I miss Filipino food
“especially cooked by my Mom”
Picture the one person in the world you really wish were reading your blog. Write her or him a letter.
To you, my audience of one
Mother, dear, where have you gone?
Normally, you’re always beside me
And that’s the way it’s got to be
In thoughts perhaps, because we’re apart
You’re there and I’m here and we’ll part
And yet the sun shineth down for all eternity
Have often spent twice over in mirth & hilarity
My number one fan, cheering me to go on
Regret, though, is a rough sheet to sleep on
Thanks for all the love you’ve given me
And yet the smell of adobo* returns me
Adobo* a Filipino dish made of meat, soy sauce, garlic and vinegar
Finish the story begins with: “As the year wound down to a close, they gathered around the table and raised their glasses.”
Cheers, everyone! We all greeted one another. It was nice having all the family and relatives around, especially at this time of the year. Nothing beats the cosy feeling of kinship. It was my Mum’s 75th birthday and we all flew from different countries just to celebrate it with her. Actually her real birthday was in November but we said we’d celebrate it when we could all be together, i.e. Christmas time. My siblings and their own families came from Canada and the UK, and we’ve just arrived from Germany. There was a big party of 200 people last night, complete with live band, music, dance instructors, photo booths and free bar. My Mum was delighted, we even serenaded her, while all her grandchildren handed her a rose each. She ended up with a real big bunch of roses. And the delectable birthday cake – chocolate fudge cake!
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