Friday, September 30, 2005

Lost


I lost the key to my appartment along with the laundry room key.It was stolen actually...and I feel scared.All the expenses for replacing the keys is another sad factor.I feel sick ,angry ,upset and feel like throwing up.

Thsi song playing in my real player--my current obsession...although not able to enjoy it as much today.
Andhera pagal hey
Kitna ghanera hey
Chubta hey
Dasta hey
Phir bhi wo mera hey
Uski hi godi mai
Sir rakhke sona hey
Uski hi bahoon mey
Chupke se Rona hey
Ankho se kaajal ban
Behta andhera hey
(OST:Parineeta-Raat hamari tho)

Thursday, September 29, 2005

Back To Square One.

We are creatures of habit arent we?? After yesterday's pause life is back to normal..or should I say abnormal.Had an exam today and it sucked big time!!! I thought I was prepared---but one look at the Q.Paper was enough for me to realize that I was anything but prepared.It was all situational questions and I would have figured them out if only I had like about three hours instead of the 1 hour we were given.I dont know how the others did....buit I didnt do very well...so not feeling very good about myself right now.Wonder if she will agree for a retest *hmmm*.
Found R online today morning and chatted for about 5 mins...... with the exam looming over my head I had to cut short the conversation .But it was nice conv anyway..
My hippie friend/role model P arrives tomorrow for a short visit.Found a great place for him to stay at the campus.He will be here for three days...plan to show off my cooking skills (might use shirin's chicken recepie)and take him around.So...I am off to the grocers and yea definitely clean up the house.

Oh and...

Happy b'day to me.
Happy b'day to me me.
Happy b'day to me.

Thx Rr for being the first one to wish and the only one to wish.Thats how popular I am *grin*

(PS: mom , dad , K ...heeeellloo?? remb me???...I am waiting.)

Wednesday, September 28, 2005

And How Do You Understand Something Like this?

My class mate Erin passed away monday night.Apparently she never woke up from her sleep.B,her boyfriend ,also in our class ,was there and called 911 for help but by then it was too late.The reason is still not very clear and apparently she didnt have any health issues...although there is a speculation that she died of some sort of haemoraging in the brain.We had a class today--and our Prof who is also the department chair broke the news to us at the end of the class.He said the department had arranged for a counsellor in case any of us wanted to talk .I did notice that Erin and B were missing from class...but...
So very shocking ...the whole class is in shock.Erin was extremely reserved and so is B and they mostly kept to themselves...except during lab....but she still was part of our group and we were all getting to know each other.
Its just so crazy--she was so young and so bright.When you hear such things you want to stop for a while and think about the mad rush you are in all the time...all the stress...all the dream chasing...all the crazy competition ...all the planning ahead...meanwhile forgetting to LIVE!!...and one day u are gone...just like that...without any explanations without any warnings.
I am crying for her ,for B's loss,and for myself .for taking things tooo seriously sometimes.

Tuesday, September 27, 2005

Does Anyone Know?

Does anyone know how it feels to love someone yet be disregarded by that person?
Are you supposed to feel terrible ?
Or are you supposed to feel ok?…
Or shouldnt it matter at all?...
becos then it makes your love unconditional…doesn’t it?
Does anyone know?

Monday, September 26, 2005

Nothing

nothing inspires me today...
nothing surprises me today...
nothing makes me feel happy today...
nothing makes me feel sad today...
nothing makes me want to crib and complain today...
nothing make sme feel alive today
and so....
nothing more to say today.

Sunday, September 25, 2005

A Friend Wrote To A Friend.

You asked me about my dreams/plans: there are just too many of them.You already know my love for travel .And by travel ,I hate to do the typical tourist stuff(I mean you know package tours and stuff).I want to go to a place ,live there for a short while and explore it inside out-walk through the streets and lanes ,nooks and crannies ,understand the place ,get a sense of the place, experience the place.I LOVE to travel and I have tremendous amount of energy to travel. Again not to go visit a relative at the other end of the planet ,but to do my kind of traveling. Get me?? There is a HUGE difference betw the two in case you aren’t familiar!!!

I want to learn photography and capture those magical moments that I might encounter during my travels...just freeze time and enjoy the moment for ever. Open stark spaces , sweeping landscapes and mountains gives me a big thrill . Have you ever tried walking across a remote deserted stretch of land at night under a moon and star lit sky. I have and trust me it is AMAZING!!! The number of stars above you is endless and you feel as though you are in another planet!!As though you are stranded in space. After that experience just to feel something close to it ,I have slept on the terrace at my friend's place..under a cloudless night sky!!*grin*(although its a sad substitute for the real thing..it still comes highly recommended)

And ofcourse one day i am goin to build my dream house.I dont care if its a tiny shack or a goddamn palace...its the location that matters to me.Sometimes I want to live by the sea ,sometimes I want to live up in the mountains. There is beauty and fun in both so kind of hard to decide where I will build my humble abode. Tibet remains the current fav spot.*grin*.And when its done you are most definitely welcome.

Saturday, September 24, 2005

Quiz Time..Know Me Better.

Found the link to these Quizzes at Joker's blog and tried them out for funsakes.. these are the results.





D



You know that you remembered to put on underwear today...

But really, that's about it!



Ok...that is pretty much the truth...I can be sooo absent minded..i have searched for my darn glasses having them resting on my nose all the while.Just ask my mom..she has stories to tell.*grin*







Your Hidden Talent



You have the power to persuade and influence others.

You're the type of person who can turn a whole room around.

The potential for great leadership is there, as long as you don't abuse it.

Always remember, you have a lot more power over people than you might think!



And I am the Queen of The World!!!*yippeee*.
(An honest confession..eventhough this is the result of my first attempt...I tried the second(hidden talent quiz)twice...just that ..as usual I liked more than one choice and I must say the others that I picked arent too bad either.Looks like I aint that bad a person at all...and I got pleny of talent.*grin*...but..ehhh...obviously lack modesty/humility.

Friday, September 23, 2005

Today..

I am bone tired!!Submitted a really difficult assignment ...been working on it the whole week..me and the whole class looked haggered!!And guess what the prof does---he announces a quizz for monday.*heartless creep*
I was soooo looking forward to having a relaxing weekend..maybe go to ISKCON on sunday and spent some time there etc etc.I dont think thats going to happen now.
Anyway...there are better things to share than just my woes...like I got this surprise mail from R.I mean its like the mother of all surprises getting a mail from our pal.So that sort of made my day.
Then got some offlines from my e-friend J who has broken some sort of record at his work place...ok I am not doing a good job of conveying his story...you can feel his enthusiasm and excitement ...here check this out:-

J: Hi, just got the final numbers today... here's what it is.
J: The total % of revenue generated from affiliates shot up to 40.5% in aug.. and 44.5% in september to date
J: 40.5% is the highest ever in this year.. and 44.5% is a new record.. these ppl never even
imagined
J: i'm so happy..
J: i'm going crazy.. i'm gonna go home and work on the numbers and pull up all kinds of graphs and make all sorts of analysis.. I mean, I love working on %ages and the excel.. its sooo kewl

*Applause Everybody*Hey..me happy for you J.

Thursday there is a combodian movie at the Center for South Asian Studies...would love to go...but not sure if there will be any company.I am a bit of sucker for foreign films...the odd silence ,the english sub-titles... the works...i luv it all.!Yea...I know.... I sound like one of those pseudo-intellectuals but thats ok...

Today at work was checking in books and I came across a book and found this quote on top and it goes:-
"As to love who have I ever loved ? I am too insane to love anybody else but me but I have decided to change".-
(I think this quote was by Jack Kerouac an eccentric american writter)

Got inspired and created my own version of the quote:-

"As to love who have I ever loved but U?I am too insane to love anybody else but U but I have decided to change".
*grin*...I like this...worth stealing!







Thursday, September 22, 2005

The 55 Words Story

Joker tagged me and i am supposed to write a story in 55 words(actually there's a little more than 55).So here goes...

Once upon a time….

There was a donkey and his master who had three children Inky,Pinky and Ponky.The donkey was loyal and hardworking and never complained but the master never cared much. One day donkey died and the master realized his worth and he cried. Moral:-Worth of a loyal donkey-priceless!! For everything else there is master card!.

*grin*.this is what happens when I get tagged …that too for story writing.

Just realized I miss all my friends....*sigh* and I still havent written my regular mail to my e-friend J.*sigh again*

And my real player sings to me....

Ishq gava hey har ek dard ki....Zangeer ishq hey har ek riste ki...(Src:Nusrat FatehAli Khan)

And i miss talking to you.



Wednesday, September 21, 2005

Post From Work.

I am back at the library..technically working but blogging.Yea u guessed it I am back at the microforms desk.Just finished helping out this guy who said he is new to the machine and wanted help loading the microfilms.Awesome!I almost said join the club pal.
But I went... confident and almost clueless, fiddled around with the machine and got it working...he said I was a genious!!lol!!Yea right!
Hmm...I am seriously worried and stressed out--so much that I can feel and visualise the formation of ulcers in my intestines*gross*!There are these ...assignment deadlines, an exam around the corner,a friend visiting next week and its hard finding time for all this and family.

Well I really dont mean to crib because these are all a result of the choices I made..soooo... I am willing and ready....but at times I need to vent(crib)--its healthy.
Ok...do I sound as though I am making excuses for writing in my own blog??gees!!!
My timez up and I am off work.

I am listening to this pakistani song by some dude named Atif and it goes something like..ab aadat si pad gayi.......Would have liked to post the entire lyrics..but thats too much effort.Anyway the lyrics are peeerfect.Its fits my state of mind.

Monday, September 19, 2005

What Makes Blogs Interesting To Me?

This is actually in answer to a question I read in another blog.Well…it tells me so much about people…their lifestyles, their experiences, their thoughts and their perceptions on life and how it should be lived.

It is never about getting to know the individual behind the writings…its about knowing a person... in the sense how he or she reacts and feels at different circumstances. Sometimes I come across stories that I can relate to so well and I think ..'ok I am not alone here’…and sometimes I cannot…but it still does give me a different point of view. In short blogs act as a cheap yet excellent shrink to me.*grin*.Sometimes the things people tell are true and sometimes they are just cooked up …but it doesn’t matter because to me its getting to hear a story and how it affects me...I am not trying to form any relationship here.
I love this freedom blog provides ..to be honest ,to lie, (ok fantasize would be a better word I guess)to tell stories, to vent, to crib, to weep and do what not…..provided relationships strictly prohibited!!

Ok…to the people on the other side of the fence…I am not suggesting that it is impossible or its a sin to get to know an individual through his /her blog…I am sure great friendships have been formed or soul-mates have been found..and I truly wish them the best.
But to me its more about freedom!

Just a tit-bit..

Was getting back home ..took The Bus and this african american guy sitting next to me asked if I was from India and I said yea. Then he told me beautiful people..they are.. and then he said ‘great to meet you’. I decided to take it as an indirect compliment and I am gloating here.*grin*.Yea I know shameless me!!

Sunday, September 18, 2005

Sunday!!...And I Am Working!!!

Yaawwn!!I am feeling so sleepy...Its a sunday and I could be sleeping if I wanted to but cant because I am at the freezing library working.My boss assigned me to operate the Microforms service desk.I was hoping to find the microforms area empty but there a couple of folks checking out stuff.God!!..What are these people doing here on a sunday?? Ok..its not that I am frustrated about their lack of a better plan to use up precious sunday ..but having people around the area means a possible request to troubleshoot...and that scares me.I am new to these machines and their mechanics.I did get a crash training(well cant call it training-just a quick intro maybe) but that has hardly helped boost my confidence.Anway as I type this I am praying hard to be either spared from the ordeal or for time to just fly(I have to rest my butt here for an hour *sigh*).The only good thing is as long as nobody bothers me I can use the net as much as I want...but darn the time and the time difference none of my buddies here or in India are online.*sigh*.So...guess the next best thing is blogging....

Friday, September 16, 2005

Surreal Friday

Its the weekend!!! and I am chilling friday evening doing something sooo perfect it almost seems surreal...
I am watching a malyalam movie( an outright comedy) munching banana chips and sipping cream soda......*sigh of contentment*
There is nothing else left to say.

Wednesday, September 14, 2005

Sulk..Sulk..Sulk!

I started my work today—didn’t expect it at all *sulk*. On training for two days—and after that the real work starts.
Skipped breakfast and had a very late lunch…and then the damn headache started*sulk*. Was supposed to go with Rr to some premier show at the park..followed by dinner at this cool place where you get the most delicious cheesecake. I dropped out…think Rr also..
K and jr arrive tomorrow and I want to cook something decent but this stupid headache is fast turning into a migraine…and my cheerful disposition has all but abandoned me.*sulk*

Tuesday, September 13, 2005

Pal Bhar Ke Liye In Aankhon May Hum Ek Zamana Doondte Hey

Title roughly translated into English- For a moment I search in these eyes an entire lifetime.

Ok first of all the title has nothing to do with the contents *grin*....
...........
....What a busy day it was. First the class, where the prof threatened us with an exam (this one is like the big fiercesome ugly brother of the little baby quizzes we otherwise have)..which means we all/(I) will be thinking, breathing & having nightmares of Prof Cox’s lessons till the D-day. I used to like exams as a kid in school for some weird reason but now I am terrified of them.*sigh*.Not sure how ,why or when the psychological shift happened.
Got some of my employment related paper work done ..basically filling up forms and running from office to office and meeting people.*phew* Met S in between and since he was free he came along for company. We ended up at the food court munching and he shared all his big plans after graduating. He is determined to graduate by next year fall. He is such a sweet person. hope all his plans work out.
Decided to do some studying and so landed at the library( my future source of bread and butter) where I bet the temp is below zero.I don’t know why they have to trun up the blasted AC so high .The place is freezing and all you can think about when u are there is cuddle up under a blanket ,have hot soup and go to sleep. Not fit for any serious studying. BUT..thats what I did…atleast attempted to do. .I studied for about 45 mins and then moved over to one of the couches and went to sleep. *grin*.Ehh..there were a few other like minded folks as well so it wasn’t too hard.
Dropped in at Rr’s lab and shared with her & lab mates the rava idlis I had made (yep—told you I am a good cook).It was an instant hit! I had brought along some pickles and chutney as well and everyone was digging in happily in spite of my warnings that the pickle was bloody hot .There was Rr’s undergrad assistant V(I think I have a crush on him)who was hesitant in the beginning ,asked me what it was and then tried out the stuff. He actually thought I made the darn mango pickles too which I didn’t bother to correct and he was so impressed!!! Ok..well I cheated!!So sue me!! .
Back home now and this place is a mess and looks like a pig-sty!! I need to clean up or else I’ll soon start snorting!

There is this delightful old hindi song playing in my real player and my title for today was inspired by it...Do diwane shehar may…….. aabudana doondte hey… Aashiyana doondte hey. (OST:-Gharonda). awesome lyrics…. awesome music…I can just about hug anyone right now!!

Monday, September 12, 2005

My Cribbings And More.

It was a normal normal day at the uni. Nothing out of the blue happened …why doesn’t anything out of the blue happen to me anyway!! *sigh*.How long can u keep up with a boring mundane existence???How long can u go on accepting life the way it is, and feel grateful and blessed and blah blah blah…when all you want to do is shout out some seriously explicit censored vocabulary and run away!!! Hmm….I know I am cribbing.. big time and I should stop!! Its all about positive thinking and staying smart.*roll my eyes*
(I should stop being my own shrink)*sigh*

We had an ice cream bash at the uni .It was costume and icecream eating competition. Our dept rep had dressed up as a turtle. She looked cute. There was a tie between our dept and another.(the guy was dressed as a ninja!!).Well the ninja won …but I seriously think the turtle should have won .The ninja didn’t represent anything environmental and everyone thought that was the rule. Anyway ..there was plenty of ice-cream and chips for all at the end …and all unfairness of life was forgotten!!

Spoke to R today.!! He is alive although his wife is dying….eh…don’t be shocked. He thinks he is married to his comp…yea it’s a psychological disorder but I like him unconditionally or something like that.
There is still no news from M. I couldn’t stand the guilt anymore and tried to call her. The connection didn’t go through and when I lost a couple of precious talk time on some crap recorded message I gave up the attempt and sent her a mail….but still no reply.*gulp*.Hope she aint too mad.
I really should cook something for tomorrow. I am getting tired of eating junk for lunch.

Sunday, September 11, 2005

I Danced to Black Gospel Music.

I landed at the church again with Rr today. So,am I becoming a regular??…mmmm…no ..dont think so.Anyway today happened to be the 10th Anniversary of the congregation and it was like a big party than a Sunday mass. The free food was spread out as usual and besides that there was music and dance and what not. The 'awesomest' part…there was a group of Black Gospel Singers from Chicago and they were simply terrific!! I have seen and heard this kind of music in the movies but never in real….although I always wanted to. Got the chance today. The energy is simply mind-blowing...and its sooo much fun!!! Just loved it!

Now for some brief delve into history....
..I googled African American Gospel music and found some info about its origin….Read on….

African Roots:Tribal African music of four hundred years ago differed from European and white American music in one major regard: secular music did not exist in African traditions .All African music was naturally sacred and the concept of singing secular music was alien to them. Their music can be seen to satisfy four main functions in the fabric daily life, they are: religious, agricultural and sexual fertility, hunting, and war. In this regard African music has more in common with Native American music than European music since song was used as a means of being in harmony with nature and the cosmos. One predominant style of music that is still retained and was brought to America during the slavery period of the early 1600s to 1865, is the call and response pattern in which a leader sings a line and the entire group answers. Typical styles also included drums and other percussion instruments played a complex rhythmic accompaniment. (Sound familiar? A good example of this call and response style with syncopated rhythms can be heard by Ray Charles who used this to great advantage on his hit "What'd I Say").Later a new African American style of music was created. New songs were created using the African traditions of harmony, call and response, behind a strong rhythmic meter mixed with European traditions of harmony and musical instruments. Gospel songs created by blacks used Christian subjects with African vocal and rhythmic influences.

There is plenty more info in this site.
CLick Here

Coming back to the present ...and the festivities at the church... there was another big choir from some place else and they were pretty good too…although nothing to beat the former folks. The youth wing of the church had a few hip-hop performances as well. The guys and gals did a great job!!!There were a couple of dudes dancing on their head!!How do they do it??!!??Wow!

Back home…blogging and undecided between studying or watching a movie.Another one of those hard decisions one has to make especially when tomorrow is a school day.*sigh*

Saturday, September 10, 2005

For You.

If you are reading.....then I say....
Can't do the talk like the talk on the tv
and I can't do a love song like the way its meant to be
I can't do everything but I'd do anything for you
can't do anything except be in love with you......
..........................................
...I love you like the stars above I'll love you till I die

(Src:R&J-Dire Straits)
With Love
Susie Jerkins*grin*

Friday, September 09, 2005

Oh What A Feeling...It Must Be Love!!

Such a tiring day today and I have nothing original to write...er..nothing much ie..just too tiring a day..ok..I already said that.

How about going to sleep with a smile on the face?



"In vain have I struggled.It will not do.My feelings will not be repressed.You must allow me to tell you how ardently I admire and love you"-Calvin!.
(Stolen lines from Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice(the book).I got the book today from Rr inspired by the movie series).
I USED to get a C&H comic strip by mail everyday from R and this strip is one of them.C&H maniacs avoid squinting and click on the image for easy reading.

Thursday, September 08, 2005

Random Thoughts....

...Running through my mind:-

Scared shit for tomorrow’s quiz.

What the hell is happening to R!!! Keeping fine or not?? Got a job or not? Talking to me or not?? *sigh*..Answer man! Answer!

Feeling terribly guilty for not calling M all this while. *I should be kicked*

Got the x-ray report from the clinic. I am fit as a fiddle!! *Phew*

I spent too much money this week.*sigh*

I am on the verge of being broke.*oops*

I either need a cup of ice-cream (oh! Definitely Vanilla from T’s) or I need to invite Colin Firth for dinner( the tall dude in BridgetJones Diary).Mmmm..guess I’ll go for the ice-cream.* roll my eyes*.

Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice is absolutely funny. Its romantic and funny.( thanx Rr for lending me the VI parts VHS collection!)

I remember how awesome I was in the theatre workshop I attended back home in college.Ehh... that was just my opinion.

Why am I sitting in my room without the lights on ? *scratch my head*

I say I am very wise. I have done a lot of stupid things and learnt a lesson from all and therefore I'm full of wisdom.*stupid grin*

How impatient I have become..I hate to wait!

I don’t miss anyone in particular except for jrK

I think I need to stop now.*can hear sighs of relief*

But before I go herez a slice of borrowed “gyan” for today…

Don’t give in…..without a fight…..Hey You! (Src: Pink Floyd-Hey You!)What a cool song!

La Fin

Wednesday, September 07, 2005

Business as Usual..

Hmmm.it was business as usual. Had an early class today. Personally it didn’t go very well ..mainly because of lack of sleep yesterday night and my brain was as absorbent as a rock. Had some work and so it was pretty late when I slept but my ‘internal clock’ simply woke me up at my usual morning time. That makes me SLEEP DEPRIVED!!! I had to skip breakfast and lunch was lousy …which makes me FOOD DEPRIVED as well!!

Oh and I landed the job at the Uni Library..but being an international student there is about a zillion paper works before I start receiving the pay check.*sigh*.I met my boss and had to fill up a couple of forms then and there and made so many goof ups ..I am sure she was already having second thoughts.It’s the sleep deprivation issue again. I remember signing a form which in the end said something like I promise to abide by the rules and be responsible blah.. blah..blah… and if found unsuitable blah… blah… blah is fine with being terminated after two weeks!! *yikes*

Got J’s mail and he sounded distressed; the cause being absence of a site on Indians living in Austria and therefore the lack of awareness among our folks on Indian ‘life forms” in countries other than the US,UK and Australia and a smattering few. AS if the rest of the world, Austria included didn’t feature in their geography!! (Grrrrrr on J’s behalf). Anyway as a good friend and philosopher..ahem.. I told him not to be affected by such issues *deep gyan* and in practical terms suggested to design and develop a site by himself being some sort of an expert in the area. So good luck to u J and cheer up man!!

Got a call from K & jrK who are having a blast back home.I envy them but I also miss them.

Tuesday, September 06, 2005

Katrina!..Katrina!...Why?

I suppose everybody knows about the disaster that has wiped off NewOrleans.

I don’t understand the reason for disasters of this nature and magnitude …the Tsunami that affected South East Asia ,SriLanka & India(2004), the Floods in China, the flood in Bombay(India) due to heavy rains(2005) and many other incidents across the world.. and now this storm Katrina that has made New Orleans a ghost town .Is this nature’s way of balancing itself ?Is it man’s own follies adversely affecting him? I don’t know…

Although I don’t live anywhere close to NO,I got to see and hear about the situation on TV and other media. Its depressing to see what New Orleans is experiencing now. Apparently , inspite of being listed by the government as the third most dangerous disaster that can affect the nation , the people weren’t alerted, nor any plan was made to make sure the people were moved to a safer place. Its dumbfounding!! There was no disaster preparedness of any sort. Now, aftermath of the storm , the place is in utter chaos. There is huge loss everywhere ..people dead or injured, houses completely destroyed and waist high filthy water everywhere. You can see dead bodies lying on the streets and floating in the water, dehydrated babies weak due to lack of food for days and separated from their families, old people on wheel chairs without any sort of medical attention, mothers who have lost their children and have no idea if they are dead or alive and many such heart wrenching situations. There was even looting and crime in the midst of all these sorrow!! Unbelievable isn’t it?? People being shot, women being raped ,fights etc etc!! But really the most unbelievable part..inspite of all this, absolutely no help had arrived till four days after the storm! Apparently the day after the disaster ,even Red Cross was denied access –the reason being national security!! Does that make any sense at all???

It seems the majority of population in NO are African Americans , most of them economically poor and I heard people commenting-‘ if a similar situation had taken place in a more affluent white community no one would have witnessed such a scenario’. Why this attitude?? These people are American citizens.. they have rights to be protected by their own country, by their own government, the government that they elected!Why this callous attitude by the government towards a disaster of this magnitude ? Why this blatant disrespect for the human life ?And I thought this was America …

Anyway the news and other programs covering the disaster says that help has started arriving and people(only the survivors) are being evacuated. However,they haven’t started burying the dead yet, the animals(pets) are being left behind, there aren’t enough doctors to attend the injured and nobody is sure what is the death toll as of yet.Our prayers are with the people of New Orleans.

[A friend sent me this link- http://queenkat.blogspot.com/ .Its by a blogger from New Orleans.Her last entry was in August 28th 2005.Please read it.Its really touching. I hope and pray that her family is safe and sound wherever they are]

Monday, September 05, 2005

Long Labour!

Pretty long weekend (labour day weekend )…the kind of weekend where there is too much time and you don’t know what to do with it and in the end do a whole bunch of things which doesn’t make much of an impact what-so-ever!*sigh*
Not that my whole weekend was a downer---there were a few highlights like finding this awesome place T’s where u get the most delicious frozen yogurt(get ice cream too although seriously I don’t get the difference between the two as far the taste goes).Ever tried vanilla and white chocolate combo!!! Yummy!!!
Chilled out at R’s apartment and watched this tamil movie kakka kakka for the….eh…mmmm…..”cant remb the exact number” of times and drooled over Suriya like a pair of raving maniacs!!
Sunday went to a church service .I go there occasionally with R ,sometimes to give her company ,sometimes to munch on the free food that’s available(pretty lavish spread Ok) and sometimes to hear some words of wisdom. Yesterday I decided to hear him out and as always felt the pastor was speaking only to me. Gees what is with this guilt trip I am on… and the survey(refer blog-post-Sept 2nd) says I am sweet and innocent!!*sigh*
Had a minor tiff with this e-friend as in e-mail, e-com etc etc.Thats right we are the hi-tech version of pen friends. Anyway coming back to the issue.. at that moment it felt anything but minor and I could have “virtually” buried him alive but everything is kinda back to normal now …thanks to my very forgiving nature.I send him a mail today which means things are ok.. I guess.*grin* And..folks....in case u r hearing any sound reading this—its J grinding his teeth with a murderous look on his face .*lol*
Monday didn’t feel like Monday ..being a holiday..but neither did it feel like Sunday ..hu? *scratch my head*. Spent the whole day at home ..well almost. Evening went to the supermarket to stock up the fridge. Anyone watching me would have thought(initially ie) …“wow! now here is a gal who eats healthy”…fruits, yougurt, juice, milk….and …Cheetos!!!*oops*.And just for kicks sake I grabbed a chocolate bar at the checkout.*grin*
BTW I did some studying in between all this ..juuuuust enough to keep the guilt factor in check.Anyway labour day is about to end around 12 midnight (technically) but as one of my Profs commented “what is soo special about labour day..isnt everyday “labour” day!!”.Yea..gud point Prof!

Friday, September 02, 2005

The Story is Short & Simple.

If a lot of things happened yest..nothing much happened today…and whatever little happened today failed to make any impact on me..period! The story is short and simple-attended my class and I slept through it with my eyes open (naturally)! I haven’t the faintest clue what the class was about and the sad part- next week the Prof is throwing a quiz inclusive of today’s class. Awesome!!
Back home, fuelled up ..sat and worked on an assignment for Wed. Got calls from home….cousin’s marriage tomorrow( tonight I’ll be dreamin of Paallada( a kinda rice pudding) for sure!!*drooool*)fixed a gourmet dinner of cup-o-noodles *sigh* and realized just now that I was supposed to go to the clinic to get the x-ray done. Shit!
Just took this quizz and hardly pleased with the results!!
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And now...sleep beckons!

Busy, Busy Day...Yesterday!!!

I missed out on posting yesterday… just couldn’t find the time .Had an extremely busy, eventful day.. ..although it wasn’t bad in anyway.Started out with a short chat with V who was online in yahoo..(Surprise! Surprise!!)Unfortunately we couldn’t chat too long as I had a class and had to rush.At the university lot of things happened- from a surprise Quiz in class(fingers crossed!) to making a new friend G and a seminar by this Turkish Prof… most of which went above my head …but whatever I could grasp seemed pretty interesting. I particularly liked some of his ongoing research projects that he mentioned at the end. Wonder if he needs a RA(research asst)!...I can do with some experience and some dough!
Speaking of dough,I am on the search for a student campus job and got to learn from mafriend G that there were some openings at the main library. She ended up taking me there ,printing out the referral forms and introducing me to her ex-boss(she had worked in the library before and her two sisters and two cousins are working in the library..so practically half her family is in there(ofcourse they are all students) and I had a short interview with G’s ex-boss and filled up a couple of forms. The only hitch is I need to apply for my SS number which I hear from sources can be a bit of a pain. Well,the boss will get back to me with her decission and from what I understood about the timings...I am not too keen although the pay is good. Lets see what happens.
And then I dropped in at the Tibetan Movie Series which started yest at the Archi Auditorium .There was this gal setting up a stall selling “free Tibet” t-shirts ,posters and pins.Got talking to her and she is a member of the Students for Free Tibet in US. The show was free ,but I ended up buying one of the t-shirts for two bucks and got a pin and poster for free.Not a bad deal at all!!!!The movie was on the Tibetan culture..specifically on their concept of death, their rituals for the dying and the dead ,their belief in re-incarnation(basically a Buddhist belief) etc .Wonder why they started off the series with death!(probably as per buddhist beliefs death only means the beginning of a new life).Well...I dont know.
My friend R was supposed to come along but she got stuck in her lab with some work. After the movie we met up and went out to a small place called VJs for dinner and wound up at my place where we yapped into the wee hrs. No idea when we fell asleep and it was the fire alarm which went off for some strange reason that woke us up.Anyway I don’t think either of us had any proper sleep..but fortunately I have a class only in the afternoon and unfortunately R had to get back to her lab in the morning.Gud luck with those experiments R...dont blow up the lab!!!*grin*
Sooo…..as I said pretty busy day yesterday.Wonder whats in store for today.
Also missed out on a regular mail that I write to one of my friends. Sorry J just in case u are reading this.