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After college musings!

27th june 2011 was my last day at the place I called my home away from home. AIT. Life had been a roller-coaster ride since. Though I have been living my dream of working at Druva, however there are things that are beyond work, and that I realized in my last 4 months of stay in the real, bitter world! Bitter. Why I call it bitter is because it doesn't always work the way you want it to. Times change. People change. And changing times change people.

Your best friends who share a part of your soul now live in cities far far away. People you had lunch with everyday are people you call once a week. The girl who invaded your dreams once becomes someone you hardly care for. People you trusted with all your heart for years, break your trust. However, there will always be a new house to find, a deadline to run after, loans to apply for and bills to put your hands on!

So perhaps I am at the crossroads of change once again. And if I were to quote a fellow blogger
People I once shared my life with must go away again, and I shall cease to be the center of universe for someone. Yet life must, and has to, go on! It must get a chance to introduce me to new people, new smiles to smile back at, strange sounds of laughter which will soon turn familiar, the sweetness of finding someone as crazy as you, someone who likes the same music as you do or maybe the same books, new conversations, new findings and the same old life which never ceases to change.

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