( Pains and Gains Do you agree with Jane Fonda’s favorite exercise motto, “no pain, no gain?” Is it impossible to attain greatness without considerable hardship?) I haven't written in a ten days. Neither fiction nor reality. I hardly checked other people's blogs either. I have no clue about what's happening in their lives either. I could … Continue reading Numbness
I should be angry. Disappointed. Maybe even depressed somewhat. I honestly expected myself to be. For what I got. I got less than what I got the last term. But I'm not. I'm surprised at this too! In fact I feel relaxed and tranquil. A month long trepidation and suspense is over. I finally now … Continue reading You Did it!!
(New Wrinkles You wake up one day and realize you’re ten years older than you were the previous night. Beyond the initial shock, how does this development change your life plans?) Ten years a night; A week's lifetime. Midnight stroll, Weather's cold. Would hardly sleep, To feel time slip. There would be no Too much Time, … Continue reading Wrinkles
( Not Lemonade When life gives you lemons… make something else. Tell us about a time you used an object or resolved a tricky situation in an unorthodox way.) (Not a tricky situation, but I found some relation to the post I was writing so I submitted anyway) Women. I'm not going to say that … Continue reading The Other Species
In the recent years, there have been hospital visits for my family. My dad had an kidney stone operation some two years back. My mom had to remove her appendix a year ago. My big brother too was in the hospital for a week because of a chest infection. Now too my dad is undergoing … Continue reading Take What You Get..
Today was pretty much normal. Aside from the fact that we had to present our engineering projects to the professors, yeah it was normal. The project was approved, officially. And then we went to lunch. And lunch isn't the commonplace restaurant like McDonald or KFC. We went to a shabby dhabba kind of place. For … Continue reading Tranquility
(Handmade Tales Automation has made it possible to produce so many objects — from bread to shoes — without the intervention of human hands (assuming that pressing a button doesn’t count). What things do you still prefer in their traditional, handmade version?) Fiction: The huge metal exoskeleton looked at him. His red LED eyes could … Continue reading Who Made You?