I’m living in a perpetual fear of the ‘crash’. Last time my comp crashed, it took it 2 months and a few thousand bucks to come back to the ‘alive, but barely’ state. And just 10 minutes back, when it just blacked-out again, I almost cried. And very strangely, the first thought that came to my mind was, (no, not the pending assignment) “How will I complete my NaBlo challenge now!” Yep, in all honesty, I’m trying my best to see, at least THIS time, the challenge through.
Funny thing, the second thought that came to my mind was, (again, not of the pending assignment!) “I should plant a tree.” As weirdly plain as that. The only plausible explanation of this seriously arbitrary bit of thought is the sapling I saw a half hour back when I went to the classroom for some work. But really, did it impact my sub-conscious so much that during a crunch situation like the one I just faced, it would be the second thought to cross my mind?
The virtual world never ceases to amaze me. For more than a decade, I’ve been getting pleasantly surprised by the potential uses of this space that are endless, and so, so incredible. I owe the internet many great things that’ve happened to me, and (only) a very few bad memories. But what the net gave me today is so special, yet so simple, I’m sure I’ll smile every single time looking back at this particular day- dil ke taar hila diye yaar 🙂
It’s almost as if by some supra mundane power’s influence, on this fateful day of August 5th, I’ve found a reason to look forward to living the coming months in that teen-like glee. Suddenly, things are falling into place, and I’m feeling more certain than ever that the clouds are going to part soon. Of course, there’s always an off-chance that things might not turn out the way at all I’m expecting them too, but then, I’ll never regret feeling so relieved, so excited, so unsure of the final outcome and yet being so unusually optimistic.
All sounds like riddle right now, I’m sure. I’m myself dying to see how this mystery unfolds. To all those people whose life is much simpler and devoid of suspense- I don’t envy you 😉
This short post is dedicated to ‘Exo’- my green colored liquid ‘dish shine’, that cost me only 19 bucks when I’d bought it a year ago and is still one-third left. It has, time and again, come to my tea-mug’s rescue and has helped clean its bacteria/yeast/mould/whatever infected, stale, frozen, tea/coffee remnants with incredible effectiveness.
For time is the luxury I can’t afford, being an MBA student and all that (COUGH! Sorry, allergy), it so happens at times(read, MOST times), that I just can’t finish all the tea and have to postpone the mug cleaning to a later day. Usually, that later ‘day’ becomes ‘week’, and then ‘weeks’ and then.. you know, ‘things’ grow in the mug. But for Exo, I’d have thrown all those mugs out.
You’re my lean, green, disgusting froth killing machine, Exo! May you clean my mess up for as long as you live!
1. Naruto owns awesomeness, and
2. Hiccup has Toothless
While the only two reasons to live(I can think of) have been divided between these two, isn’t my bitterness justified? EVERYTIME I think about Toothless, I CRY. Have you ever seen a dragon so perfect, that makes you just wanna die on its saddle, while it’s ‘taking you for a ride’? Seriously, I’m ready to sacrifice one limb and my MBA degree if someone can please buy me a dragon so to-die-for. And, er, an iota of Naruto’s awesomeness, perhaps? 😀
Yep, that’s almost exactly what I told the devil of a bumblebee (“Go die, you green devil!”) who stumbled into our room today evening. As if on cue, it tottered into the loo and died in the commode. Which is when I realized that there were more of its clan members who’d followed my command before I’d even given it, and already gone and drowned themselves into the commode.
Life would have been so much easier if people also paid attention to my ‘Go… green…’ command.
And… I’m back. On NaBlo. And very sure I won’t be here too long. And this ‘surety’ is derived out of knowledge and not pessimism.
So this month’s theme is green. To the uninitiated, I have to post on my blog every single day of this month, around this theme. Which shouldn’t be too difficult since there are plenty of things I can relate to the word green. Like, trees. Or jealousy. The hulk. Hey.. and grinch. So well, I ain’t scared of running out of things to talk about here; I’m terrified about running away myself, far from the reach of my laptop! I won’t be in town the coming weekend, and hence, I’ve failed NaBlo already. Maybe I’ll post in advance or something. But as for now, something green. Hmm.
My towel is green, with black kajal splotches. I hope this counts.