Monthly Archives: December 2009

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Year’s end is neither an end nor a beginning but a going on, with all the wisdom that experience can instill in us. Hal Borland Peace , love and prosperity is what I wished for 2009. Though Ondoy hit us and to this day, our cars are still in the shop, life is good. When Read More →

Congratulations to the Pinoy Expats-OFW Blog Awards or PEBA that honored the the best and inspiring Expatriates and Overseas Filipino Workers Blogs around the world. I am honored to be included as an honorary member of this organization, considering that I am not an OFW. PEBA’s 2009 theme ““Filipinos abroad: hope of the nation, gift Read More →

After dinner, I’m usually in front of the TV, digesting and unwinding with a glass of tea. Normally, I prefer coffee over tea, but I feel that the latter is a more agreeable beverage for the evening. Not only does green tea aid in digestion and relax the digestive process; it can also stimulate the Read More →

He who has not Christmas in his heart will never find it under a tree. ~Roy L. Smith Our Christmas day in a slideshow. Background music is “Christmas in Our Hearts” (Click here to download- 3.0 MB)- Jose Mari Chan , arranged by Carmina R. Cuya Not all is calm. Such is life. Things do Read More →

What is Christmas? It is tenderness for the past, courage for the present, hope for the future. It is a fervent wish that every cup may overflow with blessings rich and eternal, and that every path may lead to peace. Agnes Pharo During my stage mother days, I never tired of listening to my children Read More →

I’ve been there. I’ve been judged. I understand the anger of @Miltary_Mom when people started to judge her when she tweeted on the drowning of her two-year old son Bryson Ross in the swimming pool of their home in Merritt Island, Fla. Shellie Ross otherwise known as @Miltary_Mom and who blogs at blog4mom.com tweeted the Read More →

““If you don’t love yourself, you cannot love others. You will not be able to love others. If you have no compassion for yourself then you are not able of developing compassion for others.”- Dalai Lama Entry was moved to Beauty over Fifty

““The bad dream known as martial law has become an absolute nightmare under Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo!” , an activist during 37th Anniversary of Martial Law, September 21, 2009. Photo Credit to newshopper I was 15 years old when Proclamation 1081 was declared by then President Ferdinand Marcos. My folks seemed overjoyed with the news. The administration Read More →

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