What’s With The “SH”?

She took my celfone last night and said “Whosh thish? Mama? Mama?” She must have picked up the words that I use when I talk to her over the phone hehehe!

Most of the words with letter “S”, she pronounces them as “sh” like:

Nice = Naysh
Please = Pish
Bubbles = Babush


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Whenever Thursdays come, TGIF comes to my mind. No, not the restaurant. Literally, the Thank God It’s Friday meaning. Here in the Middle East, our weekend starts on Wednesdays. For some lucky people, they don’t have to work on this day. It’s an official off for them. But not for me and my husband. Friday is the only full day that we could spend with our daughter.

We got up at 8:30 a.m. but not Deye. She did later than that. Made her fave “lugaw” (porridge). D went to market right after he had his morning rituals. When Deye got up, he wasn’t there anymore. So she asked me “Dada, gone?” Wow! She knows what gone means already! Hehehe! Fed her. Gave her bath. After brushing her teeth, I grabbed her bath gel and started washing her body. As small bubbles were forming, she said “babush, babush” hahaha! Babush as in gay lingo’s bye-bye, but she actually meant “bubbles” hahaha! D came at around 10:30 a.m. When she saw him, she again said to him another word “kayi”. I was like “what kayi?” D said, Mama, that means “carry” hehehehe! (Anyway, this is supposed to be for her Deyectionary Updates but I mentioned them here already).

D played Chef as usual. He normally does on Fridays as I need to look after Deye. It was nearly 1 p.m. when I got a call from work saying that the driver was on his way to pick up the cupboard that belongs to the company. I was returning it to them. Before D could come back, I managed to put Deye to sleep.

D came with the last load of stuff from the old flat. We had lunch first and then I started sorting the things out. I’ve gathered the old clothes in one box and we gave it away to Church that evening. Instead of handing them down to some relatives, we thought that it would be better just to donate them and make other people happy.

7 p.m. we went straight to Church. Then had our dinner in one of the Indian Restaurants in town. I had the usual Pav Baji and Deye shared it with me. I wonder how she takes it! It was really spicy, but she did! She had it with “lassi”, a yogurt drink.

Then, off to the Souq. We bought her a “crawling baby doll”. While waiting for a cab to go home, we captured her on video. I didn’t realize that it wasn’t a safe place as she was running around the ground. Watch it here and you’ll know what I am saying…

We headed home after that and played with her new crawling doll till the batteries went dead hahahaha! She wouldn’t stop!

Boring Friday eh? That’s why we already planned to take her to a park next week for a change.

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Wedding Bloopers

Cheche said “sarap balikan ng wedding no?! *sigh*”. Yes, indeed. Especially when there are funny moments to reminisce. Her words gave me an idea to blog about wedding bloopers. It’s always fun to reminisce especially when there were bloopers.

A week before our wedding was the rehearsal. That was also the day when the Church required for the misalette handouts. I had everything ready. Since I made all the handouts, I knew some of my lines already by heart. It was my husband who was stammering the whole time during the rehearsal. During the vows, I was the one who guided him on where to put the wedding rings. Guess what? On the day itself, it was me who had forgotten everything hahaha! And that made him laughed…

After the rehearsal, they strictly told us that we should be there at 5:30 p.m. As usual, there were last minute errands and I reached the Church at past 6 p.m. The ceremony was supposed to be starting at 6 p.m. sharp. Derrick kept on calling on our way there heehee! Told him to relax, I’ll be there in a few minutes. The funny part was, somebody had parked his car by the entrance. As we were approaching the Church, I saw my husband at the gate giving signals to the driver who had parked the car there. I immediately called and told him “get inside, we’re not supposed to see each other until the ceremony starts… Hahaha! So he went in…

Mass started. The Parish Priest was new. He just joined Sacred Heart Parish that time. Being a Goan, he didn’t know much about our typical-Filipinos-style wedding ceremony. There were mistakes in between but everything went well except for the “kiss the bride” part that he had completely forgotten. We waited. But there was no announcement of “you may now kiss the bride”. During the Church pictorial, people demanded for our first husband & wife kiss hahaha! And we finally did! This photo was taken right after the kiss. I was literally wiping my lips bwehehehe!

Before we could walk off the Church, I suddenly thought of the confetti. Who might be holding it…. I asked my husband… and he said “Oh no! I forgot to get some this morning! Huwaaaaat? We don’t have them at all? He called his cousin to get it from the shop next door. Luckily, there were enough hahahaha!

I bought his excuse that there were no shops open in the morning. That’s the disadvantage of getting married in Ramadan. You won’t get anything easily during the days.

Well, those were the not-so-good happenings on my wedding day (as much as I can think of…).

And you know what? Let’s get this running… Maybe Cheche, Analyse, Princess of CJ, Khristine and Jengkie could share their wedding bloopers.

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