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Friday, November 02, 2007

My Blog

Somebody told me (after reading my previous post) that my blog "ini mella chaagum". That kind of upset me, I don't want it too. The frequency of my posts indicates how much I am able to do things that I really like. Recently, I had an argument with a friend about people doing the things they like. She said its a luxury. Its not that I have a strong opinion on the topic but I love playing devil's advocate. So I said "If you really (make that capital) want to do something, you'll always find time for it". And that friend easily agreed. Now I think thats not true. I don't blog regularly and I want to slouch on the couch doing nothing but I never have time for that. Does that mean one is bad in time management or is doing the things you like really a luxury? Please give me your opinion.

25 Comments:

Blogger Me said...

...my head vedichings...yaara deepa adha gyaani...??

[naanum appadi dhan nenachen...]

6:03 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I read your blog from http://blogkut.com. Till these kind of forum is there your blog will be get lime lighted if you post. Let see how it dies........

6:22 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I read your blog from blogkut. Till these kind of forum is there your blog will be get lime lighted if you post. Let see how it dies........

6:23 PM  
Blogger APAM NAPAT said...

Luxury it is. Not limited by lack of time alone. Lack of co-operation, lack of energy, lack of discipline, lack of will can thwart any continuous passtimes. In this case it seems lack of time for you. For me it might be lack of readership. :-)

1:01 AM  
Blogger I said...

But why would you like to do anything?

1:58 AM  
Blogger Karthik Sriram said...

Deepa,

Romba padichu, ipdi nalla theliva pesare... Ennamo saptoma, thoonginomaa, velaikku ponima, kadalai pottoma illama edukku indha veen yosichings? :P


LKS

7:53 AM  
Blogger The Anonymous said...

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3:45 PM  
Blogger Premalatha said...

It is about "the other side is green" or it is, we always want what we do not currently have. I used to want to do nothing when I was busy. now I miss being busy. I miss complaining about being busy. I miss complaining about lack of time. I miss complaining "I want to do nothing, but I can't do because it is a luxury for some"...

6:17 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Its not a luxury. Its just that we take it for granted with the presumption that we always have time for that later. Your mind reasons to ratify. Do you get to spend as much time with your kid, these days? NO!!! with your hubby ? NO!!! Your mind says, its ok. They r always there for you. And you reconcile. Its the same in this case too.
Lavu

5:15 PM  
Blogger Laksh said...

Its a direct reflection of your current interest. If it really means much you will do it. For the the analogy will be books. I have at least five books on my bookshelf waiting to be read. To anyone asking me what my interests are, books figure on the top of the list but I hardly make the time to read these days. Instead I end up blogging, lurking on blogs. So, I think its what catches your fancy at any given time :)

9:02 PM  
Blogger Oracle said...

Dont bother about frequency as long as each post is as interesting as your "regular" post. That's difference between ARR and Deva.

1:12 AM  
Blogger Sudhakar said...

Several Reasons are there for not doing things u like.Doing things u like is not luxury.Just think if u enjoy ur work ,will u call it a luxury?!!
Any way Deepa(vali) wishes to u.

6:35 AM  
Blogger Gowri Shankar said...

If you are really obsessed with it, u'll really do it no matter whatever it is. Everyone in this world has got 24 hrs and if u say that u have no time, it means that u are lying.

1:49 PM  
Blogger Hip Grandma said...

I too beleve that one finds time to do what one really wants to do.Happy Diwali!

10:24 PM  
Blogger Ginkgo said...

actually u know what...u should outsource it...:-)

No no ...not sleeping on the couch...the updating the blog regularly, part ;)

12:51 AM  
Blogger Sudhakar said...

Wish u a happy deepavali

1:16 AM  
Blogger Vidya said...

I believe it too, that one can find time to do what one really wants, but wants when is the question, is it in the long term, or in the short term -- like for that evening.. for sometimes lethargy does set in... and does take a long time to shake it out of one's system. At least in my case, I have been haunted by lethargy, every now and then :)

6:08 PM  
Blogger Me too said...

Homuchever busy we are, do we skip eating/sleeping? Every phase the priorities change.

Anyway, belated Deebavali wishes!

10:59 AM  
Blogger Project 71 said...

Hi! My name is Project 71. Weird name I know, but my masters are weird too. My masters apologize for such an out-of-context comment and they know how painful such spamlike comments are. But, say masters, how else are we to present something good to the world. By that they mean me :D. Kindly see what I am about. Won't take you more than 22s to read... http://www.project71.com/readme Enjoyy!

2:40 PM  
Blogger APAM NAPAT said...

blog enna moochu pechey kaanum?

10:57 PM  
Blogger Project 71 said...

This comment has been removed by a blog administrator.

10:44 PM  
Blogger Deepa said...

Thank you everybody for helping keep this blog alive. And Anon, I didn't know about blogkut. Thanks.

4:42 PM  
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1:06 AM  
Blogger iamyuva said...

was watching problem about my new year's resolutions doesn't stick more than a month(max) for millions of people-- and same would answer you as well.

its because difference between our concise and subconscious importants/priorities.

when you say you want to 'to slouch on the couch doing nothing and don't find time' and you find time to blog..!! that's because your subconscious mind prioritize your actions.

i know its sounds heavy..;~) may be but that's what happening..!

11:48 AM  
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