If years were words…
If years were mere words, then which ones, would aptly describe the main event or essence of all the past 26 years of my life?
An effort –
1985- At 12.5 pounds, I was one of the heaviest non-meteors to have hit this planet
1986- [Blurred Memory]
1987- The pain of getting my little finger sewn by a sewing machine!
1988- Joining the assembly line popularly known as school
1989- [Blurred Memory]
1990- [Blurred Memory]
1991- Living alone for the first time
1992- Witnessing the first death
1993- Got recognized for my ‘beautiful’ writing [I still don’t agree]
1994- Realizing that even I could be a non-bad-student
1995- Most probably, I saw a ghost!
1996- That Blue-Yellow Sweden Cap
1997- It took me 12 years and 500 kilometers to see a mountain for the first time
1998- New friends and new (dirtier) outlooks 😉
1999- Shortening and renaming the most recognizable thing
2000- Crowning glory to a very close friendship
2001- First tryst with glory and joy of failures
2002- Saved from the jaws of death
2003- Unexpected glory (or wtf)
2004- Where to go and what the hell to do?
2005- Over-optimism combined with ego is poisonous
2006- Climbing Mt. Pessimism and staying there for almost an year
2007- Sister’s marriage & joys of ranking everything
2008- Transition from nothingness to wilderness to substantial-ness
2009- Year long paid vacation covering more than 28,000 Kms
2010- Finding the meaning of a few abstract things
2011- The abruptness of change was like a life-quake