Eight Pesos Minimum Fare

Minimum fare is back to Eight Pesos! One driver was asked if it will be a great help to him or at least add to his daily earnings but according to him, it will just compensate to the increase in traffic these days.

For Commuters like me, how does it affect me? Well, if I commute everyday, that would mean  at least P365 additional expense, right? I pray to have a bigger salary increase because of this unexpected additional expense that I have not really included in my Budget. Come to think of it, I should include all increases in my Budget.

Anyways, my heart goes to the drivers and to the commuters. Both have rights and both have reasons opposing each other.

 

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Nationwide transport strike today

Nationwide transport strike today! I have a migraine too–err had a migraine! I am fine now as I can write this post.

As of the strike, I hope the commuters like me will not suffer as much given that there are many ways now to reach the office or your destination. There are P2P buses, UBER, GRAB and the UV EXPRESS. I just do not know if they joined the strike. Well, the strike mainly is to oppose the phasing out of old jeepneys. Those that are 15 years old and above need to be replaced already by new ones. There is a plan to modernize the roads.

My take on this? First, I am all for safety. However, I really cannot put myself in the place of the jeepney owners. Most of them maybe cannot afford to buy modern vehicles as of this time. I know also for a fact that some of the owners are new owners of those jeepneys. Usually, the original owners sell their old vehicles for new ones.

I hope that everything will work out right for the sake of everyone.

 

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We only live once

We have been saving a lot of money these days. Well, for us, it is a lot already though for some it is just a small amount. What are we doing to be able to save? Well, we try to focus on the future. However, sometimes, we want to splurge on some things like a paul stanley guitar! As of me, I really want to purchase it because the old guitar of my husband really needs replacement. What will make him happy, that is very important to me also, rather than any amount of extra savings, I guess. After all, YOLO, as they say or WOLO, we only live once.

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Hardcore

Our son spends a lot of time in the Computer. Well, yes, he is almost always there! I wonder what sites he go to. Yes, I do check it from time to time. Anyways, like Father, like Son. I saw that he was in http://www.guitarcenter.com/EMG/. Hmmm, I wonder what he could be eyeing? Is it for himself or for his Dad? The Valentines Day is very near and we got a very sweet son. Maybe he is trying to find a gift for his Dad. Oh, another ukelele, maybe? Or, maybe some accessories for his guitar? Or, maybe some hardcore musician’s stuff?

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The motorcycle is acting up

Yes, our motorcycle is acting up and it really ruins our mornings. Well, maybe it lacks regular check up. Who will I blame? Anyways, I learned that you need to always let go of the past- but learn from it, then Move On.

Do I need to buy a new motorcycle? It is just three years old. Our previous one was five years old before we finally gave it away.

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Tasks Done For Today

Yey! Tasks are done for today. I was able to finish some posts and this blog is alive! I hope that blogging will be back to its glory–well, why not, right? I guess, I just need to re-hash something here in my blog. I need to get my writing skills back, I guess. I know, I need to practice more to be able to write good content again.

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Thank you to technology

I need to look for pedaltrain as this is the latest request of someone that I cannot say NO to. Well, who is it? My husband, of course. He said that this thing is very important to him. I told him that maybe he can search for it online so that it will be easier for us to purchase it rather than looking for the item in the malls. Thank you, technology!

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Mid Day Shift

I gave up on the Metro Traffic. I have been stressing since May 2016 but last month, I have decided to just go with the flow. Thank you to my Boss who allows me to have an 11-8 shift. I still force myself to wake up earlier than usual –like 4AM in the morning whenever I have 8-9AM meetings. Well, what can I do right? If I want to reach the office and attend an important meeting, I really need to still suck the traffic in.

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in my heart

I consider my Husband as my musicfriendimusicfriend. Our memories of him playing the guitar while I sang to it were one of the best ones. There was a time in our country when there were scheduled power interruptions at night. We did not have generators to run our appliances thus for entertainment and for fresh air our choices were to go to cinemas or just lounge around our veranda and sing some songs. Those times were really best times I forever treasure in my heart.

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content war

Content, content, content. Yes, there is a content war, nowadays! Everybody has to keep up. Each one has to keep up.

I have been observing my fellow commuters in a discreet manner, of course!!! 😉 Well, one or two access games–be it a girl or a boy. Clash of Clans is still there-congrats! During the Pokemon Go craze, ALL were playing the VR game. One or two watches videos–that includes me. Then, majority are in FB and instagram. The one beside me was accessing an online shopping site as well. Anyone still texting? I think–no one!

Well, I am writing about this Content War as I am now working under Product Development which involves CONTENT!!! I am not in the Conceptualization per se but I am under the development team. We get the requirements then we develop the systems. I am not the direct content provider.

The HEAD of the department is correct in saying that SMS is dead.

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