People from all walks of life, people of various positions and professions help me define many things.
I keenly observe their actions, listen to their ideas, read about them, and get interested in their endeavors.
I collect friends regardless of their status in life. The meanest some persons are, the more I love them. In them, I find no hypocrisy. They act and speak the way they like. Because they may be poor, they can't afford to be sophisticated.
To others, they seem nothing. They live and die with a little part in society or perhaps nothing at all.
But these people are the best source of ideas. They have the power to change my mood.
I can't always be sentimental. I can face the world with a merry outlook and define words more than what they literally mean.
The author, Edna Salona-Labrador was born in Nov.7, 1948. She may be old in an age now, 2020 but her brain remains young and able to scribble some lines. She was a consistent honor student in her elementary years.
In her high school years, she failed to be on the honor roll due to a traumatic experience that made her lose her confidence. Yet was always in the star section, a section where academically intelligent students belong.
In college years, her wit again outstands. She has above average IQ when tested. She was one of the finalists among the 10 outstanding university students but failed to get the credit.
Before graduating from college, she was hired to teach at the Imus Institute, a little U.P. private school. Little U.P. in the sense that bright students and highly qualified teachers were found there.
Later she transferred to Esteban Abada High School where she handled the higher sections and assigned as adviser of the highest section.
In her care passed the known..