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Yours Truly

I have been swamped with work these past few days, mainly because some people I am working with are people I am still mentoring, and helping develop. We get along fine, but some of the mundane tasks that require common sense and non-expert insights still need to be gone over with supervision. I'm sure they'll get it someday, but I pray for patience as I try to get them up to speed and more proficient in what they do. After all, that's part of my job as a consultant.

My love has been writing again, and I really love her writing. Her being a writer makes so much of a difference between my style, and her style of writing. I for one had not been writing regularly -- at least not English, or not stuff most people will be able to read. What she does, she does almost for a living as a staffer in the UPLB paper. She's been very active in that endeavor, and I'm glad she now takes the time to do some things her herself -- like blogging, attending services with me, and the occasional mall walk with me on weekends.

We'll be coming to our 3rd month together, and I can't wait to see her again -- my being a young professional in Alabang, and her being a student in Laguna has kept us apart for the better part of the past month. It's hard adjusting, but I understand that she's busy -- and I'm thankful that she understands that I'm busy too.

With her writing, I am inspired to chronicle my life again so that she may be able to read up on what's been happening to me during my days. I hope the digital divide allows us to keep in touch and updated with our lives as we live afar, and love each other near.

I love you Yannie! :)

Her blog.

CHill...

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  1. Big bear, I sure am happy also that we'd be on our third month na. Imagine how it all started one August day. And I don't even believe in blind dates. Well, not until we met.

    About our schedule, well we can't blame it naman. Practically speaking, seeing each other everyday is not a very wise idea. Anyhow, we have the weekend naman to see each other 'di ba?

    I love you! Very much! :)

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