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The Soapbox Filipina | June 27, 2017

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“I love my tabo. I dip my pandesal in coffee. I grew up in a barangay by the river, somewhere in Mindanao. This my Filipino life.”

What is A Sari-Sari Store to Filipinos like Me (Part TWO)

March 19, 2017 |

…a continuation from Sari Sari Store Part One

A Sari-sari store (part two) 

All things considered, a transistor radio blaring at  5:30 ama truck of softdrinks parked outside ( “panel sa coks, err coke” )  and a group of people hanging around it, a sari-sari store in CONTINUE READING HERE

What is a Sari Sari Store to Filipinos like Me (Part ONE)

March 17, 2017 |

Sari Sari Store

In the Philippine setting, the small variety store found in the community, is called a Sari Sari store.

Arguably, sari sari stores are scattered everywhere in the Philippines, despite the presence of convenience stores like the Seven-Eleven and the Mini Stop.

You won’t miss them.CONTINUE READING HERE

The Sierra Madre Hotel and Resort in Tanay

March 10, 2017 |

The Sierra Madre Hotel and Resort in Tanay Rizal

In one of my son’s boy scout activities, he and his school mates went on a day trip to The Sierra Madre Hotel and Resort in Tanay, Rizal.

As usual, my husband and I tagged along.

Our son together with CONTINUE READING HERE

10 Times Traffic Proved Crucial to Ones Love Life

March 5, 2017 |

10 Times Traffic Proved Crucial to Ones Love Life
There is nothing love cannot face;
there is no limit to its faith,
its hope, and endurance.”
TRAAAFFFICCC!
“Kaso mo bes, yung love life mo naka salalay sa trapik ng Metro Manila.”
While Metro Manila traffic brings great impact CONTINUE READING HERE

Dirty Politics in Catarman, Camiguin

April 7, 2016 | 1

In all those years that our Dad served the province of Camiguin -three times as board member and now, as councilor for the town of Catarman- we, his eight children have just watched him, from afar. 

In fact, only few people knew that our Dad is a public servant or CONTINUE READING HERE

Five Types of Aldub Fans on Twitter (Part 2)

March 13, 2016 | 1

 *continuation of Five Types of Aldub Fans on Twitter (Part 1)

 

4. THE ALDUB IMMORTALS

Who says dead people tell no tales? They’re on Twitter -with testimonies and hashtags, in tow. They are fans like me -heavily invested on Aldub. (sometimes, my current mood traces its roots, back to

CONTINUE READING HERE