QUOTABLE QUOTES: Living Whole Without a Better Half by Wendy Widder

I finished reading this book today. It’s actually my second book out of 40 target books to read this year. I know, I know. I am way behind my schedule. Goodreads already prompted me that I’m nine books behind schedule. Since I have two more weeks of enhanced community quarantine, I wanted to take advantageContinue reading “QUOTABLE QUOTES: Living Whole Without a Better Half by Wendy Widder”

The Peninsula Manila earns its 5th star

The Peninsula Manila earned its fifth star this year, pushing the Peninsula Hotels to become the world’s first all Five-Star hotel company. Other outstanding 5-star award-winning properties in Manila include Marco Polo Ortigas Manila, Nüwa Manila, and Sky Tower at Solaire Resort & Casino. In an e-mail interview with Filip Boyen, Chief Executive Officer ofContinue reading “The Peninsula Manila earns its 5th star”

My 10 go-to churches for Visita Iglesia

The seven churches visitation has been a tradition of Filipino Catholics during the Lenten season. It is usually done on the evening of Maundy or Holy Thursday, after the last supper mass.  Born and raised as a Catholic, I got used to doing VIsita Iglesia with my parents usually after attending Chrism Mass at theContinue reading “My 10 go-to churches for Visita Iglesia”

Goodbye 2018, Hello 2019!

Melody Beattie once said, “The new year stands before us, like a chapter in a book, waiting to be written. We can help write that story by setting goals.” Before I officially let 2018 go and welcome 2019, I will be doing just that – set goals for myself, but let me first run downContinue reading “Goodbye 2018, Hello 2019!”

The American dream

After decades of waiting, an amendment to the Filipino Veterans Family Reunification Act to exempt children of certain Filipino World War II veterans “from the numerical limitations on immigrant visas and for other purposes” or simply allow them to “immigrate immediately, irrespective of priority dates” has been approved by the United States Senate Judiciary CommitteeContinue reading “The American dream”

For the love of birds

Three lens men share their newfound passion for bird photography and love for exotic birds IF THERE’S ONE THING THAT BINDS these three gentlemen other than being mistahs (cadet lingo for classmates) in Philippine Mili­tary Academy who are known for the “thicker than blood” relationship, it is their newfound passion for bird photography and loveContinue reading “For the love of birds”

Heirloom rice recipes

More than just rice, it’s the meaning of life In an article published at the Department of Agriculture’s website, it said that medical researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health revealed that those who eat three to four servings of rice a day had 55 percent higher risk to develop diabetes than those whoContinue reading “Heirloom rice recipes”

What’s in the bag?

5 factors to consider when picking the right travel bag                             If there’s one thing I always need myself to remind of when traveling locally or abroad that is to travel light. Every time I travel, I’m always at the brink of having an excess baggage and/or bringing clothes or items which I – almost alwaysContinue reading “What’s in the bag?”