I got to the lake house on Saturday morning and my friends and I just began to unravel. It was lovely. It was nice and sunny but there was also heavy gusts of wind so it was never scorching hot. Caliraya is a man-made lake and its huge and, I guess because of all the…Read more cutoff



My friend Cat messaged me out of the blue and asked me if I wanted to join her and her family and friends to their lake house in Caliraya for the long weekend. I looked at my schedule and saw that I had nothing on those dates and just said, "I'm coming along. Thank you."…Read more getaway

it was irresponsible but I needed to get away

I just got back from my friend's lake house in Caliraya. Cat and her family have always been such great hosts and I was so glad that they invited me over just this weekend. I really, really needed a chance to recharge and just relax. I foolishly brought my laptop with me thinking I was…Read more it was irresponsible but I needed to get away

Labor Day Weekend

It was a long Labor Day Weekend. Labor Day was on a Monday and because of the APEC Summit being held here, the government gave a strange it's-a-holiday-but-not-a-holiday sort of announcement for Thursday and Friday. Lots of people went out of town and I got an invite to go to Caliraya with Cat and Carlo…Read more Labor Day Weekend