My Archives: May 2006

Tuesday, May 30, 2006

I have read several good reviews (in magazines, newspapers) about Kusina Salud, a restaurant located in San Pablo City, Laguna and partly-owned by renowned Filipino designer, Patis Tesoro. We've been meaning to try it out and last Sunday, we finally made it there, upon the invitation of my mother-in-law. Yup, we also tried Sonya's Garden and Antonio's with her. =) [more]
09:12 PM GMT+8

Sunday, May 28, 2006

Last night, it was raining hard, complete with thunder and lighting. I decided to ask Ali some questions while we were having dinner. [more]
06:08 PM GMT+8

Last night, it rained quite heavily in Metro Manila, complete with lightning and thunder. The lights went out several times as we were eating dinner. [more]
06:05 PM GMT+8

One of my daughter's favorite activities at night is to play hide-and-seek. Usually, the whole family plays 10 rounds. [more]
05:58 PM GMT+8

Tuesday, May 23, 2006

Are you looking for a unique place to celebrate your birthday or any other special occasion? You may want to consider the ship, the M.S. Philippines which is docked near the Manila Hotel. [more]
09:48 PM GMT+8

Saturday, May 20, 2006

If Susan Roces can scream and shout while accusing Mrs. Arroyo of stealing the presidency not once, but twice -- all Filipinos hail our three mountaineers: Leo Oracion, Pastor Emata, and Romi Garduce for reaching the top of Mt. Everest, the tallest mountain in the world, not once but thrice! A Pinoy on top of Everest is certainly no fluke. [more]
08:44 AM GMT+8

Friday, May 19, 2006

A Pinoy has made it to the peak of Mt. Everest! The last I heard, two Pinoys have actually made it -- Leo Oracion reached the top on May 17 (Manila time) while Pastor Emata followed shortly after. [more]
07:09 AM GMT+8

Wednesday, May 17, 2006

Months ago, Reader M. wrote us inquiring about Tagaytay as she was planning to celebrate her wedding anniversary there the next weekend. After her trip, she wrote us back and gave us her comments on some of the places that she and her husband tried. [more]
06:19 PM GMT+8

Sunday, May 14, 2006

Did you read that recent news article about that study which said that US-based moms were worth USD134,121 in salaries a year? In Philippine pesos, that's a whopping P6.8 million or about P526,000 a month (if we allow for 13th month pay). [more]
07:55 AM GMT+8

Tuesday, May 9, 2006

Today, I yield this entry to my friend R. who had the good fortune of visiting the Lord of the Rings (LOTR) exhibit in New Zealand recently. He sent me e-mail about his visit and I asked for permission if I could share it with viloria readers who may possibly be LOTR fans. Thanks, R.! Here goes: [more]
09:11 PM GMT+8

Monday, May 8, 2006

Did you ever have a pet as a kid? We had a dachshund before, named Duchess. He was actually my brother's dog but when my brother left for Europe, I inherited the dog! [more]
08:28 PM GMT+8

Saturday, May 6, 2006

We're moving offices this Monday. I took a long, hard look at Manila Bay from our office window last Friday and said goodbye to the Manila sunsets. [more]
04:06 PM GMT+8

Monday, May 1, 2006

We met our new parish priest yesterday, Monsignor Dan Sta. Maria. He was introduced briefly before the mass started and I was quite interested to hear about his background. [more]
04:26 PM GMT+8

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