A New Life

In continuation to my last post The wonderful sight of hope, let me tell you one more old story about me..!

During the school days and during senior secondary post that, like most of my friends, I was pretty directionless about what I wanted to do or become in life (not that I am sure about that now anyway)!!

I was studying just for the sake of studying. Because everyone else around me was studying. I was just being a part of the herd. Doing whatever others around me did, well… not everything but yes, almost everything.

With no proper aim about my future and not having decided what I wanted to do, unlike many of my friends who by then, had figured out what they wanted to do in life and had left for good / BIG colleges elsewhere in the country, I decided to stay back in my hometown.… continue reading

The wonderful sight of Hope

I never thought I will ever write about it but then, I am!

Let me share with you, a very old story, something which happened with me more than a decade a decade ago but I am still not completely out of it!

If I remember correctly, I had just finished my final exams of class IX when my elder paternal uncle died and we all went to my father’s paternal home where my uncle used to stay.

In my father’s village, as there were more than couple of big lakes, the men and the boys preferred to take bath in one of those, instead of bathing at home. Cousins and few locals kids with whom I had become friends with also used to go to the lakes daily, asked me to join them for a dip in the lake.… continue reading