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IN FRATERNAM MEAM
Saturday, January 17, 2004
A CALL TO A DISTANT FRIEND IN PINAS
WILLIE HALILI OF IMUS/CAVITE
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i left the office at 230am 17jan. we were told to be careful when we go to the parking lot to get our car. there is a freezing rain in progress and the pavement ---even salted is still very sleepery and covered with solid ice. the rain that has fallen became ice covering the sidewalk and the pavement. my car included. i have to scrape the ice covering my entire car and the wind is like the KATABATIC wind (from the Greek word meaning cold downhill wind) it is so cold and the rain is so cold also. the entire surrounding at the parking area is like the ANTARTICA (from the Greek word Aktos, meaning Bear Anti-Aktos--no Bear) there is no bear in Antartica. so i was just driving at least 35 to 40 miles per hour cuz the rorad is so treacherous. when i arrived home--- i still cannot fall asleep cuz i am hungry. my doctor told me not to eat cuz of my diabetes II , but i cannot help it---- i am hungry, so i ate the pizza.

while eating the pizza-- i came across the fon directory at the dining table and the first thing i opened up is the name of Willie Halili. Willie is also very fond of reading the blogspot and see what is happening in the lives of his kababyan abroad. we had a long talk--- i love talking to Willie, he is a very simple man with simple happiness and simple aspirations in life. he is now retired but still wanted to find another job to get him going...GO WILLIE. i dont know what i will be doing if i retire. maybe i will end up teaching again. i love to teach. for now i am contented with my two jobs here and a part time job of giving cross culture lecture about asian culture.

Willie and I talked about so many things. but i was trying to understand deeply this person---he was so honest in his questions---very simple when he asked it---plenty of sincerity on all his questions and a very good listener. i wish i have those kind of attitude---or maybe because i was trained differently and my friends are all telling me that when i talk to peope --- it pulls the people into me not outside of me...IS THAT SCARY? i hope not. i dont have any intention of scaring anybody.

well--- i have to sleep now. it is so damn cold and i still have to work this afternoon. i will sunday and monday off and i have to wake up early so i cud go to the hardware and buy some salt and salt my driveway or else i will have avery slippery driveway and sidewalk. i dont want to be sued by anybody who slips in my sidewalk.

MORE POWER TO YOU MR WILLIE HALILI OF IMUS CAVITE/PHILIPPINES



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