Friday, December 14, 2007

This and That

It's Friday evening and I'm all done with work (I think). I still have an hour to kill before leaving. It's strange that The Boy has to pick this hour of the day to make an impromptu visit to his workplace. But so is life, I suppose.

What on earth am I rambling about? This post is so pointless that I don't even have a title for it yet. Must one post utter trash just because one can? Yes, one must. Let me do some philosophizing on the spot.

Random truism # 1 - stay away from people who are fundamentally insecure, because they will never let you be happy, or even let you be, for that matter.

Random truism # 2 - self destruction is just that and nothing more. It is not begging out to be changed or reformed or loved, it is just standing there. Don't get your hands burned.

Random truism # 3 - adjectives such as 'grown-up' and 'childlike' and 'naive' and 'weird' are labels that people ascribe to others to make their own selves comfortable with things or people they don't understand or to talk down to them. That does not mean that you need to take the labels seriously. Life isn't an inventory.

Random truism # 4 - Chad Kroeger may have dyed his hair blond and may now look more like a Backstreet Boy than the frontman of Nickelback, but he still has the voice of an angel.

Random truism # 5 - silence in the face of unnecessary belligerence is not wise. It doesn't matter if you have all the right responses in your head. If they stay in your head they won't make an iota of difference to anyone in the world, not even to yourself.

Random truism # 6 - say 'NO' when it's required. Doesn't sound half bad, really.

Hmm. I'm all out of truisms. But I have a very merry looking weekend to look forward to, and the lows of the week have only reinforced my gratitude for the people I have in my life and the wonderful things they do for my soul. And my boss got me a huge jar of homemade pickle today. Equilibrium has been established, and it's tilting towards happiness.

P.S.: - Reason # 134 why I'm fervently fond of Gulzar.

Humne dekhi hai un aankhon ki mehekti khushboo,
Haath se chhooke isse rishton ka ilzaam na do.
Sirf ehsaas hai yeh, rooh se mehsoos karo,
Pyaar ko pyaar hi rehne do, koi naam na do.

Luminous, incandescent, gentleness. Have a good weekend.

8 comments:

Doubletake, Doublethink. said...

i needed one of those truisms, i'm not telling which.

and gulzar. sigh. and chad kroeger. sigh sigh.

koshman said...

well put, all of them.

enjoy the pickle :)

raghu said...

awesome.awesome.i mean it in te blog wolrd for a change.
awesome.

heh? ok said...

@ doubletake, doublethink
feel free to use at leisure :)

@ koshman
it's goung to last me a year. want some?

@ raghu
shee. thankee :)

probe said...

in a world full of morons, the trick is to know which ones to take seriously.

heh? ok said...

@ probe
ah well, i'm learning everyday.

arunabh said...

RT #1- I cannot more agree with that
RT #2- *Blanked out*
RT #3-
RT #4- Well...each (wo)man to his own :)
RT #5- Ohhk
RT #6- Yes!

heh? ok said...

@ arunabh
thanks for the in-depth, point by point response :P