Sunday, July 17, 2005

Hooked to the net

Last Friday, from morning the internet connection at office was on a flip-flop for about 2 hours before it finally blinked out. After that the populace poured out of its desks and started gossiping about nothing over mugs of coffee. Some got on to their mobiles, some on computer games and so on. Welcome break, you could say. Still everyone’s eyes seemed to be talking of some profound loss.

The lunch break came in time to quell the noises in our stomachs. The internet service wasn’t up yet. Everyone had something important to be finished; pay up credit card/mobile bill, important emails to be attended to, study online tutorials, chat with family/friends.....endless online activities you see! It was then that we realized how badly hooked we were to the internet. It has become such a part and parcel of our lives that it’s difficult to get over one day of no-net.

Jokes apart.With nothing to do, I started listening to music. Also heard, after a long time, “Ale Ale” from the Tamil movie “Boyz”. And it stirred some interesting memories from my Ruston days. What say Doc & Shaun?


Anonymous Anonymous said...

that's very true venki...we're hooked on to u're hooked on to water
But comes to a standstill w/o internet..
And about "Ale Ale"..This songs sure does bring up memories from ruston ..and especially the "forest House" where all of us used to have a blast when in Ruston..That song rocked and so did the House..I mean when e'bdy danced..the house really rocked..last heard the song at Mayuk D's graduation party..

7/19/2005 8:43 PM  
Blogger Venki, USA said...

Shaun, I suppose, its ur comment. Man! we did rock that forest house. golden days of ruston, i can say. Looking forward to meet u guys again. Plan a blast, dude!

7/20/2005 3:11 PM  
Blogger Anshul said...

Hi Venky...............Sorry for replying late............I read the blog ...........well the old days were definitely great but this does not mean that its all over, in a few months when you are a bit setteled , then we'll come over to NJ/NY to your place and all of us can relive those nostalgic moments...........just don't forget to take a same kind of cozy appt as before. It will be more of fun in the winters of North.

7/21/2005 4:10 PM  
Blogger Venki, USA said...

Sure Doc ! Lemme land a job and we can plan a blast sometime in winter. We could also try skiing :)

7/21/2005 4:22 PM  

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