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Second Time Around

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I spent the Holy Week with my boyfriend's family in Abra. Even though it's my second time to go to their place, which is actually a farm, it's always the simple things that makes me appreciate life -- the trees, chirping birds, rice fields, mountain valley and river. These things served as a reminder how God has wonderfully created the world. Anyway, we left Manila on Wednesday (Holy Wednesday) at around 4 o'clock in the afternoon and with several stop overs for bathroom break and dinner, we got to their place called "Suli" at almost 2 o'clock in the morning of Thursday.
 (Holy Thursday)

We were all looking forward to the activities planned for the remaining days of vacation. On Thursday, after getting a few hours of sleep and after breakfast, we headed to pick mangoes in their backyard. There were a lot to pick and they look like giant mangoes. It was hard at first because when you look closely, the trees are full of ants. Nonetheless, we were able to g…