30 August 2009

The Ellie Bellie Meme

Today we ripped this meme off a blogger known as Ellen White from the blog Ellie Bellie Blog. She states that she has been "dragged into this new cult of memeing". She does not explain what blogger "dragged her". But, it was probably stolen there as well. So, of course, that will be as far as we go. Tracing back our theft's thieves might take some time. Link back to us at Sunday Stealing!

Cheers to all us thieves!

Sunday Stealing: The Ellie Bellie Meme

what are your most common nicknames? *nes, inday =)

what is today's weather? *it's a sunny Sunday!

where did go on vacation this year? *Bohol just last week

what did you do there? *visited family and relatives

where did you stay? *stayed 1 night in Ilijan Sur @ my mom's hometown, 3 nights in Tagbilaran City where my grandmas are, and 1 night in Cahayag @ the house of my mom's brother.

what job do you do? *I am a hospital slave! =)

describe where you live. *I live in a not-so-great subdivision here in the city since 1995.

what do you usually do on weekends? *If I am not working on a weekend, I might be at the mall or spend some time with friends on a Saturday night in one of the famous bars in the city.

what food hits your 'bliss spot'? *siomai, pizzaaaaaas!

what drink really does it for you? *Margarita =)

describe the first friend that comes to your head. *Lea, my childhood friend since Kindergarten

what was the last restaurant you went to? *Dimsum Diner

where would you like to live if you had unlimited moneys and nothing stopping your dreams? *I would love to have a home @ the Bahamas Island with my family

what is the likeliness of you achieving this dream home? *if I'd win the lotto, hehehe

what do you like to do in your spare time? *net surfing, or just listening to music

what's your favorite genre for TV programs? *talk shows, entertainment programs

what's your favorite genre for music? *jazz, classic, pop, RnB

what's your favorite song that's sad? *Why Can't It Be?

what's your favorite soppy film? *can't recall one

how about your favorite chick flick? *still talkin' about a movie? It would have to be Legally Blonde =)

what are you looking forward to at the moment? *someone to put his heart on me =)

what are you dreading at the moment? *unable to fulfill my dreams and not having a family of my own

how would you describe your personality? *flexible and can be trusted

if you had a personality eraser, what part of yours might you erase? *my being "matampuhin"

you are given $5000 to spend in 1 day, what do you do with it? remember, no limitations! *I will go on an international pleasure trip with my family in Europe! =)

what is your biggest fear? *being alone and unsuccessful

Thank you for playing this week on Sunday Stealing! Please leave a comment or link when you have posted. Feel free to stop back and visit other player’s posts. Have a great week. See you next Sunday!

29 August 2009

Bohol and ME (2009)

Last week, my mom, sis and I went to Bohol and met some relatives there. It was an unplanned trip because supposedly, it would be my Dad who's going there with Mom. However, because Dad had to attend to some appointments, it's me who tagged along with them. We arrived Bohol via Cebu August 16, 2009 and went back to Davao August 21, 2009 just in time for the highlights of Davao's Kadayawan Festival.

Here are the recent pics I had with Bohol's finest:


taken @ the Sandugo Marker



Still @ the Sandugo Marker with the finest Panglao Island as the background


Left pic: @ the Hanging Bridge before reaching Loboc; Right pic: @ the Butterfly Dome located inside Sagbayan Pic

Saturday 9: The Waiting

Welcome to Saturday: 9 . What we've committed to our readers is that we will post 9 questions every Saturday. Sometimes the post will have a theme, and at other times the questions will be totally unrelated. Those weeks we do "random questions," so-to-speak. We encourage you to visit other participants posts and leave a comment. Because we don't have any rules, it is your choice. We hate rules. We love memes, however, and here is today's meme!


1. Have you ever stayed online for a very long time waiting for someone? *yup, back when I was years younger than my age now. =)

2. How do you eat oreos? *split the filled biscuits and lick the oreos in between them

3. Are you cocky? * I am NOT.

4. Did you have an imaginary friend as a kid? *I think all kids have. I used to have an imaginary fairy friend and it's normal.

5. What t.v. station do you watch the most? *local: ABS-CBN ; foreign: HBO

6. Have you ever seen the ocean? *yes because our place lies at the Pacific

7. Have you ever been hospitalized? *yes, I was hospitalized twice. First was when I got Amoebiasis at age 8, and last 2004 when I got Dengue Fever.

8. What's your favorite brand of rootbeer? *Rootbeer by Coca-Cola

9. Could you live without a computer? *I think not anymore because this has been my form of communication to families and friends all over the world. =)

Feelin' Sick For Resting Too Much

After savoring my off days and slept so hard, I now feel like I am sick. Perhaps this is brought about my curling too much in bed, or maybe I stayed longer in one position while sleeping. Lately, am experiencing a slight back pain. Funny cos I just realized that too much of something can be bad, say for instance my being able to sleep for long hours.

Got to instill in mind that too much of something is really bad. Better consider that thought in general. =)

28 August 2009

Friday Fill-Ins: #139

Serendipity

Graphic courtesy of Tonya!

And...here we go!

1. He was a charmer I think, LOL.

2. My US opportunity is what I look forward to most this time of year.

3. My best friend is someone I can share my thoughts with.

4. If I only have the courage to be honest with you.

5. Appearances can be modified as we age up.

6. The last person I gave a hug to was my niece.

7. And as for the weekend, tonight I'm looking forward to sleep more, tomorrow my plans include working on a PM shift and Sunday, I want to hear mass (I hope I really can!) and work on a PM shift again!

27 August 2009

BS, Dog Kisses, Memories And You Guessed It...More!

Welcome to the August 27th version of Thursday Thunks!
(which we always seem to post on Wednesday)
Where we make you think a little bit before you blog!
This week we will answer some crazy questions brought to you by
Kimber, the number of kids I have and the color of dead roses.

1. Have you ever played Bullshit? * I can never tell. Perhaps some people might thought I have played such role in one of my encounters with them which I wasn't aware of.

2. A dog licks you on your face. Are you disgusted or thinking it was sweet? *sweeeet!

3. Tell us about a fun/special memory you have of a grandparent. *It happened recently when my maternal grandmom kissed and hugged me so tight the moment we arrived in my mom's hometown.

4. Have you ever pet a rat? *Nope! I hate them!

5. If I walked into your kitchen, where are the cups? *It is also confined in a plastic ware where plates, spoons and forks are being placed.

6. Since you already let me in your home, I found the cup and had water, now where's the bathroom from the kitchen? *The bathroom is just near the dining room. =)

7. Have you ever pet a turtle or tortoise? *Never had.

Blogging Being Missed!

I missed blogging! Been busy since I arrived from a trip that's why work occupied most of my time the moment I got back. Seriously, I rarely had the time to go online or blog. I even missed visiting my favorite sites such as Facebook and Twitter. At least now, I am back! =)

21 August 2009

Friday Fill-Ins: #138

Serendipity

Graphic courtesy of Tonya!

Some of you might have noticed I haven't been around visiting much. There's a reason for that...and if you'd like to read it, I'm writing a series over on The Womens' Colony. So far, this is it:

Beginning

Week 1

Week 2

I just didn't want y'all to think I was ignoring you...just have a lot on my plate right now.

Questions this week are courtesy of my friend, Karen and my cousin, Maribeth. And...here we go!

1. I remember, I remember I was a bit pissed off last night.

2. Dear c.r.u.s.h. I want you to know you're most wanted by me.

3. Is that my mind speaking!!???

4. I'm trying to resist the temptation of forgetting you.

5. I'm saving a space just for you!

6. If I made a birthday list YOU would definitely be on it!!!

7. And as for the weekend, tonight I'm looking forward to work, tomorrow my plans include sleeping and work at 3pm and Sunday, I want to take a little time to rest!

On Hiatus

This blog has been on hiatus for a week. Forgive me for not blogging but I was out of town for at least 5 days with my mom and sis. We brought her lappy with us but the connection was way too bad! We could not get in fast. But now am back in the real world and expect that I will blog every once in a while. By the way, we went to my mom's hometown in Bohol settling some stuff and we had side trips too!

14 August 2009

Friday Fill-Ins: #137

Serendipity

Graphic courtesy of Tonya!

And...here we go!

1. When will I say enough is enough?

2. Definitely, Maybe! was the last good book I read or movie I saw or tv show I watched.

3. Everything has its beauty but is based on how one perceive it.

4. Chopsuey is what I had for dinner.

5. I'd like your patience tested.

6. The beach is where I want to be right now.

7. And as for the weekend, tonight I'm looking forward to pack and prepare my things for our Sunday trip, tomorrow my plans include working for 16 hours straight and Sunday, I want to have a safe trip with my family in Bohol and spend quality time with folks and relatives there!

DMC's "Boom Boom Pow" Dance Reload Competition

As part of the Hospital Week '09, a dance reload competition was held yesterday, Thursday. There were I think 9 entries who participated. The competition started at around 6PM and it was held inside DMC's JICA-OPD Building. The event was jampacked with spectators and supporters. I so love the moves as all the teams danced the song, Boom Boom Pow. Each group really did their best including the group where I belong. I was amazed with the props, the hairstyles, the way they danced how they grooved on stage. Congrats participants for giving all your best! =)

13 August 2009

Questions About This And That And That Other Thing

Welcome to the August 13th version of Thursday Thunks!
(which we always seem to post on Wednesday)
Where we make you think a little bit before you blog!
This week we will answer some crazy questions brought to you by
Kimber, the number 4812 and the color of storm clouds.



1. Hypothetical question- you are in a building with famous works of art, old manuscripts of famous novels, and original sheet music from famous composers. The building is on fire and looks to be completely destroyed. Do you grab any of the famous works before fleeing, and if so what?
*I'd be dying to grab and save those famous works of art. Perhaps I can display some in our house.. =)


2. In August 1969, the Manson family went on a 2 night killing spree. Do you think 40 years later they have paid for their crimes?
* I think 40 years later is way too late!

3. Power Outage! What's the longest you have been without power?
* It occurred for about 2 days in our hometown.

4. Just bought a new tazer gun. Will you let it be tested it on you to see if it works, and how it feels to be tazered?
* Why Not? =)

5. A neighbor's mail was delivered to you. In it is a magazine not wrapped in plastic. Is it ok for you to flip through it before giving it to the neighbor? Do you tell them you looked through it?
* Perhaps I'd be tempted to flip its pages especially if it's a very interesting mag but will not make it obvious that those have been flipped. If she's a close friend, would tell her that I flip the pages =)

6. If I went through your purse/wallet right now, what all would I find in there?
* ID's, calling cards, credit card, pair of earrings =)


7. Have you been living under a rock?
* Nope.

8. Tell us something crazy you did this week.
* sent a card to a person I've never met yet. =)

A Busy Week For Me

Hello bloggers. Haven't blogged the past few days. This week has been a busy one for me because most of my time is denoted for work. I am doubling some working hours because of a very important trip starting Sunday. The only free time that I have is dedicated to sleep and rest. However, I'd still love to post my memes here. Promise, I'll blog more when I have the time. Happy Thursday everyone!

10 August 2009

Music Monday - So Close (Jon McLaughlin) ***

I love the song and I love the movie. Can't forget I shed tears while watching the film.



Come join Music Monday and share your songs with us. One simple rule, leave ONLY the actual post link here. You can grab this code at LJL Please note these links are STRICTLY for Music Monday participants only. All others will be deleted without prejudice.




PS: Because of spamming purposes, the linky will be closed on Thursday of each week at midnight, Malaysian Time. Thank you!


09 August 2009

Sunday Stealing: The Now Vs. Then Meme

Today we ripped this meme off a blogger known as Tattooed Minivan Mom from the blog The Scattered Mind of a Tattooed Minivan Mom. She explains that she got it from Janana Bee. It appears Jana might have actually written this meme. But, it could have stolen there as well. So, of course, that will be as far as we go. Tracing back our theft's thieves might take some time. Link back to us at Sunday Stealing!

Cheers to all us thieves!

Sunday Stealing: Janana's Now Vs. Then Meme
It's been a while since we had to post rules. But here we will list the relevent ones:

*Think back to ten years ago on this month.
*Write truthful answers and ELABORATE. This makes it more interesting!
*If you don't have a scanner you may omit #14 but I think if you do you should totally do it!
*It's about personal changes. Have fun with it!

Then: August 1999

1. Age: *21

2. Romantic Status: *Single

3. Occupation: *A TSR (Telesales Representative)

4. Fun night out: * When our agency had a night out @ Isla Reta Beach Resort in Samal

5. My BFFs: *Maui, Agnes, Azon, Stanley (My DM Cards Family)

6. I spent way too much time: *bumming around since it was just a part time job

7. I spent not enough time: *looking for an intellectually stimulating job =)

8. I wanted to be when I grew up: * an accountant

9. Biggest concern: *becoming jobless

10. What my biggest concern should have been: * not having to land on a job for long

11. Where did I live: * in our Davao house

12. Dumbest thing I did that year: *dating someone whom I have feelings for but the possibility of having a relationship with him is way too impossible!

13. If I could go back now and talk to myself I would say: * those were your not-so boring days! =)

14. Picture of me then: *none =)

Now: August 2009

1. Age: 31

2. Romantic Status: *Single

3. Occupation: *nurse

4. Fun night out(s): *seagull mountain resort escapade with friends where we got drunk and danced til dawn.

5. My BFFs: *Love, Donna D.

6. I spend way too much time: *complaining yet loving work-related stuff =)

7. I spend not enough time: *giving time for myself and my personal life

8. I want to be when I grow up: *oh well, am a grown-up now, hehehe!

9. Biggest concern: *not becoming successful in my career and personal life.

10. What my biggest concern should be: * not having a child/children whom I can call my own.

11. Where do I live: *Davao house, same house I've lived 10 years ago.

12. Dumbest thing I have done this year: * hurting someone who's way younger than me.

13. What I think I would say to myself in 10 years: * "You'll be more happier in the next years to come!"

Summary:

1. What do I miss most from 1999: *the time I spent with my family

2. What do I miss least from 1999: *my becoming jobless

3. What have I accomplished in 10 years that I am most proud of: *pursuing a noble job in the health care industry where I get to meet people from all walks of life. I have somehow touched their lives when they needed comfort the most.

4. What have I NOT accomplished in 10 years that I wish I had: * unstable personal life =)

Lazy Sunday!

It's a lazy Sunday morning today! I feel like I don't wanna move nor wanna talk. All I wanna do is to lie still in bed, take a nap, or perhaps sleep! Haha! Sounds foolish, right? I feel like am loosing the nerve to do what I wanna do. Well, I rarely feel like this and I guess today is just a perfect timing to let the day pass without doing anything. Perhaps I just missed days such as this. As far as I know, I've been tired in most days, trying to make a life in this so-called world and today it's different. Anyways, I am greeting you a Happy Sunday peeps!

08 August 2009

Saturday 9: On Broadway

Welcome to Saturday: 9 . What we've committed to our readers is that we will post 9 questions every Saturday. Sometimes the post will have a theme, and at other times the questions will be totally unrelated. Those weeks we do "random questions," so-to-speak. We encourage you to visit other participants posts and leave a comment. Because we don't have any rules, it is your choice. We hate rules. We love memes, however, and here is today's meme!

Saturday 9: On Broadway

1. Have you ever seen a Broadway play? If yes what and when? *Never had the chance to.

2. Tell us about one strange event in your life this week. * I was tipsy on a night-out and I realized that I easily got dizzy after my 2nd bottle of beer. LOL!

3. Have you ever lied to "get the guy/gal"? *at times, yes!

4. Tell us about your best friend. *She's somewhere far right now, living a life over there. Kinda missed her though!

5. What was the best vacation that you ever had? *when my parents and I went to my mom's hometown in Bohol last 2007

6. What was the last big purchase you made? *nothing big really. I just purchased a handbag worth 50 pesos. LOL!

7. What is your favorite non-alcoholic drink and when did you start drinking it? * C2, 'forgot when I started to make it as my routine.

8. When was the last time someone did not believe you? * can't anymore remember.

9. You have signed on to direct a romantic comedy. Who are your stars? *It's gonna be Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore. I just love them both in their romantic comedies!

Back To Work

Am back to work again after having my 3 days off. Work seems to be light and easy as I got back. Everything went on smoothly except for the fact that there's still some "makukulits" along the workplace particularly the patients' significant others. Well, at least they're all bearable this morning. I am hoping for more light days at work. May God be always with us!

07 August 2009

Friday Fill-Ins: #136

Serendipity

Graphic courtesy of Tonya!

And...here we go!

1. Sleeveless shirt is my favorite summertime top.

2. My favorite John Hughes movies is Home Alone.

3. A baby's cheek is something I love to touch.

4. The full moon is nowhere to be found since it's daytime.

5. It's my off day right now.

6. When daylight fades I always take a power nap or might sleep as well.

7. And as for the weekend, tonight I'm looking forward to go home early if I'd be out later this afternoon, tomorrow my plans include reporting for work then pay my bills after and Sunday, I want to hear a morning mass in our parish then will work in the afternoon!

A Night-Out With Friends

Last night, colleague friends and I went on a night out. It was actually unplanned but since most of us were free that night, we agreed to spend some time to unwind and relax. We met past 7:00PM. I was the first to arrive at our slated venue somewhere in Rizal. Just as the two, S and M arrived, we headed to Cats and Dogs, a videoke house infront of Rizal Promenade. We had dinner there while singing our hearts out. We availed some alcoholic beverages too and I was a bit tipsy last night, LOL! Went home before midnight. Really had fun singing with the group. I am looking forward for more singing sessions with you guys!

06 August 2009

Thursday Thunks: Questions much to do about nothing.

Welcome to the August 6th version of Thursday Thunks!
(which we always seem to post on Wednesday)
Where we make you think a little bit before you blog!
This week we will answer some crazy questions brought to you by Berleen, the number 1 and the color of the crap under your shoe.

1. What the hell were you thinking? *I'm thinking bout some funny thoughts today.

2. The tornado sirens go off in your neighborhood - what do you do? *For sure I'd more likely be prepared of what is about to happen.

3. Give us a recipe. * How about Pinoy Beef Steak ala my mom's style? =)

4. It's the middle of the night, there isnt a car in sight and you are stuck at a red light that just won't change.... how long do you wait until you run it? *Haha! Am not gonna wait. Better run my car or else I'll be stuck in there forever.. =)

5. When was the last time you got all dressed up fancy-like? Where did you go? *can't remember the date but it was a night-out at Torres with friends.

6. Have you ever had a mole removed? *Nope.

7. Are you in an area of record highs or record lows for the temps this summer? Are you lucky and stuck in the middle where it's somewhat normal? *I am stuck in the middle where the temperature is somewhat normal.

8. When was the last time you changed your furnace filter? *We don't have a furnace here.

9. What's your favorite type of frog? *I never liked frogs! Since we got a frog dissected in biology class, I started to hate them.

10. If you were to go on America's Got Talent, what would you do for your talent? (and choosing not to go is not an option....) * I think I prefer singing than dancing.

11. Have you ever been on a rooftop of a building? *Yes!

12. What is the first website you go to each day when you sit down at your computer, other than your email? *this blog to check how many visitors I got in a day. =)

Family Days

Wasn't able to blog the past few days. Apart from work, I also spent time with the family especially my parents and my niece who were here with us for 3 days. So happy cos we got crabs and lobsters for our meals which came all the way from our hometown! I was even my mom's buddy in accomplishing her transactions. She was able to buy stuff for her store business and also had her eyes checked with her ophthalmologist. It's always a great feeling having your family around and being complete. Now, they're back in our hometown again and am back to my old routine too!

05 August 2009

Farewell, Madame President Cory Aquino

Photo Credits: Pep.ph

Today, our former Philippine President, the icon of Philippine Democracy, will finally be laid to rest at the Manila Memorial Park. Since she died last August 1, 2009, Filipinos are very much sad because of her death. Madame Cory died because of Cardio-Pulmonary Arrest brought about by her Colon Cancer. Since her death, Filipinos are united to give their undying support and immeasurable love to "Tita Cory" who had lived a humble life yet was able to well-govern the nation. It is undeniable that countless Filipinos love her so much.
RIP Cory C. Aquino. Farewell.

03 August 2009

On Web Hosting

I have been blogging for more than a year now and I realized that with blogging, I am able to share my life, vent out my feelings, or even engage myself to earn money from those blogs I authored. Later, I came to realize that getting my own dedicated server hosting provider could mean a lot of opportunities in terms of money-making. It is for that reason that I started looking on to these varied web hosting providers and check where I can best benefit from it. Thank God I found a website with a list of host providers and most importantly, houses web host reviews and ratings which are indeed very much needed when choosing one's own host provider. I was surprised how some providers have gone so cheap and yet the perks are still great. By the way, this certain website I am referring to has also a blog that allows readers to participate and ask questions from fellow bloggers. With all these, perhaps I won't be having a hard time anymore when choosing a web host provider for all of my blogs and most importantly, I knew I'd be earning a few more bucks once I settled on my own personal domain.

02 August 2009

The Alpha Meme

Welcome back to Sunday Stealing. Sunday Stealing originated on WTIT: The Blog authored by Bud Weiser. Here we will steal all types of memes from every corner of the blogosphere. Our promise to you is that we will work hard to find the most interesting and intelligent memes. You may have heard of the expression, “honor amongst thieves”. In that age-old tradition, we also have our rules. First, we always credit the blog that we stole it from and we will “fess up” to the blog owner where we stole the meme. We also provide a link to the victim's post. (It's our way of saying "Thanks!") We do sometimes edit the original meme, usually to make it more relevant to our global players, to challenge our players, sometimes to select that meme's best questions, or simply to make it less repetitive from either this new meme or recently asked questions from a prior featured meme. Let's go!

Today we ripped this meme off a blogger known as Suzanne from the blog Because Life is a Blessing. She thanks Alpha for the meme. But, it was probably stolen there as well. So, of course, that will be as far as we go. Tracing back our theft's thieves might take some time. Link back to us at Sunday Stealing!

Cheers to all us thieves!

Sunday Stealing: The Alpha Meme

My roommate and I once: *watched a movie and went home late still with our uniforms on.

Never in my life have I: *experienced true and real love, the love that is somehow returned back at me.

High school was: * fun and I was still immature by then. =)

When I’m nervous: * I tend to palpitate and my face turns red.

My hair: *is having it's new hair style now.

When I was 5: * I used to sleep after lunch.

When I turn my head left: * my shoes are in sight.

I should be: * early at work today because the rain starts to pour now.

By this time next year: *I wish I have my dreams realized.

My favorite aunt is: * somewhere near our place.

I have a hard time understanding: *why guys flirt around? =)

You know I like you if: *I find comfort in you.

My ideal breakfast is: * simply rice and egg omelet served in bed. =)

If you visit my home town: * you could find our simple abode and my mom's small store business. =)

If you spend the night at my house: * we can talk all night without sleeping, LOL!

The animal I would like to see flying besides birds: * are fireflies because they bring light in the dark.

I shouldn’t have been: *so assertive.

Last night I: had fun at a videoke bar that I even went home a bit tipsy. =)

A better name for me would be: *Nessie =)

I’ve been told I look like: *my sister. We're at times mistakenly spotted as twins.

If I could have any car, it would be: * like that VIOS I have seen these days loitering in the streets.

01 August 2009

Saturday 9: Rain

Welcome to Saturday: 9 . What we've committed to our readers is that we will post 9 questions every Saturday. Sometimes the post will have a theme, and at other times the questions will be totally unrelated. Those weeks we do "random questions," so-to-speak. We encourage you to visit other participants posts and leave a comment. Because we don't have any rules, it is your choice. We hate rules. We love memes, however, and here is today's meme!

Saturday 9: Rain

1. What do you typically like to do on a rainy day? *'love to stay home and curl myself under my blankets =)

2. Tell us about the last time you did something you later regretted, that you can share with us. *when I lost the opportunity to really know someone. 'glad we're still friends.

3. I recently got an email from a lover from a very long time ago. I was asked "Have all your dreams come true?" If it were you and it was from someone you remember fondly, how would you answer the question? * I'd say "I am slowly realizing my dreams" =)

4. If you had a job interview and was asked, "If you were an animal, what kind would you be (other than human?)" How would you answer that question. *I think I am a dog because I can be everyone's bestfriend =)

5. Do you think it is a good idea to share with a new lover stories of your past lovers? * Nope, it's not. =)

6. When do you think it is permissible or even important to lie? * when you're caught in a trap.. perhaps, white lies are permissible =)

7. What was the last thing you did that you never thought you would? * becoming a friend to someone who have caused me heartaches

8. What is one important lesson that you learned from your mother? *Be humble.

9. What is one important lesson that you learned from your father? *Be responsible with life.