Even before the construction of our home was completed, my family and I had to move in already in our new home here in Antipolo. It hadn’t been easy, but we managed somehow. Amidst all the clangs and bangs of construction work, we somehow lived through the stressful two months—we’re just glad it’s over.

I guess when the construction noise and dust were gone, it was only then that I actually had the feel of what’s it like living “away from the city.” Now, I know what it means to live in the “suburbs.”

Morning view from our bedroom window

That’s the view Marc and I wake up to every morning. The tree you see is a fruit-bearing Indian mango tree. Pretty, isn’t it? Read more