2012 was so eventful – I went on a two-month vacation with my family, I graduated from my post-grad degree, and started teaching in DLSU – that I thought 2013 would go by quietly.
But now that I’m looking back on the year that will be gone in a few days’ time, I was surprised with how fun and blessed it was. There were a lot of firsts, and isn’t it always refreshing and exciting to experience something new for the first time?
So here are some of the moments of 2013! 🙂
Got to play dress up with close friends as part of entourage for two weddings. I’m really starting to feel my age.
Boracay with my blockmates/college kainuman/awesomest friends
Took on a new summer job. It was tiring teaching for 8 hours a day at least four times a week. But hey, I still love what I do, and even got to go to Tuguegarao for two days and explore Callao Cave for free!
Also got a new toy poodle this year!
This was also the year we lost our beloved lolo. May you rest in peace, Lolo Agong. I’m sure you’re now happily watching over us in heaven with Lola.
Overall, 2013 was awesome. At the beginning of each year, I always wish it to be my best year yet. Just last night, this quote from LOTR: Fellowship of the Ring struck me.
“All we have to do decide is what to do with the time given to us”
I guess it’s true. We may not know how much time we have, but we should always decide to live it to the fullest. Spend it with the people we love, and forever be grateful.
Happy New Year!!!