Wednesday, January 07, 2015

The New Year.

My year began with laughter – quite unexpectedly. We sat by the fireplace and shared memories and drank hot chocolate. We played board games that we hadn't played in a very long time and became immensely competitive. We shared photos we had taken throughout this year while the snow gently fell outside. We made mom laugh until she cried and took embarrassing photos of dad when he fell asleep on the couch. I made the worst peppermint mocha which everyone drank just to not make me feel bad. I read a little here and there when I had the chance – during early mornings with coffee, late at night with coffee, in between movie marathons, and when everyone took naps. Dylan got me a beautiful necklace and I promised to love him a little more this year.

I sat inside the porch a few nights watching the snow glowing in the moonlight, and wondered about how these moments and this life is so fleeting. Before we realize, it’s all a memory. The year-end and the new year; the fireplace and the snow. If I live long enough, my life would be so terribly different by the end of this year. There are things coming towards me and things I am running away form. There are changes happening everywhere, every moment. I tell myself that I can't always stop the changes but I can hope to do good, and be good. I hope that this year I write my story well.

21 comments:

  1. Happy New Year :) Let's hope we all write our stories well this year..looking forward to reading more of you

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  2. Raajii , ofcourse you will write your story well ... you are the best story writer i know :)

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  3. You have begun the year on a positive and optimistic note.Let the changes you are expecting this year prove most beneficial to you.

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    1. That's what I am hoping for. Thank you :-)

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  4. Heart-warming way to spend the beginning of the year.. And I'm jealous! Snow at new year's is such a glamorous thing!

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    1. It looks pretty, but probably not the best way to start the new year. It's dangerous and travel is awful.

      Here's to less snow this year :-P ;-)

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  5. Happy new yearrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr

    Bikram's

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    1. Happy, Happy Year to you too! :-)

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  6. Happy new year! :) It's a joy reading what you write!

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  7. Everything will go nicely. :)
    Happy new year!

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  8. Writers can never write stories good enough for themselves! :)... but this was worth reading!
    Have a blessed year.

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  9. Your blog posts just happen to be the best part of my day....they are so rich in imagination and emotion.

    Happy New Year :)

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  10. Anonymous1:47 PM

    Raajii, Raaji, Raji, do write that story.... Happy New Year again...:)

    (There are things coming towards me and things I am running away *from*)

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  11. Happy new year Raaji ! Like everyone said here, its a privilege to read you. You bring out magic even in the simplest of moments.Maybe because you find magic in everything you have and do.Stay blessed dear.

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    1. Aww, thank you so much! I hope you keep reading :-)

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  12. Amen my dear. May our tribe prosper ;)

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  13. Already more than half of the year has slipped away :)

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