|We comfortably watched the fireworks display at the second level|
of our house facing the city. Here are some captured pics.
Sunday, January 1, 2012
New Year With A Bang
We really thought we will be spending our new year in the hospital. My son was confined a day right after Christmas and just been discharged a day before the New Year. It doesn't really matter where we celebrate it as long as we are together but we were just glad that he was already fine and lively celebrating and enjoying the New Year festivities and fireworks with us.
Fireworks??? thought it's banned in Davao. Yes, it is... that's why we are celebrating it here in Gensan... hahaha... My wife and I decided to let our children experience to see a different kind of new year celebration. Something that is loud and have lots and lots of exploding lights. With a promise to ourselves that we will do everything to keep them safe... we won't be handling any firecrackers or fireworks and we will just watch inside the safety of our house.
And so it happened, the kids (and kids at heart) pretty much enjoyed the beautiful and colorful fireworks that lit up the darkness of the night sky but quite uncomfortable and scared of the loud explosions made by a couple of firecrackers in the surrounding neighborhood. After almost an hour of being mesmerized by the floating lanterns and spectacular fireworks, and at the same time being deafened by the banging... we decided to take the kids inside. The air was also already filled with smoke and beginning to smell more of a black powder... We know that it wasn't good for them considering their compromised condition (just got well from sickness).
Oh well, it was still pretty much good inside, since we opened our Christmas presents with our family here in Gensan. And as expected, the kids had a lot of fun opening their presents... and so were we (lol). It was a year full of challenges but more it was truly a blessed year... I'm looking forward for a more positive year and a year blessed by our Lord... Happy 2012 everyone... Yahweh bless.