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Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Meeting mom day minus one (-1)

My brother texted a few hours back that they’re already boarding Delta. So yeah, I guess I’m counting down till their plane lands on Manila grounds.

A month ago, my lola requested me to help out in fixing the room that my mom will use in Bauan, Batangas. Thus, for weeks, I’d drop by every Sunday to oversee some cleaning and paintjob.

Nearing her scheduled flight, I had to somehow fix my own schedule since I am in between travels as well. Thus from Cebu, I’d be arriving back in Manila at 8:00 pm. My mom will arrive at 10:00 pm.

I’ve already hired a driver since I’m guessing I won’t be able to drive all the way to Batangas at almost midnight. I don’t want to drag other people to my accident prone self.


Do I feel excited? I dunno.
Do I feel scared? Definitely not.

I actually feel nothing. Inured. Calloused. I really have no adjective.

It’s just like another toxic month for me - filling in my calendar with family obligations, out of town meetings, paper works and stolen sleep in between.

But considering how much of a cry baby I can get, I’m readying myself for some major drama moment in the airport.

Damn you telenovelas for your exaggerated/ theatrical influence!

Thus, tomorrow marks my first meet up with my mom. Like some corny EB, we’d probably have a few hours of awkward moments. A hug here and there, but based from our phone conversations, there could be a lot of dead air.
Oh well papel. Wish me luck.

P.S.
I’ve heard Terminal 1 doesn’t have those Letters in the arrival drive way anymore? No more of those standing on the first letter of your last name thing? talga?

9 mga umutot:

jonathan said...

Still have fun with your mom, she might me carrying your requested item, lol! I can already sense dead air or lots of sleeping moments.

dabo said...

Then luck be with you! mwaaahhh!

Toilet Thoughts said...

@kuya jon: hehe sadly I didn't request for it. baka puro chocolates lang dala nya. nakakataba. so 80's balikbayan, chocolates. hmmp! at hindi nya ako bibilhan ng mga gadgets, feeling ko may notion syang mayaman ako. whahaha.

@kuya dave: parang starwars lang. at si mommy si Darthvader. :P

red the mod said...

Reunions are always an eye-opener. Whatever the outcome may be. I say, make the most of it.

David Edward said...

isa lang masasabi ko - goodluck :)

jonathan said...

Who wouldn't think so? May kotse, pa-travel travel, taga- Makats, may house pa sa P at B, rich. Sana ako din. :-)

Toilet Thoughts said...

@red: thanks red. eye opener tlga? wag lang sana third eye, matatakutin ako eh. :P

@David: haha thanks.

@Kuya Jon: haha ngyn lang nag sink in ung "sleeping moments" haha pagod kasi ako nun! di mo tlga pwede makalimutan ung tinulugan kita no? whahahaha!

At hindi po ako mayaman. sa pagmamahal, oo. wahaha.

Katherine said...

Natawa naman ako sa third eye comment. Haha!

Anyway, good luck sa inyong pagkikita. Kwentuhan mo kami about how it turns out :)

Toilet Thoughts said...

@Kath: ang cute mo namn. hehe

Yup! magkkwento ako. salamat sa pagdaan! :P

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