Now, as cliched as the title of this blog may sound, I am definitely going to create something new here, from now on… Confused about the abrupt beginning ( if there is something like that!) ? Well, that is because I was taken aback after finding out that I last blogged on the 20th of July 2010, which is one and a half years ago! Whoaaa!!! And more so, because I just checked my draft posts section, and there are 36 incomplete fellas sitting tight there! For a minute I began to wonder whether I have lost my thing of writing – when I was relieved to find out that a sudden wave of wanting to write swept over me. So, here I am, writing a blog post after a long time, promising myself that I will publish it unlike the last 36 times, and deciding (again) to start writing regularly. A warning: do not take me seriously until I actually start writing regularly.
Anyways, let me come back on track and wish all of you a very happy new year (although I am pretty sure there are hardly any readers left :(( ). This new year has definitely brought some really new things for me, such as a different country to live in, no job in that country, an opportunity to take a competitive exam to get a higher degree, and so on. I was also going to add – a new attitude- in there, but I guess only time will tell if that has really happened. 🙂
Anyways, I spent my new year’s eve on a quite low-key note this time, unlike last year’s brouhaha, but yet, it was so much better. My husband and I took the much needed rest ( We were recovering from a 30-day shopping and packing frenzy and a long flight from Pune to Chicago), and watched TV with soda and popcorn to give us company. It was quite soothing, and much reminded me of the way we used to bring in the new year during my school days. We anyways did not have the energy for a back-to-back celebration, what with the 30th of December being our 2nd marriage anniversary! 🙂
As for new year’s resolutions, which I unfailingly make and break every year, I made a bunch of them. Some were the same old ones, such as losing weight, eating healthy, writing and reading more, learning to meditate and relax and so on. Others were slightly new, such as studying hard, planning my day well, bringing more discipline in my routine, and changing my outlook towards some things. 🙂
Let us see how I keep all of these, but you will definitely be able to see how I keep one of these – writing regularly.
Okay then people, hope to be writing again soon, and till then, cheers to the new beginnings! 🙂
4 thoughts on “New beginnings!”
Totally identify with what you saying? I have similar resolutions but I hoping I just will not break them. I’ve started to focus on The Artist’s Way by Julia Cameron. A very powerful book. The author states that every morning before you do anything, you should write three pages of nonsense, for three months and that will help get your artistry going. Have you heard of this book?
Thanks, and wow… I love the idea of writing nonsense! 😀
Welcome back, strangely i welcome you on your blog….:-) Anyway, Happy New Year to you and your husband. Sure a new place, a new year and a new begining…well thats what many people would ask for. Cheers to your change and hope it will be for the good.
Hehe thank you so much Nitin! Wish you too a very happy and fulfilling new year! )