10 September, 2009

College Days

Well, the phases in life continue...and right now it's racing like never before - sometimes when I get a little free time, I wonder where all those carefree college days went by....those were the times when we would sit on the 'katta' and look at everyone passing by and comment a thousand times on the 'geeks' we spotted or on the 'snobby' ones....

Sitting for ages in the cafeteria, ordering our fav. dosas, vada pavs, chicken fried rice, nimbu paani and watermelon juice....aah....and then attending the classes themselves [if you were a regular student that is :)] - we wud secretly be messaging friends keeping our cells below the table so that the lecturer wouldn't catch us...though the lecturers were smarter and knew what we were upto...

The general outcry when submission of an assignment was announced makes one laugh now...and oh the endless arguments during a team project - made the head split and caused plenty of grumpy faces to appear all around, not to mention constant cribbings and back-stabbing...

Funnily, all this was forgotten when the time to say farewell came... all hugged each other, made promises to keep in touch, wrote farewell messages on arms, books, shirts and what-not other items....

Then came the parting of ways - each one in his/her direction - going forth into the seemingly 'big bad world' which is actually a manifestation of college life anyway...

Now, thanks to the social networking sites like Facebook, Orkut and cell phones, people are in close contact - though of course even now that is reducing... until some other revolutionary idea comes for people to connect once again... Twitter has made instant messaging even easier

quite a lot of bhaag-daud happening in everyones' life right now...all are engrossed in their careers for now while a minority are planning out their personal lives...hmmm.....life is pretty interesting, if only we had the time to step back and notice all that is happening.

we are so ignorant of the numerous exciting things that happen because we are so caught up in our assumed 'priorities' at this time...

Chill people, notice what's happening in your life - it will make life simpler instead of causing your head to feel like a pressure-cooker day-in and day-out.

Cheers to 'Phases of Life!!'


  1. looks like u r missin ur college days so much!!!
    and this retrograde evaluation of the past, remembering 'those days'..sure they were the best part of the life and always be in our memory..you had an eventful farewell too!!

    loved ur finishing comment....keep penning!!

  2. Cheers to 'Phases of Life!!'-Awesome writeup!!
    college day are indeed very much nostalgic..

    loved your blog like enything..

  3. @mk: Hey, Thanks !! It's nice to receive some feedback... yeah I miss 'those days' :) they were great!!

    @sajith: Thanks ! I appreciate your feedback... Cheers :)

  4. Great write up. It took me to my college days.!

  5. I think what's great about life is all the different phases we go through...preschool, primary school, high school, college, uni, work...and then???

    Keeps you interested though, doesn't it?? :)

  6. @Psych Babbler: True... that's the best, one learns so many different things during the phases...each learning unique and each learning makes one more aware of Life and also of ones' self.

  7. well....said....miss them everday......i liked the bit on the project stuff....i kno wat u r talkin...:)......will keep peepin'!!!

  8. @ Santanu: It was nice of you to drop in... :) keep peepin' !!

  9. funny or wat?? how each time you read it u think yes it has been said, bt each and every time its so refreshing, brings those awesome days back!
    you shud write often!

  10. @ Addy: Hi Addy!! True, true... you keep reading such stuff and yet you get drawn into them and you just kinda cherish those days! And yeah, I'm planning to write some more stuff... so keep a watch on my blog for more :)