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Morning Thoughts

Now there’s the even more fun exercise of the wait and anticipation on whether or not my choices are worth it. Exciting times.

My husband had an emergency meeting at 3:00 pm in KLCC the other day but since public holiday I insisted to followed him and wait until he finished his meeting. I was just walking around to see see and look look🤣 went Zara, Topshop from LG to Level 4, then went down again still seeing looking, thought of watching Detective Pikachu but saw the time it’s almost 5:00 pm, Shan will be coming out from his office soon. Nah, forget it.

I went inside Stadium and saw champion sweatshirt🤗, the white looks good but they only have L size. I brought that L size with me to try but unfortunately, that’s not my size. Went back to the place where they hang all the Champion merchandise. Saw got another one with a hoodie but I don’t like it.

I walked out again and felt my leg hurts. I need to find a place to seat and I remember the Starbucks, yes Starbucks I can seat there while waiting for Shan. I walked around 600 meters, from end to another end, finally Starbucks!! Ordered my favorite SHC, then finally sat.

Took Ziggy out from my bag, I looked at him and smile, Ziggy smile back!🤣
That time was 6:00 pm.
Took some photos of Ziggy, play
Tsum Tsum on my phone for a while and browse facebook, finished my drink, then I left Starbucks.

Went down to see Zara again, nothing new still the same. Went out and start walking again, took the escalator 1, 2, 3, 4 until I reached Stadium for the second time. Saw another staff arranging the Champion merchandise I asked him whether they have the white sweatshirt with the smaller size, me trying my luck “don’t have Miss, that’s the last one” he responded quickly. 🙈
Checked the time was 6:30pm,
WhatsApp Shan, still not done?
No reply, so I started walking again this time I just simply walked, just walk. Checked my phone, finally, Shan asking where am I, so I replied him ground floor now walking down to LG towards Zara, then I saw him.

He asked what I did and told everything🤣🤣
The terrible part was, he insisted to go back to Stadium, it means from LG to Level 4. Gladly, this time we took the lift. 🤗

I showed him the sweatshirt and I noticed the staff kept smiling, (obviously he remembered me)
My husband asked him to check if there’s any other branch has a smaller size. The staff came back and say all out of stock.

Hence, my husband asked me to try that L size again and after trying, He said it’s just nice. 🤣🤣

To end my story short, I managed to get what I wanted and I have completed my 5km walkathon with Ziggy. Since today is public holiday again, I’m gonna sleep the whole lot of it.😍

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The Task

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Photo by Estée Janssens on Unsplash

My mind is full of things
Tasks, responsibilities, and worries
Trying to push the troubling tales aside
Set my mind working on whatever is here at the side

They say all we have is now
But my now is a long list and day by day seems to grow
Work a little at a time, it will be done somehow
Try to focus and live at this moment, we are here to enjoy right now

So with this coffee that I am drinking, today I’m ready to begin
I will walk through this day and keep rolling
Let’s not allow ourselves to be upset by small things
The time is running don’t waste it by worrying

I give thanks for the day before
Smiles, moments of connection, those adventures
Faces of that day, today I remember
Those are just a few of our life hidden treasures

Another day to receive a blessed gift of this day
Let someone’s tomorrow start with the memory
A memory of your smile you gave today
Memories that would not fade away
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1000+ Followers! Thank You All!!

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I’m happy to say I’ve reached another milestone of 1000+ blog followers. Hence, I want to thank every single one of you for following me.

I feel privileged to be a part of this WordPress Bloggers community.
I remember the day when I start blogging and there were no followers on my site, I didn’t even imagine that I will get more than 1000 followers. This is amazing!

Thanks to those who gave the thumbs up and took an effort to share their comments on my post. It helps and encourages me to continue blogging.

Thank you so much for being so supportive and for those heading towards their goal. Keep blogging!

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Rainbow

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Is there only one way to be smart?
Other person is great at math, but can’t spell
Some can memorize everything easily, does that make them smart?
I had completed my education, but I felt like I was missing something

There were those pop-quiz days, other children would be marking their tests
I sat and wondered if I had missed a day or something
I remember images, I remember faces
I may pass someone on the street and then recognize them months later

I have friends who were good in school, but I wonder about their life skills
I know people who never got less than an A
but can’t seem to make their mind up about life issues
I admired some of them because they are good in following orders and I’m not

There are a wide variety of everything
Many different types of rocks, mammals, and smarts
One person can remember all of the state capitals, others know how to bake
We know, life would be less without either one

For me, everything comes down to rainbows
In everything, all colors of the rainbow are represented
We all have our own way of looking at things
All points of view are helpful in one way or another

If someone pushes their intelligence on you
Be smart enough to understand that it’s not knowledge but imagination
Be smart enough to think that life is not a competition
Smile and forgive them
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Hotel Review: Paradores del Castillo (TAAL BATANGAS)

Are you looking for a place to stay in  Taal Batangas, Philippines? If yes, there’s a unique place which is far different compared to thousands of chain hotels out there. It is also strategically located within a walking distance to various attractions where you can visit. Paradores Del Castillo is the place. This is a perfect place for families, couples, and friends to stay which has a relaxing environment and historical ambiance.

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Paradores Del Castillo
is an ancestral house which has been restored into a bed and breakfast. This hotel has 7 air-conditioned rooms with free internet access.

They have done extensive renovations and yet retained the Filipino colonial architecture and historical charm by combining contemporary and traditional styles to create an eclectic, quirky and unique space for guests to embrace and enjoy.

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The hotel structure is mainly made of wood, thick old brick walls and has interesting craftsmanship from the 19th century. This place would definitely take you back in time.

Paradores Del Castillo is located in the heritage town of Taal. The hotel is within a walking distance from the largest church in Asia which is Basilica St. Martin de Tours and Taal public market.

Here is a short recap of my stay recently. I arrived at the hotel at 12:30 pm. The staff are just waiting to welcome and prepare guests to step into an impressive lobby. I arrived early before the check-in time which is supposedly 1:00 pm. I asked the receptionist whether I can check in early because I really wanted to take shower as the weather is terribly hot during that time. Fortunately, there’s a room available at that time and the receptionist helped me to check in early. Warmly welcomed, that’s how I felt. While she’s preparing for my room, another staff came to me and offered a welcome drink. I couldn’t ask for more. ❤️

I headed up to room 06 on the second floor, my home away from home. I have to go through the huge dining hall on the second floor before entering my room. Quirky additions are not just lost spaces but are useful, such as relaxed seating area to perhaps read a book, or browse online with their free internet access.

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I’ve chosen the standard room which can accommodate 2 persons. The room had a flat-screen TV with cable channels and the traditional styling cues followed by the traditional solid wood furnishings, wood wardrobe, and wood seating chair. All complimented each other well. The bathroom was well presented with heated shower and traditional fittings with complete set toiletries. The whole room was well kept and clean.

Bedtime was bliss, I had a very relaxing sleep, waking up refreshed and ready for the day ahead. Went down and had my leisurely breakfast.

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There’s a huge balcony to enjoy the fascinatingly beautiful garden with a panoramic view of the historical town scenery.

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This hotel provides homey and comfortable dining facilities such as
The Porch, Bamboo Lounge, The Grove, Blue Note Bar, Garden and View Deck.

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Another added bonus of staying here was the complimentary private parking for the guess, they also have a shuttle service but this subject to availability and not forgetting the water dispenser on the second floor to fill up your drinking bottle.

Other nearby places that you may want to visit:
The historic Casa Villavicencio is 78 m away.
Fantasy World is 20.6 km away
Puerto Galera and Tagaytay City are about 42 km away.
Ninoy Aquino Airport has situated 70.7 km away.

I promise you won’t be disappointed if you stay here! The hotel staffs are very friendly and hospitable. I will be returning back to review their dining facilities and update here.

Thanks for reading.
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I’m Lost

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Photo by Rodion Kutsaev on Unsplash

How do you know if the Universe is telling you something or you’re just hearing voices?
How to find out in which of your gut instincts are right?
Are your feelings something you should act on or keep quiet?
I’m not in a field where I can see a path. Some fields have clearly marked paths and directions, a life where I’m currently attached does not.

When living a life, I think we have to go where you feel you should go.
There’s a confusion in freedom.
So many times over the years I’ve felt like quitting. When I feel lost in my field, I admire the fields that come with directions, but whenever I find myself contemplating, I run away.

In the early dark hours of the day, I feel the most lost and unsure.
There is so much inside of me that wants to come out.
They are waiting for me to have time, energy and eager to get them. But so much of my life is spent doing the same thing.
So much energy goes into worry, So much of my focus just goes into whatever exist as currently.

The projects I may never get to surround me.
My projects continue to wait while I stay busy.
My field has no path. I just wander around in it hoping I’m doing it right.

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Bloom Who You Are

I was talking to these plant earlier, should I keep you or dispose of you? I was thinking of getting rid of all the plants at home since February.

All this while, I’m terribly against having plants at home but today I noticed some kind of appealing when I looked at them and I can’t help but admit that I like it.

This reminds me of something that I would like to share with you guys.

“Be yourself despite oppression. Just keep doing whatever makes you happy and doesn’t matter what people say or think. It’s just like these flowers that break through to reach up to the Sun. Bloom who you are.”

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