Wednesday, March 14, 2007

Of Pen and Paper. Part II.

She wrote back! Rita wrote back!!!!

It just arrived this afternoon and when I got home from work at around 9pm it was displayed prominently on our mail table. I opened it immediately and started reading.


I mailed my letter the day after I wrote my Of Pen and Paper entry. The date on her letter said March 5, 2007, so it took my letter more than a month to reach her. She said 'it has been a long time since I last wrote you. But it doesn't mean that I forgot you. I'm very joyful about your letter.'

Parang gusto kong umiyak nung pagkabasa ko 'yun.

She also sent a picture. Sorry, it's blurry because my scanner is busted so I had to use my phone to take the pic. The little boy beside Argo, her dog (who is 7 dog-years old now), is Karlis (her son! Ang gwapo!) who just turned 4 last January 11. Her mom and dad have retired enjoying their 4 grandchildren. Rita passed her medical exam and she's now working as a nurse in P. Stradiva Hospital in their Neurovasculary and Neuroncology department. She's now a Ph. D. student and will defend her doctoral thesis in engineering sciences 2-3 years from now. She says she doesn't have internet yet but will send an email my way once she has it in their home.

Wow. I can't wipe away the silly smile on my lips. I am truly happy for her and relieved she's doing sooooo well, and her family, too.



Thanks everyone for hoping with me! It was well worth the wait really.

I'm glad that I took the time to write her and, well, sort of renew our friendship.This is definitely a bond worth keeping.

13 comments:

kakeru said...

awww! that's great! I'm happy for you roseypoo =)

... beachfreak said...

@kerry Woohoo! I know. We missed you nung christening ni Noah =(

kat said...

Nice! Ayan, inspired na ako. I just hope my friends' addresses are still the same.

... beachfreak said...

@kat: It won't hurt if you try, right? Hope you hear from them, too. =) Nice to 'see' you again, kat!

mrPogi said...

hey beach! just stopping by to say hi...i'm still around too! hehehe

happy easter dear!

morena said...

No clearer photo? haha. Cute story ;)

... beachfreak said...

morena: Miss na kita bru! Let's movie sometime ;)

BernicE said...

yeah... i agree.. people should WRITE more... you know... the ancient art of using pen and paper.

... beachfreak said...

@berniceeeee: Korek, my friend. Mejo nakakangawit lang talaga and I was trying to make sure that my penmanship was neat and all. Oh well. Yun pa rin ba url mo?

morena said...

Yes movie please.. The last one I saw I do not remember anymore so it must have been that long ago :(

... beachfreak said...

I last saw 300! Have you seen it? Did you see those men? In bahag?!

Hahahaha!

morena said...

o wen do we watch movie? I leave na next week tara lets!

... beachfreak said...

i loved transformers! =) Ang sarap ng popcorn ni Abbey!