I figured I won't last long given my current lifestyle. I hardly complete my eight-hour sleep. I don't exercise. I eat Jollibee french fries often.
For a change, I decided to go out by myself on a Sunday afternoon, the laziest time of the week. I haven't done that in a long time. My plan was to do brisk walking while taking snapshots of interesting things. For someone who spends most of his time indoors, the experience was surreal.
"There is a whole new world out here that I've totally missed," I thought.
Around the Academic Oval, I saw people jogging, picknicking, taking pictures, and playing. I saw lovers cuddling, kids biking, and foreigners exploring. I even had a chance to watch a concert by tenors and sopranos from the College of Music.
Retreats like this are a comfort to the soul. Thank you, Lord, for the great time.
i miss jollibee foodstuffs most especially chicken joy and their gravy which i think is way better than KFC's.ReplyDelete
i miss biking, jogging and just wandering around the oval.
long walks in campus give me time to contemplate.ReplyDelete
nice entry kuya lance:))
Hi, Paul! Walang Jollibee diyan sa New Zealand?ReplyDelete
Trisha, di ba? It's refreshing to go out once in a while.ReplyDelete
Thanks, Manong Ralph!ReplyDelete
wahaw ang ganda naman nung kuha sa academic oval! dahil sa ginawa mong yan nung linggo parekoy, lalo mong mamimiss ang UP :)ReplyDelete
Salamat, Carlo! Oo, talagang mamimiss ko ang UP. Di pa ako nakagraduate, nag-eemote na, pa'no pa kung nasa malayo na ako, di ba?ReplyDelete
sad to say, hindi pa napuntahan ni jollibee ang new zealand. kainis nga eh. bebenta siya dito. magugustuhan nila,kiwi, ung sweet spaghetti. hahahaReplyDelete