- May you celebrate with joy and love the birthday of Jesus.
- May you really feel the essence of Christmas.
- May you have a very Prosperous New Year.
- May you not forget to follow your new year's resolutions.
- And the last but not the least, MAY YOU GIVE ME A GIFT! Hahaha!
Friday, December 21, 2007
Monday, December 17, 2007
Neldz' Decades Bar(2007.12.13)
Pitt's VeriFone Christmas Party Part 1
Pitt's VeriFone Christmas Party Part 2
Anne's VFI Xmas Party 2007
Anne's VFI Xmas Party 2007 (from my camera)
Mas maliit xa sa in-expect ko na laki ng place. Akala ko di makakapagperform ng maayos ang mga magpepresent but um-ok nmn kahit papano.
Naku! Ang gaganda at gugwapo ng mga opismates ko that time. Nakakatuwa kc may mga punkista, may mga 70's na 70's ang hitsura, may mga nakawig, nakagogo boots, retro kng retro pero may mga indi rin nakisama sa costume.Team Presentation(5min):
Only four teams joined the presentation:
- STE-SQA - 70's - 80's Medley Dance(Dreamgirls,Footloose at Lady Marmalade) nakakatuwa kc ibang guys nagsuot ng 2 piece at leggings. Saludo ako sainyo grabe!
- OS Team - Di ko alam yung song pero nakakatuwa sila kc sabay sabay at mga guys lahat may patilya na mahaba. hehehe!
- STE - DEV: Yohooo! We won the team presentation and have an encore afterwards...
U SHOULD BE DANCIN'(yeah!) - ang pinakamalakas sa audience impact hehehe! kc nmn ang supervisor napasayaw kasama 2 sa bagong DEV(Booz and Ryan) team with pamatay na moves na mala-John Travolta.
AWITIN MO ISASAYAW KO - a swing performed by Frangy-Jheng and Booz-Me. Some didn't know it but I really love ballroom dancing since I was a kid. Hehehe! I used to dance with my Lola, ate, mga tita ng boogie, chacha, swing, tango at rumba nung nasa Bikol pa ako. Hayz, missing the old days. Kaya lang I need effort as in effort para maging graceful kc nmn I am taba and mahihirapan yung partner ko iwrap ako if mas malapad ako kesa sa kanya. Hehehe! Nice job Booz! :)) This dance was ended by a cartwheel from Arch and Miao.
ROCK BABY ROCK - the finale dance at lahat ng DEV nagperform at kung san kitang kita ang galing ni Frangy sa pagsayaw,walang ka-effort effort but he's really graceful. Finale act, the 4 party poppers! Hehehe! Ang saya-saya!
Stars of the Night:
Fang(17th Floor) - is the Pinkpolo'd while
Kalai(STE_SQA) - is the emcee and the Foxy Lady of the Night
Josko! Yung color ng glowing bracelet na nakuha ang may pinakamababang cost. As usual 1k ulet. Di na ako tumaas sa 1k at sa ibang raffles wala rin BOKYA ulet! Kelan kaya ako suswertehin sa mga raffles raffles na yan.
VeriFone Annual Awards(Congratulations!!!):
- Above and Beyond the Call of Duty - Kalai(STE-SQA) has provided services beyond teh scope of her job.
- Best in Innovation - Jopen(STE-DSS) and Anne(STE-SQA). They were the ones who demonstrated creativity in doing their works or by helping their teammates and customers.
- Best in Team Spirit - I forgot his name. He's from 17th floor who has not only boosted the morale of his team but also that of other teams.
After the program, we have invaded the dance floor. Sayaw dito sayaw doon, walang paki sa mga nakakakita basta kmi sasayaw. Hahaha! Pero ciempre nakakapagod din kaya at 1:30am i think, umuwi na kmi. At naiwan ang matatatag sa inuman at sayawan. Hehehe! Ako, Frangy, Wali and Jho, bumalik pa sa opis. Di na nakuntento sa sangkatutak na picturan. Pagdating sa opis, changed costume at picture picture ulet. Hahaha! I really enjoyed the party.
Wednesday, November 28, 2007
I started deleting the oldest mails and there it is. I canceled the confirmation message for this email because it got my attention. The subject is "Don't Quit" sent by Romil Rentuaya on August 5, 2005. "Cno 2?" Hmmm, I didn't know him and I don't remember him either. And the recipients were:
Radhakrishnan Nageswaran; Nihar Sahoo; Wayne Ching; Syam Veeramachaneni; Vivek Seth; Pruthwiraj Sahoo; Satish Kumar K; Satya Sabella; Noel C. Branzuela; Ethelbert de Leon; Rakesh Bansal; Nhu Le; Ray Nightingale; Andres Gonzalez; Zealand Hatch; Sarah Marrs; Ella Lin; i_mnl
hehehe! Foreigners except i_mnl which is the Verifone Manila branch. Hmmm, I didn't remember that a Romil Rentuaya had sent this such inspiring poem. Maybe some of you who are wide readers know this author already. Here it is. I hope it will help some who were in deep distress, difficulties and in the midst of confusion and most especially those who, little by little, are losing hope.
Joe David Harrison
When things go wrong as they sometimes will,
When the road you're trudging seems all uphill.
When the funds are low and the debts are high,
And you want to smile but you have to sigh,
When care is pressing you down a bit,
Rest, if you must, but don't you quit.
Life is queer with its twists and turns,
As every one of us sometimes learns,
And many a failure turns about
When he might have won had he stuck it out;
Don't give up though the pace seems slow --
You may succeed with another blow.
Success is failure turned inside out --
The silver tint of the clouds of doubt,
And you never can tell how close you are,
It may be near when it seems so far;
So stick to the fight when you're hardest hit --
It's when things seem worst that you must not quit!
Wednesday, November 21, 2007
Muchos KTV Bar and Restaurant, Ortigas - November 16 - 17, 2007
So much about me already, lets proceed to the event. At 8pm, Me and Bert went to SM Megamall Foodcourt to fetch Fluxion people, Eds and Muller, but only Mullah went with us since the rest are still eating their dinner because they thought there will be no food in muchos. hihihi! When we arrived at muchos, Leng was already there. Our reservation is from 8pm - 11pm plus a 1 hour extra if ever we decided to extend. We arrived 20min late already, as usual again, Berks are late comers. Fluxion people, eds, dan and yel arrived at nine while Jho and Wali were minutes after them.
As far as food is concern, we ordered beer partners like crispy pata, camaron rebusado, french fries, nilasing na hipon, pork sisig, chicharon bulaklak etc and some rice meals such as sizzling chicken and sinigang na bangus. This was my first time @muchos with Berks as my ka-gimik and as expected most are very hyper on that time. But Dan and Yel left before 11pm so they missed some of the fun. How much more those who didn't come. Hahaha!
We go dancing while singing(I think yelling is more appropriate... hehehe!), laughing so loud, and other craziness. Hahaha! We have recorded some and uploaded the videos. Here are some of them: Build Me Up, Livin La Vida Loca, Roll, Nothing Gonna Stop Us Now and Don't Speak. I have converted the video format from AVI to Mpeg so sorry guys for the low quality of those videos. Likewise, such moment must be captured so see photos here. We've consumed the extra 1 hour but still wasn't able to sing all the songs we've entered and left muchos at 12:30.
After this, Me, Leng and Roll stayed in Housemates' boarding house. More chats with May while we watched the videos and photos and at last we've got tired and sleepy at 2:30am. Before we sleep, Dan sent a message saying that he's inviting us for his birthday celebration at his house in the afternoon. Gosh! Leng, Me and Roll went home at 12pm of Nov. 17. hehehe! Still undecided whether we'll go at Dan's house because we're afraid to be scolded by our parents plus the tasks I should be doing every Saturday. I was so confused that time but finally, Me and Bert decided to go. We waited for Riza at Robinsons Pioneer but at 6pm, Dan told us not to go anymore coz it's already late. Hehehe!
(whew! at last I have finished writing this blog. It takes me 3days to finish it due to busyness at work.)
Thursday, November 8, 2007
On the night of my day, Bert and some of my friends, prepared a small banquet at Koya's house. A common birthday surprise scenario. They were already there, turned the lights off and greeted me as me and Bert arrived. Myra gave me a sparkling eyeshadow and a perfume which is mild but fragrant while Jho bought me a monkey stuffed toy! But the uncommon things were, the video greeting of bert's little nieces as well as the presentations Bert have made. A picture slideshow with The Love I Found In You as the background music. You can watch it here. He's not good at it so I didn't expect he'll make one for me and I really appreciate it. I was teary-eyed while watching the video. Hehehe! So cheesy you may say but I love it! Likewise, the housemates (bert,cuteyz,zhel and may)have prepared a music video as their gift for me. It's so cool. I never expected they could do such thing. They said they had made it from 10 or 11pm till 3am. hahaha! Bravo guys! Thanks a lot. Enjoy as you watch them.
Wednesday, November 7, 2007
At midnight between Nov 6 and 7, some of my friends and Hikab called and sent greetings/wishes. At 1:30am, unexpectedly Paolo called to say "Happy Birthday!". This is the first time he talked to me after the wrath. We both were born on the same day(am i correct?) but he's celebrating it the next day. But I want to greet you Pao a happy birthday also.
I woke up at 5am coz I need to get my NBI clearance in Carriedo, Quaipo. I went to Bert's boarding house and he gave me a card with a pen(but looks like a keychain) inside. Touching! touching! Lan also greets me half-awake and yawning. Hahaha! Then we went to Quaipo at 6:30am. Thanks God my name was already cleared after 10 yrs. Hehehe! We grabbed the opportunity to drop by in Quaipo church, lighted a red candle, prayed while the mass is going on and afterwards, the priest blessed us all.
I arrived in the office very early and my officemates who were already there, stopped from what they're doing and greeted me warmly. More greetings from my friends popped in my windows as I logged on to YM, Friendster messages from tembong and my friends and most of all the email I received from Erik. Waaah!!! I was teary-eyed while reading it. Thanks so much! Some of my officemates were dashing towards my area and frightened me with their greetings. Whew! My heart is always out of its place. Hahahaha!
OMG!!! Guys, check it out. Ruby's birthday gift for me. Thank you so much mama rubz. Huhuhu! I really appreciate it so much.
My officemates let me celebrate with them my day by taking our lunch in Kenny Rogers @ Mega. It isn't my treat but I'm so glad many of them decided to join us because originally, my teammates planned to have a lunch out together. But in the end, other teams and close officemates come with us. Thank you guys.
Many good things happened today. First, after our lunch out I received a message from Leng. Unexpectedly, like Pao, we talked as if there's no gap between us. Secondly, I have already opened an account in BDO. After two weeks, finally, it succeeds. Hehehe!
Last event that took place on my birthday was Koya's housemates surprise for me. I'll be posting this event on my next entry.
To sum up my birthday celebration, it's so wonderful, great, fantastic and one of my memorable birthdays. Thanks peeps!
Thursday, October 25, 2007
Connie has her own site made by her fans. Check this site. Gosh! Too young to be a world-class celebrity with lots of fans. hehehe! Simon Cowell, one of the judges on Britain's Got Talent 2007 had promised her to be an artist of Sony BMG but the company changed their mind for a reason that she's still too young for the job. HOWEVER, In October 2007, it was reported that Connie had signed with the Rainbow Recording Company for a six figure deal
Watch also her video during the final stage.
Thursday, October 18, 2007
My head is already aching, my nose is bleeding, my eyes are watery and my back isn't ok while digging the open source of zmodem which we downloaded from the net. Why? Well below are the reasons:
- I don't have enough knowledge. Yeah I admit I'm not really a good programmer who knows a lot about programming languages. I'm just willing to learn about them and how to apply them in my task. But once my task is finished, I already forgot them and must brush up my skills again if needed. wheeew!
- Reading technical books and pdf files is not my type. Hehehe! yeah, I feel so sleepy whenever I read those. I'm more on coding first then scanning the documentation . And this is the first mistake I made on zmodem project. I dig the open source code first that's why I find it so hard to do the tracing since I didn't read first the document. Silly! hehehe!
- Lack of experience. My previous project need not to understand the deepest code, just comparing the latest build from the old one and adding new codes. This is my very first project which we have to understand the open source.
- Mood swing. Sometimes, I find it so hard to get my momentum on working and maintaining it. There are times when I am so focused on what I am doing then suddenly I just felt my mood changes. Hahaha!
- Dependency on my team members. I'm guilty of it or maybe I was being pampered that if I don't know what to do, somebody will teach me and explain the details. But I guess it's part of the teamwork, likewise, I can't help but ask them so they are forced to teach me. Hahaha!
Tuesday, October 16, 2007
naku nelda, d ko man naiintindihan ang sinasabi mo, nauunawaan naman kita.
i have seen you many times, staring at your laptop monitor, typing on the keyboards so fast like your fingers have their own mind - knowing which keys to press one after another, once or twice tears would fall, you're too serious with whoever on the other end of that YM conversation that you have, so engulf with the emotion flowing inside you, unmindful of your surrounding and the people who could have been wondering what's going on with you.
you have been too involved with the situation, that is because you act what a friend should do. you tried to reached them, or him, because you feel it is what is asked of you. as a person, as a friend, you acted responsibly, easing the pain of a hurt person, comforting his grief. but remember that people who are in such state are either blind or deaf or even both that they've been impaired to perform right reasoning. it's not that he couldn't but wouldn't see the goodness you're trying to impart on him, and result to more misunderstanding.
this is very normal to high schooler. i don't think this should be the case when one have grown, specially, one who is out of college and now is working. for the sake of life, you have yours to live with. you know very well you have your own problems, worries and issues to handle and resolve. it is not like before that life could go on with families, schools and friends. your horizons has broaden. and so is his. he must learn to deal with it his way and on his own.
sometimes you just have to release his hand, and let him go. so he would grow and learn. it is perhaps that he is over reacting to all of this because you're giving the attention that he so wanted. that outcast thing is just a call for attention. it is not suppose to be a big issue or become a big thing. once told he is not an outcast should be enough. now it's his turn to do his part to rekindle the atmosphere of friendship with the whole group. he's the one to reach out with the group, not the other way around. and if the group or you is reaching for him, he must then open his arms and accept it without doubt that it is true friendship being offered.
i believe you have done your part, and there's nothing else you could do for him, unless he help himself and realize what he is missing. he is missing life per se.
ay ang haba na pala neto :D
Thanks so much Ruby. I really appreciated it and I will do what you had said. Hope you'll always share your opinions here. muah!
Tuesday, October 9, 2007
Why is it so hard to deal what we called friendship blues? How will you handle a friend who seems to be in pain because he thought he's already an outcast to the group? What if you try to console him, explain to him, comfort him, you ended up hurting more his feelings coz he misinterpreted what you just said? You never intend to worsen the situation but it goes that way.
All I want is to settle the issue once and for all. I'm so sick of handling the issue again and again. Everything is a mess, all my plans didn't work. Sometimes I wish i haven't impose a goody goody image so that no person can go easy on me. hehehe!
Well, I think these are all I can do for them. And as for myself, I am beginning to learn the act of insensitivity. For those who know me well, would you mind answering my question. When I'm into a deep thought of the situation, I can't avoid to ask myself this: "Have I gone too far which worsen the issue?"
Thursday, October 4, 2007
Ayan ka-age na kita...hehehe! Kunsabagay d nmn halata na mas matanda ako sau ng isang taon...hahaha!
I hope na maging soooper doooper bongacious ang birthday mo coz you deserve it. God bless you and more birthdays to come.
Happy Birthday din sa mga Octoberians na nagcelebrate at magcecelebrate pa lang ng birthday nila.
Monday, October 1, 2007
Friday, September 28, 2007
New Policy for Office Employees
You are advised to come to work dressed according to your salary. If we see you wearing Prada shoes and carrying a Gucci bag, we will assume you are doing well financially and therefore do not need a raise. If you dress poorly, you need to learn to manage your money better, so that
you may buy nicer clothes, and therefore you do not need a raise. If you dress just right, you are right where you need to be and therefore you do not need a raise.
We will no longer accept a doctor's statement as proof of sickness. If you are able to go to the doctor, you are able to come to work.
Each employee will receive 104 personal days a year. They are called Saturdays & Sundays.
This is no excuse for missing work. There is nothing you can do for dead friends, relatives or co-workers. Every effort should be made to have non-employees attend the funeral arrangements. In rare cases where employee involvement is necessary, the funeral should be scheduled in the late afternoon.
We will be glad to allow you to work through your lunch hour and subsequently leave one hour early.
Entirely too much time is being spent in the toilet. There is now a strict three-minute time limit in the stalls. At the end of three minutes, an alarm will sound, the toilet paper roll will retract, the stall door will open, and a picture will be taken. After your second offense, your picture will be posted on the company bulletin board under the "Chronic Offenders category". Anyone caught smiling in the picture will be sectioned under the company's mental health policy.
Skinny people get 30 minutes for lunch, as they need to eat more, so that they can look healthy. Normal size people get 15 minutes for lunch to get a balanced meal to maintain their average figure. Chubby people get 5 minutes for lunch, because that's all the time needed to drink a Slim- Fast.
Thank you for your loyalty to our company. We are here to provide a positive employment experience. Therefore, all questions, comments, concerns, complaints, frustrations, irritations, aggravations, insinuations, allegations, accusations, contemplations, consternation and input should be directed elsewhere.
Tuesday, September 25, 2007
Tuesday, September 18, 2007
Dar, Tha, Mia, Kuya Ricky, and Van take care always wherever you go, Goodluck sa bagong journey, definitely VeriFone will not be the same as before kau umalis. Congratulations for your career-growth and keep in touch always.
I will miss the laughter(Dar), the green jokes(Tha na walang katulad magjoke), the Ruffa Mae like voice(Mia), the kuya in the 32nd floor(Kuya Ricky), and even the quietness but sobrang kabaklaan inside(Van).
Adiue...cheerio...bon voyage....goodluck...Godbless you all. :)
Friday, September 14, 2007
A Tree has many leaves but he loves most the most ordinary Leaf among the leaves but never dared go after. Leaf knows that they both want to be together but why does Tree always take her for granted. Tree believes that if Leaf is meant for him, they will be together and there's no need to give up the other leaves. Leaf witnesses how Tree chases the other but Tree always ignored Leaf when he saw her crying.
There is Wind who always dry the dews on Leaf and he knows that Leaf is so dependent on Tree. Wind loves Leaf and for her to leave the Tree, she needs a gust of Wind that will blow her away. However, Leaf said,
"Leaf's heart is too heavy and Wind couldn't blow her away."
But Wind replied, "It's not that Leaf's heart is too heavy. It is because Leaf never wanted to leave Tree."
Wind realized that Leaf leaving the Tree whom she relied on for so long, takes a lot of courage but the Wind continue to blow. Finally, Leaf left Tree but Tree only smiled and didn't ask her to stay. When Wind carries the Leaf, a hot liquid came from the Tree.
Leaf's departure is because Wind pursuits her or it is because Tree didn't ask her to stay.
Thursday, September 13, 2007
Programmer's day is a whimsical "holiday" on the 256th day of the year celebrated mostly by computer programmers (reason: 256 = 2 to the power of 8 = the number of values representable in a byte of data). Traditions include drinking, behaving silly, coding silly programs, mini computer games, playing with old computers, etc. Programmer's day usually falls on September 13th; on leap years, it is September 12th.
Josme! Meron pala Programmer's Day... hahahaha! eto pa malufet... "reason: 256 = 2 to the power of 8 = the number of values representable in a byte of data" << napakanerd naman ng nag-isip nito. wahahaha!
Eto isa pang nerdy....
March 14 is the official day for Pi Day derived from the common three-digit approximation for the number Pi, 3.14. It is usually celebrated at 1:59 pm (3.14159). Parties have been held by mathematics departments of various schools around the world.
====== o di ba, san ka pa? hahaha!
This is the website for this nerdy days...
Wednesday, September 12, 2007
Kc nmn eh ano ba pinakain mo sken Zerlan nung birthday mo? 2 days nang magulo ang sikmura ko...tapos nagt***e pa ako...huhuhu! D tuloy ako makakain ng maayos at makakapagjogging.
Hmmmmm, ano kaya solusyon d2? Ahuhuhu!
Monday, September 10, 2007
I don't like to feel inferior, envy her but I just can't help it. It's what I dream to happen in my career. Even i think of lots of positive words to console myself, I know deep within me I can't lie to myself what I truly feel.
I call this as "irony of life". Why? Because compared to her, I am the one who needs it very badly but I can't get what I want. As far as i know, accrdg to my officemate, her family is earning more compared to us. I'm speechless.
It's true that what her destiny, won't mean to become my destiny also. As per kuya kim said, "ang buhay ay weather weather lang." Moreover:
"Success can be measured not only in achievements, but in lessons learned, lives touched and moments shared along the way"
This is an excerpt from one of my former colleague's email. Oh well, this quote somewhat helps us to never envy others who succeed in their careers and gained more money than us.
Tuesday, September 4, 2007
I know guys that you've been waiting for this moment and finally the time of reconciliation between Pao and Me happened on Sept 3. How? Read on.
I was slightly busy at work when suddenly i received these messages:
paopao (9/3/2007 4:06:25 PM): ui
neng (9/3/2007 4:08:25 PM): y
paopao (9/3/2007 4:08:41 PM): musta?
paopao (9/3/2007 4:08:45 PM): jobless ako!
The conversation started and all I can reply is "why?" and after I have known the reasons why he is jobless I ask him:
neng (9/3/2007 4:26:27 PM): why are you telling this to me? db galit ka sken?
I asked this because I don't know the reason why suddenly of all the people, he confided to me. Then as expected he replied rudely:
paopao (9/3/2007 4:26:37 PM): huh?
paopao (9/3/2007 4:26:44 PM): la ako makausap e
paopao (9/3/2007 4:28:39 PM): tinatanong kita
paopao (9/3/2007 4:28:58 PM): now kung gusto barahan ulet at sigawan tau, ok lang
paopao (9/3/2007 4:29:01 PM): ANO?
I told him that if he continues answering like that, I won't talk to him coz I'm so sick of exchanging dreadful words. I explained why I ask those questions and finally he said:
paopao (9/3/2007 4:30:54 PM): wala
paopao (9/3/2007 4:31:03 PM): na ayoko na ng kaaway
paopao (9/3/2007 4:31:06 PM): simple
That's it! Then we tackled how we got mad at each other and to make the long story short, we said sorry for what we think we've done wrong for each other. I think it's better not to tell all the details here for everybody's sake.
After this, I still can't absorb the fact that the friendship blues I am talking about months ago, was OVER. But don't misunderstood me coz honestly, I can't be the Nelda you used to know before. Yeah, I have the right to say NO sometime. Although you can approach me at the toughest moment of your lives but I won't give my total involvement in your problems unless it's necessary. If history repeats(as what had happened between Leng, Me and Pao), always remember I AM NOT PERFECT and A SUPERWOMAN to handle this alone. Likewise, even both of you are my friends, bear in mind that I will not tolerate you if for me, what you're doing is wrong.
Sorry guys, if I have caused you also trouble because of this. You know what, this situation shows you how well do you know me as well as myself. Really, I don't like to be in wrath coz I don't like myself when I'm into it. I just thank God for putting me in this situation. Maybe He likes me to know myself well and I am so grateful that the friendship I have invested didn't totally vanished.
I thank you guys for understanding/supporting us all throughout. Likewise, I want to extend my warmest gratitude to Drake for the advices and comforts as well as helping me to calm down when I am into intense emotion.
I am sharing this quote:
"Life would never be too complicated if you will not make it that way."
I love you guys no matter what! ^_^
Wednesday, August 29, 2007
I'm so melancholic this week or probably till September. I really hate saying goodbyes with close friends, its a sore in my heart. Two years working together, helping each other, sharing craziness, green jokes and eating lunch together, then one day realizing, they will come to an end soon. Sooner as you have expected.
Well, this is the fact. Co-workers need career-growth but so hard to accept this. I'm so sad knowing that the closest team member of mine as well as our team lead are going to take new journey in Malaysia and Japan respectively. OMG!!!
It's not that I envy them or mad at them, but I felt so lonely knowing that they will be far from me. That I can no longer see them everyday. I couldn't see their laughters during pressure days at work. But I have to face the reality. I must accept it coz I don't have any choice.
I know we only say goodbye but not forever we only part to meet again. I will surely miss you guys!!! *teary-eyed*