Monday, July 28, 2008

Doon Po Sa Amin

Welcome to our place in Pila, Laguna

Bahay kubo, kahit munti...

Sa tagiliran ng Bahay
Sa likod ng bahay

Friday, July 25, 2008

Money, money, money, IRAQI money!

Still suffering from the Mama Mia movie hangover, i dug up these money sent by my friend Xaja of Sulaimanya, Iraq.

50 Dinars front

50 Dinars back

250 Dinars front

250 Dinars back

500 Dinars front

500 Dinars back

1000 Dinars front

1000 Dinars back

5000 Dinars front

5000 Dinars back

Makati Jolly Jeep sisig

If you happened to be in the Makati area and you craved for some sisig, check out this jolly jeep which sells super sarap sisig at an affordable price. One order is only P37.00!

There's always a line during lunch time so better to be there before 11:00am.

You can find this at jolly jeep store in front of the Thai embassy along Rada St. There are 2 jolly jeep stores but not to worry, your nose will lead you to the right store!

Sunday, July 20, 2008

Mama Mia, what a movie!

photo courtesy of Yahoo Movies

This movie was inspired from the hit songs of ABBA. If you're an ABBA fan, this is one movie you cannot afford to miss!

Three Good Reasons to watch

  • 1 Meryl Streep shows us that 50+ women can steal the show. She deserves an OSCAR for this.
  • 2 Great musical numbers. Where else can you see James Bond (Pierce Brosnan) sing and dance! Each main character was given a chance to shine on their own.
  • 3 This is one musical where you go into the theater humming the songs and came out still humming the songs!

Friday, July 18, 2008

weeds and herbs

weeds grow so fast and plenty

mix with some herbs, like basil

and you've got a nice table centerpiece

Friday, July 4, 2008

Turtles and Frogs

A friend sent me these stories to ponder. Thanks, Ces.

The Turtles

A turtle family decided to go on a picnic. The turtles, being naturally slow about things, took seven years to prepare for their outing. Finally the turtle family left home looking for a suitable place. During the second year of their journey they found a place ideal for them at last!

For about six months they cleaned the area, unpacked the picnic basket, and completed the arrangements. Then they discovered they had forgotten the salt. A picnic without salt would be a disaster, they all agreed. After a lengthy discussion, the youngest turtle was chosen to retrieve the salt from home. Although he was the fastest of the slow moving turtles, the little turtle whined, cried, and wobbled in his shell. He agreed to go on one condition: that no one would eat until he returned. The family consented and the little turtle left.

Three years passed and the little turtle had not returned. Five years...six years... then on the seventh year of his absence, the oldest turtle could no longer contain his hunger. He announced that he was going to eat and begun to unwrap a sandwich.
At that point the little turtle suddenly popped out from behind a tree shouting, 'See! I knew you wouldn't wait. Now I am not going to go get the salt.'

[ Some of us waste our time waiting for people to live up to our expectations. We are so concerned about what others are doing that we don't do anything ourselves .]

The Frogs

A farmer came into town and asked the owner of a restaurant if he could use a million frog legs. The restaurant owner was shocked and asked the man where he could get so many frog legs! The farmer replied, 'There is a pond near my house that is full of frogs - millions of them. They all croak all night long and they are about to make me crazy!' So the restaurant owner and the farmer made an agreement that the farmer would deliver frogs to the restaurant, five hundred at a time for the next several weeks.

The first week, the farmer returned to the restaurant looking rather sheepish, with two scrawny little frogs. The restaurant owner said, 'Well... where are all the frogs?' The farmer said, 'I was mistaken.. There were only these two frogs in the pond. But they sure were making a lot of noise!'

[ Next time you hear somebody criticizing or making fun of you, remember, it's probably just a couple of noisy frogs. Also remember that problems always seem bigger in the dark. Have you ever laid in your bed at night worrying about things which seem almost overwhelming like a million frogs croaking? Chances are pretty good that when the morning comes, and you take a closer look, you'll wonder what all the fuss was about .]

Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life

Photo By Stephanoot on Flickr (FROGS) and Jansen Mann on Flickr (FROG)


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