Travel Blogs from Mandaluyong
A week of staying in Manila with the grandparents has been both relaxing and taxing. We have had a rigorous schedule of On Eagle's Wings Foundation (OEWF) meetings and tours of projects, but it has been nicely complemented by the many swims in the pool and buffets for hours worth of pleasure. It’s pretty bad when you hit the buffet twice a …
... maybe "Wallet?" or perhaps "brown hat?"
"Sir Belt?, Yes belt, today?"
I say, "no, thank you"
I say, "I got it"
I'll do this by myself
What I do not need
Is a belt or a thneed
or your stack of everything else
I did not say that all, of course
to the smiling Fix It Up Chappy
For he only was trying
To help me in buying
The thing that would make me most happy
As he finally left I ...
... I'm trying to work, acknowledging that it is indeed the middle of the night, is because I'm not treating my dinner like a breakfast, I'm treating it like a snack. Tea and carbs are both delicious, but it's not really the way to start your day.
So, over the last week or so I've been trying to commit to a sit down, legitimate to quasi-legitimate dinner at one of the various boards of fare within walking distance of the hotel. Since ...
... of sleep/wake until around 6 am. I roust myself, read for a while (Bible, news, Facebook), get breakfast, then head out for church. Sunday is legit, as I have an afternoon to do whatever I want that doesn't get eaten up by sleep. But because I am up all day Sunday, I go to sleep Sunday night at a reasonable hour and sleep (read:sleep/wake) through the night. Monday morning is also legit, but because I work the Monday-Tuesday overnight, I have to conjure some sort ...
... laundry once a week for all other items except for socks, where I'm two pairs short of hitting for the cycle. So, I swing by the men's area of this department store and find no fewer than 16 salesfolk working in a roughly 20 ft long area. 16! Now, I certainly appreciate the thought behind staffing your store to have enough people on hand to help customers when they need it, but this was simply outrageous. I was heading to the sock area and this girl thrusts a ...