Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Where The Wind Blows





These were the things we intend to accomplish before the year ends:


Revive the plants in front of the house and turn a part of the compound into an ornamental garden. Relearn to play the Piano and perform Beethoven's Moonlight Sonata and Clint Mansell's Together We Live Forever on a cloudless daybreak. Cut down on food binging. Drink more water. Be more driven to go to the gym and drop the body weight to 160 before summer. Read more books. Watch more intelligent movies. Go green. Save fuel by turning off lights when not used. Go green. Cut down on plastics by carrying few things brought from convenience stores with bare hands. Learn to be bold. Worry less of the consequences of errors that were made. Assume responsibility of the household. Never wait for the utol to make a move. Sing more often. You have the voice. Drink less booze. You still dream of showing off your six packs while dancing on top of the ledge. Get in touch with your spirituality. Who cares if you begin to hear voices one day. Find a better-paying job. You deserve more for your effort. Get a license. Your loved ones may depend on your driving skills someday.


The Great Turnaround
January 2, 2010
Midnight Afterburner



Except for the ones already considered a habit, none of the targets were met. Colorful excuses can gloss over design failure, and there is no one to blame but me.

But looking through the stained glass, certain accomplishments trumpet over the perceived oversights. We will end the year not in dismay but with a glimmer of hope:


Received a passing grade in Spanish Level I. Level II application in Diliman pending. Semester has been credited with a residency status. The race to finish the master's degree continues. Treated his mom to a first class hotel in Tagaytay. First time for the matriarch to sleep in a suite. Sister got married and gave birth to a healthy boy. He became an uncle in less than a year. Ties with relatives from the father's side solidified. Credit goes to the high-profile visits when occasions summon family presence. Bought his first expensive shirt from Memo. It took him 2 months to pay the shirt, which was on credit, but it was what he wanted when the rays of fashion first shone on him. Earnings from writing jobs began to fill the emptying coffers. The Roadgasmic Party was a very lucrative dry run, Project Raketship brought home the bacon. Search engine optimization experiments initiated. Plans for career expansion envisioned. Spirituality remains intact. Signs of growing foreseen.

Love.

Finally pierced through the calloused portions of his heart.



21 comments:

jc said...

idol talaga kita sir mugs! keep up the good work! apiiiir!


hahahah char!

wv: oviesse (nagpaparinig sakin, ayaw ko maging ganito!!!)

Marhk said...

OO nah sir as per JC lolzz

ano ba dpat kong i accomplish bgao matapos ang 2010 hmmmm siguro ang manalo sa casino one time big time! lolzz

Spiral Prince said...

Some goals get achieved in place of ones that failed to come to fruition. :) Congrats!

red the mod said...

How do we measure a life? In love. Nuff said. :)

soltero said...

CHAR talaga ung first comment!

bwhahahahahha :P

Yj said...

see, all we have to do is look on the brighter side of things...

pasasaan ba at ma a-achieve natin lahat yan...

bago matapos ang taon... magpasabog tayo ng bonggang bongga.... yung mapapasayaw natin si Dabo ng HUSH HUSH ng live!

hihihihi....

at nakangiti parin ako para sayo, sa filler 1 post mo yihiiiiiiiiiiiii....

jon said...

=)

Désolé Boy said...

kayang-kaya yan Idol..hehe
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teka, pa-comment dun sa filler post mo. kinikilig ako sobra. ;)

Louie said...

Ang dame mo ng na-accomplish! Good for you. At kinilig lang ako dun sa last part. I'm happy for you! Hihi. :)

Ms. Chuniverse said...

haaay... steaming hot ang christmas mo.

you are so ready for the next chapter.

Ex Jason said...

productive pa din ang year. ayos yan.

Nimmy said...

with the power of your super abs kayang kaya mo yan kuya! :D

cheer kita ha!

go mugen! go! go! go mugen! gooooooooooo mugeeeeeen!

eheheh

Kiks said...

this well-written post made me smile. andaming accomplishment.

bukod pa sa abs na hindi ko man lang nasilayan o nahaplos nung huli tayong magkita. ;-)

Duke said...

naks.. congrats men!

reminds me, I need a license na din, hirap dumiskarte ng date pag may chaperone eh lolz

remember, it's not really about the destination, but the journey that matters ;)

paci said...

*hugs and tears of joy for mu[g]en ala-proud na stage mom.

heehee. alam mo na yun.

wanderingcommuter said...

halika nga dito, kukurutin kita sa singit!!!

hihihi

ang landi?

im happy for you kuya joms!

SA WAKAS LAOS NA DIN ANG PANAHON NG MGA EMO! NYAHAHAHA

Guyrony said...

how does one blossom with love?

the first commenter showed it how.

my-so-called-Quest said...

wow, you listen to mansell too? apir!


and it seems you got more than what you wanted to accomplish. :D congrats tito, sarap ng feeling dba? wait till your pamangkin learns to walk and run. haha.


and of course. love! apir!

daniel said...

Wow sis" U can do it! Ikaw pa!

JR said...

Master mugen! tampo ako, di mo na ako na-update huhuhu - arte lang hahaha - well, I heard inlababo ka daw, I am so happy for you! mas marami ka maaacomplish nyan! ingat ha, baka mabuntis ka agad..hahaha

Axl Powerhouse Production Inc, said...

naks naman ang galing :D
keep it up men!!