Filipino Life Archives - The Soapbox Filipina
“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.”
Writing for the blog had to take the backseat last year, ( especially late last year ) when cooking for the family took the wheel. Had the blog been a child, I would most likely be charged with parental neglect.
But my “blogging hiatus” if I may call … CONTINUE READING HERE
…a continuation from Sari Sari Store Part One
A Sari-sari store (part two)
All things considered, a transistor radio blaring at 5:30 am, a 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
Sari Sari Store
In the Philippine setting, the small variety store found in the community, is called a Sari Sari store.
You won’t miss them.… CONTINUE READING HERE
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
“There is nothing love cannot face;
there is no limit to its faith,
its hope, and endurance.”
“Kaso mo bes, yung love life mo naka salalay sa trapik ng Metro Manila.”
While Metro Manila traffic brings great impact … CONTINUE READING HERE
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