We Choose the Moon

I had always liked to be present when the events that I think would be shaping up our history our taking place, or for the events that I know would be the one that we would recall after 10 years and awe about the significance of it. Maybe  that’s why I have always tried to be present for which ever great event that took place so far in my 23 years of life.

I was glued to my TV when the 1999 coup by Musharraf was taking place, when 9/11 happened.. i watched as the second tower came down, or when Afghanistan was bombed, and then when Iraq was bombed,when  Benazir came back to Karachi.. in a fact I  was actually present on site when the blast happened. I remember seeing the emergency of 2nd November taking place, the lawyers movement, both before and after the emergency, the 18th February Elections, the reinstating of Chief Justice.. i was up till 6 to hear the two liner given by our Prime Minister…, when Obama and Clinton started their campaign and then Obama came out as the democratic candidate for the elections, or when Obama took the oath,  when the Iranian Elections started, .. all in all I tried to be there for most of the important significant historical events that i could witness in my life.

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As we grow Old..

Most of the cynics would tell you that marriages are made only for the purpose that you dont die alone, that you have someone to hold your hand as you waste the last years of your life, crying and begging for forgiveness and scared of the next world.

The romantics will hate to admit it but their reasoning is also very much along the same lines. They believe that marriages are a match made in heaven, so that we may all have the one with whom to grow old with and to spend our time with, and have that one perfect soul who is to be our support for ever and ever.. in this world.

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