Monthly Archives: January 2007

Ang Relos ng Lolo Ko (My Grandfather’s Clock)

Aya loves to sing. She learned her very first songs from us – Bahay Kubo, Leron Leron Sinta, among others. We made it a point to teach her Filipino folksongs and lullabies which we had also learned when we were … Continue reading

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Our Hidden Face

I got this article from an email sent by a friend. This comes at an opportune time, because I have been thinking of making a personal list of all the wonderful things I love about the Philippines. How often do … Continue reading

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Hello World: My First Podcast

As the title says, this is my first attempt to podcast in this blog. Pardon the “ahm, ahm…” in between words and the uncontrollable laughters. Obviously, we’re just a bunch of crazy people having a cool time experimenting with the … Continue reading

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Because of Blogging…

I got tagged again, this time by Prab. I’ve already seen this meme making the rounds of the blogs I frequently visit, and I was actually hoping that I would get away with this. 😛 Not a chance. So let … Continue reading

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Hush, Just Flush

Tell me what your toilet habits are, and I will tell you who you are. I was in the ladies’ room, minding my own business, when I heard someone flushing in the next cubicle. Whooosh, whooosh, whooosh! It’s the sound … Continue reading

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Tagalog Trivia in Constantine

Last weekend, I happened to watch “Constantine,” starring Keanu Reeves, over the Movie Channel in Skyperfect tv. Actually I have already watched the movie on DVD, but it was fun just the same watching it all over again. Watch a … Continue reading

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Early Riser?

The old adage goes: “Early to sleep, early to rise. Makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.” My dad was one of those early risers, and as he grew older the earlier he went to bed, and the earlier he … Continue reading

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Hotdogs at the End of the World

So long, and thanks for all the sausages.   Interesting read from Nature, written by Jeff Crook. “Adam” ponders about the existence of life in other planets, interplanetary travel, and their effect on religion in his conversation with a “Nordic man.” … Continue reading

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A Brief Sojourn in Kamogawa, City of Breeze – Part Two

On with our adventure in Kamogawa Seaworld. The aquarium is located right at the coast, and you can see the Pacific Ocean stretched before you in all its beauty. This was one of the reasons why we came here! We … Continue reading

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A Brief Sojourn in Kamogawa, City of Breeze – Part One

After more than ten years of living here in Japan, we have practically visited most areas of interest: Nikko, Hakone, Kyoto, Osaka, Tokyo, Sapporo, Hiroshima, Nagasaki, etc. — you name it, we’ve been there (ok, maybe except for Okinawa, hehe). … Continue reading

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