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The year 2015 and all that

This year was pretty random for me. It was stressful in parts and most enjoyable in others. I thought I'd make a list of some of the random things that happened  to me over the course of the year.

1. Started running regularly and ran a 5K with my lab-mates. But, also fell down a few times in broad daylight which was embarrassing. I'm blaming my old worn out shoes and the slippery roads.

2. Got stung by a bee and realized scratching the area simultaneously both relieves and worsens the itching. Ouch!

3. Played volleyball in the summer and got better at it. But, I still can't set.

4. Went for two conferences and realized that the bigger the conference, the lesser you learn and the fewer people you meet and actually have a meaningful conversation with.

5. Still don't like the taste of alcohol, but my palate's tolerance ranking goes something like this cider > wine >> beer and all hard liquor.

6. Didn't read as many novels as I would have liked to. Blame Netflix and high speed internet for that.

7. Dropped my laptop, but it survived. It now has a crack on its screen and wobbles a bit when placed on the desk.

8. Got better at coding and realized that sometimes the biggest problem you face while writing a program is to come up with variable names.

9. Biggest highlight of the year was my younger sister getting married. The days leading up to the wedding and the wedding itself was so much fun! But, the older people invited to the wedding wanted to know why I was not yet married and younger ones told me that I was doing something bold and different. In both the cases, I was thinking to myself what the big deal was anyway! You just do whatever you want to do with your life. Just wanted to tell them to chill. :P

10. Have no plans for the new year. I'm just going to be lazy and wake up late and enjoy my day off. :D

Happy new year folks! :)

-RS

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