I cannot (and wouldn’t) count the number of times people tell me that I’m the happiest person they know. I am also told that I appear to have no problems and just look genuinely happy all the time. Sometimes I want to agree with them. Sometimes, I even think I’m the happiest person I know. Then I meet great and inspiring individuals, and suddenly, being the happiest person alive isn’t so wonderful after all. [Read more…]
Archives for January 2011
My Grown Up Birthday Wishlist
You don’t have to remind me that my birthday’s still five months away. I know that already. But I also know that no one besides my parents would give me a gift anyway, so most of the things on my wishlist would be out of my own pocket. Heh. I started saving during the last quarter of last year. I am excited, really.
I guess what I really like about working is how I no longer have to depend on my parents for the things I want. Like, if I want to buy something, I wouldn’t have to wash the dishes so I could ask them calmly is it’s okay for them to buy me something. Ha. Not that I really do that but I hope you get my point. Anyway, a lot of things I want are pretty general and quite necessary. You’ll see what I mean.
I guess it’s pretty much a given but I swear I’d buy most of these books by the end of the year. It’s impossible to buy and read everything by my birthday. I’m not a fast reader and that makes me sad. [Read more…]
Thursday will always be my favorite day of the week. Back in third year college, thursday would be the only time Alex and I would eat lunch together. My college roomie also said that I only wear perfume on Thursdays. Hee. Now that I’m already working, Thursday is officially the day we have a date since that’s the day he goes back to Manila. So I don’t know. I love Thursdays, and I have nothing else to say.
The Photogenic Hands
If there’s one thing I learned from Alex, it’s that photographs aren’t the only way you can immortalize a moment. Maybe I’m just giving a justification for Alex’s constant refusal to be photographed. Heh. But I really think the best way to actually to make a moment last forever is to fully be there. I’m not exactly sure what I mean (heh) but when I’m with him, taking photos aren’t as essential as being with him. We’re not one of those couples who have tons of silly photos together. We do have silly photos but it’s not… tons. It doesn’t really matter because we find other ways to have fun besides making silly faces at the camera. Also,
we I don’t need a camera to make silly faces. [Read more…]
The Boring Weekend and My Foot Fetish
This weekend proved to be a challenge. I didn’t bring home Mac-Mac, my laptop, and I suddenly find myself more bored than usual. I haven’t realized how fully dependent I am on my laptop, especially when I am at home, until now. Last night, I went to bed earlier than my weekend bedtime. I am also constantly itching to go online. Good thing my sister went to Enchanted Kingdom today so I have her laptop all to myself.
It still feels different, though. I can’t do everything comfortably using my sister’s laptop since her touchpad’s much harder to control. My sister doesn’t have Photoshop installed so I can’t tweak my photos. At least I can download my movies since she has a bigger free memory here. Anyway, this weekend isn’t so bad either because I managed to get quite a few things done. I finished a book (Bob Ong’s Ang mga Kaibigan ni Mama Susan) and watched a movie from my father’s stash of pirated DVDs. I swear it usually takes me quite some time to finish either because the internet is such a great distraction.
On other news, I broke a mirror at Expressions yesterday. I had to pay for it, of course, which pisses me off. My sister gladly told anyone who would listen that I’ve been breaking stuff at stores for almost two decades. I haven’t grown up, have I?