B.U.D.O.N.G. The name we took for our college barkada. It is an acronym for Band of Unique, Demure, Outrageously Nice Girls. It used to be Naive girls... but we decided to do away with that... tanda na namin e.
We started out 8 in the group. One by one nawawala nalang, until finally we were down to 5. Last night we had our 16th annual Christmas Party at Gel's place. Apat na nga lang kami coz Nanette wasn't able to come. As always, we'd let our hair down. It's the time of year where we'd always make sure that we celebrate the season together. This year was different. It will be Gel's last Christmas with us since she'll be relocating to Michigan after her wedding this January. For the past 16 years, Gel's home was our home every holiday season. Her home was witness to triumphs, laughter, tears, wedding plans, bridal showers, new babies, etc. etc. Kakalungkot isipin. We practically grew up there.
Well, life goes on.
In top picture from left: Maan, Gel, Bambie and me