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#26

moonlight carves a shadow
my dreams take wing the wind whispers once more the heart can sing

99 things

Things you’ve already done: bold = 34
Things you want to do: italicize = 39
Things you haven’t done and don’t want to - leave in plain font = 26

1. Started your own blog.
2. Slept under the stars. (And shivered!)
3. Played in a band. (Yes, it was a band, honest!)
4. Visited Hawaii.
5. Watched a meteor shower.
6. Given more than you can afford to charity. (Now why would anyone do that? But let me try.)
7. Been to Disneyland/world. (I've been to all sorts of lands and am kinda tired of them. I'll try slumberland any day though :) )
8. Climbed a mountain. (Love to do that a lot.)
9. Held a praying mantis. (Yes, in those days I did not know what it was that I was holding, ugh!)
10. Sang a solo. (Yeah,its always solo in the bath, isn't it?)
11. Bungee jumped.
12. Visited Paris. (Oooh! I so want to be there.)
13. Watched a lightning storm at sea. (But not be in the middle of one for sure.)
14. Taught yourself an art from scratch. (Collage)
15. Adopted a child. (Nice idea, but I am not sure I&…

Saying little...

One month a few years ago, had been particularly taxing. I had been grappling with some work related issues for the past few weeks. A client refused to be held to the scope of a project I was initiating and insisted on a build-as we progress approach. In my attempt to get started well, I refused to proceed without a scope and thus we were locked in a diplomatic war of words. Since apparently no work was getting done, my manager stepped in. Now, this manager then not being the support-and-get-out-of-my-way kinds, made matters worse. I threw cautions to the wind, and I made the mistake of making this a personal matter. So much so that every step I took brought me closer to loosing it. Why was I letting myself be cornered into agreeing to something I knew was flawed right at the outset? All I could do was think of my team who hung on to my every word and was loyal to the core. I could not understand what ailed me...why was I practicing this kind of brinkmanship? This was definitely t…

# 25

.....new year new horizons
autumn leaves fall freely the dark devils of decline submit to exuberancemeekly........