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Kara kruz: the mommy returns (4th palkat)

03/02/2019


Kara Kruz: The Mommy Returns (4th palkat)

Kalis Marco S, M.R.B.


For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction
-Sir Isaac Newton, 3rd law of motion


Part VI, Da Formula 6

Disclaimer: This work of fiction is based on true events and confessions during tita Judge Aramina’s trials and tribulations. Names, places, and events are slightly modified and altered not to sensationalize but to hide the true personae of the characters and any similarities to your real life experiences are purely accidental, co-incidental, and unintended. Peks man, cross my heart and hope to die. Discretion is strongly advised as some readers might find the contents just a little suggestive.

(N.B., still unable to write the sequel of this never-ending story, Tita Judge Aramina again requested that I write it, because not only that she is overly encumbered with her duties as the Vice President, just like tita Kara Danvers, tita Judge Aramina has to walk away too from certain… vulnerabilities?)



Karma

It was my University of Prinston-International Baccalaureate Daycare titser, UP-IB Daycare titser Professor Sally who said:

In the Catholic world children, there is no such thing as good Karma, because according to the Gospel which was read during Sunday mass on the seventh Sunday in ordinary time, always do good deeds but don’t expect anything in return; when you give 20 bucks to the catholic church or lend it to your needy neighbor, don’t expect a repayment. Use your right hand to hand the twenty bucks but don’t let your left hand know what your right hand had done… unless you are left-handed, then use your left hand to hand the twenty bucks but keep your right hand in the dark, i.e., when your left hand is handing the twenty bucks to the catholic church’s collector’s basket, don’t take a selfie with your right hand and post it in your instagram to show the world that you have contributed to the Vatican’s wealth.

That’s right children, we are expected to be always doing good things but not to expect anything in return. We only think of Karma when you do bad things and of course bad things would almost always happen to you because of the bad things that you did, then you’d say

Bad Karma, bad, bad.

So Children, before you try to do any bad action, think of Newton’s third law; it might come back to haunt you, that’s Karma children.


But Newton’s third law of motion was not the Deacon’s immediate issue on February 03, 2019 in CLMS, Camarines. Deacon Karl Marks was not really thinking of what bad actions tito Karm might have done that would inspire tita Rosario to bakwit, to leave tito Karm and spend two years in Ukraine as an exchange professor… but why Ukraine?

Deacon Karl Marks was more concerned with Newton’s first law:

An object flying in space will continue to fly in straight direction unless another force or object will deflect or stop its flight.

And that flying object was tita detective Precious H. Polito who was thrown forward toward the altar because of the force of the blast at the back of the church; she was like a projectile or a ball from a cannon, a cannonball hurling in space like a shooting star toward the direction of the Deacon and the Priest.

Deacon Karl Marks was mentally calculating the force of the impact once tita Precious would eventually hit an object to stop her flight:

F= m times a, where F is force provided by the explosion, m is tita Precious’ mass or weight, a is her acceleration

Then the damage according to Einstein:

E= m times c square

where E is the energy of the impact… then the Deacon panicked: Too many calculations! Too complicated! Too little time! Tita Precious will land soon because of gravity force!

Then the Deacon estimated tita Precious’ parabolic direction: who was the target, the priest who was seated at the center seat or… OMG!

Based on Doppler effect; tita Precious’ scream becoming louder and louder as she approached the altar:

eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeEEEEEEEEEE!

and her face becoming larger and larger…the cannonball’s face was heading toward the Deacon’s face! His Sainthood according to the Sampaloc woman was going to happen sooner than expected; he would be canonized that morning!

Deacon Karl Marks wanted to move away from his seat but just like a deer looking at the headlights of an approaching vehicle, deacon Karl seemed to have been stapled on his seat…

HOLY SEAT!

SMACK!


Meanwhile, same day in Cavite, still February 3, tito Mon ET’s residence, a ‘piging’ or feast was being prepared; tito Mon ET wanted to formally introduce his wife tita Ra-Mi to the neighborhood, and of course, that day was supposed to be the first meeting between the Doctor, Doctor Desiré Fer and the Judge, Judge Jesus Cuyegyeg. Judge JC was the last person who saw Miss Lucy Fer, Doctor Desiré Fer’s daughter.

There was laughter everywhere; tita Henrietta’s son and daughter, kuya Geoffrey and ate Jennifer playing chinese garter with tito Mon ET’s nieces and nephews, tita Lara Mae Dario Garcia holding Topet, tito Giancarlo Istante with his baseball bat talking casually with tita Cristi who was looking more like tita Rosita Espinosa… Hmn, tito Giancarlo was looking more like… Negan? Tita Henrietta, tita Ra-Mi, and tita Elisa were chatting about football, European football, about Manchester United, Manchester City, then suddenly, tita Elisa’s heart seemed to have skipped a beat.

Separation anxiety?

That day was the first time tita Elisa and the Deacon were in two different places since they decided to live together in Queens NY.

In the other Ilocano version of how they met, tito Jerry Maya was right when he said the Deacon wanted to marry a blonde, but not just any blonde, he wanted to go to America to meet and to marry

Miss Britney Spears

So in the other Ilocano version, the Deacon was already in America, in Kalamazoo Michigan when he decided to move to NY, no chance he'd meet Miss Britney Spears there, he thought. He applied for a technician job in one of the Genetics Company in NY and he was interviewed by tita Elisa. Apparently, the Deacon could not remember much from the interview because he was apparently transfixed with tita Elisa’s tight turtleneck sweater. Tita Elisa apparently had to reach for the Deacon’s chin to lift his face so the Deacon's eyes would look at her eyes instead of her tight sweater, then their eyes met, and then their eyes did the talking… and then their lips.

(According to Miss Taylor Swift’s Love Story about Romeo and Juliet, that kind of love story would only happen in a fairy tale… well, too bad she was apong Don Huan’s imaginary friend and not the Deacon’s, so she wouldn’t know)

Initially, the Deacon felt some shame because he thought he was being unfaithful to Miss Britney Spears but that guilty feeling soon dissipated as time passed by proving once again that time is the best therapist.

Tita Elisa learned later that the Deacon had never kissed a gelpren before because he was a seminarian. Tita Elisa was sure the Deacon would never kiss another woman again because not only that they were always together, her husband is a Deacon, a Disciple of the Catholic Church.

But why was her heart throbbing differently… surely the Deacon would be in the middle of the Mass at that moment and not locking face with another woman…


Meanwhile, still same day, back in Tawi-Tawi,

Datu Tandulan’s residence

Tito Aramiro’s grandfather, a Datu in his own right… well, he is a direct descendant of the great Rajah Tandulan, apparently a contemporary of the great Datu Lapu-Lapu, Datu Tandulan was sitting on his rocking chair in their veranda watching his five great grandchildren play in the frontyard; the Nalibug twin sisters were with them, tita Grace and tita Katrina Nalibug. Datu Tandulan's wife was sewing Datu Tandulan's holy karson or trousers, his karson with holes.

Tito Aramiro and tita Aramina decided earlier to spend the weekend in Tawi-Tawi for some R&R, rest and relaxation. Tita Mayora Annette and her blind boypren with his guide dog Old Pug came along with them.

(Well, people assumed the boypren is blind because he is always wearing his darkglasses and his dog that apparently was 'naluganan', possessed by the soul of Saint Rocco’s dog is always tagging along with him)

A faint smile broke on Datu Tandulan’s lips; his apoko Aramiro and wife Judge Aramina were still in their room, probably coding child number six. Hmn, how about the Mayora and her boypren in the other room…

The Datu did not finish his flowery thought when he saw a ball of fire rise up in the sky, then he nearly fell off his rocking chair because of what he saw in the sky:

HOLY ROCKING CHAIR!



Kalis Marco San, M.R.B. ©2019







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