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Why chai at six? Because growing up, my family and I would have chai every evening. Those moments of my youth are among my most favorite memories.

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    chai at six
    I've waited 21 years for this day! haha

    I celebrated in Philadelphia, and positively had the best birthday day anyone could ask for. I flew in Feb. 20 and left Feb. 23 and had a rockin good time inbetween. More to come

    Posted by Jigsha at 2/26/2003 03:37:00 PM | link to entry |

    It's rained so much in Knoxville this weekend, it's become insane. The rain fell nonstop Thursday night till Sunday evening. Granted it did stall for an hour here or there, but it was just an icky weekend. I had so many errands to do, things I'd planned, but as usual they were tossed aside as I decided to stay indoors most of the weekend.

    I watched "The Pianist" tonight. A tragic movie. A difference I noticed is the suffering of the mass population were a backdrop to the pianist's struggal for survival. I'm sure this is not being explained well, but it startled me so that characters in the movie continued doing whatever they were doing while sidestepping over dead bodies. Maybe they became no nub at the sight of death, that by ignoring it they knew their minds were stronger to survive. Much like how your body shuts down if you're in freezing water — as a way to protect your vital organs.

    And one scene that made me gasp and cover my mouth was a person in a wheelchair being thrown off a balcony. How awful is that. You're helpless in a wheelchair and then these men just carry your wheelchair to the balcony and throw you off. Another scene is know death awaits you. You wait hearing people you know get shot and you know each shot brings death closer to you. I can't imagine how you even feel.

    With survival being our most basic instinct, what do you do in a situation like that?

    Yes, "The Pianist" got to me. And it will get to you. Understandingly gruesome, it's still worth watching to remember just how evil evil is.

    Posted by Jigsha at 2/17/2003 01:01:00 AM | link to entry |