Thursday, May 10, 2007

Hammock

I am not ashamed to admit that I’m a certified mama’s boy. Until now, my mother still treats me and my brother like four-year-olds. I can’t blame her for that actually. Well, her life actually begins at 40 (read it as it is please) – she gave birth to the most handsome child (ahemm – that’s me, LOL).

Like most of you who claimed that your mother is the best mother in the world, I think it is also but fair to proclaim that my mother is the best too. I can even nominate her for Ulirang Ina awards. I need not elaborate her sacrifices for our family – a soap opera plot would pale in comparison.

During her 70th birthday, I wrote a poem for her. A testimonial how I appreciate her love and I vow to be there for her no matter what. She was and is my hammock and in return I am her hammock. Talking about mothers always make me emotional. Seeing her in tears at the airport yesterday is truly heartbreaking. I hope my hugs are enough to assure her that I will be completely fine. I love her and she knows it.


hammock

Happy Mothers' Day ‘Ma.

/totomai
05/10/07

PS

Just an early entry for Sunday’s Celebration. Sorry for this saccharine-induced blog.

12 comments:

  1. Awww.. I'm also a mama's boy but my mama chose to go back to Cebu 2 years ago (leaving me alone here). But I guess it helped me become more independent.

    Nice effects on your hammocks pic.

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  2. Happy Mothers' Day to your Mom! Tell her its from Benj. lol.

    You were born when your mom was 40? Congrats! You beat the odds! :)

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  3. Man, that hammock pic just pierced me . It radiates a lot of emotions. How intense. Happy mother's day to your mom. :D

    I'll be doing a vlog for Ma this Sunday. :) Got a new vid rin pala pare. :)

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  4. @geo thanks. its called orton technique. i kind love this style. lol. now take a break and spend time with your mom this Sunday

    @benj my mom says benj who? hehehe thanks. yup she was 40 when she had me, and 2 yrs later she had my brother. lol. tell your mom, happy mothers' day too from totomai haha

    @coy thanks, happy mothers' day to your mom too. heading to your blog site now.

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  5. That's cheesy. Hehe. But the girl in me is saying awww. Happy Mother's Day to your mom. :)

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  6. @poytee guys can be cheesy sometimes too. lol

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  7. im not really a mama's girl but being the youngest i know i have a soft spot in my mama's heart as compared to my siblings..she's not the malambing type but we do respect her a lot..actually i couldnt imagine what will happen to us if the time comes na iiwan nya na kami like our father who passed away 2 years ago..that's why habang andito sa tabi namin we always make sure na she's happy and everything is provided for her..we owe that to our mothers,di ba?..:))

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  8. @mamang, thanks for reading my blogs. really appreciate it.

    hehe, oo, mahal na mahal ko si mama hehehe

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  9. I am a mama's boy, too. Being the youngest in the family obviously made me her favorite child - even if she denies it many times trying to be neutral to her children. I have written pieces as tribute to my mother, but had never shown them to her. I felt like they are still works in progress. My mother deserve a book.

    I wish you well ~ Jeques

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  10. hehe, in my case, im the eldest. yes, each of our mothers deserve a book. hay, if only i could write

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  11. Toto, Big things start from little things. Your piece: Hammock could be a start of a book for your mother. I will post soon the piece I have started for my mother. I have never given up the idea that I can write a book for her honor.
    I hope this will inspire you to write. You can if you will.

    I wish you well ~ Jeques

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  12. thanks Jeques, hopefully i can. been very busy the past days. whew!

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