My Archives: October 2005

Sunday, October 30, 2005

The kids went on their annual trick or treat around the village yesterday. Manuel and I were out as we had a wedding to attend. Ali, our 3-year old, went around as Darna ( a very famous super heroine here in the Philippines, now portrayed on TV by pretty Angel Locsin) while Adi, our 9-year old, was on his third year as Harry Potter.
12:15 PM GMT+8

Friday, October 28, 2005

One time, my son had to fill up a form for guidance with his family's favorite things. For mom, he says he put "Desperate Housewives" as my favorite TV show. [more]
08:04 PM GMT+8

Happy Halloween everybody! November 1 is known here in the Philippines as Araw ng mga Patay (which directly translates to Day of the Dead although the better sounding term is All Souls' Day). [more]
07:53 PM GMT+8

Thursday, October 27, 2005

Bazaars go into full swing as Christmas nears. There are tiangges galore and people start thinking about their Christmas bonuses. [more]
01:49 PM GMT+8

Tuesday, October 25, 2005

Reader Elmer Dolera from the United States writes asking for help in contacting Attorney Tiburcio Palasan who is his contact for doing a tennis clinic in Cagayan de Oro. Atty. Palasan is said to be a councilor in the City of Malaybalay and Mr. Elmer Dolera has been trying to get hold of him or a certain Mr. Greg Mosqueda. [more]
07:10 PM GMT+8

Monday, October 24, 2005

I was in a highly popular bookstore a few weekends ago and was buying a few things here and there. I thought I would only buy a few items but suddenly had the urge to look more books over -- to give away as gifts this Christmas. [more]
01:43 PM GMT+8

Tuesday, October 18, 2005

We were at Robinsons Supermarket one time and noticed this new ice cream brand that they were selling -- Bulla Smoothie Splits. It's an Australian-made frozen delight (on a stick) and the pack we got was a pack of 8 which came in two flavors: blueberry and strawberry. [more]
01:15 PM GMT+8

Thursday, October 13, 2005

My 9-year old son celebrated his birthday recently and I really can't believe how fast he has grown. My husband and I have grown older too -- as evidenced by our energy levels which can't seem to keep up with the kids. [more]
06:55 PM GMT+8

Tuesday, October 11, 2005

I was in my car on my way to work this morning, listening to Mike Enriquez on DZBB as usual, when I chanced upon the U.P. Singing Ambassadors on his program. I was lucky! [more]
01:18 PM GMT+8

Monday, October 10, 2005

I was driving on my way to work last week when the car just suddenly stopped. The indicator for the oil suddenly lit up and after that, the car I was driving refused to budge. [more]
06:36 PM GMT+8

Friday, October 7, 2005

Ever had problems with your kids and their brushing their teeth? I don't know about you, but usually, after the novelty of brushing teeth wears off, you'll have to keep reminding your kids over and over to go and brush their teeth (boys, especially). [more]
07:52 PM GMT+8

Thursday, October 6, 2005

Searching for Scholastic books for your children? Look no further. There will be a "Catch the Reading Bug Book Fair" at the Center for Childhood Education at 78 Sanso St., Corinthian Gardens, Quezon City. [more]
01:32 PM GMT+8

Tuesday, October 4, 2005

Reader H. writes to ask about finding a suitable rental vehicle with driver and guide. They are vacationing in Bohol in January 2006 and will spend five days there. [more]
01:10 PM GMT+8

Monday, October 3, 2005

Still on our bazaar finds, we found some attractive kits which would be very handy for travelling or for just organizing your stuff. The Organizer Sets came in the following colors: red, maroon, blue, green, and black. [more]
07:11 PM GMT+8

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