roots Archives - The Soapbox Filipina
Proud of the place I grew up in
How My Family Worked as a Team
We are a typical Filipino family. Dad, the breadwinner. Mom, the home maker.
My Dad had a printing business and restaurant. He would wake up at 5 am and sleep late like around 2 am. My siblings and I went… CONTINUE READING HERE
Places in Cagayan de Oro City that Remind Me of My Childhood
Yeah, you know how it is, when years have been added to your age –like lots of it? You become nostalgic, just like that. During my recent trip, home, I decided on… CONTINUE READING HERE
Christmas memories with my family -are my prized possessions. ( I am sure it is also, for you)
I cherish those moments with my family. It is because, among us siblings, I was the one, who spent most of my time, away from them. I was sixteen, when I left… CONTINUE READING HERE
My childhood was filled with opportunities for learning. I read books voraciously -from the Brittanicas to the Agatha Christies and the Nancy Drews.
I exchanged letters with pen-friends through the IYS (The International Youth Service).
*The IYS or The International Youth Service was a pen-friend service, for the… CONTINUE READING HERE
Incidentally, in relation to my blogging theme this year which is “roots”, my son’s milk tooth had to be pulled off by the dentist, last week. His primary tooth ( milk tooth) did not fall on its own. It loosen slightly but it did not budge.
The root … CONTINUE READING HERE
Once upon a time when Ethan Hawke truly rocked it in Reality Bites, and Friends was “what was on t.v.” and not a re-run, I lived in a girls dormitory called, Ilang -Ilang. It was my home during my stay in the university. After twenty-one years, I and … CONTINUE READING HERE