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Showing posts from April, 2016

The Summer of Political Madness

Things in Manila are heating up.

Aside from the super hot weather, the political climate is also nearing its peak with the presidential elections just a  few days away.

Here at our department, we decided to have our own mock election poll just to learn who will be the leading bets.

The instruction:
Stick it to the face of your presidential/ vice presidential bet.
No judgement!

Loveisms #17

Reflections at the Grocery Aisles

There were times when life would catch me unaware.
And I realize that I am not as happy as I thought myself to be.
Like this one instance when I was standing in line at a grocery store and a plain, middle aged lady in front of me was busy counting her coins, excruciatingly slow, that I am rapidly getting annoyed.
Then someone shouted “Mommy!”.
A cute little boy of around 3, with heart shaped face and cute cuddly curls.
And I thought to myself:  “Wow, this serious coin counting lady in her plain old dress is a mother.  What a lucky woman.”
Then I begin thinking of my life and how at my age, I still do groceries for one because I live a lonely, solitary existence.
Sometimes,  long grocery lines make me hate my life.