In Journal on November 20, 2015 at 2:37 PM
My sister’s friend together with another sister and mother visited Dubai. With our tiny studio apartment, we tried to fit ourselves in 10 days. These family love to travel and they used to include my sissy in their exploration and they also open their home for her.
I love my sissy and whoever is kind to her will automatically have plus points from my end and I would try to make them comfortable, welcomed, and have good memories by being a very pleasant hostess. My sister was teasing me that I was acting like a radio for telling different stories about UAE, I’ve been here for 7 years, so it must be natural to my perky me.
Their mom travelled with them so I just have to give up my bed and slept in the sofa. It was hard that I couldn’t blow dry my hair everyday. I couldn’t move too well. I slept late. I worry a little if they’re not yet home. We couldn’t open the air conditioning all the time because they feel cold too easily and my sister and I are sweating.
I realised that having a small apartment originally domiciled by 2 isn’t advisable for 3 new visitiors. I crave even more to really have my own space. I may be bubbly and accommodating but once I reach home, I want to hear my own thoughts or be simply at ease and peaceful.
I really hope that they had fun, despite the little mess. The good take away is it was nice to have a new experience by meeting new people. All is good! I move on until the next guest at home. 🙂
In Poem on February 18, 2014 at 11:15 PM
She equates complication with exciting
She slaps me with the truth
She laughs so loud the neighbour cities turn heads
She messed up plans
She has no plan
She tortures me with embarrassment
She drags me into trouble
She confirms that the words ‘crack’ and ‘fuck’ are a perfect match
That bitch is my friend!
That makes me a total bitch too
In Journal on December 22, 2013 at 10:51 PM
We all hold an important gem that makes us happy and worthy. We need someone to vindicate our actions when we’re unsure. I do carefully pick the people I will consider my friend because I’d like to be committed to the friendship.
I am starting to immerse myself. I am trying to understand others without losing love from my heart. I am losing the expectations and just let life flow.
It is about time I accept people to shake my life into something new and beautiful.
In Photo on September 12, 2013 at 12:00 AM
My lovely friend sent a chocolate cake from the Philippines to Dubai ♥
It’s pure love. The cake made me very happy and feeling so loved.
This baby – Becky’s Swiss Chocolate Cake is my favorite of all time!
In Journal on March 16, 2013 at 12:15 AM
It is a very special date because it is one of my best friends’ birthday. If Dubai is a taxi ride to Aventura I would invite her for a night out and we’ll party until I can sing her a Happy Birthday, present a cake, and she can blow a candle to make her wish come true.
I love her dearly because she is a true friend even if it has been over 5 years since I’ve seen her in person. Living in 2 different countries does create a real distance especially if I don’t have a disposable cash to simply fly and meet her. For my best effort, I did a bit of research to find out her inception day and her first ever heartbeat (quite cool to find out the first heartbeat especially if you’re romantic and all) plus a Birthday Message on her Facebook Wall saying she is always remembered.
Cheers to all the Birthday Celebrants today ♥
In Journal on September 21, 2012 at 6:40 PM
Today’s Agenda –
Attempt to Swim and don’t look some kind of a lunatic in the water
Because I am lazy, I’ll go sit in a Jacuzzi and try to relax
- Stay in a Sauna Room for 15 minutes, apply some beauty essentials and sweat
- Wash under my beloved Rain Shower
- Laugh my heart out
even if there are strangers present
- Sleep early
even if at the back of my head I wanted to work
I did not die in a Sauna Room. There were parts where I was catching my breath but I survived and I am very happy. It was a good experience and I am so willing to do it again. If I’ll have daughters soon, I’ll introduce it to them. I feel so light, clean and pampered. Thank you Lord. 🙂
In Journal on April 5, 2012 at 12:00 AM
It is sometimes difficult for me to allow new friends because I don’t feel the need but recently I am starting to question my need and actually disregarding it.
I came to the point where my world revolved around me and my family but I have to share myself to others – quite challenging I must say.
This month, I do hope I’ll improve on this because I want to and while I’m alive because I need to. I do realize that I have to become a better disciple in my unique way and I won’t be doing that if I am always in front of my computer. I am human and I need to be in touch with other human being.
Photo Courtesy: Jillian Zavitz
In Article on December 1, 2011 at 11:58 PM
There were several psychological explanations on why women shop with someone from they needed validation, admiration, opinion, or simply clueless that they bring someone in the wheel to keep things rolling and to find the perfect clothes.
Although shopping today with my family gave me an AHA moment on a simple reason.
It was an obvious reason that women can figure it out. Compared to men they will most likely don’t need a companion because of this reason.
Here is what happened early today. I went to the fitting room alone to try dresses only to find out that they have long zippers at the back that require very flexible hands to close it. It hits me; I got to call my sissy to help me zip my dress. I can’t see the beauty of the dress on me unless it is properly zip. It hurts unzipping alone too – I do get muscle cramps attempting to do it alone sometimes.
The simple reason is “convenience” and doesn’t necessarily end with seeking someone’s opinion or whatever psychological explanations; somehow at the end of the day I buy the clothes that makes ME feel good.
Side note: Man’s clothes don’t require zipping or tying at the back or side.
Ladies, would you agree about the simplest reason? 😉
In Journal on June 24, 2011 at 12:52 AM
Once upon a time my good neighbor who happened to be my playmate, she’s a little older (consider her a big sister, being the eldest makes me crave for a big sissy – silly huh) than I am, told me that whatever I write will become a reality.
I never knew about the Law of Attraction or the idea of the universe picking up what I think but as a kid I thought ‘whoa, if I write then I can create so many things‘. What happened to that wondering kid? I don’t know, I lost her somehow – just kidding still writing, imagining, and making things happen.
I never stopped writing after that one faithful afternoon when two kids were simply conversing. And Yor lives happily ever after.
In Article on May 25, 2011 at 7:50 PM
The best way to surprise a friend on her birthday is to give her a Sugar House Concorde Cake (chocolate meringue topping that looks like twigs + subtle yellow soft & moist sponge cake) even if I am 9 hours flight away.
I’d been here in Dubai for more than 3 years but I have yet to find new friend/s. There is one person that I like but she’s my youngest sister’s friend so I don’t want to mingle although my family considers the gal as our sister and my mom’s extended daughter. Another was quite good but we don’t see each other often now so she can’t be considered a good friend, just a good acquaintance.
How did I find my bestest friends anyway?
Most of them I met from my 1st ever attempt on employment life in 2001 at an I.T. company; I am still in contact with them constantly to date. I met my bestest friend, who I even consider as my sister, in one of the I.T. companies that I’ve worked with too, and that sister of mine is also now a part of our group from 2001. Read the rest of this entry »