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My Thoughts on Dork: The Adventures Of Robin 'Einstein' Varghese

When I am reading a book, I get into 'phases' but I just hope that doesn't make me sound like a crazy person. Right at the beginning, when I read a book, I feel so thrilled as if I am poised on top of a cliff and watching the most exciting view from top. That feeling of being at the edge makes me want to read the whole book at one go, without being disturbed by the door bell ringing or the cell phone singing. 
Then, when I am half way through a book, a sort of irritation starts building up because I've already got through the outline and I know how the storyline is proceeding.  I have noticed that while I am mid-way, I like to tell people about what I have read so far including the interesting tidbits and conversations that thread the storyline. There are some scenes and dialogues  that I love to share with my friends. When I was reading Chetan Bhagat's Two States, I was constantly quoting passages from it with friends and family because I found it so relevant and f…

Down Under

Some days are terrible to live through. If you ask me, what happened, did something go wrong? I wouldn't know what to say because nothing did go wrong.I did my daily chores with better attention than usual. I cleared a lot of junk that had piled up around me and I managed to do my prayers on time too.
Funny thing is, I just felt very negative and down under today. Out of the blue, some of my life's most depressing moments flashed before my eyes as though I was watching a movie. That made me feel like a total loser because I could clearly see many evident mistakes that I had failed to learn from at that point of time or even afterward. This higher awareness of what I missed seeing clearly brought me down like anything and I can't begin to explain the throbbing headache that resulted in. I felt like a complete nervous wreck by the end of the day. There are so many friends who are a part of my life so I thought of someone I could just call and talk with. The strangest thing wa…