Trying out a new business.

Posted March 20, 2014 | Comments Off

The most popular business in the area where I am from is car shops. It can be a repair shop or one selling auto parts and accessories. We used to have a car accessories shop but we had to use the capital on my brother’s hospitalization so we had to close it down. My dad is now thinking of opening a car repair shop this time around. Even a small space will do as long as there will be auto lifts available so we can accommodate two cars at once.

We are always discussing various businesses that we can go into. Since our area is known as the mecca for car parts, accessories, repairs and maintenance and anything related to it, might as well open up a business on cars, right?

I am in charge of canvassing for printing services for flyers, catalog and such. I found zooprinting.com for cheap catalog printing and I think it will do.

We are all excited for the car shop! We are all keeping our fingers crossed it will be a success.

The one that got away

Posted March 20, 2014 | Comments Off

In your life, you’ll make note of a lot of people. Ones with whom you shared something special, ones who will always mean something. There’s the one you first kissed, the one you first loved, the one you lost your virginity to, the one you put on a pedestal, the one you’re with.. and the one that got away.

Who is the one that got away? I guess it’s that person with whom everything was great, everything was perfect, but the timing was just wrong. There was no fault in the person, there was no flaw in the chemistry, but the cards just didn’t fall the right way, I suppose.

I believe in the fact that ending up with someone, finding a longtime partner that is, does not lie merely in the other person. I can actually argue that an equal part, or maybe even the greater part, has to do with the matter of timing. It has to do with you being ready to settle down and commit to someone in a way that goes beyond the little niceties of giddy romance.

How often have you gone through it without even realizing it? When you’re not ready to commit in that mature manner, it doesn’t matter whom you’re with, it just doesn’t work. Small problems become big; inconsequentials become deal breakers simply because you’re not ready and it shows. It’s not that you and the person you’re with are no good; it’s just that it’s not yet right, and little things become the flashpoint of that fact.

Then one day you’re ready. You really are. And when this happens you’ll be ready to settle down with someone. He or she may not be the most perfect, they might not be the brightest stars of romance to ever have burned in your life, but it’ll work because you’re ready. It’ll work because it’s the right time and you’ll make it work. And it will make sense, it really will.

So that day comes when you’re finally making sense of things, and you find yourself to be a different person. Things are different, your approach is different, you finally understand who you are and what you want, and you’ve become ready because the time has truly arrived. And mind you, there’s no telling when this day will come. Hopefully you’re single but you could be in a long-term relationship, you could be married with three kids, it doesn’t matter. All you know is that you’ve changed, and for some reason, the one that got away, is the person you think about.

You’ll think about them because you’ll wonder, “What if they were here today?” You’ll wonder, “What if we were together now, with me as I am and not as I was?” That’s what the one that got away is. The biggest “What if?” you’ll have in your life. If you’re married, you’ll just have to accept the fact that the one that got away, got away. Believe me, no matter how fairy tale you think your marriage is, this can happen to the best of us. But hopefully you’re mature enough to realize that you’re already with the one you’re with and this is just another test of your commitment, one which will just strengthen your marriage when you get past it. Sure, you’ll think about him/her every so often, but it’s alright. It’s never nice to live with a “might have been,” but it happens.

Maybe the one that got away is the one who is already married. In which case it’s the same thing. You just have to accept and know that your memories of that person will probably bring a nice little smile to your lips in the future when you’re old and gray and reminiscing.

But if neither of that is the case, then it’s different. What do you do if it’s not yet too late? Simple…. Find him, find her. Because the very existence of a “one that got away” means that you’ll always wonder, what if you got that one?

Ask him out to coffee, ask her out to a movie, it doesn’t matter if you’ve dropped in from nowhere. You’d be surprised, you just might be the “one that got away” as well for the person who is your “the one that got away”.

You might drop in from out of nowhere and it wont make a difference. If the timing is finally right, it will all just fall into place somehow and you know.

I’m thinking, it would be a great feeling, in the end, to be able to say to someone, “Hey you, you’re the one that almost got away”.

This was sent to me by a friend. And I love reading this. Hay…

Happy with the gift.

Posted March 20, 2014 | Comments Off

The pricey WD Music guitar was given by a relative who came from abroad. It was unexpected but very much appreciated. He doesn’t have the budget to buy one so when he was given it, he couldn’t express how happy he was!

He’s blessed to have such generous relatives. He remembered when he was a little kid he would receive boxes of toys and clothes without any special occasion. They just felt like giving it to him so they bought and sent it in a big package. He will always be grateful to them for it.

And he will never forget all the kindness they’ve shown him and his parents.

Being alone.

Posted March 19, 2014 | Comments Off

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I do believe that we all need time alone, away from family and friends… away from everyone else! Just you and your surroundings. Nobody else.

I found that time alone a while ago. And I must say that I enjoyed the solitude! I enjoyed the silence, the peace, the serenity.

I will find more alone time from this day forward.

:P

Day spent shopping.

Posted March 18, 2014 | Comments Off

I spent the day shopping with my aunt. She needed a fire resistant printed tablecloth so she asked me if I could keep her company while she’s out on the streets to look for one. Of course, I said yes right away! I did ask her to treat me to lunch and she said yes. Ha-ha!

What was supposed to be a day spent looking for tablecloth became a day spent shopping for clothes, shoes, and accessories! My aunt is one shop-a-holic girl and she’s not ashamed to admit it! Good thing she has more than enough in her pockets all the time so when she’s out and she feels like shopping, she can do it.

Sunday morning.

Posted March 16, 2014 | Comments Off

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I woke up early today. I planned to sleep in but I guess my body clock automatically woke me up. I am used to sleeping for a couple of hours only and when I do get more than four to five hours of sleep, my body wakes up even without prodding. Ha-ha!

But I am not going to get up just yet. I am happy browsing Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. I am also going to pick up where I left off with a book I am reading.

Ah, Sunday morning! I am loving today!

An alternative-loving chick.

Posted March 13, 2014 | Comments Off

After scouting so many online sites for an electric guitar, she settled for a cheap one. She is a born alternative-loving chick. Her favorites include Led Zeppelin, Metallica, Pearl Jam to name a few. She tried listening to other songs and liking it but she always goes back to the songs closest to her heart.

When her mom asked her what she wants for her 16th birthday, she asked for an electric guitar. Her mom knows of her love for the alternative band songs so she agreed to get her one just as long as she continues to focus on her study. The guitar playing will be limited on weekends, school holidays and vacations.

They reached an agreement and now the electric guitar with the fire wire buying will take place.

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