A Kid’s Rainy Tropic Daydream

I was in a bedroom in another’s home when I heard the night news on the radio. A radio which withstood many flus, back pains, coffee breaths, and uncalled reactions. The room was cold and cozy, with happy people fondly bickering at each other. It was in between these few minutes when I vividly remembered how my Lola (grandmother in Tagalog) prepared my mid-morning snack every time classes are suspended due to a typhoon in our country. The salty scent of an instant Nissin ramen noodles mixed with egg and paired with a Pinoy favourite cracker, Skyflakes. To gulp down this high sodium duo my Lola also gave me a local loved and made orange juice, either Zesto or Sunny. These two high in sugar drinks completed my kiddie obsession for preserved goods. These pairings never fail to bring warmth inside me, even if I only take these now through my imaginative state. I also recalled the feeling I had when I

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