Wednesday, April 02, 2008

When doing nothing seems the best idea..

Places make you nostalgic, things make you nostalgic, people make you nostalgic and so do memories..

This weekend I flew down home on a whim, I flew because I was scared to be alone, I flew because nostalgia had gripped me like never before and I knew that only my parents could give me that assurance, that security I was craving for.

I went home and did nothing and that nothing was so good to do that I prolonged my stay for further two days. My routine at home was like:
~ Get up in the morning around 11-11:30 am.
~ Go to my parents’ room where my dad would be working or watching TV, hug him and take that 10 minute nap.
~ My cook would come with my usual nimbu paani, tea and toast by then.
~ Wash, brush and hog.
~ Chat with Papa for an hour or two before he left for work.
~ Shower and help Mom in the kitchen or simply sit their and talk with her.
~ Wait for Papa for lunch and eat with him.
~ Laze, read, watch TV or call my neice and nephew over to my place and play with them.
~ By 7:00 in the evening I was out with my friends and came back by 10:00-10:30 pm.
~ Again sit with my parents.
~ Read till 2:00-3:00am and dose off.

Such peace and tranquility gripped me during this time that for a while I even considered quitting my job and staying on forever.. I’ve given myself a month to sit on the thought and come up with a conclusion, lets see!!


♥bμşγ-ŵŗϊŧēŕ♥ said...

hmm, you know, doing nothing-at-all seems like a very nice option when, only when, you knw that there is something waiting to be done, as in...some other option if you get bored with the nothing-at-all.
if all you had to do really was nothing-at-all you wouldn't want it, atleast i wouldn't! :)

Shruti said...

Hey.. that's so relaxing na.. after all ur heavy workload and work demands.. Feels blessed na? Change ur job, Sam.. it will drive u crazy to be in such a tension filled job :(

Sangfroid said...

seems u had a lot of fun :-)
But that is not the real world. Welcome back :-P
jokes apart, breaks like these must not take long breaks.

J said...

Good things come in small packages.. I guess the short trip went well.

Doing nothing.. some times seems fine but it gets to me quite soon though.

Impressionist said...

I love to sit and do nothing!
Hope u feel great now! ;)


Solitaire said...

A month of this and you will be bored...guaranteed!

Bubbles of FireWhiskey said...

i did this too... i flew to delhi to be with my bf ad his family because mine was out of station and i was homesick and lonely... and i totally get where you're coming from... doing nothing feels so good and ignorance (of what's happening back here) is bliss...

Sam said...

Bubbles, Rito!! ;)

Shruti, Thanks sweetie, it sure was nice but I can't change my job right now, am learning waht I need to learn here!! :(

Sangfroid, Yeh, realised the fact soon enough, i.e, on my third day at home, I was feeling sooo guilty of not being at work when the whole world was.. :(

J, Yeh, doing nothing got to me too and hence I returned..

Impressionist, I know it does especially after a strenous time at work..had a great tie at home, thanks.. :)

Solitaire, I agree, hands down!! ;)

Bubbles, Oh you did and I thought am the only foolish one to act on a whim, but then what do these extra practical people know what fun it is to just do that!! ;)

burf said...

baba grass is always greener on the other side, within 1 month of quitting, i am sure, you would crave to come back to work... that's life way of making it all fun...

burf said...

arre, seems half of the people above have copy pasted my comment :D :P

freesherry said...

I am sherry and I have started a picture deication thread an my blog

impressionist has dedicated a picture and a message to you at

he is waiting for your reply
take care

♥bμşγ-ŵŗϊŧēŕ♥ said...

sam, did you just call me "bubbles"?

:O lol rofl! ;)

Sam said...

Busy Writer, sooooo sorry!! I goofed up!! :(

Sam said...

Burf, Hmm I know, it seems everybody is of the same opinion as you.. ;)

Freesherry,Thanks, done it.. :D

Adi Crazy said...

Damn! I hate you. I want that kind of schedule too...especially the 10 min nap near dad...awwww. I'll go home this weekend I guess.

Hope you feel better now.