Saturday, December 27, 2008
At the field area..
Overlooking beach front and the waterpool..
the waterpool area..
the close cottages..
we left the place after sun set..
Sunday, December 21, 2008
Tuesday, December 16, 2008
Here are the reasons why we have Christmas tree:
1.More and more frequently families are blessing their Christmas trees. It is good to remind children that "the tree" relates to many aspects of our faith. For example, we are reminded that our first parents were not allowed to eat from one tree, and that Christ paid the great price for our redemption by hanging on a tree (cf. Acts 5:29-32).
2. And it should be noted that Christianity has externally borrowed from pagan customs -- e.g., wedding rings, bouquets, brides wearing white, Christmas trees, and Easter eggs -- but has transformed their interior meaning to conform with Christ. Just as the Church baptizes pagans and makes them into Christians by God's grace, Christians can give old customs good, new, and richer meaning, e.g., Christmas and Easter replaced pagan feasts associated with winter and spring, respectively.
3. Pope Gregory I, who reigned from 590-604, said, "Let the shrines of idols by no means be destroyed. Let water be consecrated and sprinkled in the temples, let altars be erected...so that the people, not seeing their temples destroyed, may displace error and recognize and adore the true God....And because they were wont to sacrifice to devils, some celebration should be given in exchange for this...they should celebrate a religious feast and worship God by their feasting, so that still keeping the outward pleasure, they may more readily receive spiritual joys," quoted in John Greenway's Folklore of the Great West (Palo Alto, California: American West Publishing Company, 1970), p. 384, emphasis added.
4. On the winter solstice (December 21), pagans celebrated the feast of "Sol Invictus," the "inconquerable sun" that waned in winter-shortened days but was not "overcome" by the darkness. Christians chose to keep the natural timing of the holiday and replace its pagan meaning with the Christian message, the inconquerable Son (Jn. 1:5).
5.There are many different stories which attempt to explain why we use a tree at Christmas. For instance, St. Boniface in the eighth century gave the balsam fir tree to the Druids in place of the oak tree, the symbol of their idol. He said, "The fir tree is the wood of peace, the sign of an endless life with its evergreen branches. It points to heaven. It will never shelter deeds of blood, but rather be filled with loving gifts and rites of kindness."
6.The Jesse tree tells about Christ's ancestry through symbols and relates Scripture to salvation history, progressing from creation to the birth of Christ. The tree can be made on a poster board with the symbols glued on, or on an actual tree. For further information read, Advent and Christmas in a Catholic Home. 
7. The Jesse tree reminds us of Jesus' Davidic ancestry (cf. Mt. 1:1). For a greater understanding of the relationship between the house of David, Jesus, and the Catholic Church's divine origin, see CUF's FAITH FACT: "Rock Solid: The Salvation History of the Catholic Church."
God bless us all!:)
Thursday, December 11, 2008
When I was a child, the idea of Santa Claus never surprised me. In fact, I didn't know about Christmas stockings to be put on the door so that Santa will fill it with gifts while I am asleep. I hadn't visualized Santa having reindeer and him making children amazed with his sleigh loaded with gifts. All I knew about Christmas was that, it's a celebration that the baby Jesus is borne. And that gifts are plainly coming from my parents and godparents. Though we were raised in a little town near the city lights, vague if i may recall, I could not recount someone ever told me tell-tales of gifts coming from a Santa. Well, somehow it did good..because I had no expectations at all. No false hope coming my way. However,I still couldn't help but wonder if I'd ever experienced the wonder of Christmas. Because some say, to make children believe that Santa is real is to never let them lose the wonder.
Now that I'm a grown-up, I am just content and happy to let children around me believe that Santa is coming our way at Christmastime! And the golden rule: NEVER LOSE THE WONDER!:)
Saturday, December 6, 2008
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Saturday, November 29, 2008
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Thursday, November 20, 2008
I fear for them, nauubos na mga puno natin sa kagubatan. Pa'no na sila kung wala na talaga silang masisilungan.
Tuesday, November 18, 2008
Tuesday, November 11, 2008
Here are examples of common mispronounced words:
*margarine (mispronounced with hard "g" as in get instead of the "j" sound or soft "g" as in gem).
*lead ( as in lead pipe, mispronounced to sound like "lead", meaning leadership, instead of sounding like "led")
*lettuce ( mostly pronounced as spelled, which is very common to us Filipinos, instead of sounding like "letis").
*climber ( when silent b is sometimes pronounced).
Most of the peculiarities of Philippine English pronunciation have to do with the lack of certain sounds in the indigenous Philippine languages. For examples, the sound of the short "a" (as in "cap"), short "o" ( as in " cop"), and short "u" ( as in cup) are often merged into the same sound like the "a" in the "father".
But whether we have gone far or not in our use of the English language, still it's an achievement to us as non-native speakers of the language to be able to compete with the native English speakers globally.
Saturday, November 8, 2008
This is my dog's first time to enjoy the beach. I never thought she could swim..but she did. Perhaps, animals just eventually learn things instinctively. If you still remember this entry. She was only three mos. old there, but now, she's grown to be even more pretty than me!hek!:D
Thursday, November 6, 2008
And I was like wowww! Is this how shallow people have become to this day? And that even the subject of our intrigues only goes to prove that we have become too vane and skin-deep. We care so much on the physical aspect that we forget about real issues that concern people even more. I despise these people and neither will I apologize for my strong reaction against these critics. And I don't care if they're the most well-dressed and fashionable people on earth.
Can't we have more meaty issues other than talking about things that are skin-deep?
Wednesday, November 5, 2008
Tuesday, November 4, 2008
And to all voters: Who you vote today will reflect on how your country will appear tomorrow. And so vote carefully. Well, I can only wish America a real good luck.. though I wish doubly the same for my country Philippines.
Wednesday, October 29, 2008
I applied in one school without any idea at all that they were actually into immediate hiring. I submitted my credentials but was never hopeful that I would hear from them right away. After an hour, I received a message from the HR personnel asking me to report the following day. The next morning, I went back for an interview. The HR head asked me how did I hear about the hiring. I plainly said that I had no idea at all that there was any hiring. We talked for about 20mins. or so. Our conversation was very casual and the HR head was plain warm and nice during the whole time of interviewing me. Right after our talk, she asked her staff to bring me to the Principal's office, perhaps for final interview. I often perceived school principals to be in their 50's or late 40's. However, to my amusement, the woman sitting inside an air-conditioned room, asking me how I am , was only in her mid 30's. And so I thought she must have been a very intellectual woman to be an achiever already at such an age.
When she was about to interview me, the phone near her rang. And with just a split second I heard her already conversing with the other person on the line. Her words went this way. "I like the other one ( referring to the other applicant who came in first for an interview before me)". She went on saying, "I really like her,.. Yeah, we're eying for her..she's my bet...ok, she's here already(referring to me)I haven't talked to her yet..I still have to talk to her (me)...ok." And then she put down the phone and faced me, asked me only one or two questions and then told me to just wait for their call.
Whoaaa!What would you feel hearing professionals talking in front of an applicant voting for one againts the other? I was so disappointed with what I heard that I so wanted to evaporate from my chair. In my mind, do they know that I have feelings too? Can't she have at least professional decency or ethical manner to talk about this matter with her subordinates in private?
Ethics means the rules or standards governing the conduct of a person or the members of a profession. Was the principal ever aware with her action during that time? or just too overwhelmed to have voted for the other applicant and forgot that I was there? Or was i just being sensitive?
My college professor was indeed right for asking us then. And I was indeed right for saying "No".
Sunday, October 26, 2008
Wednesday, October 22, 2008
Anyway, I have here a souvenir of my cousins' exciting trip at one of the beautiful beaches in the island of Bohol last summer. Ang saya nila no?kakainggit!hehe..
Now who says that life is a bore?
Friday, October 17, 2008
1. No breakfast
4. High Sugar consumption
5. Air Pollution
6. Sleep deprivation
7. Head covered while sleeping
8. Working your brain during illness
9. Lacking in stimulating thoughts
10. Talking rarely
Please don't ask me to explain each. I am guilty of sleep deprivation too, my surroundings can be polluted, i love sweets, sometimes i overeat, and i too unconsciously cover my head when asleep. And so hopefully God forbid, I will not have my brain damaged one day.^0^
Now it's up for you to react. ;P
Wednesday, October 15, 2008
I wish to join with the rest of bloggers around the globe in the "blog act day'08" about the issue on POVERTY.
I remember a priest narrating his experience being assigned into a very poor community. He even slept in a room where roof leaked and when rain would pour, they had to ready a small pail to catch the water from atop. And then later he ended his sharing by saying, " let us practice and even teach our children the act of giving instead of the act of asking". It moved me.
"For a man who has much but is not willing to share--he still has nothing. BUT for a man who has very less yet still willing to share--he has more than enough."
Let's fight against poverty. Be a gift.
Tuesday, October 14, 2008
But my story doesn't end there. As this has been part of my daily rounds, i've much realization about it. Isn't it that life is like that? It gives you a blow, then it would hang up and so to deal with it, we have to refresh our selves..restart things where we messed up with and click on a decision that might give clearer vision than the first attempt..enduringly deal things that are in 'slow mo' until we are able to surmount our own issue.
Refresh..restart..click is like an old adage that goes, "try and try until you succeed".
Saturday, October 11, 2008
I say "go back to basic" because what we learn in our elementary days might actually be what we just missed to apply in our day to day encounter with life and things. Well, I have not read the book "Things I've learned from Kindergarten" but somehow I've idea that my "go back to basic" can be assimilated. During my time, finishing kindergarten was not a prerequisite to enter elementary. Admittedly, I did not actually go through kindergarten..hehe!
For a life that is now too complex like prices of commodities go much higher and education becomes even too commercialized...you realize that even if you work and study doubly in order to get and learn things..your wants and needs however became even too complicated. And you still end up feeling frustrated at the end of the day. And so perhaps what our teachers taught us in our elementary days might probably the things we need to apply today.
To recount the things taught in elementary, here are few I consider as tips:
1. Learn to save.- If you only earn P7000/month, you may save P500 of it. Of course, you don't spend more than what you only earn (unless there are emergencies). So that you will still be able to enjoy that hard-earned money instead of thinking how to distribute your money for debts you will have to pay. One thing, don't invest things that your budget cannot afford. Acting on impulse is dangerous. Learn to hold back, stop and think.
2. Learn to share.- I have very little "baon" when I was in elementary and I even thought how could I share that. But I realized that no matter how little you have, that becomes big when shared. "Blessings will always look small when we hold them in our hands but when shared to others, it becomes great".
3. Respect your elders or others as well.- This is optional. Values formation is a behavioral pattern. It's the same as "what you sow is what you reap or do unto others what you want others do unto you".
4. Be Punctual. - Whether at work, an interview, a presentation or in school, be sure to get there on time. As an old cliche goes, " early bird catches worm". Stop adhering on the "the Filipino time" habit.
5. Learn about the Subject-Verb agreement.- I don't know if it has relevance to the previous tips I mentioned, but I noticed that our difficulty in constructing simple sentence often marked up on not being able to reconcile with our subject and predicate. Just go back to the basic grammar rules that "a singular subject uses singular verb and a plural subject uses a plural verb".
Well I sure hope that these "go back to basic" tips will do. Have a great weekend ahead!:)
Thursday, October 9, 2008
Wednesday, October 8, 2008
However, that gap didn't affect us that much. I was too preoccupied with my work while my best friend enjoyed his courtship to a common friend and later on became his sweetheart. But the relationship was not as plausible as it may seem. I know for a fact that my best friend had other girlfriend aside from that common friend. I advised him to end the first one before he'd jump to a new one. But it was a sorry attempt. He couldn't find the courage to end the first relationship.. other than the fact that he was more in love to the second one. And just like any other love story of a man cheating his girl, there happened a big confrontation. The two ladies met and my best friend ended like a mouse in its trap. And he had to choose bet. the two. He chose the second one. But just when I thought that he would finally have his best love story ever heard, their relationship didn't last. The girl he chose found another man in the internet. This time it was the girl who gave him up. But my best friend was so in love with her that he'd really die to have her back. If it was 'karma' that Chris got, I don't know. But the girl didn't love him anymore.
During those times when Chris was broken hearted, we would see each other for some times esp. during special occasions like birthdays and common friend's wedding. My best friend has his own way of making me believe that he was OK. There were invitations from him like eating out for a dinner or going to the movie that I rejected. Little did I realize that those were the times when he needed me. Some even say that we could have bee more than friends had I only gave him the chance to show his feelings. But I brushed aside the idea not wanting to take advantage of what we already have.
On the early week of December 2006, my best friend married the lady he rejected during his bout on his break-up to the girl he truly loves. The wedding was exclusively for their both families, close relatives and friends. I didn't know about the wedding and so I realized perhaps, I was no longer a part of him. For a couple of months, I did not talk to him. But he was persistent in wooing me to have my friendship back. I accepted his apology.
After being married for a year, I heard him still asking details about the girl he was so in love with. I felt sad. He's still in love with his ex. When I heard this song, only one person popped up in my mind. Could it be my best friend's story?
Monday, October 6, 2008
Education, being the American's legacy to us during their era of empowerment, has remained the most valued part of life's learning process for every Filipino family. We always believe on the idea that "education determines success in one's life". Some may not adhere on this belief "philosophically". But as for me, the formal training for learning is only through education.
I congratulate the Americans for their strong influence in the spread of the English language. But most of all, I salute the Filipino people for the great actual performance of the language.
Well, I guess this only goes to prove that Filipinos do get acculturated easily.
Saturday, October 4, 2008
What about you?any idea why it's there or why like that?:-)
Friday, October 3, 2008
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Sometimes, we need to be like children who never lose the wonder in life.For them, as there is a time for study, there must also be a time to rest and play.
May we be like little children, not missing the importance of celebrating life.
And that out of our busy days, we too deserve a good break. To see to it that in life, there is a time for everything.
A time to work and a time to play. :-)
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Thursday, October 2, 2008
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We simply don't tolerate people we care for, we impose discipline..but then after all's been said and done..you will go back to the same old rule....I tell you...because you value these people...because you love your wife or husband..because you love your kids...because you love your friends.
Because you LOVE...you learn to tolerate because that's what loving your relationship with people tells you to.
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I don’t know how long I have endured the silence.
That deafening silence that you so kept within yourself,
that not even the clanging of cymbals could ever equal its loudness.
I cried in the empty silence of solitude.
Just how bitter was the pill you shoved down my throat!
Such was the only pain that I so want for an answer..
If all for you was just a game then just say, “you win!”.
But please go without ever taking away my self-esteem.
Say “ good bye”...
Just say goodbye… and don’t explain why.
The word is already enough to prove it all.
Say “ goodbye”… in case you feel the guilt.
or say it… in case you realize...that you actually just forget.
Wednesday, October 1, 2008
Most right-brained people like you are flexible in many realms of their lives. Whether picking up on the nuances of musical concerto, appreciating the subtle details in a work of art, or seeing the world from a different perspective, right-brained people are creative, imaginative, and attuned to their surroundings.
People probably see your thinking process as boundless, and that might translate to your physical surroundings as well. Some people think of you as messier than others. It's not that you're disorganized, it's just that you might use different systems to organize (by theme, by subject, by color). Straight alphabetization and rigidly ordered folders are not typical of right-brained behavior.
You are also more intuitive than many. When it comes to reading literature, you probably prefer creative writing or fiction over nonfiction. And when it comes to doing math, you might find you enjoy geometry more than other forms like algebra.
***weee, hindi kolang sure if i'd ever enjoyed dealing with numbers as a student then..but for sure I've learned to love it now esp. when I have to learn how to budget..hehe!
Tuesday, September 30, 2008
I have always been feeling so lousy when talking about defining myself. If you notice my profile. Not that I am much too reserved as a person. Just that I prefer people around me esp. those who know me best to be the ones who'll tell me how I am as an existent being. I guess, what I can only afford to tell is that I am capable of something that "somehow" will make me equal to what God wants me to be. Well, sounds vague though. Please for those who find my idea unclear, "i apologize for that". (Tao lang!hehe!)
Well, what I only mean is that, "I can't tell exactly in words who I am, but my attempt to write about life here in general will, perhaps. People may find it weird but this is how I feel when you ask about me. However, I hope one day I will have my own popularize line like that of Descartes. Maybe then, it will exactly define me :)
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Friday, September 26, 2008
I remember when I was still a student. I felt like holiday is the most important day of my life..haha! I think even to some, they feel the same way. When the teacher would declare that there will be no classes, the whole class would really shout for joy. And then we'd have get together during holiday with the 'barkada' as if it's the last day of our life. I still smile each I remember my high school days. When life just seemed too simple. Even when I was always first in line during exam days to the school registrar's office bringing with me promissory note inorder to take the exam. hayyzzz! high school life talaga..nakakamiss kahit papano.
Though I have best friends from high school whom I still get to see sometimes, of course this time the 'get together' we once had is no longer as often as we wanted to. We now have priorities of our own like jobs and family. Life is like that, "you can't hold on to people and memories..all eventually come and go..but you just have to look back and cherish them."
Wednesday, September 24, 2008
i really do hope that we'll still see joy and magic about the holiday even though crisis is hitting in every corner. Godbless everyone! may we see hope in every day to find real meaning in life.
Monday, September 22, 2008
We all practically would want to work abroad to alleviate poverty. However, I still wish that our government will work on the issue that my country is already suffering from shortage of skilled workers esp. in the medical profession and even teachers. If the continuing stream of sending workers abroad will not be controlled, I wonder what best will be left for my country's tomorrow in the next ten or twenty years?
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Thursday, September 18, 2008
1. Millet: A well-balanced diet should consist of whole grains instead of refined grains like white rice and pasta, and millet is a beneficial and delicious staple of this category of food. This non-glutinous grain is over 10-percent protein, has high amounts of fiber and B-complex vitamins, and because it isn't an acid forming food, is easy to digest.
2. Asparagus: When losing weight, it's important to favor chlorophyll-rich foods, including asparagus. Asparagus is a nutrient-rich vegetable packed with folate, vitamins A, C, and K, and fiber. Asparagus also contains a carbohydrate known as inulin (not to be confused with insulin) that promotes healthy bacteria in the large intestine - which in turn promotes a healthier digestive function.
3. Pomegranates: Eating a balanced diet to lose weight should include eating fresh fruits, and pomegranates are a wonderful example of a healthy, nutritious fruit that has antioxidant properties and will help prevent cancer. While the benefits of drinking pomegranate juice have gained a lot of attention recently, you will be more likely to lose weight by eating the fruit fresh to increase your fiber intake and keep the calories down.
4. Pine Nuts: Pine nuts are the edible seeds of pine trees and are considered an essential ingredient in the tasty Italian mixture pesto. Chinese medicine uses pine nuts to improve gastrointestinal tract and digestive functions, and pine nut oil is even used for appetite suppression. Pine nuts and other nuts are a tasty part of a well-balanced diet intended for weight loss.
5. Green Tea: It has been found that consuming large amounts of coffee and caffeine can lead to food cravings, increase one's appetite, and induce stress-related eating. Green tea is a wonderful alternative to coffee in that it does provide a little caffeine but also contains beneficial antioxidants. So drink up!
( Source: Dr. Mao's Secrets of Longevity )
***On thing more to complete a balance lifestyle- don't forget to make exercise part of your routine. I think an hour to sweat around would be enough to have your blood in good circulation and help release excess fats in your body. Have a healthy and smiley day ahead!:-)
Tuesday, September 16, 2008
In the daily hush of life, from waking up in the morning to taking our meal, up to being on call for work, I realized that somehow we are a lot like soldiers who are out in the field to face our own battles. It's a call for duty, we may say. But the duty is not only to keep us awake and earn a living inorder to survive. Because if we only see life as such, then I see us as nothing but just like ants whose existence is just all about survival. We all need more than the meals we set on our table. We need the time to be with our family, loved ones and friends. In other words, we need each other to complete each other as human.
Well, why am I saying this? For some times I was out from the blogosphere to attend things I must. I don't mean survival alone but the moments to keep things in balance. Just as there is a time to speak while its important that we keep the time too to listen. Being out from blogging was like being out to face my battle. Now being back into blogging is simply giving me the joy to be back home again. I miss this... but most of all.. I miss everyone! :-)
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Thursday, September 11, 2008
With no money, no job, no food, the young graduate went under the bridge to rest and wait for death. As he was about to sleep, he saw an old newspaper on the ground. He picked it up, and suddenly he saw an advertisement for people with old coins to come to a certain address.
He decided to go there with the old coin the old man gave him. On getting to the place, he gave the proprietor the coin. The proprietor screamed, brought out a big book and showed the young gr aduate a photograph. This same old coin was worth 3 million dollars. The young graduate was overjoyed as the proprietor gave him a bank draft for 3 million dollars within an hour. He collected the Bank Draft and went in search of the old man and little children.
By the time he got to where he left them eating, they had gone. He asked the owner of the canteen if he knew them. He said no but they left a note for you. He quickly opened the note thinking it would lead him to find them.
This is what the note said: 'You gave us your all and we have rewarded you back with the coin,' signed God the Father, The Son and The Holy Ghost.
Tuesday, September 9, 2008
I cannot think of right materials to keep posted as of the moment. My mind is currently a "blank sheet"..but I know it's still good to be at least back on my feet again. Life is like that. There are toss and turns. To let the daily hush of life penetrate you, however still able to keep into balance. Woooh!feels like am too way serious.haha!
I miss you all fellow bloggers...hope time will grant me more space to hop and visit your sites and share with your thoughts soon! take care everyone.:-)
Thursday, September 4, 2008
In light of this month's observance of Ramadan, may our Muslim brothers even put to practice what the Islamic teachings are deeply rooted into in view of their search for genuine peace.
Though am a borne Catholic, my deep respect for others' religion remains intact. I remain hopeful that inspite of our differences in beliefs or ideals, may we be united into reaching one common goal- and that is PEACE.
Tuesday, September 2, 2008
Let's just say " i just stumbled one day into this blogging thing". One morning I woke up already having my own PC when once upon a time, I only long to have my own typewriter(haha!). Simple goal but God is so good and His blessings are simply overflowing. And though this time, the whole world knows what are in my thoughts and yet I still see joy in the package of it all by knowing new friends and different personalities in the world wide web. And that what a big supermarket actually there is that the world can offer. Thanks to great personalities I now know and the more wonderful people I will know in this blogging thing.
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Saturday, August 30, 2008
--Tuesdays with Morrie
Let's PrAY for PEACE in Mindanao.
Thursday, August 28, 2008
***For the instructions, add your name on the list and simply spell out your name using the given Japanese letter- translations below. Tag 7 of your friends and inform them of the tag.
TRANSLATION: A - ka /G - ji/M - rin /S - ari/Y - fu /B - tu /H - ri /N - to /
T - chi /Z - z/C - mi/I - ki / O- mo /U - doD - te /J - zu /P - no /V - ruE - ku/K-me/Q - ke /W -meiF - lu /L - ta /R - shi /X - na
Tuesday, August 26, 2008
Davao, this is especially
initiated and built
not only for
the lumads of Davao
but for all tourists.
Being a resident of this city, I am proud to introduce one of Davao's finest parks, the”People’s Park”. It has a very wide area with lots of exciting and wondrous views where people from all ages get to enjoy. Within its boundary,you also get to see artificial bodies of water like waterfalls and riverside. (too bad I wasn't able to give a good
shot of them.:( ..
The People's Park can also be considered to be an eco-park for it has wide range of trees from different variants. The bountiful blessings that Davao has for its abundance with natural resources is also being showcased by the park leaving prints and symbols of its very own artifacts (like statues of Datus and tribes of Davao).
The cone-shaped of one building's rooftop situated inside the park ( from the entrance) brings attraction too. With all the bounty of natural resources and great tourist spots that the city is blessed to have, I will always regard Davao as one of the finest cities in the world today!
***Forgive my photos--not clear though. Am not good in photography(hehe!)but I hope to give better shots next time. God bless everyone!
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Sunday, August 24, 2008
Here are some natural ways to stay fit and healthy:
1. Answer the phone by LEFT ear.
2. Do not drink coffee TWICE a day.
3. Do not take pills with COOL water.
4. Do not have HUGE meals after 5pm.
5. Reduce the amount of OILY food you consume.
6. Drink more WATER in the morning, less at night.
7. Keep your distance from hand phone CHARGERS.
8. Do not use headphones/earphone for LONG period of time..
9. Best sleeping time is from 10pm at night to 6am in the morning.
10. Do not lie down immediately after taking medicine before sleeping.
11. When battery is down to the LAST grid/bar, do not answer the phone as the radiation is 1000 times.
So stay fit and be happy. A good smile can stretch a hundred of your face muscles too to keep wrinkles away and stay fresh and younger-looking! Take it from me..that's one secret of staying young!:-)
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Wednesday, August 20, 2008
Time flies so fast and seems to me that the ticking of the clock in this present time doubly runs than the yesteryears. Too much have changed and technology develops without our notice. And most of all, values and traditions are slowly deteriorating. The sad thing is that, because of the sudden rise of the demands of technology, teens nowadays have grown to be even more experimental also brought about by strong peer influence. Influences not in the abode of good moral values but in the helmet of a devastating evil. I wonder how our future generation would appear to be if misguided teens would just be left overcrowding almost everywhere.
One time, I lost my internet connection and so I went to a nearby net cafe. Little did I notice that I am mixed with young ones playing online games. While I was oblivious to them finding them too preoccupied with the games, I couldn't help but notice how their hasty expressions while playing echoed on me like a big cacophony of an angry devil. They hailed, shouted, cursed like true devil's advocate! How would you feel hearing 7-15 yrs. old shouting "bu****t!" or "y***a"(satan's a.k.a in bisayan dialect) for a lot times? Whew! (nalisang ko kadali) Each shout was like a big-bang to my ears. Do the parents of these young ones know exactly what their children are doing outside?sigh!:(
Their irritating exchanged of cursing words made me felt like I was in Dante's Inferno not filled with winged angels but with horned devils. And then I started to wonder what strong implication does it bring to the generation of today. I left after awhile at the cafe with the hope and pray that I will not be hearing my future sons or daughters with demonic expressions as they'll be growing up one day.
Monday, August 18, 2008
Ninoy's death was like Jesus Christ's death on the cross. Both with one common end--to save the people from their sins at the time of our Lord and to free the people from a dictator and crude leader at the time of Ninoy. All for the people and not for their own self interest. Both in a form of selfless act.
I hope when our real heroes died, our country's hope for a better society didn't die with them too. So help us God.
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Here are the meme's rules: Click copy/paste, type in your answers and tag four people in your lists! Don’t forget to change my answers to the questions with that of yours.
1. Four places I go to, over and over:
a. my school where am taking my MA. (no choice!baka sakaling matapos kona..sayang naman ang tuition ko na nagmula pa sa'kin dugo at pawis!haha!)
b. my paternal grandparents hometown (where I enjoy the beach site and fresh air)
c. national bookstore (wala lang, feeling genius!hhehe!)
d. my computer room ( part na ng routine para maka-blog:)
(wow!i think these are the only places i can so far afford to go to!hehe!)
2. Four people who e-mail me regularly: (toinkz!i think this is the most funny!)
a. my friend (not regularly though but can't think of someone halfway) who is now happily married and lives in NM( New Mexico)
b. unwanted email add( don't know what to call them..yung mga di ko alam how they got my email add, ayaw naman magpakilala...nagpapacute lang!hayzzz!)
c. friends online (who often send forwarded emails( nothing personal) yung iba chain letter pa!hehe!
(wala na akong maisip..hehe!)
3. Four of my favorite places to eat:
a. KFC (i love their burger with fries!)
b. McDonald (binabalik-balikan ko lang po ang coke float with choco dip!slurrppp! esp. when its too sunny and i need a very good refreshment)
c. Mandarin resto- (even when I lack the patience to learn using chopstick(hehe!), I love the chopsuey rice with the contentment of using fork and spoon!hehe!)
d. TAPS (tapsilog, longsilog, bangsilog..lahat ng may -log!) love it there!much cheaper yet busog parin!)
4. Four places i’d rather be:
a. Davao (my real home)
b. Baguio City
c. Beaches (particularly Boracay..dream of it with my love)
d. anywhere in Europe (it's good to dream though!)
(nakoww majority answers dream lang!haha!)
5. Four TV shows I could watch over and over:
a. Game Ka Na Ba? (very educational)
b. World Funniest Videos
c. American Idol
d. Pinoy Dream Academy (they have intellectual mentors)
6. Four people I think or I hope will respond...
Well, answering tags can sometimes be challenging. But the good thing though is that I feel like we're getting to know each other in a slow yet balance pace. God bless everyone!
Saturday, August 16, 2008
1. Read and listen to all directions carefully.
2. Read all questions thoroughly.
3. Be sure you know what is being asked.
4. Study all choices before you answer.
5. Eliminate choices you know are wrong.
6. Paraphrase the questions.
7. Think carefully and analytically.
8. Check and review your answers.
9. Never look at other examinees answer nor give answers through any signs or body languages.
Tips taken from the Professional Regulation Commission(PRC)
BUT of course my very last tip is don't ever forget to PRAY!
Goodluck test-takers! Break a leg!:)