Just arrived from the Lourdes Grotto Sunday market. We left very early at 5am. We wanted to buy stuff while there are not many people yet. I saw the young coconut. But didn’t buy one because it’s not peeled off and we don’t have a bolo to do […]
I am a teacher, a researcher, and an author. I am a mother of two beautiful girls, Faye & Zoe. I live in Arizona. I am into hunting. I love the mountains, the giant cactus and the flowers. I love to travel.
Aside from the many beautiful places to enjoy here. There are also many positive qualities that Filipinos possess. Wherever we are, these make us shine. 1. Being approachable. People don’t think twice in approaching to ask for help. Even if the Filipinos don’t know the answer to a […]
I longed to come back. I missed my girls much. I missed my family. There are stuff though I didn’t miss. The top 3 on my list: 1. Traffic. We used to travel from Manila to our house in Bulacan for only 1 hour. Yesterday it took us […]
I got these from Faye and Zoe upon arrival at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Manila, Philippines. I was so happy seeing my daughters again. I have been overseas for nearly three years. Thanks my girls. I love you much!
We had no exposure like this when I was in college! It’s very humbling to personally witness how active these senior high school students are. It’s amazing to see their creativity. It is a project for their subject Organizational Management. They have applied to good use their know-how […]
It was fun attending the “Field Demonstration” of Basic Education Department of the university. It’s the culmination of their week-long celebration of the University Foundation. Different grade levels have dance presentations based on their idol performers. The Grade 7 students danced to the music of the American singer-songwriter […]
I see familiar faces every time I go to the university where I taught for 22 years. I entered the Cardinal Santos gate, there was the smiling and very respectful guard. I went out at the Basic Education Department gate, I saw the familiar face of “manong” (respectful […]
Today I visited an old friend at the university, my Ate Ganda. I heard that lately she was hospitalized due to the recurrence of an ailment. She is very brave about it. I always admire her for such courage. She’s always cool. She’s not pressured by any problem. […]
It seems that street parking is allowed by the city government for a fee. There are many issues of corruption about it. Street parking though causes more traffic. Street parking takes the space for pedestrians. In some streets of Manila vendors selling street foods occupy pedestrian’s space also. […]
After being away for more than two years, me and my girls developed certain bonding ways. 1. Sleeping together. We sleep on the same bed. We talk about anything until we fall sleep. 2. Eat out. Before I walk them to the university, we eat our breakfast together […]