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The wedding date

Finally. Some time to breathe. And of course, I use the time to blog. 😀 The aunties tell me I’m addicted. And I say, there are worse things I can be addicted to. Chorizo corndogs and mustard, f’rinstance.

Anyway, the wedding is tomorrow – November the 2nd. The first thing I asked Nita when I found out the date of the wedding almost six month ago was why that date? Being the superstitious girl that I am, the date seemed just a tad too inasupicious. And even though Nita’s family has been in the States for more than three decades now, I couldn’t imagine the aunties feeling any different about the date.

I was right, Nita told me. She had to fight tooth and nail for that date, she said. Which only begged the question: what’s so special about the 2nd of November. As it turned out, the answer to that question was also the most obvious one.


Ah well. What’s in a date anyway, right? Nita is ridiculously happy; Simon seems to be walking on air; and all the aunties are walking dynamos. 🙂 Tomorrow’s ceremonies may be low-LOW-key by our wedding standards, but behind the scenes, this has been one FAT Filipino wedding.


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2 Responses

  1. cvj says:

    The choice of dates is not obvious to me. Does it have to do with death and rebirth?

  2. cvj says:

    Ah ok, let me try again, it’s some sort of anniversary.

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