Today was my dad’s 50th Birthday.
I woke up to the news that my internship at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, has come to a close – something I was rather saddened by, but also, an experience I’m going to cherish forever. I think over the last two months, this internship gave me everything I wanted out of it. I got to go off campus regularly, I got to visit an institution of higher learning that I had been meaning to visit for a very long time. I met a professor who guided me and trusted me with his research. Moreover, I learnt how to work in a library again – a skill I had lost after I realized our library was just an excuse to converse, and I was more productive while sitting in my own room.
This is great news for the summer because it means that I can go visit the library during the summer and actually get stuff done there – something I look forward to because it’ll mean that I get to sit in air conditioning.
Over the course of the day, I debated for the first time in a while – and chose to sleep a little bit more between 10PM and 12AM, a rare time for anpping, but one I thoroughly enjoyed. Which is why I’m awake at 3:30 writing these posts.
I’m excited for the weekend. It should be a fun, slow, one. And I’ll eat ice-cream again.
Also, another piece of news. A book I was working on for a very long time finally hit publication. I’m extremely, extremely happy and proud, but I’m hopeful that this is the first of many that students in our college put out. There are so many ideas that people here have – and so many worth exploring. This should just be the start.