We are inviting all photography enthusiasts to join the first GENSAN TUNA FESTIVAL PHOTO CONTEST.  The winning entries will be displayed in a SPECIAL PHOTO EXHIBIT after the awarding on September 15, 2009.  The GRAND PRIZE will win FIFTEEN THOUSAND PESOS and of course, BRAGGING RIGHTS for being the first winner of this competition.  Read on…

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A woman of valor, who can find one?

She is precious far beyond rubies.

Her husband trusts in her and lacks nothing.

She is robed in strength and dignity.

Her children rise up and bless her; her husband, too, and praises her.

Many women have done excellently, but you surpass them all.

Give her honor for the fruit of her hands; her deeds speak her praise.

Proverbs 31


I woke up feeling sad today. I miss my mom. She died last April 26, 2007. I miss her so bad that I cry just thinking about her.  With Tita Cory’s passing, I miss my Mom even more.  Sayang. Sayang is all I can say now. I wasted the times when she was alive and not bonded with her enough. I was too immersed with work that I unconsciously took her presence for granted. I miss the times when we used to talk. I miss her stories about her experiences as a teacher. Mom was an educator. She is the epitome of what a teacher should be.

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I’m writing again.  Or should I say, I’m blogging again.  I’ve got a number of items in my mind but I’d like to kick off in a lighter mode.  It’s been a while since I shared my preferred list and I’ve not been remiss in checking the dining pleasures of Gensan.  So here goes nothing…

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