Wednesday, June 28, 2006

Thinking Again

Was reading One Night @ the Call Centre and it made me think again. How very correctly the author has potrayed the lives of the people working in call centre in odd shifts. I can relate to that since I have also worked in shifts though not in a call centre. The book made me think again whether I am happy with what I am doing right now? Is this what I actually want to do? Am I working towards what I want to achieve? Am I getting the satisfaction, appreciation, recognition for my work? What have I thought of my life? Is this is the way I want to lead my life? What should I do to make things right that have gone wrong? Its very easy to say that we did mistakes and nothing can be done to rectify them. What measures I can take atleast to try and improve them.

Tuesday, June 20, 2006

So Near Yet So Far....

Yesterday evening my phone beeped to tell me that I have received a sms. It was from my school friend who also happens to my closest friend till now.... I had not spoken to her, met her or sms' her for the past 2 months. I understand that she has her own family, kid, job to look after.. Then I also get busy with myself and my so called boring life. She and I have been friends for the last 16 years... We have literally grown up together.. Have been with each other in the happy moments, sad moments...

She and I used to sit on the last bench in the class purposely. We could have a look at the whole class. Everyone was envious of our seat specially the guys since they wanted to bunk the class and our seat was perfect for it, though we never bunked any class. After finishing our school, we used to go to college together.. God only knows how much time we have spent talking on our way to college.... Our college timings were from 8:00 a.m. and in winters specially in a place like Dehra Dun, it was a pain going to college so early. I used to reach her house by 7:15 a.m. and we used to walk down to the college. There used to be hardly anyone on the road at that time. She and I walked right in the middle of the road, talking and laughing. If someone looked at us, why are we walking in the middle, dirty looks were passed on!!! Reach college and bask in the sun since there was no space in the class to sit.. Spent couple of hours in the sun and the college time is over.. 10 a.m. and we are back on our walk towards home.... We shared everything with each other... There is some kind of bonding between us. Even now when we dont meet each other or talk so often, it is there.

She has always been there for me and I am always there for her. We can call each other even in the middle of the night. I still remember that she told me first about her good friend and then when she was about to get married. Times have changed since then but nothing has changed in our friendship and bonding.. We are still very close even though we may not be staying so close... I miss her and my good old days spent with her....

Friday, June 16, 2006

Plane Thinking

While walking back home yesterday night, I noticed a plane far away in the sky. All its lights blinking among the stars as though it wanted to show that it can also shine as bright as those stars... Was just wondering where that plane is headed to and who all are the passengers?? When will they reach their destination?? Why are they going??? Are they happy or sad or going out of compulsion??Are the passengers on a holiday trip or a business trip or an emergency trip or to meet a friend or breaking away from life or to meet relatives or headed towards home or to meet someone beloved???Do I know any one of them??? Will they reach safely considering the percentage of safety has decreased so much? I don't know why this sudden thought came to my mind and I wanted to put it down in writing.I think it happens with most of us that we see something and out of the blue, we start thinking about it. Even though I was in no way related to that aircraft and its journey, still I was thinking about it...May be the travel bug in me, made me think.... Wondered when will I get a chance to break free from this monotonous routine and get away for sometime alone....
Kept on looking at the plane for a long long time till the lights faded away in the dark sky.....

Thursday, June 15, 2006

Love Will Keep Us Alive.....

I woke up this morning with some song in my head : Love will keep us alive by Eagles... Can remember the music but cant recall the lyrics ...Its so irritating..... Couldnt find the CD as well.... SAD!!! So the first thing that I did when I got near the PC, was to find out the lyrics... Now I am releived....This is one song that I really like and somehow I can relate to this song... Beautiful Lyrics.. Amazing Music..

Dedicated to that special someone!!!!

I was standing
All alone against the world outside
You were searching
For a place to hide

Lost and lonely
Now youve given me the will to survive
When were hungry...love will keep us alive

Dont you worry
Sometimes youve just gotta let it ride
The world is changing
Right before your eyes
Now Ive found you
Theres no more emptiness inside
When were hungry...love will keep us alive

I would die for you
Climb the highest mountain
Baby, there's nothing I wouldnt do

I was standing
All alone against the world outside
You were searching
For a place to hide
Lost and lonely
Now youve given me the will to survive
When were hungry...love will keep us alive
When were hungry...love will keep us alive
When were hungry...love will keep us alive

Wednesday, June 07, 2006

Changing Interests...

Today while I was talking to my friend, I realised that there are so many things which I used to do before I started working e.g. paint, make cards, embroider, put mehendi, cycle, walk, write letters, bake cakes. Now none of these I do.. Its been ages since I painted, embroidered, baked a cake. At one point of time, all these interests interested me but why dont I do them anymore. I am sure it happens with many people. With the passage of time, our priorities change, our hobbies change, out interests change. Most of the times we are forced to do so...

Now my job has taken a priority or other things which I am not able to do during the weekdays... I do all that over the weekend or whenever I get time free....