Thursday, May 16, 2013

Throwback Thursday

No, that photo is not the item for my throwback but the memories rekindled when I looked at it. Nakiki-hashtag lang.hehe The photo was taken about 2 Thursdays ago during my mini-reunion with my high school best buds. That night, we met with a classmate/friend who just arrived from Qatar. You see, what’s good about 4A (our class) is that we make it a point to see each other at every time possible. Every occasion is a chance for reunions. I’m not talking about my tropa alone but the class as a whole. We meet during Christmas, summers, weddings, child’s birthdays, baptism, even baby showers. We may not be in 100% attendance but we have a good number. We constantly communicate, our better-halves becomes part of 4A, our kids knows each other, we continue to grow (in age and in number) but maintains our high school spirits when we’re together. We always pick-up from where we left (how we were in high school) regardless of our present state of life (some may claim to be a “manager” now but we still tease him like how we teased “popsie” before). No wonder they are my favorite friends, ever.  

The bracelet above was from the same friend from Qatar. I have no intentions to “arbor” it but got curious by how it works so I borrowed it to see for myself. When I figured it looked good on my wrist, I just said thank you, that’s it, it’s mine. The next day, I tagged her in this photo and thank her for (indirectly) reminding me on how I used to collect snatched bracelets from dear friends back in high school. My collection is still inside my closet, although I do not use any of those anymore, the memories of fun and laughter during those days clings not in my wrist but in my heart.  

High school life oh, my high school life.     

This one is a throwback, my Tropang Alagad

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  1. An old high school photo make me remember mine too! =)

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    1. Ang saya ng high school, carefree and pure fun.

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  2. Nakakatuwa naman. We haven't had a reunion with the highschool class yet although a group of them did go out a few years ago. Clubbing is not my scene kasi kaya di din ako nakapunta talaga. Pero it would be nice to see them again, FB's not enough. :)

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    1. I don't know, but clubbing isn't our scene too. Kain at kulitan lang solve na kami, videoke is a bonus.hehe

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  3. Love the highschool photo. Kinda miss mine. However, our batch is not close. Even in our school's 25th foundation, very few attended. Our 30th is coming up, so hopefully, we could be able to. My close friends from highschool have dwindled. I'm not too much of a friend kasi.

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    1. I can say that to may college friends. I last saw them during our graduation.

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  4. I wish I could say the same about our highschool class. I've been so out of touch.

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    1. It's not too late to look for them and organize reunion.

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  5. I wish i also have high school photo to share on my blogs.. i envy those who can join #throwback meme..by the way i also like the bracelet.. is that a pearl?

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    1. I'm lucky this 1 is posted at our group page in FB, I don't need to scan for blog purposes.hehe

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  6. That's lovely! I wasn't able to join high school reunions. I hope to be able to attend one next year because it will be our 20th year! :)

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    1. Go and join HS reunions, it will surely bring out the youth in you.hehe

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  7. I love meeting up with good old friends for lunch, dinner or even coffee just to catch up on each other's lives. :)

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    1. It's a good form of break from the hustle and bustle of present life.

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  8. Its fun looking at old photos noh? It never fails to make me smile. It brings back memories we may have forgotten otherwise.

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    1. True. It always brings smile.

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  9. Wow...I admire the closeness of your group. Now a days, it's very seldom that people reconnect from way way back especially if they already have new lives but your friendship with your classmates is one of a kind. :)

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    1. Thank you. We're part of each others lives na eh, so hard to let go.hehe

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  10. Treasure those memories and time together with your barkada. They are precious times indeed! :) Good for the health actually. haha

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    1. That's why I love them because they're good for my health.

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    2. By the way, I'm back for the Commex 2. :) Upon seeing your bracelet again, I just remember that my college barkada also had this friendship bracelet. I will check if each of us still have them.

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  11. What a beautiful photo and gesture... We exchanged jewelry in high school and I must say, I lost them all in my move to the US. Glad to read you kept yours. Yes, I've been gone awhile. :-)
    Eliz

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    1. Welcome back! And thank you. It's the memories that counts, with or without the physical thing.

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  12. Well one of the great memories most of us are during high school. those are the days that made us start from one thing to something.

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    1. Yes, we're carefree yet we didn't realize we're starting to build a dream.

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  13. Is that sort of a friendship bracelet? Great that your class has remained close. My batch has frequent reunions too but the same group of people show up again and again. I attended just one. I keep in touch with my close friends from high school though.

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    1. No, it's hers. I just borrowed and I didn't return it, more of "arbor" thing just like in high school.hehe

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  14. Haha, I love the name of your TROPA, alagad. We also got a name for our TROPA during my high school years and it became a basketball team name of ours too, its called,. DOT COM. :) Meaning?Ahh, not for public though haha.

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    1. Haha, I don't know but I have a feeling that DOT COM is something rated SPG. haha It's so funny how we name our respected tropas, noh? "Alagad" doesn't even have any significant meaning. hehe

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  15. cool, you've got an amazing camaraderie way back in your high school, that you still enjoy today
    cheers for that great friendship

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  16. Hala. I remeber those old photos of mine too. especially during our high school days..hehehe

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    1. Nakakatuwa and nakakatawa ang mga HS photos diba.

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  17. We also just had our hs reunion a few weeks ago. It's been 20 years since we graduated but the same old friendship remains.

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    1. The last time we had grand reunion was year 2008, it was our 10th year after graduation.

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  18. I have the same kind of friends and I dont have a lot but I have true ones. i think when you come to a certain age, your friends becomes less and less but more true

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    1. I must agree, I have lesser set of friends now, but I am sure they are all true, dear friends.

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  19. High school as they say is the most exciting in a teen's life. I had my episodes of gaiety too and I always grin whenever I think of those days :)

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    1. You'll never appreciate how gaiety you were until you're not there anymore.

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  20. aww... that is a very cute throwback photo of your tropa :)

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  21. Awww...most of my close friends are from college, not high school. High school was sort of superficial for me, with most kids belonging to rich families (I'm not rich though hehehe)...college made me think, this is life, and these are real people who come from all walks of life. I guess I tend to gravitate more to people of humble origins ba. Hence, no real close high school friends for me.

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    1. We're in exact opposite, my college life was more superficial for me. Since I went on an exclusive school for girls, (where rich kids go) I felt I was not one of them. Although I have set of friends too, the last time I saw them in person was during our graduation.

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  22. that was an amazing friendship you develop, buong class solid!

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  23. You've got some nice friends from high school, and being with them from time to time is such wonderful experience. I have few highschool friend that I talked via FB but mostly are my college friends..

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    1. Those where the days kasi when your young and wild and free.

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  24. So nice to still have friends from high school. Most of the friends are hang around with now are from uni only.

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    1. It's fun to hang around old friends once in while. Makes you feel young because of the memories you rekindle.

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  25. Lucky for you to have a nice and generous friend! :) Now, I'm missing my HS friends na!

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    1. She was hesitant to give it to me at first, she was saying about the price and the brand, but she eventually gave it to me. Lucky me, indeed.

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  26. i miss my highschool friends.. lately we're busy in our lives.. usually be get together every weekends..

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    1. I'm guessing you live within the vicinity of your Alma Matter, like my brother, who practically meets with his HS friends almost everyday.

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  27. FB high school friends would usually post old high school pix and we have a grand time making kantiyaw-oh, the pineapple hair, shoulder pads-it is fun looking back at our high school life

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    1. Yes, never ending asaran when pics form HS is posted on FB.hahaha

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  28. Awww... too bad our class don'r get together and reconnect anymore. The ones who my friends and I thought were "plastics" in high school even go out together. I wish there'd be a reunion for us, too.

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    1. You can always initiate a reunion, you can ask those "plastics"to organize, I'm sure they will be eager.haha

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    2. Uy,,natawa naman ako dito sa comment na ito...hahahaha

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  29. Sweet..regular meetings of friends...love it!

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  30. It's nice to look at old photos lalo na un mga neneng pa tayo no. Hehe. I am looking forward with meeting my friends din. Hay, lagi naman kasi kami walang oras e.

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    1. Oo nga, its both nakakatuwa and nakakatawa.hehe

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  31. Ay ang galing. Me I haven't met up with my high school friends since college - tagal na nun! Now nga I'm lucky if I get to see my college friends. You're so lucky. :-)

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    1. Many commend our group for still seeing each other. =)

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  32. Highschool is one of the best times of my life too! :) Pictures would tell a hundred stories and more! :)

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    1. No stress, no hassle life kasi eh, noh.

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  33. cute photo! yeah, i think most of us has a story or 2 to tell about highschool. :)

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    1. And those never fails to make us smile, for sure.

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