Monday, August 31, 2009

Pineapple


I love to eat pineapple. This fruit is very common in our place (Manolo Fortich, Bukidnon). I often include eating pineapple as part of our breakfast and as part of my diet as well. Eating this fresh pineapple right directly from its source is very healthy and nutritious.

I love eating pineapple.

Saturday, August 29, 2009

Horror Movies for Halloween Day

Halloween Day is already near. Evidently, I have seen its rhythm as most of the shows on TV centered on one main theme: Horror and Suspense. Frankly, I am not used to watch horror movies but this time, I will try to hold my nerves and watch some.

Friday, August 28, 2009

A Caregiver for Nicole.


My friend in Canada named Kristine work as a Caregiver to this baby. Recently, we had a chat and she shared about her experience taking care of Nicole. Nicole is just 3 months old. My friend take care of her especially when Nicole's parents are working. From changing the diaper, feeding the baby, putting the baby to sleep, singing lullaby, changing clothes of the baby as well as taking her to a bath are some of the things that Kritine's work as a Caregiver to Nicole.

She added that Nicole is not a "crying baby". She is a a behave one and is cheerful most of the time.

I am happy that my friend in Canada is okay. She will come home in the Philippines probably 2 years from now.

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Thursday, August 27, 2009

Advance Christmas presents

My sister email me this day and she is asking for the lists of things that we want to have this Christmas. Mine, I ask for books, Video CDs and a laptop. These things are very essential for me. My sisters too have their lists.

Christmas is really near and I am very thankful to my sister for giving us Christmas presents.

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Who is Senator Edward Kennedy?


"Ted" or popularly known as Edward Moore Kennedy was a United States Senator from Massachusetts and a member of the Democratic Party. In office since November 1962, Kennedy served nine terms in the Senate. At the time of his death, he was the second most senior member of the Senate, after Robert Byrd of West Virginia, and the third-longest-serving senator in U.S. history. He was best known as one of the most outspoken and effective Senate proponents of liberal causes and bills. For many years the most prominent living member of the Kennedy family, he was the youngest brother of President John F. Kennedy and Senator Robert F. Kennedy, both victims of assassinations, and the father of Congressman Patrick J. Kennedy.

Kennedy was born in Boston and raised in Massachusetts, New York, Florida, and England. He was educated at Harvard College, where he was expelled for cheating on an exam but later readmitted following a period of service in the United States Army, and the University of Virginia School of Law. His 1958 marriage to Virginia Joan Bennett produced three children and ended in divorce in 1982. He was a manager in his brother John's successful 1960 campaign for president, then worked as an assistant district attorney for Suffolk County, Massachusetts. Kennedy entered the Senate in a 1962 special election to fill the seat once held by John. He was seriously injured in an airplane crash in 1964 and suffered from lifelong back pain as a result. Kennedy was elected to a full six-year term in 1964 and was reelected in 1970, 1976, 1982, 1988, 1994, 2000 and 2006.

In the 1969 Chappaquiddick incident, the car Kennedy was driving ran off a bridge and plunged into water, resulting in the death of passenger Mary Jo Kopechne. Kennedy pleaded guilty to leaving the scene of an accident and was given a suspended sentence; however, doubts about his account of the accident significantly damaged his chances of ever becoming President of the United States. Kennedy's one run for the office, in the 1980 presidential election, ended in a primary campaign loss to incumbent Democratic President Jimmy Carter. Kennedy was known for his oratorical power, with his 1968 eulogy for his brother Robert and his 1980 Democratic National Convention rallying cry for American liberalism being his best-known moments. Kennedy's early opposition and heated rhetoric helped lead to the defeat of the 1987 Robert Bork Supreme Court nomination on philosophical grounds and usher in an era of intense political battles over federal judicial nominations. Kennedy's personal behavior following his divorce became the subject of tabloid scrutiny in the 1980s and early 1990s, but his 1992 marriage to Victoria Anne Reggie stabilized his life.

Kennedy was the chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee. Due to his long history and influence in the legislature, he became known as "The Lion of the Senate". More than 300 bills that Kennedy wrote have been enacted into law, and he was known for his ability to work with Republicans and to find compromises among Senate members with disparate views. Kennedy played a major role in passing many pieces of legislation that have affected the lives of all Americans, including the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965, the National Cancer Act of 1971, the Federal Election Campaign Act Amendments of 1974, the COBRA Act of 1985, the Comprehensive Anti-Apartheid Act of 1986, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Ryan White AIDS Care Act in 1990, the Civil Rights Act of 1991, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, the Mental Health Parity Act in 1996 and 2008, the State Children's Health Insurance Program in 1997, the No Child Left Behind Act in 2002, and the Edward M. Kennedy Serve America Act in 2009. During the 2000s, he was a leader of several failed efforts at immigration reform. Over the course of decades, Kennedy's major legislative goal had been enactment of universal health care, which he continued to work toward during the Obama administration. Kennedy battled a malignant brain tumor first diagnosed in May 2008, which greatly limited his appearances in the Senate; though he survived longer than doctors first expected,he died just before midnight on August 25, 2009 at his home in Hyannis Port, Massachusetts.

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ted_Kennedy

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Eyeglasses

When I was in my elementary years, I start wearing prescription glasses. But my mother couldn't buy the latest one because it is so expensive. That is why, I just wear eyeglasses that is cheap and old-fashioned.




How I wish that I have known my favorite high fashion eyeglasses for only $8 Rx eyeglasses before. How I wish I have this kind of eyeglasses. I am sure that my mother would be able to buy me more of these kinds with various designs.

This is really a perfect way on How You Can Start Spending Smart.

Now that I have a better job, I can afford to buy these kind of eyeglasses. I am happy that they have cheaper eyeglasses that is of high quality and of various stylish designs where I could choose from.

Monday, August 24, 2009

Bianca Manalo: Miss Philippines


This is Bianca Manalo. She is the Philippine's pride to compete for the Miss Universe 2009 at Bahamas Island. She is beautiful, brilliant, talented and bright.

Who is this pretty girl anyway?

Pamela Bianca Manalo (born August 30, 1986), a native of Manila, was crowned Binibining Pilipinas 2009 – Universe at the Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City, on March 7, 2009. Pamela Bianca is the sister of Katherine Anne Manalo, Miss World 2002 Top 10 finalist and the niece of Nini Ramos, Miss International 1968 Top 15 semi-finalist. During the Bb. Pilipinas 2009 pageant she won awards including the Best in Swimsuit and some sponsors awards like Miss Natasha, Miss Philippine Airlines and Manila Bulletin Reader's Choice Award. At the end of the night she was crowned the new Binibining Pilipinas 2009 – Universe and have the right to represent the Philippines in the Miss Universe 2009. The other winners were Melody Gersbach and Marie-Ann Umali for Miss International 2009 and Miss World 2009 respectively.

She is really beautiful!

Saturday, August 22, 2009

I want to buy a laptop.

My desktop computer is retiring its services. I want to buy the latest laptop this month. But the problem is, I don't have enough money for now.

I went to the mall this afternoon and I take a look at the various models of laptops that are being displayed in the store. I have the one that is of my choosing but it is quite regretful because my money is not enough for it.

I need to save more about $600 in order for me to buy it.

I hope that there are lots of those style of laptops because I really want to buy like that as soon as I can have the exact amount on hand.

Friday, August 21, 2009

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We're home!

We just came home from San Antonio, Texas. It has been a long trip and back to work again tomorrow after that 2-day vacation. I enjoyed a lot from our trip.

Thursday, August 20, 2009

Coupons for Target are to the rescue!

With the rising economic crisis that globally experiencing nowadays, people from all walks of life are in financial constraint. The price of commodities are high, discounts in oil and diesel are just too meager, some companies were closed, basic supply of needs are of high shortage and many more.

These clearly view that the economy of all the countries are affected my an undeniable CRISIS. Studies reveal that people are in great financial problems in meeting the rising need from purchasing basic needs like food, shelter and clothing. Companies as well, lessen the number of their employees to cope with the problem.

Due to this, there are some ways that possible positive options are to the rescue. Just like having this coupons for Target as a means to have discount codes that will ensure the customers of affordable and reasonable price in all commodities from home d├ęcor, fashion, furniture, baby gear, lighting, bedding, window coverings, kitchen appliances, and patio furniture and many more.

In order to meet the "lack" of today's economy, this is a wise choice to save from purchasing people's basic needs.

In this crucial economic status of the world today, people need to search means to save and avail of the discounts that selling firms are providing them. It in this way also, that they will be able to meet their needs amidst the uncertainties.

In commemoration of Ninoy Aquino

Tomorrow, August 21, is the death anniversary of Ninoy Aquino. The Filipino people in commemoration of Ninoy are adviced to wear yellow clothing as a sign of his vigor in fighting for freedom and democracy in the Philippines.

There will be no class in all schools nationwide and no office work from companies both private and public firms because it is a holiday.

Term Life Insurance

In this growing and competitive economy and the rising cause of global economic crisis all over the world, one's main question to ponder is: "What will happen to me and my family in the future?"

I am one of those individual who see much worries in the future for the lives of my family and the security of my children as well. I am old and I know that they need me. But I don't know what might happen to me tomorrow and for more years to come. I don't want that they end up with nothing and have nothing in life. I am particular and more concern of their dreams and the fulfillment of each. That is why, I never doubt getting term life insurance because this is the only way which the security of my family will be attained.

We can't tell what will be our future. We can't predict of what might happen then. But there is always a great assurance and solution and I think having term life insurance is the top solution of some of the possible options.

I used to have my hair pony tailed.

I have a long hair and I am not comfortable letting it down always. That is why, when I go out from home, I always clip my hair with hair accessories. This keeps me comfortable and keep me away from being warm.

Oftentimes, I often find myself unease when I show my hair down. It keeps me warm and uncomfortable. It is not a matter that I am not having a good hair, it is just that I just don't like to let it down always.

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

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Badminton

We consider badminton as a good sport.

Every morning when my sister and I take a jog in the open field, we stopped at the badminton court to play badminton. We set 30 minutes to 1 hour playing badminton. We include playing badminton as our main sport because it is not too hazardous to play the game. All it takes is to put an eye on its shuttle and hit it to and fro. Being vigilant is the main armour in the game. It is important that every player is alert and take active moves and actions.

It has been almost 5 years now that we play badminton. We love it and we just can't resist playing with it. It has been part of our daily routine.

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Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Pamela Bianca Manalo

She is the woman with beauty and brain. Pamela is representing Philippines in the international competition of Ms. Universe 2009 which is held in Bahamas. Who is this Philippine's pride?

Pamela Bianca Ramos Manalois a native of Manila, 22 years old. Her birthday is on August 30, 1986. She is 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) in height. She was crowned Binibining Pilipinas 2009 - Universe. She won awards including the Best in Swimsuit and some sponsors awards like Miss Natasha, Miss Philippine Airlines and Manila Bulletin Reader's Choice Award. At the end of the night she was crowned the new Binibining Pilipinas 2009 – Universe and have the rights to represent the Philippines in the Miss Universe 2009.

Live coverage of Miss Universe 2009 will be seen this August 24, 2009, aired by ABS-CBN Television Network, Philippines at 9:00 in the morning.

Monday, August 17, 2009

Easily having friends.

I am a friendly person. I am not particular of choosing somoene to be my friend because I easily understand a person. Wherever I go, I easily gain and win friends. Even if I am riding in a bus, a jeepney, even I am eating at a restaurant or shopping at a mall, even at the church and in the school. I can easily gain friends. In fact, I am not the first to make the move, they just share something to me about their views and personal problems(even if I don't know them). I just listen to them and share also what's my views.

I don't really know why in an instant I can build friendship. I don't know what is with me. All I know is that I deal people with respect and love. I feel them special. I smile to them and I treat them as my family. I want to feel them comfortable, without too much worries. Maybe this is my asset.

But frankly, I just don't know why.

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Sunday, August 16, 2009

Best soup


This Lucky Me Pancit Lomi is what I love to eat especially during cold, rainy days. This warms me and makes my stomach full. This is just P10.00. Furthermore, it is very easy to prepare. With this soup, my days are happier!

Saturday, August 15, 2009

Role of each member of the family.

Having a family compasses happiness because we help each other at home. Disciplining children is the primary role of parents. Instilling to the children what are their roles at home direct them to achieve their responsibilities.

I grew up in a family where values formation is the main focus. My parents never lack the morals and discipline that they shared to us. That is why, we grow well and not a problem to society. Values formation starts at home. And one way to achieve these formation is through the responsibilities that each family member play.

Father/Husband. As the head of the family, he is the principal breadwinner. How mush does he earning determines the economic condition of the family. He exercises discipline among his children together with the mother. He is the major decision-maker and is looked up to as the leader of the family. He should pitch in the household work when the wife is working for additional income.

Mother/Wife. She is the foundation of love, care and affection in the family. Housekeeping, budgeting and taking care of the children are the three major roles of the wife and mother. Teaching the children with housekeeping task is her responsibility as well. Furthermore, she is responsible for inculcating religious ideals and spiritual growth of the family.

Children. The children should acknowledge and respect the authority of the parents. They must willingly share and cooperate in household responsibilities to prepare them for their future roles and lessen the load of household chores of the parents. They must show concern for the money, time and efforts spent by their parents by completing their studies. When old enough and ready earning, they must share their earnings with the family. Furthermore, when their parents are already old, they should take care of them.

I never wonder why my parents discipline us in any way for us to shape as a person with good values and proper conduct. Their upbringings make us a better person not just for our family but also to the community as well.

Friday, August 14, 2009

My Disclosure Policy


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Friends

Man is not created alone. He was created to be directly or indirectly dependent upon others. Aside from your family, you need others to make life more meaningful. You have to interact personally with others in order to win and maintain friends.

Friends enrich each other's life by being together and for what they give and share. This is especially true when you have friends of both sexes. This interactions or relationships of both boys and girls before marriage will help them compare and understand people which is a great help when they are ready to select a mate in the future.

I have lots of friends from all walks of life. Frankly speaking, I am a friendly person. Days will go fonder if I will not be able to keep in touch with them. In fact, I often chat with them and I send messages through text. I want to communicate with them always and it makes me complete that I am not alone. Whenever I feel down and feeling blue, I can go directly to my friends and ask for help. My friends are not the nasty ones. They are kind, good and they are a good influence to me. I find them very okay. I am at ease whenever I am with them.

So if you find it too difficult to win or restore friendship, here are some points for you to build real friendship.

1. Show your interest for others. Go out of your way to do things for others.
2. Be cheerful. Always smile. People love to see smiling faces.
3. Be a good listener. Listen to what other people are saying. Encourage people to talk about themselves.
4. Be loyal. You and your friends should stick to one another.
5. Share your feelings. This does not mean that you have to pour out your emotions to everyone you meet.
6. Be understanding and considerate. Do not expect perfection. We all make mistakes and nobody is perfect.

There you go! Winning friends doesn't need money or material thing. The steps are just so easy, reach them and communicate to them. Be happy winning friend now! It is not too late. Color your life with your circle of friends.

Thursday, August 13, 2009

Pests

Household pests are insects and animals that live in the house. They are dangerous to our health. They carry diseases and germs. They destroy properties. They make our life unpleasant. A pest is something we dislike. Ants, flies, mosquitoes, fleas, white ants, rats and mice are household pests.

But how do we get rid out of them?

To get rid of flies, we should keep our surrounding clean. Bury or burn all garbage, always use a sanitary toilet, keep all food covered, use wire screen covers for food on the table.

For mosquitoes. Clean our surroundings, bury all empty cans and coconut shells, cover standing water with soil, use effective sprayers to kill them. To kill wrigglers, pour kerosene on standing water. They will not be able to come to the surface to breathe.

For cockroaches. We should clean and sweep behind shelves and cabinets, keep all food covered, spray their hiding places with insecticides, keep everything clean and dry. Furthermore, sunshine help keep away any pests. Expose things or furniture under the heat of the sun even for thrice a month.

For ants. Legs of tables and cabinets may be painted with kerosene or insecticide. Look for ants' hills and nests and destroy them. Salt may be sprinkled on ants' nests to drive them away. Soapy water poured on ant hills also helps to get rid of ants. Keep everything clean. Destroy the queen and its ants' hills. Apply kerosene or black tar on parts of the house that meet the ground.

For fleas. Keep places where cats and dogs sleep clean. Patch up small holes and small opening in the house so that rats and mice can't get through. Keep food, like rice in cans. Small bits of food and crumbs attract mice and rats, these should be swept away. Use rat traps to get rid of rats. Bathe your dog and cats often as needed to get rid of fleas.

Cleanliness starts at the home and in order to avoid these pests, our home should always be clean and free from any harmful pests everyday.

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

8 glasses of water a day!

It has been reported that people should drink at least 8 glasses of water a day. Our body reacts and has the capacity to lose some of the fluid content especially when it is too hot. Heat loss resulted. That is why, in order to compensate for the loss fluid, it is advisable for us to drink at least 8 glasses of water a day. Furthermore, it is beneficial to our health as well because it will eradicate all the harmful elements and they that will flow out in our body through urine and human waste. Moreover, it will make our skin look healthy and glowing.

Water plays a vital role especially for our health.

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

How to properly apply shampoo on your hair?

The hair is the "shining glory" of a person. It shows the glow of one's personality. That is why, proper care of the hair is a must especially when applying shampoo.

I have a bad hair. It is dry and oftentimes, it makes me feel uneasy. Just recently, I discovered that I have dandruff. I don't know where I get it.

I discovered that the shampoo I am using makes my hair dry. I switch to another brand and I have noticed that my hair gradually glow. I am now at ease using the new shampoo that fits for my hair.

I have read an article about how to take care of the hair and the proper way to apply shampoo.

It is very important that when we apply shampoo, we have to get an amount of water and pour a little amount of shampoo and mix them.

It is not proper to directly pour shampoo to your hair because this will cause extreme dryness. Shampoo are made up of chemicals and it is through mixing it with water that it will lessen the chemical content.

Taking care of one's hair depends on how knowledgeable you are of some of the helpful tips to lessen the cause of dryness of one's hair.

Take this effective advice that will help you to have a glowing hair.

Friday, August 7, 2009

Manolo Fortich, Bukidnon Festival


June, 19, 2009 is the celebration of 93rd Charter Day celebration of the Municipality of Manolo Fortich, Bukidnon, Philippines which highlighted the Pineapple Festival. The event was participated by the different barangays of Manolo Fortich namely:

1. Agusan Canyon
2. Alae
3. Damilag
4. Dalirig
5. Dahilayan
6. Diklum
7. Lunocan
8. Lindaban
9. Minsoro
10. Mambatangan
11. Mampayag
12. Mantibugao
13. Maluko
14. Gilang-gilang
15. Santiago
16. Sankanan
17. San Miguel
18. Santo Nino
19. Lingi-on
20. Tikala
21. Kalugmanan
22. Tankulan

The Pineapple Festival is celebrated to honor the Del Monte Company's history for the contributing to the development and progress of the town, Manolo Fortich, Bukidnon which had helped so much in the economy particularly the hiring of laborers and employees. For so many years, it helps the people's livelihood, education and the private and public firms as well.

Manolo Fortich is a 1st class municipality in the province of Bukidnon, Philippines. The term "Bukidnon" referred to as the semi-sedentary indigenous inhabitants of the high plateaus and rugged mountain ranges of central Mindanao. Municipality of Manolo Fortich is located in the northern part of Bukidnon. It is about 40 minutes away from the bustling commercial center of Cagayan de Oro City.

The climate is very ideal. It is classified as belonging to type IV or Intermediate. It is characterized by a moderate dry season with average rainfall of about 2,000 mm. Its temperature is relatively cool and humid making the place suitable for production of any kind of crops. Production of high valued crops, which include vegetables, cut flowers and ornamentals is a big potential in the area. There are 3 major ethnic groups in Manolo Fortich and they are the Higaonon, Talaandig and the Cebuano-Bohol ethnic groups. Cebuano-Visayan is the major dialect spoken. In the upland barangay plateau areas of Dahilayan, Guilang-guilang, Kalugmanan, Santiago and Ticala, the Higa-onon and Talaandig speak their local dialect called "binukid".

Experience Manolo Fortich, Bukidnon when you visit Bukidnon!

Thursday, August 6, 2009

Best nap mats and backpacks

Mostly, it is hard for all the mothers in the world to let their children take a nap or have a sleep during daytime because they are playful. In this case, mothers are having problems with their child's sleeping habits.

Due to this arising problem, nap mats are professionally made based on the situation being studied of the problems of mothers all around the world in terms of their children's sleeping habits. This thus, nap mats are especially made with purpose and of great use.

Toddler nap mat comes in various designs and style that suit to the need and the taste of your kids. These nap mats are very convenient, they have a sewn in pillow and fold to fit in their own backpack just the right size for your child carry themselves. Your child will surely have a sound and snoozee nap. No more fighting them to take their nap since they can bring their "bed" with everywhere you travel. They are with bright and colorful designs that your child will surely have a good habit to nap.

Furthermore, Stephen Joseph quilted backpack and Stephen Joseph backpack are also available in various designs and style. It is made from vinyl. It is very easy to take care of. You just wipe with a damp cloth. Moreover, most of the available backpack are 12” x 13.25”, and 5” deep with a very large zippered opening.

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Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Maria Corazon "Cory" Sumulong Cojuangco Aquino


Maria Corazon "Cory" Sumulong Cojuangco Aquino (January 25, 1933 – August 1, 2009) was the 11th President of the Philippines, serving from 1986 to 1992. She was the first female president of the Philippines and Asia.

Corazon C. Aquino was married to Senator Benigno Aquino, Jr. (1932–1983), a leading figure in the political opposition against the autocratic rule of President Ferdinand Marcos. Her husband was assassinated upon his return from exile in the United States on August 21, 1983. Aquino, who had no prior political experience, became a focal point and unifying force of the opposition against Marcos. She was drafted to run against Marcos in the 1986 snap presidential elections. Aquino was installed as President by the peaceful 1986 People Power Revolution.

Maria Corazon Sumulong Cojuangco was born to Jose Cojuangco of Tarlac and Demetria Sumulong of Antipolo, Rizal. She was the sixth of eight children in what was considered to be one of the richest Chinese-Mestizo families in the Philippines, in Tarlac. Her ancestry was one-eighth Tagalog from her maternal side, one-eighth Kapampangan and one-fourth Spanish from her paternal side, and half-Chinese from both maternal and paternal sides.

She was sent to St. Scholastica's College in Manila where she finished grade school as class valedictorian in 1943. In 1946, she enrolled for a year in high school at the Assumption Convent in Manila. Later, she was sent to the United States to study in Kuba at the Ravenhill Academy in Philadelphia, the Notre Dame Convent School in New York, and the College of Mount Saint Vincent, also in New York. Meanwhile, she worked as a volunteer in the 1948 United States presidential campaign of Republican Thomas Dewey against President Harry Truman. She studied Liberal Arts and graduated in 1953 with a Bachelor of Arts in French Language, with a minor in Mathematics. She intended to become a math teacher and a language interpreter.


Aquino died of cardiopulmonary arrest after complications of colon cancer at the age of 76 on August 1, 2009, 3:18 a.m., at the Makati Medical Center.

Aquino's body lay in state at a public wake at the St. Benilde Gymnasium of La Salle Green Hills in Mandaluyong up to August 3, when it was later transferred to the Manila Cathedral. She was the first member of the laity to have been permitted to lie in state in the cathedral. This honor has always been reserved to deceased archbishops of Manila. A crowd with an estimated number of 120,000 people showed up to witness the transfer of her remains from La Salle Green Hills to the Manila Cathedral. Most of the crowd was concentrated at the Ninoy Aquino memorial statue in Ayala Avenue, Makati, where the hearse paused briefly as the crowds sang "Bayan Ko," one of the anthems of the 1986 EDSA Revolution. Confetti is showered from above as the casket containing the remains of former Philippine President Corazon 'Cory' Aquino is carried out of the Manila Cathedral in Manila, Philippines Wednesday Aug. 5, 2009. Aquino was laid to rest Wednesday next to her assassinated husband after a funeral procession joined by hundreds of thousands of supporters who hailed her as an exemplar of moral leadership.

Sunday, August 2, 2009

Thank you Madame President, Mrs. Corazon C. Aquino!

It has been a great loss for us Filipinos for losing a wonderful person who stand to fight for Democracy. I remembered, I am 8 years old at those times that EDSA Revolution happened due to the Martial Law uprising here in the Philippines. I thought that was the end of our country, my family and me. Though young and innocent I am in those times, I never have forgotten that there were lots of military men gathered in our place, bringing with them their fierce armour - guns, canons and others. I clearly saw in my two eyes, they were passing to and fro at our house whom they wait for the command of the existing president to declare war and probably they will cause and make lots of trouble in our place.

That extremely horrible experience is always clear in my thoughts that until now, I don't forget about it.

It is in the person of Madame Corazon C. Aquino that peace and democracy were attained. People are happily free from the chains of slavery and dictatorship. She gave a new face of the Philippines. A face that supports and helps a lot of Filipino people from the hands of cruel and selfish administration. I remembered, it was in the year 1986 that liberty soars up high and free us from bondage. Madame Corazon C. Aquino makes our nation, a land of freedom and justice. She stands to defend our rights and the rights of every Filipino people. When justice and peace were obtained in those times, we jump with great happiness that we then be able to do and live things normally (without anymore worrying much of the things that might happen to us).

For years and up to the present, Filipinos are free!

It was August 1, 2009 at 3:18 in the early dawn, the woman and former Philippine president who fight for all the Filipinos' rights, died of a Colon Cancer. How sad these days are. How hurtful to have loss a wonderful person that brought DEMOCRACY in every Filipino. It is a great loss for all of us. But as life is not ours to take, I am pretty sure that she is in the right hands in Heaven. She is there with the Lord in Paradise.

It is painful for losing her. But it is more painful if Philippines is not free at these times.

We, Filipinos, owe much of our lives to her. And she will always be a part of our existence. She is a part of our lives. She will always be remembered.
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