The Rush Visit

Sunday, January 29, 2012

The 36-hour highlights

A week ago, I paid a visit to the place I've always considered my second home ever since I set foot on it. It was merely a 36-hour stay. The only reason I made a rush visit to Dumaguete was to surprise a friend on her birthday. I was confronted by a couple of dilemmas that would have canceled the trip. But since God was willing, I set sail for the first time this year.

Happy birthday Nat! I came here for you and for you alone! Imagine the hours I voyaged to reach you! Char!
The Thing I Miss The Most.
My visit to Dumaguete was really quick.  Real quick! Super quick! I wasn't able to go around much and meet more people. This made me think of the many things I missed to do, and those few things that I did with my mere rush visit.

Among the many things I miss about Dumaguete, I miss "my guys" the most. They're the guys I consider my barkada from church. When not alone, I was with them in almost everything I did living in Dumaguete.  Ever since, hanging out with them has never been dull and pretentious. Every moment is always a fruitful exchange of laughter, stories, and prayers. They're a bunch of ordinary people whom I share the same awesome and extraordinary passion about Jesus Christ. I miss their company and everything else about them. I miss them so much because the likes of them are rare.


Real friends never lead us away from God. Instead, they provoke us to godliness. (Proverbs 17:17; Proverbs 18:24)


36 Hours.
My 36-hour stay in Dumaguete wouldn't have been complete if I hadn't gone to my alma mater. Of course, I had to tour the place like I've never been to the place before. It's nearly been 2 years since I last attended classes. It's nearly been 2 years since the last time I walked the school grounds (always noticed...juk) with some school stuff in hand. I miss college a lot that often times I wish I just studied again. I miss the "student feel" kahit pabayang estudyante ako 'nun. Pero 'di bale, matalino naman, kaya I wish I could go back in time for all those, haha.

Reminiscing while walking around Silliman grounds and landmarks

Silliman Specials: Cheese Bread + Bossing's Tempura Levels 1 - 5

9 comments:

Hoobert the Awesome said...

Base. Base? Base!

Ow. I miss going to school too kahit isa rin akong pabayang student. Hahaha. Apir! Well, in our defense naman, brilliant minds doesn`t need much bombardment. :D

I`m planning to go back to school nga din pero hanap muna ako ng work. Lols. Puro lang ako plans. Hahaha.

T.R.Aurelius said...

how fun!
being with some friends tas reminiscing old memories

:))

Dhemz said...

ayay! good friends good times...kabibo woi...this post made me miss my kaberks even more....:)

dong ho said...

mukhang kailangan makabisita na ako ulit sa dumaguete. saya talaga at kahit pa nga yata walang tulugan kayang kaya basta masaya ang mga kasama.

momo said...

What a beautiful place! You have very warm, good place and friends;)

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Nice group bonding !!

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