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'Tis The Season

But somehow I don't feel it. Maybe this christmas season is just so different from the ones I'm used to. Most probably because this one's a little more on the busy side, than anything else. And the fact that dad's not here to spend Christmas with us in the Philippines. Oh, and not to mention that I haven't been able to do my usual christmas shopping on time, because of the bloody work requirements and schedule.

Don't get me wrong, I love my job and what I do. I like being able to work on something I really like -- not to mention something I've been working on since March 1st of this year. It's a project that I'm really proud to be part of, and I've been learning a lot along the way that it makes it worth my while. There are a lot of challenges of course, but these do not compare to the knowledge, experience, and insights I gain while being part of the project.

I sure hope I can work on something like this in the near future, maybe in a different environment, and at a different capacity. I see that I like taking responsibility over more daring and more challenging tasks in projects -- not only because I like a challenge, but more because I feel most effective handling challenges at higher levels, than in lower levels. I feel most at ease making decisions on design issues, and steps forward than solving small problems as they come along.

It's been a learning experience, this whole year that's passed and I'm very thankful for all the things I've been through -- all the new things I've learned, all the new people I've gotten to know, and the new challenges that I've been able to face and get through (although at times not unscathed). The wounds I'd like to heal, the wounds that have already healed, and the new life that I'm living.

I am looking forward to a more productive 2006, as I've found that a year really isn't a long time, and that a lot of things can change in one. Too many things to learn, too little time -- to many things to do, too little time to enjoy them. If there's one thing I've learned this past year, that is to enjoy what you have and learn the most out of every situation. Thank God I've learned this early enough to not drive me nuts working.

Thanks to all the people who have been part of my past year, and I look forward to another year with you. You all know who you are, and I don't feel like I need to mention anyone in particular (to be fair to everyone dear to me). :)

CHill...

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  1. most of the people that i've talked to does not seem to feel the holidays also, owing to the fact that they are busy. i also for one. oh well, this feelings do really come. just don't forget appreciating the wonders along the way. :)

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