goals for August

It’s another beginning. Another attempt. Hopefully, everything I set today would be part of the semester’s routine. I’ve also written several versions of this in my journal although not as many as the number of time I thought of this. As if thinking about it frequent enough would make it a reality. That’s a case for the unending hope that streams from within us. Bordering on delusion and yes, stupidity but I still consider having some hope as a good thing. Continue reading “goals for August”

Destination: Daet Day 3. Baking duties

Today’s the day I get Kath to bake the coffee cake that I’d been pestering her for so long😀 But before we get to work on the coffee cake, I helped out in packaging the brownies and lemon squares Kath was preparing for their family gathering in Naga tomorrow.


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Destination: Daet Day 1. Somewhere in Basud-Tuaca

I arrived at 2am at the DLTB bus terminal in Daet, thunderstorms consistently keeping us company from Turbina to Daet. I was so looking forward to this vacation😀

The head throbbed from lack of sleep and the repeated banging of my head in the glass window. And I thought I was lucky to get the window seat😐 My seat mate was an exceptionally loud snorer. I’m familiar with the normal types of snores, I tell you. This one was way louder than usual, strong vibrations and all. I was relieved to see him get off the bus before my destination. That meant getting a few hours of peace.

I was supposed to be part of the group to visit a former student in Daet. Most of the members of that group backed out because of the conflict in schedule – work and family events. I thought about rescheduling the trip because the finances have been tight. Then again, I realized I may not have another date cleared for this trip so I might as well push through with it. I’m glad I did.
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