Thursday, April 23, 2009

For you guys...

I don't really need to do this. I know.

But what the heck, here goes nothing.

WARNING: This blog entry is very cheesy.

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I started my first job in an office where everything seems to be a blur image of what I hate the most - numbers. I thought, this isn't what I want. I hate numbers.

But everything changed when I met not just office mates, not just acquaintances, not even just friends, but a family.

I may be leaving.

But one thing's for sure, you guys will always have that special place in my heart that no one ever can replace.

TO MITZI: You made me realize that having fun while literally working is possible. Every laugh, every smile, every jokes we shared will always be a part of me wherever I go. You are not a friend, you are my ate, and you will always remain to be one where life will take me. Thank you so much for the worth-keeping memories and for the genuine friendship you offered with open arms.

TO MS.ELA: How lucky am I to have the coolest boss in town? When I got lost in the midst of numbers and more numbers, you we're there to help. When I got drowned amidst all the hassles and bustles of the industry, you we're there to help. Now tell me, ain't I lucky enough? Thank you so much for the patience and for the encouragement - for pushing me to become the best person I can be.

TO PAPA DON: How fast time flies. I was not under your tutelage, but I learned more than one from you. You were not just a friend to me, you were a father, a brother, a confidant, a mentor. Thank you so much for the words of wisdom you shared to me. I will surely miss the smoke sessions, the laughs, the storytellings, and the backfightings. *wink*

TO MS. MALOU: It was not until I went out when I really realized how light it is to work with someone like you. If there's one thing I'll miss of you, It's how you react with every touch, kiss, and smell I did with you. "Nakakadiri ka," or "Tang inis," - I will never forget those. Though you easily get pressure, thank you for showing me the

TO MS. CATHY: You were a mother to all of us - more than that lady inside the squared office. You were a vulnerable lady yet you showed me how to be strong in this industry. There was more than that smile, there's strength and courage. Thank you so much for believing in me,from I drew courage to face the twists and turns of the industry.

TO KUYA JEFF: I never had a Kuya until you came. I never knew how it felt to have a brother until you came. And as such, I would like to thank you for that. For keeping me company when I needed it. Thank you so much for the hand and the ears you lent me, for the brotherly love, and for the encouragement.

TO LALAINE: You had your own world, and I understand. But keep in mind that in this world, we have to grow, we have to sacrifice things, and we have to seek for knowledge. I do pray and hope that time will come that you will be out there, loud and proud than anyone else. I will surely miss being with you in an oh so quite yet competitive room. See you around Laine.

TO LARA and CAMILLE: There's more than that ladyish look you portray, there's will power. And I admire you guys for that. Thank you for letting me see the true picture there is in this industry. May you continue to be strong enough not for others, but for yourself. I will surely miss you guys.

AND TO AGNES: Hey. It's not yet the end of the world. We will still each other, of that I'm sure. Let me just say that in life, we have to know where we're going, where we're heading. With that, I know you will find your spot here on earth. It my not be now. But soon, it will come. Nes, thank you for the care, the love, the friendship. Thank you so much for loving me just the way I am. I will really miss you.

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This ends my speech, with tears almost falling from my eyes.

I will surely miss you guys.

But we will see each other around. It's a small world after all.