Camping, Adventure and Nature

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We all know that feeling when escape is imminent. You can feel it in the horizon just as you’ve been shackled down into workload. We didn’t want to come back to office, to hundreds of emails. We all wanted to set our out-of-office reply to something funny like “Sorry, We are currently out-of-office trying our hand at adventurous activities in Vikramgad.” Hahaha! Though it wasn’t carried out, one can always dream about it. Vikramgad was going to be our adventure and what an adventure it was! On 14th of March 2014, the AMO, M3 and Project Labs teams took some time out from their busy schedules, for a two day team outing to Vikramgad. The trip began at Rohan Resort where we had an amazing time at the water park. Thereafter, we followed it up with an equally delicious lunch, exciting cricket matches and moved on to Nature Trails Resorts- Sajan Nature Club. The nature club enchanted us from the moment we arrived. We were right away fascinated by the beauty of nature before us and fell in love with it. As we headed to our respective tents to dump our luggage bags, we were enthralled by the captivating beauty of the tents. This unusual lodging site led us to a most memorable stay, as for most of us it was our first sleepover in a tent and yes ‘ODOMOS’ was our savior from the insect army! Later on, we engaged ourselves in some team building activities like ‘treasure hunt’ and ‘cooking’. Although, cooking in wood fire was a challenge, we were proud of all the chefs who could pull off the lavish dinner. There were mouthwatering mix-veg curry, Punjabi dal, jeera rice, veg raita, chapattis and salad to top it off. After a scrumptious dinner we all gathered around the camp fire and played dumb charades. After the fun galore, we returned to our tents late at night to rest. In the morning, we set out to discover what Sajan Nature club had in store for us. Trying our hand at Kayaking was long overdue for most of us and it couldn’t have been better. The ‘Valley Crossing’ and ‘Burma Bridge’ climbing were equally exciting and left us with a sense of joy. The challenging and adventure rewarding- Vikramgad trip was one of the best trips we had ever taken as a team. Big thanks to the gregarious group who were able to pull off such an exciting and memorable event.

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I live those moments…

moments

The moments of my dreams,

I wonder whether it will ever be,

I live in those moments.

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In the middle of your night shifts,

When I disturb you to say that I love you,

And you respond saying you love me more,

I live in those moments.

The time I need you the most,

The instance I strongly remember you,

And you are always there to assure me of  your presence,

I live in those moments.

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The mornings when I get ready

In front of the mirror,

And you say that I must be looking cute in pink,

I live in those moments.

 

The days when you try saying,

Your all possible, stupid, dirty jokes,

Just to cheer me up after a hard day,

I live in those moments.

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The many times I have a fight,

Between my heart and mind,

You just calm me down every time,

 Just by saying you are there for me,

I live in those moments.

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The moments you make me forget the world,

The moments which are like lifetime,

I live in those moments.

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P.S.  I love you.

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You…

you

You, a tune stuck in my head.

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You, a wish that will come true

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You,  the only one I see

whenever I close my eyes.

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You, a song, a whisper I hear whenever a breeze passes by.

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You, an image, an art of yourself.

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You, with a fragrance of your own.

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You, in whose eyes I search myself.

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You, with a smile which brightens my life.

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You, who gives me the kind of feeling,

people write songs about.

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You, the half story of my heart

And the rest is me.

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A part of me keeps talking to you,

All day and  all night.

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You, a risk worth taking.

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You, the one I admire,

the one I love.

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Be crazy, be true, be tribal, be YOU

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My Mango Day… :)

Morning, as I step out of my house,

In one of my favorite dress,

I tend to hear music coming from all directions.

Seems everyone on the street is greeting me,

With a big smile on their face.

The world looks more colorful today.

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While working, while sleeping,

While walking down the street in my own pace and gait.

While dancing, while singing,

While kissing the angel , my neighbor’s baby girl.

While talking to myself, while day-dreaming,

While pulling the cheeks of the cute little boy waiting at the bus stop.

I feel as if you always keep looking at me and smiling,

Trying to capture all sorts of different expressions on my face,

Taking a deep breath, pretending to skip a heart beat,

feeling lucky to have me in your life.

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Whenever I stand in-front of the mirror to get ready,

I see you  standing behind me,

Looking at me with the most beautiful smile on your face,

Gesturing me that I look beautiful today.

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Tonight as I look at the moon,out from my window,

The soft breeze passes through my hair.

The soft breeze passes that through me, makes me shiver,

And it brings me your smell.

I stand there alone talking to the wind,

Requesting the humble wind to go to you,

And give you a feeling of me, my presence.

Requesting the silent wind to whisper in your ears,

That I love you.

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Tonight, as I sleep,

My pillow reminds me of you,

The breeze sings to me while I sleep,

Takes me in a world of my favorite dreams,

Where I’m sleeping in your arms, safe and sound.

It gives the feeling as if you are there,

and will always be.

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Mango, that can bring smile on anybody’s face at anytime.

Mango, a colour of happiness, a taste of love. 

This was a glimpse of  ‘My Mango Day’ , would like to know about yours ???

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The Blind Faith…

She called up on his number,
to tell him how much she loves him,
the love that has only grown more over the years.

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He answered the call in a blank mood,
she thought he may be tired after the hectic schedule,
but the night was odd, her stars were not right,
he gave no reason and said he had something in his mind.

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She was concerned, wanted to know what was wrong,
she thought she could have helped,
and could have made things right.

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He said it without taking a breadth,
the most unexpected thing in her life,
“I don’t want you by my side,
I have decide for myself ,
and its time for you to move on in life”

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She knew it from her heart,
she cannot live without him.
She knew it from her soul,
that they were meant for each other.
She could not explain it to herself,
cause she dint know what went wrong.
She knew it strongly within,
that he was the only one,
and she can never love another soul.

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She begged him for their love,
she asked to give one last chance to their relationship,
she pleaded, she cried, not to go away,
cause he was her life.

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He walked away to her surprise,
saying he doesn’t need her anymore in her life.

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She cried for months,
she called him a hundred times,
she was dying every moment,
she was living but not alive.

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Today, she lay on a hospital bed,
after a horrible accident,
struggling to breathe but craving to die.
she asked everyone she wants to see him for one last time,
thinking may be now he would care,
if not for his girl friend, but for the fact that she had been his best friend.
He slammed down the phone saying he doesn’t care,
and not contact him even if she is dead.

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Its been a year, since she heard his laugh and saw his smile,
she craves for his hug and fragrance of his presence,
she knows, she still loves him now and she’ll love him forever,
she strongly believes he will come back someday,
she still waits for him every day and every night.

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P.S. If you truly love someone, you’ll definitely be with him someday.

This blind faith is called love, when love becomes your prayer, your God.

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The Perfect Blend…

Dedicated to everyone who wonders,

If I’m writing about them?

I am.

My left neighbor, “CHIPKALI”,

With whom I have gossiped,

About all weird people we met in office,

Had a crush on the same person,

Finally settled on 50% crush each.

My “ADEEP-BDEEP- CDEEP”,

With whom I have laughed my heart out,

And called out each other’s name,

When we saw the water boy pass,

Had fun bugging the flying elephant,

And giggling for no reason.

My “RUSTED BRAIN”,

The times he argued with me,

On all the English errors he made,

Party shirts he wears to office,

and sings “Chalo Na” to imitate me.

My “MUMMY FRIEND”,

Who always has been there for me,

Like a mummy.

With all the smileys

We irritate her with every day.

The times we spent chit chatting in the washroom.

My “TWEETY”,

Who makes sounds for everything,

Distributes sweets for wrong reasons,

Had been there while flipping all my “Trouble Tickets”.

My “PALLE”,

So called DUMBO, the flying elephant,

Whose center of gravity is always out his body,

He learnt not to fag in front of my face,

But always missing from his chair.

The only one who sincerely use to request songs

To be played by me.

My “TUMMY TAMMY”

Who is always dieting,

and drinking lemon tea,

But it’s of no use.

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My PD, 

Who never did my product descriptions,

Always glued to her Facebook profile,

and keeps asking people whether they are free,

So that she can assign her work.

My “NAGGU”,

Who cries for everything,

And I hope,

She’ll start having her meals regularly,

Once I leave.

The time spent were less,

But the memories of all the moments,

Working  on TT’s , laughing ,teasing, team lunchs, coffee breaks, gossiping,

Are enough to make them cherishable.

Will miss you all.

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P.S. Dedicated to my lovely office mates who makes a great team.

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I fell in love with you…

The moment you proposed me,

And said you would wait for eternity,

To get my answer and be with me,

I fell in love with you.

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The difficult times you were there for me,

As my best friend,

Whenever I needed you,

I fell in love with you.

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 The many times you said that,

I belonged to you, only you,

And you would never let me go,

I fell in love with you.

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The long hours we spent talking,

Laughing, fighting,

And teasing each other,

I fell in love with you.

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The instances you caught me,

Whenever I was about to fall,

The care for me & the truth I saw in your eyes,

I fell in love with you.

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The way you understood me and my unsaid words,

You knew that I cannot live without you,

At all the weakest moments,

I fell in love with you.

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Between the sentences you spoke,

And the words you whispered,

I fell in love with you.

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The times you used to,

Make my heart beat faster,

Whenever you touched my hand,

I fell in love with you.

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The hours we used to sit,

Me in your arms,

Without saying anything,

But speaking through silence,

I fell in love with you.

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The days we met,

And the months spent missing each other,

I fell in love with you.

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Whenever you felt sick and behaved like a child,

Who wanted me to be around you all the time,

I fell in love with you.

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While watching you sleep,

Waking up seeing you, sitting beside me,

Looking at me with a smile,

I fell in love with you.

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When I looked into the mirror,

You came from behind to hold me in your arms,

And tried to capture me in your eyes.

I felt as the most beautiful girl,

At those moments.

I fell in love with you.

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Today, after so many days,

After all that happened,

Whenever I close my eyes I still see you,

Your memory fills my eyes with tears,

I can still hear your voice,

Today , I’m sure that

I’m still in love with you.

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I was, I am and I will be,

In love with you forever,

Coz I have been missing you, sweetheart,

Ever since the last time,

You said ‘BYE’.

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Hey  I  still  LOVE  YOU

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