Happy New Year!

The Rayban puppy
Pocket full of happiness

“I regret that it takes a life to learn how to live.”
— Jonathan Safran Foer (Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close)

Another year passes by— seasons swept, lessons learnt, pains endured and pleasures pined. The year that was witnessed some sweeping changes; the world’s most wanted fugitive isn’t Osama bin Laden anymore, no more is there that longing for the next of the Harry Potter movies. And no longer is the dog a man’s best friend (personal computer has won over the dog). Now I know the reason behind this brouhaha about the world coming to an end.

my precious puppy

The incessant noise of life; shrill as dynamite, subtle as a cat’s walk. Clutter of cacophony that chokes. Engulfing yet another iota of innocence lost to workplace cynicism.

Plotting a blueprint for life, we miss out on the pleasures of today.

This coming year, may you wander off the paved road and follow that inherent dream. For it takes but a twitch to recapture that forgotten child-like wonder. The revelry of the sight of confetti and crumbled gift wraps on floor. Sometimes the rustle of a leaf is louder than the roar of an engine.

I hope you hear it.

Wishing all readers a Happy New Year!

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15 thoughts on “Happy New Year!”

  1. Omg! I had been so busy that I didn’t realize 2012 is just 3 days away! 😐

    2011 was one hell of a rollercoaster ride for me! soo much has happened! Anyway, lovely picture to a lovely post! 🙂 Wishing you a Happy New Year three days in advance…and Thanks for being such a great, awesome, amazzinngg friend to me for the past 8 years! 🙂 🙂

    And I hope the Mayan’s aren’t giving you any night terrors! 😀

    1. Susie Derkins, a solitary tear ran down my cheek as I read through your comment:) 8 years and it’s just the beginning…a decade of decadence awaits us:) Desparado pushed the daisies some summers back, but he lives for you.

      Trust the dogs:)

      Love and wishes,

  2. yeah it really takes a life to understand life…

    most of the people don’t even understand the meaning of life before they die..

    yeah but, definitely we all had understood life better while one more year had passed..

    a good discussion Abhi,, keep rocking happy new year

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