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loving this country, proud of the good while hateful of the bad
Abucay Natural Spring Resort in Sibol, Bataan, occupies a special place in my husband’s heart. My husband’s fondness, for this natural spring in Sibol, might be, what the river near our house, in the province, mean to me. My husband grew up in Manila, but this place is… CONTINUE READING HERE
The Bus: A Public Transport
Years back, in my kindergarten days, my mom and I would travel several times in a year to visit her family’s place. We take the bus. Back then, the roads were not as paved; the trip from where we used to reside-which was… CONTINUE READING HERE
LAST WEEKEND ( at my husband’s prodding),I decided to join my mom and my five “unmarried” siblings to Baguio City. (while the married ones, like my brother, was in SG and my sister, in CdeOC, and my dad in Camiguin. )
Notwithstanding… CONTINUE READING HERE
Prior to meeting my husband, I only visited Manila Chinatown, once. I fell in love with it. I promised to go back another day. Then, I married my husband and Chinatown was ” everyday “. It now had greater relevance for me.
It is my father-in-law’s connection to… CONTINUE READING HERE
Here we go again. Same old, same old.
Our corrupt politicians are downright insulting the Filipino intellect.
Or does every Filipino in my country including myself exhibit -a mind numbing kind of word on the forehead that says, ” Fool ” ?
Oh well, perhaps our politicians’ belief systems were… CONTINUE READING HERE
” Tutuparin ko ang mga tungkulin ng isang mamamayang makabayan at masunurin sa batas Paglilingkuran ko ang aking bayan nang walang pag-iimbot at
ng buong katapatan
Sisikapin kong maging isang tunay na Pilipino sa isip, sa salita
at sa gawa.”
-original version, ” Panatang Makabayan. ”
Oftentimes, as … CONTINUE READING HERE