Synergy: The Mahalo Party

April 22, 2011 Tsina 6 Comments

Okay, this is one long over due entry. I've been out of the project for three weeks already. But I still miss them, naks! :)

We had a thank you party in our senior manager's residence last March 25. I was hesitant to join because I had a final exam on the following morning. Pero last na naman, so go! Also, we prepared this as always being a member of the Talent Engagement team of the project. Mahalo is thank you in Hawaiian language, by the way.

Our senior manager volunteered his place for the event. Nakatipid kami sa venue but we needed to subsidize the taxi fare, layo naman kasi ng Paranaque. :)


Many registered for the event. So on a Friday, we hailed a taxi from Boni to Paranaque. Others came from Ortigas and Makati. Some brought their cars and accommodated their team. Believe me, some of them rode a bus. Our senior executive also attended the event. Ang cool niya. :)
The food. :)
We also had a lei for everyone. :) Cute noh? :)
The Early Birds. :)
We also surprised our senior manager with a video greeting and a cake for his birthday. :)
Happy Birthday, Sir Jay! 
Then, we also had several games on that night. The Portal team won the hula-hoop game. Ambilis nila, in fairness. :)


Game on!
Congrats, Portal! 
The second game was a relay. Mga boss pa sumali. HAHA! All for the spirit of fun. :)
Eat this.
Mike and the day-old chick!
We had few more games on that night. Gemma was the game master and was imitating Shalani. Benta! :)

To end the wonderful night, group pictures syempre. :)
Ang kulit. I'll miss you, guys. :)
Synergy. :)
I know, we kinda lacked the bonggang budget for this one. But hey, we did have bonggang creativity. Hahaha! :) Wait, there's more. We brought our souvenir all the way from Boni. Bigat niya, ha. Our souvenir -
Pinya. :)
To be honest, I feel wonderful for this party. It was indeed just a simple event. But we get the message loud and clear - we are appreciated for all the hard work and dedication. :) 

Mahalo, Synergy! :)

*Thanks Alvie for the pictures. 

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Enchanted Kingdom: EKstremely Magical

April 18, 2011 Tsina 8 Comments

We were in Enchanted Kingdom last April 3. It was one of the many send-off trips/get-together for Silina. She'd be leaving for US this Friday. Inggit akooooo! But I'm gonna miss her, for sure. :)

I've been to EK a lot of times. Pero this time, nag-commute ako, for the first time. With Apple, we rode the Jasper bus, and paid only P50+. Silina was waiting for us in Rob Dasma. Dwin arrived after 30 minutes or so. At si Joel, tagal kami pinaghintay!!! Kaya siguro nilibre kami ng lunch. :)

We rode a van from Dasma to Balibago. We paid around P55. Plus another trike ride in Sta. Rosa to finally reach Enchanted Kingdom! Haggardness. HAHA! 

We paid P500/pax for a regular day pass.
Remembrance. :)
Ayan, pwede na!! But I was being the kontrabida on that day. I didn't want to ride the Space Shuttle Max, and the Jungle Log Jam. I've tried them so many times, at ayaw ko na ulit-ulitin yung takot ko. Coward much? HAHA. 

Our first stop was the Dodgem a.k.a Bump Car!! Super happy ko kasi I always missed this ride on most of my EK trips. 
Uy, excited. :)
They also would like to try the new concessionaire attraction - EKstreme Tower Ride. Buti na lang, hindi natuloy. HAHA. Napapasigaw na kami, nanoood pa lang. Tingnan nyo kasi.
Scary.
Then, we headed to the Bump N' Splash. Gusto ko din dito. I enjoyed this ride. Gusto ko nga ulit-ulitin. Hehehe.
L-R Apol, Joel, Tsina, Silin
Game on!
Then, the Roller Skater - the Bitin Ride. HAHA. Nagsisimula pa lang ang thrill, tapos na. :)
Happy happy? :)
After the Bitin Ride, Silina treated us in Dairy Queen. Sarap talaga ng libre. :)
Libre. :)
We proceeded in Rialto. First time ko ito. :) We watched Happy Feet. :)
Ganyan ulit smile, teh Apol? :)
Ako na, ako na naiiba! HAHA.
We then went to the Anchor's Away. Nag-split kami para may pictures. HAHA!
Stolen, Silina? :)
Okay, the next stop was the Space Shuttle Max. I couldn't stop them. Wala na ako nagawa. ToT
Space Shuttle Max
Ohh, getting ready!
Space Shuttle Max lang pala, eh. Sisiw. HAHA!
Hilo-hilo ako after the Space Shuttle Max, and then we tried the Flying Fiesta after. Lalo ako hilong talilong. Tsk tsk.
Seryoso na ako. HAHA!
Last stop was the Rio Grande Rapids. Basa ba kamo?
Moment naman nila. Hehe. :)
Imagine, we were able to ride eight!! Super sulit. My average is usually three or four rides on my EK trips. Konti kasi tao that day. At sarap pala mag-EK pag mabilis lang ang pila. :)

I'll miss you, Silina. God bless. :)
*** Salamat sa mga larawan, Dwin and Joel!

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Doodling: Abril

April 10, 2011 Tsina 4 Comments

Maramot ang patak ng ulan,
     'pagkat Abril na naman.
Tigang maging ang sementong daanan na
   dati'y lusak ang lupa at tubig ang daanan.
Tiyempong may asembliya 
   ang mga anak-dalitang binaliw ng kawalan.

Sumasayaw.
Umaawit sa di mawaring tinig.
Umiiyak.


Tumatawa
   habang ang madla'y naglalakad,
   patakbo sa kanilang mga pangarap,
   palayo sa kanilang mga pag-ibig,
   patakas sa mundong sakop lagi ng lumbay,
   sa bayang iniwan na ng lumuluhang pag-asa.



Abril na naman.
Sinasalamin ng Maynila -
   ang mga batang nagtu-tumbang preso
   sa gitna ng magulong kalsada.
Nababakas ang walang pagsidlang tawanan.
Walang muwang.
Hupa na ang unos.

Pero hindi -
   ang nag-a-alimpuyong damdamin ng mga manggagawa.
Sinasalamin ng Maynila -
   ang mga pangarap na unti-unting tinatangay
   ng malamlam na ningas ng dilaw na kandila.
Hindi na maabot ng kakarampot ang tuluy-tuloy na pagtaas.

Patuloy ang asembliya -
   kasabay ang dagsa ng mga tao sa masalimuot na Maynila. 

Ngunit -
hindi magkatugma ang agos.

- Tsina

**Salamat sa larawan, Hieri!
***With permission from David

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