Back when electronic devices weren't common, we as kids had made bounds and leaps to make past time - fun time. Back in the Philippines, during the late 80's and early 90's, the rubber band - yes that stretchy-came-in-many-colors thing that bundled string beans, okra and petchay (bokchoy here in North America) from the wet-market and tediously gathered and saved and revered by our youths like rarities of 'black pearls' from the pristine southern Philippine seas. You are considered 'cool' if you can make a 'double-star' pattern from a single rubber-band. I had so much that I made a 2 metre braided rubber band. I probably had a thousand pieces bundled and color-coded to make this elastic rainbow of rubber smelling whip of delight. So simple yet the fun from it can't be described as simple. So cheap but to the enthusiasts - valuable. Do you miss your 'goma'?
The Claim That There Is No God Is An Escape From All Realities According to the latest available statistics there are about 15-30% of the world populations that are either agnostic or atheists. Atheist and agnostics are defined as: agnostic ag•nos•tic [ag nóstik] (plural ag•nos•tics) noun 1. somebody denying God’s existence is provable: somebody who […]
Okay, it’s been five months and it has been a truly long blogging vacation for me. And yes, in my pursuit of continuing what had began several months ago – here I am now with another post. Calgary,Alberta, Canada Two months had past since I left the Philippines (and by the way, last year I […]
I’m back! It’s been months since I wrote anything here. I didn’t have the liberty to do so because of my ‘hecticules’ schedule. Being a full time Online English Teacher, engulfed with a number of students…nah, I won’t talk about my daily tasks…is a blast. I’ve started to accept students for my home-based teaching program […]
Since father hood came to my being and now, I’m expecting my second child sometime April of next year, I can’t evade this fact that I’m adding in gravity to my already existing responsibility. I keep on thinking of better means to improve my family’s condition. I’m supposed to be leaving for Canada to work […]
Alrighty! It’s been a long blogging vacation for me and as always, hopeful that you enjoy this post. i give credit to my buddy Dave and my buddy Masi Oka San for helping me on this fine craft and I wish the authorities here in the Philippine can view this. Enjoy folkshref=”https://ihatecommuting.files.wordpress.com/2008/08/dave.jpg”></a
I was on my way home last night and a terrible thing happened; I ran out of gas! 17 kilometers away from home, in a precarious area notorious for robberies and bad stuff, I was preparing for hand to hand combat. Thank God nothing bad happened. I made a terrible mistake of not filling in […]