~Spero ergo sum~™

December 27, 2005

2005 … the wind up

Filed under: Misc — Teal @ 8:18 am

Hey you guys!!! Can’t believe a year has passed us by like a flash of lightning! This year has been a really good one for me. I’ve learned a lot from the many incidents that took place in my life. And also from others. It was this year that marked me doing the following things.

  1. Me blogging!!! [I’m sure most of you are thankful for that 😛]

Okie-dokie … Wisecracks apart, let me tell you why I started blogging in the first place! My sis is a blogging veteran, and she is an awesome writer. A magician with words… La Regina of the English vocabulary. She inspired me to blog a bit! She is the one and only Rain. One fine day in November, after my lab exams, I decided to vent out my frustrations … so created a blog in 360.

  1. My friend also followed suit … but later we shifted to blogger. Lets just say things have never been the same since …
  2. Me conducting and actively participating in my symposium 😀
  3. My brief stint in sports … for TIES!
  4. Me being more of a regular orkuttie.
  5. Me performing on stage [for the last time in college life 😦 ]
  6. Absolute neglect of studies …I can hear wisecracks of “when have u ever paid attention” coming. [Hence the above points]. Hey I at least took my project seriously na?
  7. A part-time job… I was not vetti this summer!!!!
  8. I actually participated in a radio-show … hardly something to brag about, but I’ve never done it before!
  9. Me going somewhere with my love for Latin and Spanish … people with good useful links please feel free to share them with me …

But what a year it has been … some really unbelievable things have happened:

1. The death of Manjunath and the amount of attention that media paid to it. Usually they cover hypochondriac celebrities and their stupid fans praying for them in the prime-time slot. But I respect the media a little more nowadays … Manjunath is actually nominated for the NDTV Indian of the year award … so people please vote for him. Others are also worthy of the award, but he gave up his life to fight against corruption. Vote for him people … like I did! An idealist in the real world.

2. Veerappan’s death: When I got up that day and saw the front page, I could hardly believe my eyes … Veerappan, the undefeated forest brigand, who had eluded the police for decades, was nabbed and killed! :O

3. The unbelievable downpours in Chennaipattinam, my exams getting postponed!!!
I was lucky enough to witness 2 seasons this year … unlike the usual hot hotter and hottest weather here

4. The Live8 concert … [which unfortunately had zilch impact on the G8 summit]: A valiant effort, first of its kind. Although I think I was the only one who actually sat down and watched the whole thing on TV. Featured some superb performances by my favorite artistes – U2, Dido, Green Day, et al.

5. The last rites of Dada [as one of my blogbuds had written]

6. The men in blue actually winning the finals of tournaments :O

Here are somethings I have learnt from 2005:

1. Sometimes, miracles do happen.

2. Stop cribbing about things and try to do something about it.

3. Don’t stereotype …

4. Any knowledge gained, at any cost, is not in vain.

5. Never take anyone for granted.

6. All that happens … happens for good.

7. Pessimism won’t get you anywhere.

Ultimately, An excellent year’s progress.

Almost done with 2005, but many adventures await us, as we dare to explore the realms of the beyond … beyond 2005 that is. 😀 Either way, you know where to look to be updated right ???

People, this is my last post for 2005 … May 2006 bring you all that you desire …I pray for you all to have a wonderful year ahead and god will shower his choicest blessings on you. Rock 2006 Baby!!!



  1. Dada has come bak 😀
    n u did forget te most unblvble thing:”Rains in chennai!!”…
    me too started blogging tis year..keep up the good work n wish u a happy new year 🙂

    Comment by Vivek — December 27, 2005 @ 9:09 am | Reply

  2. changed it eh?…gud!!!rains r a rarity in chennai..so was surprised tat u had missed it..keeB it uB!

    Comment by Vivek — December 27, 2005 @ 9:38 am | Reply

  3. hmm..lotz of ups & downs eh? but 2006 is going to mark the start of ur career.. wishing u success 4 all ur endeavours.

    Comment by Hell's Angel — December 27, 2005 @ 2:27 pm | Reply

  4. @ Vivek:
    Thx for the observation! I guess ppl do tend to overlook the obvious 🙂
    @ Hell’s Angel:
    Dank U 😀 and wish u the same !!!

    Comment by Trinity Teal™ — December 27, 2005 @ 3:12 pm | Reply

  5. Sorry for not introducing myself when I posted a comment earlier. I came across your blog via Hell’s angel’s blog while doing some blog-hopping.

    Wish you a very happy new year. And may it keep you entertained and amused.

    Comment by Niranjan — December 27, 2005 @ 6:01 pm | Reply

  6. @ Niranjan:
    No probs! Anyways, welcome bak to my blog 😀

    Comment by Trinity Teal™ — December 27, 2005 @ 10:07 pm | Reply

  7. for me, 2005 has jus gone at a tremendous pace!!! u too, hav a gr8 2006 ahead!!!

    Comment by kuttichuvaru — December 28, 2005 @ 4:22 am | Reply

  8. @ Koushik:
    Dank u … 🙂

    Comment by Trinity Teal™ — December 28, 2005 @ 4:54 am | Reply

  9. happy new year ..hav fun ..

    Comment by Jagan — December 28, 2005 @ 5:21 am | Reply

  10. Hey..first time on your blog…nice blog here…
    Happy new yearto you,mate!
    Btw tnx for dropping by at my blog..

    Comment by Gangadhar — December 28, 2005 @ 5:23 am | Reply

  11. @ Jagan:
    Thanx bud 🙂
    @ Gangadhar:
    Welcome to my blog! Keep visiting … btw ur blog is kool 2 🙂

    Comment by Trinity Teal™ — December 28, 2005 @ 8:30 am | Reply

  12. True teal .. 2005 was a great year afterall n 2006 is gonna b even more significant for our career. God bless all of us.. wid a spectacular new year 2006 🙂

    Comment by Dino — December 29, 2005 @ 3:34 pm | Reply

  13. thx dino 🙂

    Comment by Trinity Teal™ — December 29, 2005 @ 4:18 pm | Reply

  14. nice tht u keep track of ur ups nd downs…the way u present them in points is kewl(the effect of writing ans in exams continues i guess :P)…y dont u give a link when ur suggesting for a vote or something…tht wud be better i guess…wish u a happy new yr 🙂

    Comment by me2rock — December 30, 2005 @ 6:41 am | Reply

  15. @ Me2rock:
    Well this is my style .. luk at prev posts u’ll notice everythin in points …cut-‘n’-right … sleek like a samurai sword … anyways wish u happy new yr 🙂 btw u can sms ndtv|space|ur nominee for the Indian of the year award… further details , c NDTV!

    Comment by Trinity Teal™ — December 30, 2005 @ 11:17 am | Reply

  16. Include me in the list who watched the Live 8 concert on TV. Yeah, it was good!! Reunion of Pink Floyd .. wow!! what a moment!!

    Wishin’ you a Happy New Year!

    Comment by Anonymous — December 30, 2005 @ 12:50 pm | Reply

  17. @ Anonymous:
    Cool! Someone else as well 😀 anyways, it was a one-of-a-kind historic concert na? Wish u a rockin 2006 mate!!!

    Comment by Trinity Teal™ — December 30, 2005 @ 2:51 pm | Reply

  18. Hey..thanx for blogrolling me…
    A very happy new year to you too..


    Comment by Anonymous — December 31, 2005 @ 6:53 am | Reply

  19. Are you an engineer??
    coz something from this post tells me u r an engineer.. 😀 I dunno whether u wud see this comment.. kinda old post, right? And thnx for dropping by my blog.. u’ve got a nice blog.. I see that u also r a novice like me.. cool.. will visit again
    Bye n Cheerz 🙂

    Comment by The optimist from utopia — January 1, 2006 @ 9:47 pm | Reply

  20. @ Optimist from Utopia:
    As a matter of fact i am an engineer!
    Thx 🙂

    Comment by Trinity Teal™ — January 1, 2006 @ 10:25 pm | Reply

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