Monday, March 19, 2007

Tampuhan

"Tampuhan"
by:
Juan Luna - 1895

That would be me. Had I been existing back in 1895....I would be dressed as such.....exactly.....to the pose....and even to the the house...

I grew up in a house like that...

"Bahay na Bato"......

"The Stone House"... it was called in our town....

A certified Spanish Casa almost a hundred years old. It stood towering over the nipa huts of the villagers during those ancient days. They said that the great grandfather ( son of a Spanish Friar..so the family legend goes....interesting..) who had it built was one of the first in our town to own a white carriage drawn by a white horse...

Sepia past...

But this isn't about horses or carriages or houses...No...

( sigh.....)

This is about today...

My weekend wasn't the peaceful breeze I anticipated.
But then such is life.
I can never really fully anticipate to get everything I anticipate for....No.. I guess not...


I am thankful yet..that it is Monday...my Monday....

Perhaps the peace that was elusive the weekend past can be enticed to stay on..finally... for the duration of the whole week..

5 comments:

foam said...

...and may you have a very peaceful week, luxie. that is my wish for you. you gonna tell us how your weekend was?.. cause, well, just cause..i'm a curious one..:)

SJ said...

Have a better weekend next time. There are so many of them - one every week :)

I just heard the song "Nao se apavore" and I think I'll try to download it.

kate said...

love the music... although I have to turn it off or people will know I am not working but back to blogging again!! lol

foam said...

g'day to you, luxie..
it's my first day back to work today.
i reckon i'm ready, although resting up for a week certainly was nice.
catch up on your sleep?

X. Dell said...

There are other weekends in the year. Hopefully one of them will be more to your liking.