Wednesday, September 06, 2006

Raising a boy

Ailene, John, and I have started a group blog. We'll post there every once in a while and continue ranting in our own blogs.

Here's an exerpt of my most recent post there:

Fortunately, my mom’s tendency to be over-protective was balanced by my father’s firm and Godly guidance that I grow up as a guy: wounds and scratches, broken windows, lizard-in-my-pocket, mud-on-my-cheeks, slingshot skirmishes that constitute a boy’s childhood. While my mother cleaned up my lacerated knees and made sure I had milo every morning and took my vitamins every night, my father took me to community basketball leagues and introduced me to isaws, fishballs, and bruce lee movies. While my mother attempted to inject some culture in me by enrolling me on piano lessons (I lasted for about two sessions, I think), my father took me fishing, bought me boxing gloves, made me a makeshift punching bag, and bought me a mountain bike, which left me pasted on a wall after I forgot to break while I was speed-turning on a steep slope. He even bought for me my first ever gift to a girl classmate I liked – a troll doll I never would have thought of giving to a girl. Why would you give such an ugly thing to a beautiful creature, after all?

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12 comments:

wrigley said...

great idea! and great story, by the way.

Anonymous said...

what's happening? haha.. nothing you dont already know ;p - kj

eyang said...

migulay! huli na ko sa balita..ur getting married?:D

wandering storyteller said...

hahaha! no po... not in the near future :P sinamahan lang namin si kaligay at john... tapos walang bayad pagka "soon-to-be-wed" ang category mo so dun kami pumasok (regarding the wedding fair).

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wrigley said...

so c john n kaligay pla ha...yiihee!
c bilog umaatend na ng wedding fair! ayos!

john said...

wha?!? me? what?

(ok. darnit. who spilled? somebody's gonna pay for this.)

wandering storyteller said...

ooops. was this supposed to be a secret? ni-post na ni ida about the wedding fair eh =P

Anonymous said...

i didnt mention any names dude....

-ida

Anonymous said...

oh, apparently, i did...hehe sorry

-ida

eyang said...

alam ko na yan k john! katuwa!kiligz!haha! :p

john said...

you guys are no good. grrr.

there has got to be a pizza in here somewhere that i can blackmail you into. one from ida, one from moks.

dude. kala ko ko ba "i got your back" and all that? ima have to kill you at DotA soon.

ria said...

just droppping by. enjoyed this entry very much.

wedding fair pala ha.. hehehe! :)