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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

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

Five Types of Aldub Fans on Twitter (Part 1)

March 13, 2016 | 2

 

 

 

 

 

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I have been kalyesery-ed!  I am a huge fan of Aldub, the Lolas and the Kalyeserye. I was not able to regain my old self -from eight months ago. But more than being a fan of the three lolas and Alden and Yaya, I have

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My Guide to Eat Bulaga’s Kalyeserye

August 30, 2015 | 5
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The “Romeo and Juliet” of split screen television : Alden and Yaya Dub

 

 

Social media is the new currency of television networks.

When local noontime show, Eat Bulaga added Philippine’s Dubsmash Queen, Maine Mendoza, to its roster of talented artists, the love team, Aldub, began cashing in, CONTINUE READING HERE