The Making of a Daily Writer

The Making of a Daily Writer

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I got my dental sutures removed today. There’s some extra space in my mouth, owing to two wisdom teeth taken out. But that’s not why I’m writing today. I’m writing because I watched a YouTube video. I watched that video with a certain amount of expectation. Within four minutes, it blew away all those expectations. I held my breath, paused the video, dropped a happy tear, and ran to B, to ask him watch it too. I assume you know what vlogging is. Casey Neistat rules vlogging. I have watched his videos once or twice in the last couple of years, was never a fan. But it was just last month, after MKBHD – a guy who normally just reviews cool gadgets – reviewed Casey Neistat’s studio. That video had me floored – I became a fangirl, B became a fanboy, we obsessively watched his videos, and I subsequently put up his […]

day 17/21: superlate

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Last night I watched a godawful movie and got home only by 0200. Today, I had this mildly important project to finish up, for which I was working all day yesterday, and guess what I do? I oversleep till 1030. Anyway, it’s 1440, work’s almost done and I’m not dying of guilt, so it’s a good day after all.

Day 15/21: to fellow aunts and uncles

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Yesterday was a Sunday and the mother of all cheat days. I woke up at 1245 – I didn’t feel like blogging after. Today, I woke up at around 0800. It’s day 15 and I really need to get better. I woke up to messages from home – pictures and videos of my nephews. One just got a baby walker for himself, and another is starting to learn the basics of C programming (he’s turning 9 this month). I thought about how fast they are growing up and how they may someday feel embarrassed to hug me or give me a kiss. I certainly hope that day never comes and they’ll always be my little boys, but that’s unfair. I realised that maybe they look up to me, given the amount of time I spend with them and being the person ‘closest’ to their age, but also grown up. The things […]

Day 13/21: Cheat Day

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Today’s Saturday, so we are very strict about staying in bed at least till 12 noon, and then head for lunch. NO WAKING UP ENERGISED TODAY – EEEEEE. I also have plans for much-needed girl time with AB. Living with a boy and working from home makes me feel very girl-deprived, even though it was just last week that I met I and N.  

Day 12/21 : happy new year

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Woke up at 0730, got up at 0815, skipped breakfast and went straight to work. (Something I’m still working on) It is New Year in Kerala (Vishu), so my office is not working today. It is New Year in Tamil Nadu too, but B is still working. I didn’t make any plans for today, therefore I am home working. Its almost 1500 now, and I think I need to get some food. (I need to stop doing this). Btw, I have noticed that if I don’t write my to-do list the night before, in my Bullet Journal, my day feels unproductive and weird.