Showing posts from July, 2006

“Enjoy life. This is not a dress rehearsal.”

This weekend I went for camping! I love to camp as it reminds me my school day...where we all friends used to camp away from home! It was a concept for me like anyone does today's 'sleep-over' at a friends place :D!!!

“Camping is nature's way of promoting the motel business.”

But the fun here is you are with all the friends with whom you are in school and always want to be with them for more than school time. Those ghost stories at night and then the cold breeze making us realize its time to sleep he he he it was fun!

“The past is a ghost, the future a dream, and all we ever have is now.” ~ Bill Cosby

I was told by many of my colleagues that it's gonna be hot!! and I was kind of disappointed with the thought as my thinking was when we are in the woods its gonna be cold with some fresh air...! BTW I did organize for our project lunch @ Piatti was amazing ;)

“The thing about performance, even if it's only an illusion, is that it is a celebration of the fact th…

Living without faith is like driving in the fog ;)

Your Driving Is is: 50% Male, 50% FemaleAccording to studies, you drive both like a guy and a girl.This means you're a pretty average driver, with typical quirks.Occasionally you're frustrated and or a little reckless, but that's the exception - not the norm.Do You Drive Like a Guy or a Girl?

A thing of beauty is a joy forever

“One cool judgment is worth a thousand hasty counsels. The thing to do is to supply light and not heat.”

The weather out here was lately very hot hot that many people died of heat.There are no Air Conditions or even fans in people's home. It seems they dont need it at all..C'mon these things should be basic I suppose! On top of that the right timing for electricity to go off! What a bizareWell, yesterday the weather got a bit cooler...and guess what today I had to wear a full sleeves sweaterto work! What a change!!!

“One cool judgment is worth a thousand hasty counsels. The thing to do is to supply light and not heat.”

Morning I met my friend Samira, she is a very lively, vibrant and friendly gal..always up for troublebut we are good friends..;) and I was zapped when she also agreed that how strange people die to come to US just to die:DThe country where you dont have a/c n fan to rescue from heat and when you talk to people out side US, they laugh as they say …

“A project is complete when it starts working for you, rather than you working for it.”

It was much waiting....long one...! I have heard women who have almost completed there 8 months pregnancy...even they get bored of carrying the load and want to deliver the baby immediately!!!

“A project is complete when it starts working for you, rather than you working for it.” ~ Napoleon Hill

But look at my situation....if everything is working as per the plan then there will be bugs in the system and if system is working then for some reason business want to play there tactics and will play games in givingyou sign-off....oh Gosh! when this cat and mouse game will be over...thats what I was thinking all these days!!!

“You have to learn the rules of the game. And then you have to play better than anyone else.” ~ Albert Einstein
Finally, the D-day came...I tried my best to deliver to the team who were working after hours for I knowwhen a project fails its all PM's fault and when its a success its a team effort :)
So friends, my much awaited delivery was completed on Fri…

“Every accomplishment starts with the decision to try.”

"Let us never negotiate out of fear, but let us never fear to negotiate." ~ John F Kennedy
As an HR person (once upon a time), I did participated in negotiations and I was always at the management side but always came out as a winner.Many said its my people's skill ...what so ever it is but I can say that a lot of brushing did take place while I was negotiating while hiring or firing...!
“Influence may be the highest level of human skills”
This time being a Consultant in project management, it was negotiation between me and the company...! Yes, the company wanted to give me an offer, however as you know we didnegotiated! One thing I thank for my previous HR role and my Masters degree which always helped me to negotiate also I can say...the game Cricket ;) ! Yes guys, I had done some homework before attending this HR guy and hence the first googly was that I made him misunderstand me and so I was successful.

"Negotiating in the classic diplomatic sense assumes parties …

The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen, nor touched ... but are felt in the heart

Finally, I can say now am actually connected :D...

“a good friend is a connection to life- a tie to the past,a road to the future,the key to sanity in a totally insane world” ~ Lois Wyse
Yes guys I thought a lot and settled for a LCD 19" TV Monitor..;) lot of enhancement from what I had in my laptop not describing much as the name itself will speak all about it ;)
But then, now I know my data will be more secured as compared to what it was in my laptop!

"They who would give up an essential liberty for temporary security, deserve neither liberty or security" ~ Benjamin Franklin

But to tell you the truth...I still miss my laptop!

"Love is missing someone whenever you're apart, but somehow feeling warm inside because you're close in heart". ~ Kay Knudsen
For this new one... am excited about it however at the same time I am trying to be friendly with it ;) It gives me a relief that now I can be in touch with my friends, but at the same time I need to upd…

When people are laughing, they're generally not killing each other

Its been long …I feel since I lost the data with my laptop and then work was keeping me busy…didn’t realize when Friday came and I was still at work.
Usually, on Friday’s the office is empty by the time its 4.30 p.m. but my meeting went on with the technical doc review for production!!!

“Beware the barrenness of a busy life.” ~ Socrates

I had gone out for lunch with some friends at work and usually we all have fun but then when you come back to work you have to do the deliverables isn’t it :D….yeah after a good lunch if you have a meeting then can you imagine how it would be :D…! Any way I didn’t realize when the clock was ticking 6:00 p.m. and I rushed to close the pc and got into my car and disappeared...just like that ;)!

“When we remember we are all mad, the mysteries disappear and life stands explained.” ~ Mark Twain

When I reached home…we were making plans as what to do…and it was a sudden plan to go for a movie and since there are so many which I didn’t see from Hindi…I was not abl…

“To win you've got to stay in the game.” ~ I miei complimenti

Nice Sunday morning, I was all set to watch this game as to know who the real champions... are :)Yes, it was for long France who I felt was dominating and then such a swift...! Am sure lot of people’s anxiety must be high when for a long they were one each and both were strong in defending themselves.

“It's why we play the game. Anything is possible, anything can happen, and we proved that again tonight.”

The first goal that was made by Zidane …I like fall in love with this player…through out I was cheering by calling his name...thank god…my neighboring apt is still empty ;)!
I fully enjoyed the game just like I was in there sitting in the stadium.

“A particular shot or way of moving the ball can be a player's personal signature, but efficiency of performance is what wins the game for the team.”

Lot of team player behavior exhibited by the players and when you become a senior player, expectation rises from others. Same thing happened I guess, though Zidane is retiring but I didn’t …

Neverlasting FireWorks-

Little firework, shineing bright
symbol of a 4th July night,
Crackeling, booming, whistleing,
Exploding, going up towards the sky,
Lighting up with one small flame,
Going up because its just a game,
Lighting up the darkened night,
But try and try as you might,
You will not last long tonight,
All is awed bye your everchanging colors
But time is running out
You grow brighter, taller louder & wider,
For your last few minutes of fame,
But you must keep tame,
You vanish because you are the never lasting firework!!! ~ Sad_yet_evil_kitty
Happy Independence Day To All The Nations :D around the globe.

I wish we celebrate this day everyday :D....yes thats how freedom should be felt and celebrated isnt it? :D

It is wise to apply the oil of refined politeness to the mechanisms of friendship.

I had mentioned about this guy in one of my post where I had taught him about cleaning one’s own mess: D…! Remember!?! Yes, it’s the same guy about whom I am going to talk today!

One's first step in wisdome is to question everything - and one's last is to come to terms with everything. ~ George Christoph Lichtenberg

We have become good friends by now since he became my coffee buddy! We always wait for each other to start the morning coffee and then little bit of chat and then we resume to our work.

It seems like he need a friend in this place and he found one in me. I am glad that he can openly share certain things that he may or may not share with others. It’s a matter of trust, more than whether he can share with anyone else.

Without friends no one would choose to live, though he had all other goods.~ Aristotle
Lately, he been talking and discussing about a lot regarding some products such as some juice and also he shared one of the cd’s with me! Its all about the QuickStar bus…