Monday, June 30, 2008

Lets take a moment here to mourn Germany's loss.

Minute taken.

Poor Ballack.

Tuesday, June 17, 2008

What's in a name...or a word?

Some words just sound nice. Pleasing to the ear. Its unexplainable, really. But they still manage to get you to drift away, and stare into blank space, feeling light in your head.

Ocean. Has a nice ring to it, no? And I also love the word, serendipity.
Ooooooh and ephemeral!

On the other hand, there are words which get to you, for no reason at all.

Blouse. Yuck! I can't stand it, and I don't know why!

Monday, June 16, 2008

Oh come on, you can't call me the next Da Vinci *blush blush*

Its official, I am most awesome during the pre-exam period.

Feel free to oooh and aaah!:)

Sunday, June 15, 2008

This is just to warn you that a lot of my future posts will be centered around the ogre of a university, VTU. Because, currently, thats what my life revolves around. Please bear.

Miles to go before I what?

They say these words found a place on our first Prime Minister, Jawaharlal Nehru's desk.

The woods are lovely, dark and deep,
But I have promises to keep,
And miles to go before I sleep,
And miles to go before I sleep.
-Robert Frost

The poem, Stopping by the Woods on a Snowy Evening, from which these lines are taken, was taught to us in the 8th grade. The teacher who taught us English then,(Sigh, those were the days, when we actually had a subject called English!) greatly emphasized on these lines. We were greatly impressed, at least I was, by:
a. the poet's brilliance of using such simple words and turning them into something as effective as this.
b. the portrayal of the poet's determination and dedication.

Well, naive as I was, I thought to myself, wow! Now if he can think like that, so can I. And if I think like that, my life's going to be super-successful!


Now now, don't get me wrong. Those words still mean a great deal Its one of those things that hit you smack in the face, saying get up and do your thing! They still remain super inspiring and leave the reader staring into blank space for a few minutes after they're done absorbing the poem.

What happened then, you may ask.

Real simple. You can bet on my answer here, because its going to be that obvious. LIFE. Life happened.

And life being life couldn't let me mind my business. No no it couldn't. It had to bring into existence this monster named VTU. Stupid university. Stupid engineering. Stupid college. And this comes from one of the most positive people you could've ever met. No kidding!

What's the connection between the poem and VTU,
you might ask. Everything, I say.

You see, when I read the poem, being a kid, it actually crossed my mind that I could apply this to my life. And I tried. And I did for quite sometime. Tried till it was possible. And then I couldn't anymore. Why? Simple, VTU again. There's something about VTU, it can't stand the sight of a happy student. It does everything it can to put you down. And then you decide, this isn't how its going to be. I'm better than this. I can beat this. I'll kick its a**! I'll start tomorrow.

Whatever happened to 'miles to go....'?

See the connection?

Now lets take a moment here while I think of an appropriate ending to this post.

Ah, I think I'll do it tomorrow!

Friday, June 13, 2008


4th July. American Independence Day. The day that spelt freedom for the American citizens. George Washington made President etc etc..

Well, there will be others too, celebrating freedom on the same day this year. 6th sem engineering students studying under VTU. For, on 4th July, the dreaded externals end!! All the studying, wasting time, tearing one's hair with desperation and the sort will finally pay off and we shall taste freedom! Sweet freedom, without a drop of blood!( that will be the case for the normal people I know. The not-so-normal people, believe me, I know a few, will resort to the usual cutting of body parts.) And it will mean much more to us, than any of the present day Americans, I can assure you, because for them, the day will be anticipated only because it is a national holiday. But for us, the ones who put in not-so-much hard work and not-so-much effort, it will be a day of celebration and gaiety!

Ok I think I went overboard there, but all I wanted to say was this!

I cant wait for the 4th of July!!!!

Friday, June 6, 2008

Zoom zoom zoom zooooom! Goes the world!

You know what the world needs? Longer rotation periods. You may react with a huh! Well, its simple really..

1. Longer rotation time would mean longer days. Longer days=Longer nights. Longer nights=More sleep. Yawn...

2. Longer days will be more than 24 hours. And considering I'm 15 days away from my finals, I could really use the extra time.

3. Again, longer days will be longer than 24 hours. More time to watch House. Yes, the last point and this were written roughly in the same time frame. Talk about priorities. Sheesh!

4. More sleep. No, no I'm not repeating point no. 1, it simply means longer afternoon naps:) There's just something about long power naps! Rejuvenating!

5. Longer rotation periods would be a great new discovery, so another lesson to be studied in Geography! Yup, I'm a freak, I love the subject. I can name almost all capitals. But I'll leave that for a whole new post... Or not!

6. Yes, this is my definition of a filler post.

Currently listening to Bob Dylan - Sign On The Window. And lovin' it!