Coming of age

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23 May,2009: This day was special for me as i turned 21 on this day.I was a bit disappointed by the (lack of) response of this disgraceful world.You,Ungrateful souls at least you could have remembered the treat that i gave to you last year.I kept cursing the disgraceful world for more than a few moments.Then,i reflected back on this situation philosophically and this current situation started amusing me.I arrived at the conclusion that i am expecting too much from such souls that they shall wish me and they are expecting too much from me to treat them again.

After receiving,a few phone calls from my relatives,i lightened up and i was able to get out of the philosophical mode.Then,i went with Sandip to view lake Geneva flowing at Ouchy.It was an effortless bike(bicycle) ride to Ouchy down the slopes of road.There,we were joined by Manish and then we roamed around at the carnival at Ouchy.We kept looking at the prices of food items and consenting that this is bakwas and it is too expensive.We moved along to the ride section where several wonderful expensive rides were observed by us.I kept clicking using my Canon-A480 powershot with 3.3x optical zoom and 10.1 megapixels(I am not showing off.Am I? :D).So,i kept clicking pics of all the rides which i found interesting.This activity went on for some quite time until i decided that i desperately need to spend some money on the “Around the world” ride.The ride cost was 6 CHF.My friends were not willing enough to accompany me in this ride.So,i had to take this ride without them. This ride took me 110m above the ground and from there i observed the Lausanne city.(As a matter of fact,the next day i went to a place which was 3000m above the sea-level.So,perhaps i wasted 6 CHF here).

It is not easy to enjoy the carnival without spending money there.We tried hard for an hour or so.Then we decided to have a closer look of the Lake Geneva instead.It was a beautiful sight to see the vast stretch of waters and beyond that the mighty mountains.It was hard to resist from wading into the cool,calm water bare-foot.So,we gave in quickly and allowed the refreshing water to gently rise and fall beneath our feet.After some time,we came out from the waters and moved along the lakeside for quite some time.As it was getting dark,we headed back to our residences.Hence,a peaceful day ended and what followed was a memorable night.

(PS:Ungrateful souls,don’t wish me in the comments section now.If you do so,you will be added to my ungrateful list.)

imagining myself at the 50th birthday.

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I had written this essay applying for opjems scholarship 2007.
“It’s a quite strange question which really made me feel that someday i would become a 50 year old.
First of all,i hope that i live upto that age .thinking like a 50 year old person is like putting myself in the footsteps of my father. Now it becomes somewhat sensible for me to imagine what i would like the critical stakeholders of my life to say about me on my 50th birthday .
I would like my spouse to express the love she has in her heart for me. I would be elated to hear that i had acted as a responsible,loving,caring and affectionate person. I had always tried to support her mentally (and economically too!). i have always behaved as a friend to her and not acted like a dictator who would impose his orders on his servant. I wish she could say that she really loves me very much and would continue doing so with her love increasing for me day by day.i wish she says that all these years of our marriage has been a real joy to pass by and i have never let her down or left her alone to face the storms of time.
I would like my children to say that they are really proud of me. I have always acted like a friend cum father to them. I have helped them guide in reaching their destinies and choosing the right path of profession. I would wish that they say that they have never been forced by me to take decisons that were senseless. I wish they say that they really appreciate the decisions i have taken about them and they are really proud of the culture that i have inculcated in them. I wish they would say that they really like my morals and would try to abide by them in their own lives.
I would like my colleagues to say that i have acted with them in a friendly manner .they really appreciate my abilities and are proud of having the experience to work with me.they have enjoyed working under me and i have always helped them in moments of crisis.i wish they would say that they would always support me and help me get over my worse times.
That’s all,i could imagine.”