A tale of two houses

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The Alabang house is nice and relaxing. The Internet access is just as
reliable (or not) as the access in Makati (darn Globe!). My mom really
likes the house, and retreats there as often as she can. I have to
confess, though, that staying in Makati doesn’t really bother me.

Part of it is the fact that I like working from here. There’s now a
wired connection running straight to my desk, which means I can get up
from bed, change into proper clothes, and start working. The room is
airconditioned. There are plenty of books and notebooks at hand. When
I want to relax, I can go play the piano. It’s a nice place to work.

Another reason I prefer Makati is mobility. After I finish a good
day’s work, I want to meet friends or do things. Sometimes I do stuff
during the day and just do extra work at night. Alabang doesn’t have
good public transit, so I can’t go on my own. I feel guilty about
taking the driver because of all the extra trips. I’d rather stay in
Makati and take buses or taxis because then I can follow my own

I wouldn’t mind spending weekends at Alabang, especially if everyone’s
in the mood to relax and take it easy. Makati works better for me,

Ay, the difficulties of two places to live…

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