Maya was about to sleep when her phone beeped, signaling of a message received.
Name on the phone: Ricky. Maya’s eyes widened.
Message: Hi Maya! Tulog ka na?
Maya was deciding how she will respond.
Her reply: Ah, hindi pa naman. Bakit?
There was an immediate response.
Message: May lakad ka ba bukas?
Maya’s thought “Why is he asking me that question?”
Reply: Wala naman. Bakit?
Message: Aayain sana kita mamasyal. Natambakan kasi ako ng trabaho ngaung linggo at gusto ko sana magunwind. Pwede ka ba?
She was feeling so giddy, she immediately replied: Sure, what time tayo magkita?
Message: Mga 6am sunduin kita, para sabay na tayo mag-agahan sa chibugan nyo.
Reply: Hahaha, gusto mo lang ata ng libre eh. Pero sige, alam kong namiss mo ang luto nina Nanay.
Message: Hahaha. Hindi naman ako papalibre. Masarap lang talaga kasi luto ni Nanay.
Ricky was used in calling her mother, Nanay. Since it was her mother who asked Ricky to call her so. Unbeknownst to these two, their families had long ago been planning their wedding. How they had long been wishing these two would realize they were meant to be together.
Reply: Ok, bukas na lang. Good night.
Message: Good night! J
“Wow! May smiley face.” Maya was feeling ecstatic.
Maya dreamily went to dreamland with a big smile on her face.