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A SENSE OF THE PAST, NOW THAT ANOTHER YEAR IS ABOUT TO END

In the eve of 2017, and in the cusp of this heck of a year, let's talk about ... nostalgia!  For a movie geek like me, it is very hard not to associate the term to my love for movies, movies in general, remakes, and yes ... series. 2016, like most years before it, was… Continue reading A SENSE OF THE PAST, NOW THAT ANOTHER YEAR IS ABOUT TO END

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George Bailey and Me says: It’s A Wonderful Life!

December has been a whirlwind of emotions.  Despite having reached another milestone in my blogging, me and my family were faced with the news that my grandmother has died. Despite having had to attend the burial and spend a wonderful, wonderful time with cousins, aunts and uncles, we head back home and a day before… Continue reading George Bailey and Me says: It’s A Wonderful Life!

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How Christmas This Year Went For Me

This is how I celebrated Christmas, this year.  Well, don't feel bad. My Christmas celebration came early this year actually. On the day my grandmother got buried.  There is beauty in tragedy. And in loss, something new is always born. We lost my grandmother, but we regained ourselves. Funny, how death could always reunite people.… Continue reading How Christmas This Year Went For Me

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What Christmas in the Philippines is Like

Christmas, for the Filipinos, is the highlight of the year. As early as September, TV stations count the days until its arrival. For a nation as family-oriented and as festive as ours, it's not that hard to imagine how much of a big deal celebrating Christmas is. One can even say that Filipinos truly embody… Continue reading What Christmas in the Philippines is Like