It’s now five years since I came to Germany. When I turn back and look, there are so many great things happened in life. I should rather take a backwards journey – days/weeks/months and years..
Of course it hurts. But if I am to borrow words from someone, “I am getting on with my life”. :)
I cherish all those wonderful great moments, I think and smile(?) at the shattered dreams. At least, I know that I tried - to get it working fine. That’s what I wrote it all backfired (in my last post). Or may be my attempts weren’t good enough. As Gita says - “Just do your duty. The right thing will follow”.
The past 5 weeks were perhaps worse. Living with a volcano inside you is kind of uncomfortable! ;) But now since the eruption is over, things can settle… all I need is a little bit of time to cool off. (Remember: non-existent spoon)
But the past 5 months were great. Amazing… travelled a lot in Germany. Did nice great things. Day-dreamed a lot, and lived some of them too. :)
That brings me to the 5 years. If I am to sum up all I’ve gained, then it is : Friends and Experiences.
Quite some great friends – all from here - Indian, German and Polish friends. Funnily though, my apartment-mate, from Iran is getting close enough with me. We are at different poles with some touchy subjects, but despite of the differences, we communicate/converse a lot openly.
He is one of those special fellows who can easily kick my ass and give me a gem of experienced-advice. Someone like the good old Guru/Sanjay@IIT. I like such people, they teach you a lot in two words. :)
Gained loads of experiences. To start with – had relationships, travelled to many places, met great people, teaching/conferences/mentoring/etc; Grew up into a better person - I should say. I would surely say ‘better’ – because I have been learning things. :) [and I know what an a**hole I was long time ago ;)].
I know, still a long way to go. But happy to have started and been through it for five years successfully.
Last but not the least – made money! (But I don’t have any savings yet! High time to start).
Signing off, Sands.
PS: This post is dedicated to all those wonderful people who make life lively. :)