Decent ones, that is.
Last November, our household was a full house. We had four houseboys and four maids. It may seem like a lot for a family of three, but they also help out in our business and drive for us. What I’m saying is, even though we had eight helpers, I was still lifting my fingers.
Our eight helpers were “pairs”. Two of them are bf-gf (Peter + Alona and Dodong + Yaya Isay), while two of them are brothers and sisters (Rose + Jojo and Joy + Jocelle) . The two brother-sister pairs arrived just last November, while the bf-gf pairs arrived at different times one by one. We felt so lucky when we had them, especially the girls. The girls looked neat, were diligent, and were pleasant. One trait I valued most about them was that they were able to distinguish the fine line between being makapal ang mukha/kups and knowing to how to makimasama. You know–tama lang ang daldal. I liked it that they easily follow instructions and were jolly most of the time. I even blogged a Randy and I loved them so much that we often consciously thought of instances and places where we could bring them with us to pasyal. We wanted to please them. It was the first time I really loved ALL of our helpers.
But alas, some good things never really last, for now, only the bf-gf tandems remain–the brother-sister pairs have gone. Reasons: [Read more…]