Post Number 50: Labor Day, Baby Bear and Blog News

Post number 50! I have been hitting all kinds of milestones this past week. It feels good. We all know it feels great to achieve the goals you set out to achieve when you started a project, especially after a long and arduous journey. But that is the end, and it is marked by the inevitable moving on to another project. However, the smaller goals and stepping stones during that journey – the milestones – they last from the moment of their birth till the end of the project. You don’t forget your first victories, just ask this guy:

Post number 50! I have been hitting all kinds of milestones this past week. It feels good. We all know it feels great to achieve the goals you set out to achieve when you started a project, especially after a long and arduous journey. But that is the end, and it is marked by the inevitable moving on to another project. However, the smaller goals and stepping stones during that journey – the milestones – they last from the moment of their birth till the end of the project. You don’t forget your first victories, just ask this guy:

So April has been completely free for me, what with my final exams wrapping up on the 1st. May will be similarly free, with only one major event coming up – the family trip to Bangalore for my graduation ceremony. (There’s also my birthday, but whatever.) June might also be free-ish, but I’ll be back full-time in Bangalore for my job starting in the last week, and the two-year anniversary of my relationship (on the 12th) with one of the most wonderful people I have ever had the fortune of meeting, and number 3 of the three most important women in my life, the others being my mother at number 1 and sister at number 2. Why did I rank them? Because I over-think things and plan out scenarios and I need to be ready for all hypotheticals of burning buildings where I can save only one, and whatnot. Never mind.

The point of telling you my plans for the next three months (you can snipe me now) is to bring this blog into context. I’ve given it a lot of attention in April, certainly not all my attention, but a good chunk nonetheless, and I plan on giving it similar, if not more, attention in May and June. What happens after that remains to be seen on how I perform at work and what kind of time I’ll have for non-work related stuff. If you follow this blog, you may know that I like doing a ton of things, so juggling them may be a problem. But I don’t think work will be an issue, because I did go through very hectic schedules with both school and college (97% aggregate attendance, what what!). I’m certainly never shutting down this blog, unless, you know, gun to my head. It’s given me a lot of happiness, and it has been my motivation to write so much more than I would have otherwise, which helps in the battle against impermanence that I wrote about in my About Page. I’ll talk about that more below, but first let me justify the post title. On to page 2.