Mom’s Hub

My stepmom recently opened a new business. It’s called Mom’s Hub. It’s a store that sells food packaging and party supplies. It also offers party balloon services and catering services care of Tita Mimi’s Catering.

This summer, I started an art class there. It’s to utilize an extra space on the second floor of the shop. My dad also offers guitar lessons there. Our classes are every Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

For this summer, my daughter and I got really creative. The art classes were a big hit. Although our business is small, I am hopeful that our endeavors won’t go unnoticed. I’m super proud of my students’ outputs.

We tried to recreate Jim Dine’s painting as well as Joan Miro’s doodles.

Then we also tried to make our own Picasso faces.

The guitar lessons have started as well. It began with parts of the guitar and learning how to tune a guitar. This was then followed by guitar chord exercises. I joined in to brush up on my guitar skills as well.

This is just the beginning of a whole new chapter in our lives.


I am broke. Temporarily. I have less than a hundred pesos on my ATM.

My salaries haven’t been processed yet. I have no idea when it will. I guess this means no vacation for me and Heaven. I have to earn somehow. I have bills to pay and necessities to buy.

Yet I’m glad for this. I spend more time learning who my daughter is. And she is becoming a bundle of energy and love. She has my spirit and passion. Yet she is totally different from me. We can never be two peas on a pod. She has her own unique style. It’s amazing to witness.

I am thankful, I am blessed.

Money can’t buy everything and it’s true.

I’m broke but I’m not broken.

The month that was March

It started put as busy as any month could be. There were tons of things to do like preparing for the graduation rites and a school evaluation. There was also that follow up for my appointment for a permanent position in the public school system.

You could say that I basically have several tasks a female Hercules must finish to satisfy the gods.

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