Busy Weekend Ahead

Despite the fact that the coming weekend is gonna be super busy for me, I still feel like saying TGIF! I just love Friday, no questions asked. Traffic may be bad/worse/worst (depends on the location, actually) during this day but you know, it’s a sad reality that people in Manila have come to accept and live with through the years.

Aaargh, we have work in the office tomorrow! I wish my boss changes her mind about it. Originally, I had plans for tomorrow to go to our Cavite house but since we were asked to report for work, I had to fix my sched right there and then. Sunday is equally hectic because we have a wedding-related appointment to attend to and I have work at the restaurant come dinnertime.

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Bus Tickets

When I was in college, buses were my favorite mode of transportation. I liked that they were cheap and accessible. Heavy traffic aside, they could bring me to my destination fast, safe and sound. The only thing I didn’t like about buses was when they would run out of seats and I’d have no choice but to ride on it standing on my two feet and competing for space (and fresh air!) with other desperate passengers. The situation was akin to canned sardines, except we were still alive and the fish weren’t.

It’s funny but I used to collect bus tickets in one of the pockets of my bag. I’d only remember to dispose them when they’d get too crowded inside. Whenever I was not in the mood to keep the bus tickets in my bag, I’d insert it into the gaps of the seats in front of me, a habit that has been acquired by Pinoy bus passengers over the years. A not-so-good practice, yes. But when a lot of people do it, it becomes somewhat acceptable. Haha. But still, I had never been proud of it and as much as possible, I’d try to keep my tickets in my bag.

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