Showing posts from November, 2015

Where are the "Friends" now?

It's been 11 years since Monica and Chandler moved out of the apartment. That was one big moment for the group, after which they all really did grow up. Their lives went into six different directions, but they still try to keep in touch. The keeping in touch does not go very well with their busy lives. But they try to meet at least once a month at the coffee house, and swap stories like old times. This has now become a tradition. Also they always always go to Monica's place for thanksgiving where she cooks them a delicious meal and the kids run around and have fun! Monica and Chandler moved to the suburbs with the twins, who are now 11 years old. Monica is not only a chef at one of the best restaurants in NY but has published two cookbooks as well. Chandler who started on a new career path is now booming in that field, He is working at a great advertising firm, but he prefers to work from home (at least half the time) and stay with the kids. They have a perfect littl

On a plane

I am on a plane on my way back to college after a week of pure leisure or to be precise laziness. At 10,000 feet in the sky, squished along with about 150 odd people on a vessel, with no way to escape or "get off". You have to ride out the journey. And mine is a pretty long one too, 2.5 hrs sitting in one seat that barely gives me space to stretch my legs! What is one to do in a situation where you have no means of entertainment and you have to sit with patience for the next 2 hours or so! Well, you start looking around at your fellows passengers. For  me this is a bit more interesting because I am on a flight to goa. Goa is sort of like the Las Vegas of India, where people go to sin! So as expected my fleet is made up of an odd bunch of people, a group of college students going on a trip, family vacations, newly married couples, foreigners or people looking to escape from it all. Next to me is sitting a couple, speaking in a foreign language, maybe Russian, they