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trying to be street smart

Its barely 2 months since i came here to pursue my dream to be a geek and im learning things. I must admit i am not your street smart guy who knows where everything is and how to get there. I am just new to this concrete jungles of the metro . If i am in Tuguegarao , i can tour you around with no hassles . But here..forget it im as dumb as you might expect. For a newbie in the metro , i know the things i need to know to be a certified street buff , yes i need to know where are the places and how to get there. My route going to work is a boring route , one ride away if i may add. Since i got here i dont often go out and when i do i just go to SM Sta. Mesa , well its not the best SM in town but its just a tricycle away. Now to begin this stupid blog , im going to list down the routes that im learning as i grow old in this populated and polluted city.I live near Balic Balic, Sampaloc so let me start from there:

Balic Balic to Ayala (the long cut)

Take a jeepney ride to Quiapo and wait for PVP Liner bus . The bus passes through Ayala.

Balic Balic to Greenhills/Robinsons Ortigas

(2 rides)
Take a jeepney ride to Recto then wait for G Liner.

(4 rides)
Take a tricycle ride to UDMC the take a jeepney / FX ride to Cubao. From cubao , you could ride a bus to Ortigas or simply take the MRT . If you are going to GreenHills , near the Edsa-Ortigas intersection Jeepney are available for Greenhills.

Ill continue adding more routes . If you do know easy to remember routes please leave it as a comment. Thank you and see you around the metro.


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this year

.. i will learn new things, perhaps play a new instrument or go back to school.
.. i will find beauty on the open source community.
.. i will read more books and listen to more music.
.. i will pen more poems and possibly write more songs.
.. i will go for new distances and discover new terrains.
.. i will continue to pile running miles to stay fit and healthy.
.. i will strive to be free and make myself available to unknown future.
.. i will go out of my shell more often and be socially more open.

.. i will continue to grow and go with the changes of time.
.. i will be more patient and hopeful to things that may not even be possible.
.. i will be a better son, brother and more importantly a better father.
.. i will be closer with the great beyond.

.. i will continue to repair , refactor and upgrade myself to become a better version of me.