Saturday, May 29, 2010

My weekend plans: SOCSKSARGEN Summer Safari!

It's happening this weekend, and I really look forward to it! Time to meet more bloggers, be inspired and find my blogging groove back!


Just looked at this action-packed weekend, as organized by Avel and Orman, and I know you'll read with envy! Just by looking at sponsors, I know it's going to be a fun-filled weekend:

Ice Castle Experience (Official Hotel)
Pacman Sports Bar
Le Jardin Arnevel
Piyesta KTV Bar & Resto
Coffee Club 101
Dolores Garden Resort
Punta Isla
Merl Garden Spring Resort
Red Tent Steak House
Cafe Amoree
Rollee’s Bakeshop
Pacman Water
Kuya Chito’s Takuyaki

Mayor Jun Acharon is providing our transpo needs. What more can you ask for?

Well, for those who can't come, why not join my GenSan Gems Giveaway? All you need to do is comment on any of my posts here and get a chance to get some freebies from GenSan. This month of May, I'm giving away fruit jams from Kablon Farms.

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Pasta playing fetch in the sea

This blog is becoming more like Pasta's blog! Hhmm...

Last weekend, Pasta and I were at the beach with colleagues and trainees. The trainees were finishing their course with us and it was time to party! I was so excited to go to the beach, more so because I was bringing Pasta with me. Pasta's first time to meet the sea was quite funny. She must really be wondering why it was so salty. But later on, she couldn't get enough of swimming. I happily obliged, of course.

Bringing Pasta to the beach was like bringing kids. Leash? Check. Collar? Check. Toys? Check. Towels? Check. Snack (apples)? Check. She had a bag of her own! On the way, she threw up, though. Her first time to go on a long trip!

Having brought her toys, we played fetch. I'd throw her beany to the sea and she'd fetch it for me.She was really up to it! 


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Check out my GenSan Gems Giveaway. Just comment and get a chance to with some goodies from GenSan.

Monday, May 17, 2010

Pasta meets the sea for the first time

Have you read about the GenSan Gems Giveaway?

Over the weekend, we had a group outing to the beach! I have been in GenSan for over a year, and it's only now that I'm going to Gumasa, Sarangani Province which is well known in this parts for white sand beaches. I was so excited, as finally, I can hit the beach. I was even more excited to get the chance to bring Pasta to the beach. Labrador retrievers love the water, so I was really excited how she would react to the sea. 

Pasta's first impression? The sea is salty!!!

Here's a video of her as she meets the sea for the first time.

GenSan Gems Giveaway!!!

Here's something for you, my readers! I have been featuring the many things I like in GenSan (my life in GenSan, that is) in this blog, I thought I'd share with you some of the products here in a monthly giveaway. There's more to GenSan, than Manny Pacquio and tuna, you know! Every month there's a giveaway. These may include jams, dried fruits, Pacman souvenir items, tuna products, vegetables like asparagus, or maybe something cooked up by A Scientist in the Kitchen.

For this month, May, I'm giving a way fruit jams made by Kablon farms. I'm giving away two packs of Kablon fruit jams so there'll be two winners this month.

Here's how to join:

1. To join, you must leave a valid comment (no spamming, please) any of the posts here at GenSan Gems.

2. Make sure you leave a valid email address. Only winners will be contacted but I will be announcing your name/pen name in this blog with links to your personal website (if you leave one).

3. Prizes can only be shipped to a Philippine address via LBC. So if you live abroad, you must  be able to provide a Philippine address of a family member or friend to which I can mail the marmalade.

4. I will draw the winner(s) on the 1st day of the succeeding month via Random.org.

Friday, May 7, 2010

The elusive Manny Pacquiao

Haayy, I have been here in GenSan for more than a year, but I still have to have my picture taken with Manny himself. I haven't even met Mommy Dionisia nor Jinky! I even pass by his house in GenSan on my way to work, but nary a shadow of him.



So now, I just have to content myself with this cap from his campaign.

Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Conversations with Pasta

My baby's grown!

And so has her wit! I always have this imaginary conversations with her on whatever's happening here at home. I do talk to her most of the time and she does the listening. Here are snipets of our conversations I've posted in my Facebook status.
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Me: Pasta, alam kong mahilig talaga ang mga labrador retrievers sa tubig. Yung inuman mo, batya na nga ang gamit ko. Pagnag-walking tayo, nakikiinom ka sa mga nagdidilig ng halaman. Yung spout ng water hose natin, gigil na gigil ka pag walang tubig... pero, pati ba naman water bill pinag-iinitan mo?

Pasta: Ooopps...
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Me: Nanuod ako ng Clash of the Titans kanina. Pegasus reminds me of you.
Pasta: Pwede kaya ako magkapakpak?
Me: Ambisyosa ka naman dyan! :p
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Another conversation with Pasta.
Me: Uy may summer kinder class dito sa subdivision. Enroll ko kaya ikaw?
Pasta: Hmp!(sabay taas ng kilay at balik tulog)
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Astronomy lessons with Pasta.


Me: Pasta, yan ang moon.
Pasta: awwwoo! awwwooo!
Me: Pasta, walang ganyanan...
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