Monthly Archives: September 2006

“Milenyo”: Shorty and Quicky but Deadly! Manila in a State of Calamity.

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Three-day diary of power blackout: 28 September 2006: Classes were suspended in all levels in Metro Manila, Bulacan, Cavite, Batangas and Rizal Provinces in anticipation of typhoon “Milenyo” (international name: “Xangsane”). We were suppose to pick John at Clark Airport … Continue reading

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Indian Yell: Bedistas’ Long Tradition

The original and raw video clip I have uploaded on youtube of the “San Beda Indian Yell” at halftime during the championship match of the NCAA is slowly picking up in hits. I have uploaded three other edited versions of … Continue reading

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Iba ang Pusong Bedista!

From the success of the video I have uploaded on youtube, “San Beda Red Lions NCAA Champs’ Victory!”, I have uploaded another one; exactly the same clips but I have added some text clips, which I called “Iba Talaga and … Continue reading

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SBC Red Lions NCAA_06 Champs’ Victory Video: One good thing done for fellow Bedans!

After 20 hours of having uploaded on youtube, the video of San Beda Red Lions’ Victory at the NCAA Season 82 debuted at NUMBER 35 as the “most discussed” video for “sports”! (Postcript: after two days, it reached number 10). … Continue reading

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San Beda Red Lions: NCAA Champion after 28 at 82!

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Making true to San Beda’s campaign “28 at 82,” the San Beda Red Lions finally bagged the championship crown after 28 years at the NCAA Season 82! That just happened about and hour ago. (Here’s a video of the last … Continue reading

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San Beda Red Lions, ISA NA LANG!

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I have previously posted San Beda Red Lions when they won against the Letran Knights in the eliminations because for so many years, San Beda have never beaten Letran. Then, I thought that it was already something to be proud … Continue reading

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Yabang Pinoy!

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In recent years, Baller ID Bands have become a symbol of many things. It started with NBA players as sports apparel made by Nike, Adidas and Reebok, among others, until it became part of youth fashion. It has then evolved … Continue reading

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Ilocos at Market Market!

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In Market Market, there are various stalls showcasing food products of almost all regions in the Philippines, and Ilocos is not an exception. The food stall is called “Manang Biday ti Ilocos” and it sells almost all the more popular … Continue reading

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Ilokano’s in Pinoy Dream Academy!

I have always been a viewer of Pinoy Big Brother since it started last year, even if it has evolved into what is now known as Pinoy Dream Academy. I was always amazed with the diversity of personalities confined in … Continue reading

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Who, What, Where is “Pamulinawen?”

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“Pamulinawen, pusok indengam man, toy umas-asog, agrayo ita sadyam…” Translation:“Pamulinawen, my love, please hearken to Me who am sighing, who am enchanted by your graciousness” (Note: English translation lifted from Ilocos Norte Online Forum.) Pamulinawen is one of the more … Continue reading

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Laoag City is in Monopoly, Philippine Edition

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The Monopoly by Parker Brothers, claimed to be the world’s most popular boardgame, distributed by Hasbro, has its Philippine Edition. It costs about Php 800.00 at National Bookstore, almost half the price on e-Bay. What makes the boardgame more exciting … Continue reading

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Miniature Paoay Church

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John gave me this miniature Paoay Church as “pasalubong” from their recent family trip to Bacolod. It’s ceramic, however, not from Ilocos but from Bacolod made by an export/manufacturing company called Obra Negrense, Inc. I hope the ceramic business I … Continue reading

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Colored “Human (Form) Candles”

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On sale in almost every church (catholic, that is) in Metro Manila are colored candles. There is the ordinary “stick” colored candles and there is also the more interesting “human form” colored candles. I have seen candles of this nature … Continue reading

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