Saturday morning, 430AM, 5th floor smoking area, Vonage side:
Bonx and I were hanging out sa smoking area.
"Shet," said Bonx, "Ma-mimiss ko kayo."
"I know," I replied, "Kainis naman kasi. Bakit kelangan pang malipat ka ng account. And to top it all off, morning shift ka pa."
"Waaah!" she cried, "Sinong makakausap ko sa morning shift???"
"At least you're still in the same building," I commented.
"Pero it's going to be different, and you know it," she pointed out.
"True, true," I replied.
We were quiet for a few seconds, reminiscing the good old times.
"Remember our combined birthday parties?" she asked me, smiling wistfully.
"Yeah, talagang pinilit mo isabay sa December birthdays namin ni Abbie ang party mo," I said, "Even though your birthday was in January."
We both laughed at that.
"That was one of the best parties I've ever been in," I said, softly.
"It was the best kasi kumpleto tayo," she replied.
"Would you believe na hindi pa ako in love kay Pumpkin during that party?" I asked her.
"Woooshooo! Wag nang balikan ang nakaraan..." she laughed.
I chuckled, "Hello??? Over na ako ha!"
We were quiet again for a moment.
"How's *****?" I asked her.
It took her a long time to answer, "He says he's ok."
I didn't say anything.
She continued on, speaking softly, "Feeling ko may problema siya. Silang dalawa, actually."
I still couldn't say anything.
"Hindi ko na sila ma-control eh," Bonx said, sounding a bit embarrassed.
"I'm sure they'll be fine," I lamely replied.
We went all quiet again.
"Namimiss ko ang Sinigang," I said.
"Ako rin," she said.