There is something about the smell of freshly brewed coffee. It reminds me of the time when I was young and all I had to worry about was waking up on time so I would not miss the school service. I remember my grandaunt, we call her Tita Luming. When my brother was sick and was always in and out of the hospital, my parents would sleep there. My siblings and I were left in the house with our Tita Luming. You know how kids are, when you wake them in the morning, no matter how long they have been sleeping, chances are they will continue sleeping or complain loudly about being woken up. That was how we were kids. We were just blessed that our Tita Luming was and still is a patient woman. She really made sure we all went to school bathed and well-fed.
I wish all kids who have busy parents (or like mine who were occupied with taking care of a very sick son) have someone like our Tita Luming who’s patient enough and loving enough to take care of the 5 of us.