I apologize for the lack of blogs as I have been real busy with Karikuy as of late. I’m also trying to finish the new company video by the end of this month. I started a new advertising campaign with facebook.com and that has kept me busy the last couple of days. So here is Tariy 2008, continuing where it last left off.
Wednesday March 19th
Ahh there is nothing like waking up to the sound of salsa in the morning. It’s almost as if you could dance right out of bed and into the chilly shower to further awaken your senses. Surprisingly the music invades my floor in layers, salsa from the neighbor to the east, reggaeton from the neighbor to the north. Downstairs my cousin plays Grupo Nectar, a group whose tragic end brought life to their music that now lives on to awaken a people on a brand new day. It just so happens that on this day I turn 25.
I hopped out of the shower trembling as usual but with a bounce to my step. I wasn’t necessarily thinking about turning a quarter of a century old as I was about what the night might hold in store. I put on some shorts and a t-shirt and climbed to the roof to check if my clothes for the night were finished drying.
Before any festivities could kick off I had reminded myself that I was to visit the cemetery and pay a visit to my grandparents. The story of me and my grandparents is a sad one, and so I try my best to pull myself together and go visit them once a year or whenever I am back in Peru. It took us a good afternoon before we arrived back at my house where I would get ready for the nights celebration.
You can probably guess that I didn’t chronicle this day too heavily, it was a personal day and I was having way too much fun at my birthday party to really take pictures or videos but here are a few;