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Byline: Rina Jimenez-David
HERE IN TAGAYTAY AND ENVIRONS, AGUINALdo Highway is so full of vehicles that there are traffic jams at critical junctions.
There are so many tourists, I mutter, and my daughter laughs at the note of disdain that has, apparently, crept into my voice when talking about weekend visitors ever since we moved into our weekend home.
At the new Robinsons Supermarket, shoppers are crammed into the fresh fruits section and we cannot help but join them in the search for round fruits, talismans of good fortune and protection against the bad luck that the coming year promises.
Isnt it pathetic? All we can do to stave off the round of worse news coming our wayafter two months of really bad newsis to surround ourselves with symbols of good luck. All in the hope that the symbolism will somehow rub off on us. If fortune will …