Ang buhay, parang kalikasan, laging may bagyong dumarating, minsan puro hangin lang o kaya naman ay puro ulan lang, pag minsan naman, malakas na hangin at sangkaterbang ulan. And what better way to deal with it but to be ever ready, accept its consequences, get up and move on...so you won't be caught off-guard when another storm hits.
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Last week, Camarines Norte was hit by a storm. It was huge and powerful.
But that is not new to us. Bawat taon, dinadalaw tayo ng bagyo, hindi lang ang Capalonga pati na rin buong Pilipinas. Pero tingnan nyo naman, pagkatapos ng bagyo, bumabangon tayo at pinipilit na ayusin ang mga nasirang bagay bagay sa ating kapaligiran.
Totoo, lahat ay napapalitan, makakabili tayo ng yerong pamalit sa bubong nating napilad, maitatayo ulit ang mga natimbuang na poste ng ilaw, kahit na ang mga nasirang puno pwede ring palitan ng bago, magtanim at pagdating ng panahon, yayabong din at makakalimutan na natin ang dating punong nakatayo sa spot na yun.
Pero iba na, may bahid na ng kakaiba, kumbaga. Mas maganda siguro...o mas pangit, pero ang mas mahalaga, iba na. Eh ano naman ngayon, di ba? Well, kung kayo po ay katulad kong tumatanda na at nagrerely na lang sa paligid upang maalala ang mga bagay-bagay na aking kinalakihan, malamang maiintindihan nyo ang aking sinasabi.
Ang kaso, wala naman po tayong magagawa. Ang bagyo ay dumarating, hindi maiiwasan, ang pagbabago ay hindi maiiwasan.
Kaya habang andyan pa ang punong mangga, akyatin na, hayaan ng kagatin ng hantik...akyatin na ang puno ng santol bayaan ng gapangan ng basil. Habang nakatayo pa ang puno ng Akasya, enjoy the scent of the pretty flowers, habang maayos pa ang playground, maglakad lakad o maglaro sa palaruan...because you'll never know kung kelan darating ang panibagong bagyo.
Same goes to life, enjoy it as it is, breathe and bask, because there are storms that are life altering, and some, more often than not, you can't do anything about it.
Here are some of the pictures taken and shared by Rommel Tablada, visit it here, for more.
See that huge chopped logs, I bet, that tree took a century to grow. It may have been already there when I was in elementary, but did I care to notice, no, only now that it has given up against the power of nature did I even think how pretty must it have been when it was still alive.
Below are the pictures taken by Buen, some time in January 2010
From Menchie, April 2010
And Ranesa, May 2010
It will never be the same again, and people who have had memories with this place has nothing left but these photos to remind them that once, it was this beautiful.
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