My first trip to Mindanao happened last June 11th. It was kinda surreal for me. I was grateful for the opportunity of traveling for work. I was quite excited during the trip and to be honest, it felt more like a treat than a task to me. Anyway, I flew to Davao City along with our office director for a coordination meeting and ocular inspection and got back to Manila on the same day. I would be sent to Davao again, this time with our boss, on the 14th. Our office director and four other officemates would follow on the 15th and work there with me for our event on the evening of the 16th (Saturday). We all flew back to Manila on Sunday afternoon just in time to celebrate Father’s Day with our respective families. Our event at SMX Davao, which was in celebration of Eid’l Fitr, was a success. Our efforts have paid off and our boss was happy. It also helped big time that the people we worked with in Davao were efficient and simply awesome (hello, JD and Glenn!).
On Sunday night, the Mabalays and the Techos converged at Robinsons Malate for a family dinner to pay tribute to the two fathers in the family. The hubby and I handed them a simple present and then we just chatted and ate the night away. The mall was jampacked with people and we almost drove back home because all restaurants had a long waitlist for tables. Good thing the senior citizens in our group had the patience to wait and before we knew it, we were already enjoying a simple dinner at Peri-Peri Chicken.
Belated happy father’s day to all the fathers out there! Your love and sacrifice for your family will never go unnoticed. Salute!
Have a fruitful and stress-free week, friends! 🙂
May you choose happiness always,