Thursday, February 18, 2016

Life is cool..

I think I am really back to blogging again !!

I have to say that it took me almost 5 years to settle down in life - after a lot of struggle, moved to San Diego, made a career transition, did internship, took board exams and finally, started working as a retail pharmacist.. Learning some thing every day in retail..hoping to continue here and also want to share good stuff in a new blog from a Pharmacist point of view !! stay tuned !

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Breaking the Silence

Well, I just cant believe that it took an year and a half to get back to blogging. I have not yet checked to see if my friends are still blogging :)

My life used to be this boat that goes nowhere and in 2011, everything changed...not a student anymore for the first time, India trip after 6 years, my wedding, my husband Satya, new family members in my life, long distance phone calls to family and Satya, less of contact with friends, Research, Research and more Research !!

Honestly, I missed blogging and friends. I could not verbalize and share things to people the way I do here.

In the last 2 years, I've seen a lot of new people, things and places...I feel overwhelmed and I see that I am getting influenced by people around me. However, my inner voice craves to speak Hopefully I will be here more often than before !!
Thanks for stopping by !!

Monday, December 13, 2010

Exilim - a decorated Zombie !!

Exilim- This was what I said in my prev post -"the price.. its features..It looked amazing..Military certified- water, dust, fire proof..5.3 m pixel camera.. distinct key/dial pad..very good battery life..long talk time.." Yeh...everything is true..
But people on the other side complain that they cannot even hear me..No reception in many places..Its a phone with all nice features but the basic function is not up to the expectation..Thinking about returning !!

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

ahh... just can't wait !!

From T Mobile(4 years) to Cingular(2)...AT&T..and now Verizon !!

 Motorola Flip..Motorola Razor..Nokia candy bar..Sony Ericsson W820 candy bar..Sony Ericsson W760a Flip.. Casio Exilim..

Well, you guys must be wondering if this girl still lives in stone age. Well, yeh.. I certainly never had the urge to get the latest phone model.. Infact I got these phone much later after they were actually in demand..But that does not mean I have no requirements..Rather I had requirements that people never bothered!! It took me a while to figure what I wanted in a phone..rather what can irritate me...
Motorola Flip - This was my first one ever -learned that the screen can get so yukky because of the heated up after 1 to 2 hrs..and my ears were so warm..

Razor- a nice one..I did all the testing for free.. Left in the fridge for a day..dropped from the second floor..stepped on it many times..dropped in an oil a bajji and that's when I had to actually change when the screen looked like a "water bubble" game..well, the oil was trapped in but it still worked..The only bad thing was it was too slim and it would fall out of the trouser pocket.

Sony Ericsson W820- this has been my favorite phone ever...with the popular/standard sony ericsson ring tone.. This phone really made me understand what I want in a phone.. a very nice dial pad where each button is distinctly away from each other and can be used quickly w/o touching the other..No need to flip every time..Fits in a pocket so well..very good battery life..never gets lasted for 3 years.  I just could not throw that away even after its time !!

Sony Ericsson W760a- I liked my prev phone so much and as, I could not find any more, this was closest to my requirements..A Walkman phone..My current one..a very good one for recording music..excellent camera.. 3.2 m pixel..did not like the sliding concept.  In 2009, I choose to buy this during the time when it was totally outdated.....I could not find the same just because it was from Sony Ericsson- still good..

Okay... now moving to Verizon...need another one- did a lot of survey/search for a free phone or a phone under $50- samsung Intensity 2 and LG cosmos were the two that were sort of.. okay to me at the store..  But I did not like the plastiky finish of Samsung and I hate this horizontally sliding models, although it is in vogue. Thats when I saw this Casio Exilim in the hands of a Verizon sales person. Suddenly it striked her that is the phone that I may have to consider although it is not available in store. I was enquiring about how she likes it.. the price.. its features..It looked amazing..Miltary certified- water, dust, fire proof..5.3 m pixel camera.. distinct key/dial pad..very good battery life..long talk time.. well, its a flip phone and except for that, I was okay. I ordered it right way..

Its something that I am dreaming about every day..every hour..when is it gonna arrive??!!!.. I know some people are like " hey its not even a phone that people would find it fashionable.." Well..when my necessities are met and when I think that is the best one for me..I get happy..and I dont easily get carried away by what is in demand in the market.. Living in my own "contented" feeling of having the best phone- may be, blissfully ignorant.. he he!!!

Monday, September 27, 2010

Rajinikanth enters CBSE Textbook...

Remember the song from Raja Chinna Roja  "Super staru yaarunnu ketta chinna kozhandhaiyum sollum.." Yeh..probably an old news for some of news for me :(

 See this !!!

Well my first reaction was " Oh.. okay..This is how people enter into text book".  I do not deny the fact he has come a long way with his hardwork and by dealing with the right people with right attitude. Well, why am I not so happy. Somehow I cannot see somebody getting into textbook like this !!Do I really underrate the use of his style and action to captivate the mass' attention? Is it because I underrate somebody for becoming successful in the film Industry or Do I fear that this person is gonna be followed by other actors with political support. Oh!! I absolutely enjoy Rajini movies. Then why is my reaction not so great? I wish I see MS Subbulakshmi, Kalki, Ilaiyaraja for their success stories. Anyways!!

Saturday, September 25, 2010

Am I ??

It has been a while since I visited my own blospot..However, every week I have had a topic and the content in my mind that I thought I should definitely share here. Well..what stopped me from blogging.. nothing... nothing..nothing but lack of discipline and a chaotic mind-set. Although I cannot recollect all of those " supposedly interesting and valuable" topics, I have decided to commit myself to get back!! Anyways..

Now this brings in a topic that I have been thinking for quite sometime now. "Discipline". Have I been this bad since childhood? Is it just that I am just trying to get adjusted to a new place? No.I have not been great for quite sometime - during my grad school since after qualifiers.

Well, back in India, we all (used to, atleast) go to bed and sleep at the same time, whatever time it may be. Even eating habits were n't that bad. Although I prefer to have an early dinner like Americans these days, I was not too bad with keeping up with the dinner timing back at home. And here, what happened to me?? Why and how in grad. school did I gradually loose everything. The enormous freedom, personal time and space that I enjoy- how come I could never use them to mend myself? This is the question I have been asking for quite time. How come I never thought.. well I thought but did not prioritize discipline...I remember a statement that a friend told me "you can bring anything into a routine if you can manage to do that forcefully for 30 days"- May be..May be not..Doing some experimentation by practicing small things. Will let you know if I can make it work.

I have always been easy on me as well as on others in this regard but I can see that I am getting reallly really mad at people for a lot of things.. I am not easy on myself as well.  And, I cannot stop wondering how important it is to have a routine and how that helps you especially when you are put into a stressful or chaotic situation. On the other hand,  I have learned to admire the discipline in others. May be I am just getting old :)

Monday, June 07, 2010

Record !!

882 Roll-over minutes - Yeh...I just can't believe if this is me - Before we think this is how we are, we change. There was a time when I paid $ 200/month.. anyways :)