Faith, Family

Happy Birthday to two inspiring women: Acel Bisa-Van Ommen and Barbie Almalbis-Honasan

I'd like to end the week still talking about birthdays! No, no more kidnap stories and no more blogs ending with "find out what happens next, tomorrow!" 🙂 None of that in this post. Today I'd like to honor two beautiful, inspiring women who are dear to me. God has used them to help me… Continue reading Happy Birthday to two inspiring women: Acel Bisa-Van Ommen and Barbie Almalbis-Honasan

Family

I was kidnapped!!! Part 4!!!

Don't worry, this is the last part of the kidnap story! At the end of this blog,  I won't make you wait `til tomorrow for what's gonna happen next! 🙂 If this is the first time you're reading my blog, or at least the kidnap story, I strongly suggest you start from the...start! You can… Continue reading I was kidnapped!!! Part 4!!!

Family

I was kidnapped…Part 2!!

I was kidnapped, Thursday, August 20. My 28th birthday. You can read part 1 of that story here (or just scroll down). If you've already read part 1...here's part 2 which I promised yesterday. If I was smiling right before I went in the van, imagine what my reaction was after the door was closed!!!… Continue reading I was kidnapped…Part 2!!

Dreams

On teaching and learning (part 2)

If you read my previous blog, you'd know that one of my childhood dreams is to teach. What I didn't mention are the specifics. I want it to be in a classroom. Chalk and board or whiteboard and marker and all. I want to able to make tests, check exam papers and grade my students.… Continue reading On teaching and learning (part 2)

Dreams

On teaching and learning….

I've always wanted to be a teacher. When I was in either 5th or 6th grade, I'd gather my nephews and nieces  into a room, they were between 3-6 years old, and I'd pretend to be their teacher. I'd have this long wooden stick (something similar to what my gradeschool teachers had) and I'd also prepare… Continue reading On teaching and learning….

Faith, Marriage

On wedding anniversaries, The Saturn Project and my Aussie friends

Today, July 23, marks the 9th wedding anniversary of one of my favorite couples in the whole wide world!!! My radio parents and  beauty king and queen friends, Ron and Joyce Titular!! I first met them at a birthday party in 2007 and was even scared to sit at the table where they were at.… Continue reading On wedding anniversaries, The Saturn Project and my Aussie friends

Parenting

A series of unusual but fortunate events…

Things have always been a bit ‘different’ or ‘unusual’ for me and Kristo, even from the start. I remember the day I found out I was pregnant. May 13, 2004. I was inside one of the cubicles of Robinson’s Galleria when I saw those two stripes appear on the pregnancy kit I had just bought.… Continue reading A series of unusual but fortunate events…