A Long Time Ago

You know things friends do to you, they would themselves go on a break and before that they will tag you in a post so that you are back to blogging when they are enjoying their break. So Monix tagged me before going on her KitCat break. So here is the tag-
20 years ago I . . .
1. I drove a scooter for the first time in my life.
2. Joined PCVN (My school) and made some friends for life.
3. First and last time topped my class.

10 years ago I . . .
1. I left Kanpur to join engineering.
2. Stripped naked for the first time in public as a part of ragging.
3. Was in love with Diya Mirza, used to call her Diya Mirza Gupta and had a room wall covered with her posters and photographs.

5 years ago I . . .
1. Was selling Tata Indicom Mobile Phones in Chennai.
2. Learned how to watch a movie alone.
3. Started reading like a crazy maniac. Before this I used to read occasionaly one book a month kinds.

3 years ago I . . .
1. Completed my MBA and started my first job.
2. Registered the domain prats.co.in for this blog, before that it was ginger-n-cardamom.blogspot.com.
3. Got dumped by a girl. Twice. By the same girl 🙁

1 year ago I . . .
1. Bought my first house.
2. Got Married. 🙁
3. Was 8 Kgs lighter 🙁

So far this year I . . .
1. Have already done two holiday trips.
2. Have been rushed to the hospital for Nebulization.
3. finished reading 3 books already

Yesterday I . .
1. I wrote a short story.
2. Skipped the commute and worked from home.
3. watched The Social Network.

Today I . . .
1. Reached office in time.
2. Kept playing a playlist of 5 peppy numbers over and over again during my entire day in office
3. am watching Dhobi Ghat.

Tomorrow I will . . .
1. Enjoy the republic day parade on TV, have been missing it since so many years.
2. Enjoy the holiday with Wifee.
3. Will watch a movie or some episodes of Big Bang Theory (It is an awesome series if you haven’t seen it)

In the next (coming) year I will . . .
1. Be reducing some weight and get back to regular exercising.
2. Will complete my first solo book as an author.
3. Will try to develop my spiritual self further.

24 comments on “A Long Time Ago”

  1. Vipul Reply

    Nice tag. you are dumped by the same girl that too also twice 😉 :P.astonishing!!
    You are also a big fan of The Big Bang Theory,never knew this thing. It’s really an amazing series 🙂
    Bazinga!! 😀 😀

  2. Aki Reply

    Nice read. It’s like the bollywood movies flashback style.
    Interesting blog too. 🙂
    I am from IIT Kanpur, so I guess like above another Kanpur connection…
    I am subscribing you, and hopefully would be catching up more often

  3. Sukanya Reply

    Hey Prats,

    Sometimes its good to rewind and see how far we have come in life right?? Nice post!!

    Btw, landing from Scribby’s.

    Glad to meet u here in the blogland… Visit me sometime… Lets keep in touch.


    • Prats Reply

      @Monika: Yep was totally smitten, even before she was Miss India Asia Pacific or Miss India Runners up. I still remember how mesmerized I used to be when I saw her in the Ad “Rahul Ki Mummy” (don’t remember which brand it was)

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