Jul 6, 2009

On the threshold...

My dear blogger buddies and million+ readers,

Exactly this day, last year, I published my first post and what a marvelous journey it has been thus far. The joy of seeing my words being published on the internet was ‘something’! And then finding so many excited fellow bloggers, first-time greetings turning into friendship. However, all things have to change as change is the only constant! The sole purpose behind this blog creation has been fulfilled now and I have no more words to share with this world as the urge to capture newer horizons propels me elsewhere!

This blog will now become a private dialogue space now that she has turned one! Trust me, none of my words will make sense to anyone henceforth!

I thank you all for being a part of this wonderful experience...a phase of a journey that will always remain special! To all you youngistan, soar high as you chase your dreams. To all of us wondering whether chasing our dream was a good thing and should it be continued further..well, single-minded dedication and the patience to pursue it will bring success coz that’s how HE meant it to be. To all of us who have given up, arise and begin now! Trust Life – it is the best Teacher!

OK! Enough of my wisecracks. Better leave this to the expert. Signing off now with an inspiring piece from Paulo Coelho…

“It's the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting......Before a dream is realized, the Soul of the World tests everything that was learned along the way. It does this not because it is evil, but so that we can, in addition to realizing our dreams master the lessons we have learned as we have moved toward that dream. That's the point at which most people give up.... (At this point) Tell your heart that the fear of suffering is worse than the suffering itself. And that no heart has ever suffered when it goes in search of its dreams, because every second of search is a second's encounter with God and with eternity.”

May the force be with you
Vins the Pooh

P.S: This does not in any way mean that I will not visit you. You will still enjoy the privilege of my 'esteemed' readership!! have to tolerate my nuisance


Ashwathy said...

private dialogue space??? just for urself, no comments enabled? it wud be sad not to see/comment on ur blog... u write well.

congrats on the blog turning 1 year old! and congrats to the proud mama! :-)

Scattered Thoughts... said...

All the very best!!

Archana said...

Aww no more posts from you? Well regardless, sounds like this blog accomplished what you set out for it to, so all the best with what you choose to pursue in the future! Hopefully that will include something to do with writing - because you're good at it, so don't just let it sit on the sidelines. ;)

And yes, your esteemed readership will always be appreciated. <3

numerounity said...

Hey Vinnie this is not fair…

And what is this pvt dialogue thing? Hope I will be a part of it.

I have just started sharing my web space with someone and that someone is ditching by not writing? Booo hooo….

Pl explain..the funda behind

Hopeless Romantic said...

well, well i am sure u have some strong reasons to do this...its entirely ur decision...but i am sure u would come back one day when you have something to share with all of us...i will wait for the day..keep in touch ..have fun...n come back soon !


Amal Bose said...

not fair :(

but anyway congrats on completing one year..
hoping u would change ur decision..
take care :)

peter said...

Sorry i am not clear about what you are saying :-s
MAds k terms mein "CONFUSED CHE"

you will write but it will be private, you are leaving it but you will comment...How ?

and please dun leave blogging or reading other blogs if meant that.

My blog has turned one too, it's two days older than urs ..(now gimme some respect) :P

Congratulations for being there for one complete year ..!
You \m/

Aditi..............:) said...

Hey !!!! Not fair at all dear! Why is this private dialogue now!! I have also invited you as a guest blogger...please do write a post for my blog....my blog has a crush on ur blog...hehe..

reply please....and also it was so much fun readin your posts....why r u doing this babe!! :(

Prasant Naidu. said...

MJ's soul was about to rest in peace and you dropped this bomb but i knew that this was on it's way.
I love the timing did it on the D-day like celebrities do. Well I appreciate your choice but my micro blog roll will be skimpier now like BEBO...Anyway have fun but when and where is the leaving drinks party ;)

keep rocking in ur private space too,

Arv said...

congrats dearie :)

am back home... gimme a buzz :)

muthu said...

Of every blogger, I have met.

Vinnie-- U r special.

I am so happy in wishing U 4 ur wonderful bloggin in the past year.

& am lookin 4ward with eager eyes to an eternity of blogging with U.

cheers.. :)

Chriz said...


cheers vinnie..

romba perumaiyaa irukudhu enakku..

sm said...

Felt bad for a second that you will be not writing.
But as you said about change,i agree with you fully.
wish you good luck for whatever you plan to do in life.
my blog as well as our other bloggers friends will miss your comments and your writing
Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.”

good luck

Parikshith Kumar said...

I can understand you wanting to do this and bid adieu to posting. Trust me I do, because these days even I feel like going the same way. And I may.

That is how all we writers are - We writers have our own quirks and eccentricites, but unlike scientists, we have enough words in our vocabulary to tell the world why we get our quirks. :-)

But wherever you are, whatever you do, I wish you all the very best.

P.S Yeh private dialogue thing kya hai? Kuch samjha nahi.

Ah! woman, complexity be thy middle name
What is it that you wish to say?
What is it that you want to convey?

Aila! Mein bhi poet ban gaya!

Kartz said...

It has been a pleasure knowing and reading you.

May your thoughts never run dry...

Peace. Be well.

Nikki said...

Look you cannot do this! Please? I really enjoy reading this space! :(

kanagu said...

Congrats Vinnie for celebrating blog anniversary.. :)

and I think you have made this decision after giving a long thought to it... :)

take care :)

Fr Jerry said...

Happy first anniversary.Hope you can find ways to continue writing.

Tazeen said...

i hope that you take time out to continue writing ...

der Bergwind said...

why? why so? that was a trail blaze run, just a year old.. now no more?

reasons for closing the door??

hey why are u doing this - a dry ink pot?? can buy you one if u would lemme.... :)

~*wILd chILd*~ said...

Keep writing more and more. I love reading your blog.

ItAteMyBrain said...

I too believe that everything that happens in your life happens because God wants you to learn something and later and to test if u have learnt it well.

sawan said...

one yeeeeeeeeeeeeear!! yeyy!! aap aajkal chat pe nahi aathe ho??

CM-Chap said...

My heart says - You should decide as you wish
My mind says - Not fair

I have a strong feeling you will come back.. May be its my wish

Mads said...

*slaps u*
kya re :O so u will leave blogging but u will read other blogs? :O
vinnie the pooh has gone mad :|
u better come back. or i'll spam ur blog :|
happy birthday vinnie's blog..please give her some brains :D
p.s- hope u found all that offensive and u come to my blog to retaliate :D that is why i am so rude to u :D \:D/
u and ur blog rock and i just started reading u, but still your blog is one of the best blogs i hv ever read since it's straight from the heart :)
take care.. :)

Esther said...

Completed a year Oh My. You're my super senior.

All the best for the coming posts.

gayathri-vishwanathan said...

sorry i am seeing this post after one whole month...all the best for ur life! i wished to read more on your blog but that's ok...i guess u must have had a strong reason to take this decision.

kabhi 55 words fiction book likhegi toh bulana zaroor :)

all the best vinnie...

Vinnie said...

hmmmm.... :) !!

Unknown!!! said...

hmmmm so wats keeping u busy now...I believe it should be more interesting than this one :)..

Aditi..............:) said...

Hey vinnie...u havent visited my blog since so long...do visit and keep in touch!! :-)

Mads said...

u523904h whifoh8932
(i told u i would spam) =|

i miss you and your blog =|

peter said...

oye why do u comment once in 3-4 mnths and run away :O

Lancelot said...

when are u going to post again?

Mads said...

COME BACK NO :(((((((((((((((

anoop erakkil said...

Hey Pooh!
was good to see visitors and comments on my blog after longgg...n i revisit yours to find you posting no more!!!

Jack said...


I think I got your link little too late. However read all current posts and enjoyed your poems. Hope you change your decision and start writing again. Do visit me, if you find time.

Take care

Raj said...

paulo coelho was always my unlucky charm. see here i come to a blog and you say bubye before i even start reading.
baah humbug.
damn that guy.

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