Tuesday, January 18, 2011

2010 in Retrospect

It's 2011!!!Ü And just like in the past years, i'm back to give a recap of the year that was: 2010. So...what will I remember 2010 for? One thing stands out above all but before we get to that, let me first share to you the highlights of my year...

  • I got to visit Japan and Coron, Palawan for the first time!Ü
Oh my! JAPAN, JAPAN...where do I begin?Ü Hello Mt. Fuji and that scary-looking roller coaster ride at Fujiyama! [Too bad I was not feeling well that day so I didn't get to ride the roller coaster...featured pa naman sa Guinness Book of World Records yun! Di bale, next time...Ü] And the Matsuri Festival...glad to have taken part in that...in a hapi outfit to top it all off and for that full Japanese effect! Thanks Auntie Marivic for being our most wonderful host in our Japan trip! And to Ninang Merl and family, it was fun joining you guys in your annual family reunion! Hope you guys invite us still in your future reunions to come!Ü

And oh CORON turon!Ü This is where I had my "comeback" dive as I would like to call it. After a year and nine months of diving hiatus, I said hello to the deep blue ocean and went wreck diving (for the first time!Ü) with the ISD Divers.
  • Also went to Boracay with my office lunch/merienda-mates (the Zorb is a must-try!Ü)...Tagaytay Highlands and Baguio with the family...and that impromptu Alaminos, Pangasinan trip
  • 2010 was also the year that we welcomed Julianne Faith and Haya Sophia to the Lomibao and BWP Family (respectively Ü)
  • Maan & JT got married!Ü [YAHOOOOOO!!!Ü]
  • Some friends who moved on to greener pasteurs: Maan, Jing, Jovy, and Joanna
  • SPCM High School Batch '95 reunion...get together after 15 years of not seeing each other!!!
  • First time to try shisha at Bora
  • First time to issue a cheque
  • First time tumaya sa lotto Ü [Hindi nga lang nanalo...hehehe!]
  • Joined my first ever run [The Century Tuna Superbods run!Ü The first two runs I joined in 2009 got cancelled. LOL!]
  • Applied for and got 1 year, multiple entry visa to the Land Down Under [Sana lang magamit ko na 'to! Calling calling Kat & Jing!Ü]
  • CqBA Graduation
  • Goodbye Canon IXUS 400, Hello Trippy [Canon Powershot SD 970 IS]!
  • Goodby Motorola V3X, Hello Pinkberry!Ü
  • Hello Subie!Ü
  • Switched to the E-passport
  • Tried out the following sport: Boxing & Wakeboarding @ Lago de Oro [Ayun naman, hanggang 'try out' lang...Ü]
  • Voted in the first ever automated Philippine presidential election
  • Discovered the uber yummy Crispy Dinuguan at Jay-J's!Ü [Sorry, na-adik na sa Dinuguan!]
  • Mom and Pop had an extended Shanghai vacation [I always try to see the positive side of things so thank you Lord that everything turned out a-OK!]
  • Mom and Kyle got upgraded to Business Class in their return trip from LAX to MNL! FTW! I envy you guys!Ü [Speaking of...may utang pa ko'ng pansit kina My at Ai Ü]
  • Angsanto family reunion during Vian, Rysh, and Ry's Manila trip!
  • I got to be a "teacher" for this year and taught BA Concepts Echo Session to all those who were forced to listen. LOL!Ü
  • Implemented the Cargo International AWBs Interface Ü
So...that was basically 2010 in a nutshell. To those close to me, you know what I will remember 2010 for the most!Ü So.....may we all have continued luck in 2011 and may we always remember to see the positive side of things.Ü I know it's already 18 days late but, what the heck: Happy New Year everyone!Ü


maan3kings said...

Wow! Nasama kami! hahahaha!

maan3kings said...

Wow! Kasama kami sa highlights! hahaha...

Candy said...

Of course kasama kayo!Ü What are lunchmates for?Ü Hehehe!