

    And may I just please say ‘same-pinch’?

  16. Orange Jammies September 22, 2009 at 2:33 pm #

    Nino’s Mum: You mean they’re long-lost kumbh mela TWINS??? ๐Ÿ˜ฏ

  17. Nino's Mum September 22, 2009 at 7:30 pm #

    ๐Ÿ™‚ maybe.. mine’s grey outside though, so maybe seeta aur geeta!

  18. Orange Jammies September 24, 2009 at 2:21 pm #

    Nino’s Mum: How did you get that? I was told they only have black in this model. ๐Ÿ˜ฆ

  19. Nino's Mum October 1, 2009 at 2:14 am #

    Got it from the US, about two years ago, me thinks.

  20. Orange Jammies October 1, 2009 at 6:31 pm #

    Nino’s Mum: Ah okay. The land which we do not name. ๐Ÿ™‚

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