29 Sep

She stared at her “canned” section testily. Ran her eyes over the months with odd-numbered posts. Felt dissatisfied about those that didn’t end evenly.

December: 15 posts

May: 7

And then, just because she couldn’t bear one more month of unevenness, she ratcheted up the word count and ended September with a respectable 10.


10 Responses to “Neurotica”

  1. ajcl September 30, 2009 at 7:49 am #

    Hey OJ! first time here.. love the way u write.. some talent this!

  2. Meira September 30, 2009 at 10:24 am #

    er..I completed 200.No no, not in one month. More like 2 years 😀

  3. Nino's Mum September 30, 2009 at 1:59 pm #

    for the Diwali break –


    and – you will be adored here 🙂

  4. dipali September 30, 2009 at 2:11 pm #

    Even the wise, OJ, even the wise:)

  5. sukanya September 30, 2009 at 6:54 pm #

    it is hard to keep up with regular posting….i crossed 300 about two months ago, having started the blog in 2007.

    slow coach ha?

    BTW, enjoyed reading your wisdom on MM’s blog.

  6. Aunty G September 30, 2009 at 11:36 pm #

    Odd or even
    Your dough does leaven
    Whatever you write
    Turns out just right
    And its you whom we all believe in!

  7. Orange Jammies October 1, 2009 at 12:05 am #

    ajcl: Welcome! 🙂 And thanks.

    Meira: That’s not too bad. 😉

    Nino’s Mum: Aww, thank you, hon!

    dipali: Especially the wise. 🙂

    sukanya: Quality over quantity, my girl! (And other such tales we tell ourselves.)

    Aunty G: Aunty G, my precious love, you’re the best therapy ever.

  8. Nitya October 1, 2009 at 9:26 am #

    And the comments? I have now made them even – at least for this post.

    OJ: And that’s the way I’m going to keep them. Thanks! More neuroses are always welcome. :mrgreen:

  9. Sue October 7, 2009 at 4:13 pm #


    *applauds from the back benches*

  10. Orange Jammies October 8, 2009 at 3:26 pm #

    Sue: Oh come up front, Suekins. It’s more fun in my corner.

Here's a bar of chocolate. Now talk to me. :)

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