Wednesday, June 14, 2006

Took some time off from writing...

and just moaned about with migraine. I actually slept more than 12 hours between Monday night (while all neighbors were shouting their World Cup joy -- Italy 2 : Ghana 0) and Tuesday morning.

Driving update:

I actually did better on my second driving lesson -- the instructor commented on it and muttered Assassina! only 5 times (I counted) towards the end when I mistook the clutch for the brake pedal. I think I might be getting the hang of it -- at least I no longer have that funny sensation of being driven by a mindless car instead of driving it.

I'm scheduled for another lesson tomorrow.

The good/bad news is I've postponed the written exam to September. Have decided to leave for Manila in July since I --erm-- just discovered that my passport is about to expire and I'd rather renew it there than go to Rome. Plus, the plane tickets in August cost €300 more... I figured I can get a truckload of books with that money, or maybe a new digital camera. Anyway, can't wait to see me knees.... and me poopies

Fun wid me knees:

Since I had to do a bit of work with images yesterday, I also had a bit of fun with my niece's picture taken last November. Isn't that rain the coolest thing?


michi said...

teeeee-heeeeeee re the passport thing. does that remind me of somebody, or something? *LOL*

the little ms looks sweet. :) very filipina. like my friend anselma's three girls when they were little.

argh the world cup. argh. or uhhgymgf, as the ever eloquent word verification puts it.

have fun driving. shall we evacuate the town?

m x

Sharon Hurlbut said...

OH, she is sooooo adorable I can hardly stand it! Love the jaunty hat. I bet you're one doting auntie.

Good luck with the driving - glad to hear you're getting the hang of it.

sam of the ten thousand things said...

This is a wonderful image Arlene. Lovely.

Carl Bryant said...

That is too, too cute!

SarahJane said...

oh my god. is she for sale?!

Are you sure it's "assassina" he's saying? maybe he's asking you, you know, to "assentire!"

Arlene said...

teehee, thanks guys -- glad you enjoyed the pic. i'm having the pics developed finally tomorrow. including the ones from last year's summer vacation and the new year's eve party. what can i say? time flies?

sarah, he really meant "assassina". the silly fella even quipped at the beginning of the lesson that he's making a call -- to the paramedics, the fire station and the police to "evacuate" the streets since i was moving into the main road. i think he took pointers from that she-devil, michi.