Take52 Challenge: Week 20 – Random

Random! A favourite word that appeals because of its inherent promise of aimlessness and the unpredictable – both qualities that for better or worse characterise me and my attitude toward Life πŸ˜› I tend to ‘go with the flow’ on most things, until I drift into something that ‘hits the spot’ often unexpectedly, taking me by surprise and leaving an imprint that rarely fades away. Most things that have brought me great joy and comfort in Life have as a result been, I like to think, through the ‘random machinations of the universe’ πŸ˜‰ I’m probably completely wrong of course, especially if you happen to be a believer in the ‘great design’ and the fact that ‘everything happens for a reason’ πŸ˜›Β Has that ever happened to you? A random happenstance that turns into a life-changing event?

What crossed my mind when I first saw the Theme, was the Sky. It’s classically random – a myriad hues from dawn till dusk and into the night. Luckily, we had unexpected pre-monsoon showers here in Bangalore that week and I was able to get decent shots of the moody skies πŸ™‚ Also last week ‘The Great Indian Circus’ as I like to call our Elections πŸ˜› drew to a conclusion and as a result there were random firework displays that I caught from my balcony!Β 

And just because I love quotes, here’s a random one that I fell in love with πŸ˜‰

β€œThe sky was as blue as orange could get. I love sunsets at noon, and forks disguised as spoons.” ― Jarod Kintz

4 thoughts on “Take52 Challenge: Week 20 – Random

  1. That quote goes so well with the pic of the sky….who is this Jarod Kintz character and what was he drinking when he said that?! πŸ˜€

    1. Doesn’t it just?! No clue!!! Was looking for quotes on ‘random’ and there he was…the ‘randomest’ of them all πŸ˜‰πŸ˜„ I’m guessing…a single malt…very smooth jo hai πŸ˜›πŸ˜Š

  2. Love the quote! And an envious of your random fireworks display – the best kind.
    How’s this for random? When you said “hits the spot,” I was randomly reminded of a childhood snack I used to enjoy that I *think* had the word “spot” in the name. It was shortbread cookies with a chocolate kiss in the middle that I used to heat in the microwave until it was perfectly melty.
    I think that probably many life-changing events spring from randomness. If we had planned them all, probably few of them would actually be life-changing. For instance, we ended up in northern Michigan after a kind of spontaneous roadtrip that resulted in both of us really falling in love with this place. πŸ™‚

  3. After you commented about needing to catch up on my blog, I thought I should check to make sure I hadn’t missed any of yours, because sometimes my feedreader gets lost and doesn’t deliver updates until they’re very old. It seems you have fallen off the blogging wagon, my friend πŸ˜‰ You’re starting to resemble me again in my off-again, on-again blogging lately πŸ˜›

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