fab sat

bonding with my brother Jun and my two kids;
Fresh air,
various Fishes,
cool Fountain,
Fast Foods…

and i still can go on with the good words with the letter F


bumped into my cousin Andy and his gf, Ther
shopped some benetton shirts.
1 – 2 – 3 !
sforzesco fountain

FABulous SATurday!

balloon trip

Last friday night, my daughter Kiara insisted of inflating balloons and it’s almost 11:30pm. whew!
my hub and i got scared ‘coz she cried without sound and gasped for her breath (10 seconds or so).
we tossed and shook her up, and thanks God, she cried out loud, then slept.
so figure out how saturday morning will be. do you think she’ll forgot the balloons?
now i’m the one gasping for air–25 balloons inflated–(and counting more–)


Children ask better questions than adults.
“May I have a toast with marmalade?”
“Why is the sky blue?”
“What is 10 x 10?”

“ba..baaaaaa?” (teletubbies?)
(hello kitty?)

they are far more likely to elicit a cheerful response
“Where’s your receipt?”
Why aren’t you answering your fone?”
“Who’s your lawyer?”

yeah, sometimes i want to be a kid again, where i can throw questions that my parents will invent answers and i don’t care. =)

TGIF #14: something on facebook

what’s new on facebook?
the facebook stories application is something interesting. it allows the users to share their stories in which facebook has been a part of it.
as one of the 500 million users of FB, personally, facebook helped me out in reconnecting with my friends, 30-20 years back. amazing how one can be at the other side of the world, talking to the other side, just like old times! facebook is not only fun, but it also helps a lot of people.
i grabbed 5 stories from Facebook stories randomly. here are they:

Facebook has allowed me the abilty to find some long lost friends and get back in contact with some of my children. There is much more to do, many more people to contact again, but the search is on……. GOD willing!!!

2. Ric N, Leeds, West Yorkshire

Today, I woke to discover my car had been broken into. This sorry event had coincided with my 35th birthday. Faced with an unexpected day off, sitting waiting for the police to arrive, I figured I’d personally respond to everybody who had the good grace to wish me Happy Birthday. 38 peeps have expressed best wishes and I’ve been well entertained by them all. The time has flown by. Thanks!

3. Kelsey L

Facebook helped reunite my family after over 14 years of no contact with my brother and sister. I first heard that another one of my sisters found my brother on facebook, then my brother found my other sister who he also had not had any contact with. One of the most memerable and happiest moments of my life would not have been possible without facebook.

4. Tim R

whilst riding in an elevator it broke down, no bother i thought and contacted the emergency line and an engineer was on his way,a few moments later the fire alarm sounded in the building, the elevator electrics had caught fire! the emergency line now didn’t work no-one in the building knew i was in the elevator,luckily my MOTO BLUR phone had enough signal to update my status and get rescued thanks facebook.

5. Liz B, Croydon, N/A

My daughter died in a car crash 2 years ago. The day after she died a school friend of hers set up a dedication page in her memory. It helped us in our grief and it was nice to be able to look at all the comments, memories & photos that her friends posted. It showed us what a great person she was and we saw what she was like with her friends. We even found out things about her personality that we didn’t know before.

new hairdo

she haven’t had a hair cut since birth, and i decided to cut some four inches of her hair.

smiling….was she contented…?
…or not?
i’m glad she can’t sue me for a bad hair cut.
“MA! i need a mirror at the back, i want to see what you’ve done!”

emotional intelligence

American Bookstore is quite tempting in front of me when i got off the bus yesterday. I ended up buying Emotional Intelligence by Daniel Goleman. I’m not a prolific reader when travelling (makes me dizzy sometimes). Surprisingly, i read almost half of the book @ the subway. the book’s intriguing.

a glimpse of the first page.
–and some excerpts…
the question is, how could someone of such obvious intelligence do something so irrational-so downright dumb? the answer: academic intelligence has little to do with emotional life. the brightest among us can founder on the shoals of unbridled passions and unruly impulses; pepole with hig IQ’s can be stunningly poor pilots of their private lives.

5 domains of emotional intelligence:

1. knowing one’s emotions. self-awareness — recognizing a feeling as it happens – is a keystone of emotional intelligence

2. managing emotions. handling feelings so they are appropriate is an ability that builds self-awareness.

3. motivating oneself. emotional self-control underlies accomplishment of every sort

4. recognizing emotions in others. empathy is the fundamental people skill.

5. handling relationships. the art of relationships is, in large part, skill in managing emotions in others.
i’m still reading the second half.
loving it!


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i wish i knew how to do this graphic stuffs.
the best technique i know is to copy and paste.

first step

University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City
my son, CJ’s dream is to study college at UP. he’ll take his entrance exam on august 8, 2010 for the next year’s admission for freshmen. (SY 2011-2012). every high school graduates dream of UP. i did way back then. it’s one of the many prestigious schools in the Philippines, so that means expensive! i need to pray for CJ’s good results.
Best of Luck CJ!