Heaven is a place on earth. For your next trip away from home, try Busuanga. And where to stay in the island? Gotta be La Estancia, baby.
Originally posted on Color My World :
(I wrote this piece in Nov of 1999 for my column ‘The Athlete’s Foot’. I was writing for that…
Who says you can’t have fun with lockdown birthdays? You can still drink and be merry with friends, you can have a virtual dance parties and classes, you can play virtual games – even golf, you can do almost everything using your computer now. New normal being too restrictive? Innovative minds can certainly find new ideas for the new normal.
The government is getting its act together. Admittedly, no country was prepared for this kind of attack. Each country tried to deal with it their own way. The Philippines, despite its constraints, was able to react relatively better.Let’s continue to help our government as it tackles this deadly pandemic.
My Buchi is such a bundle of joy. He’s a livewire act whose daily antics have been our source of energy. Don’t grow too fast, Buchi, please. Give us time to savor your sweet innocence, your pure joy.
The extensive military training I got from my previous life has helped me adjust to the restrictions and rules imposed without so much of a hoot. All I have to do is think of the 1-year of plebe training in the Academy and the month-long ‘confinement-to-quarters’ suddenly looks bite-size. I think of the Ranger training in Tanay, and the sparse rations and supplies look puny. I remember the taps and reveille bugle calls, and the curfew restrictions seem right out of the ordinary.