“One, two, three, sixteen, twenty one! 21 groupings of 10 pcs coins each, that should be enough, right?
“Baby maniwala ka kukulangin yan sa daming batang mamamasko after magsimba.”
Christmas 2015. This is my first time to spend Christmas day in Liliw, and I am so looking forward to the hordes of kids who will come knocking on the doors, shouting, exclaiming ‘mamamasko po!’.
Years ago, my then boyfriend Titus (the hubby now) regaled me with stories of kids that will descend on the town of Liliw on Christmas Day. He told me to prepare coins for the kids Aguinaldo or gift – 1 pesos, 5 pesos, 10 pesos, so I did.