Archive for April 1st, 2012

Just could not get enough, that’s why! Thanks again Richard….


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Much as I love collecting and reading books, I also enjoy collecting book markers and embellishing them with cute buttons, plastic shells,  and other craft materials randomly chosen from our various craft boxes.  And  when I give a book as gift, there is always an attached book mark. Come to think of it, I hate having books dog-eared and the crazy thing is, I can’t stand holding a book without plastic cover.  It’s like a sacrilege holding one without its original dust cover or without a plastic cover to protect it from normal wear and tear. Come again, did you just say OC?


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I was checking my e-mail when I saw WordPress’ weekly photo challenge.Then I remember the shots I took in one of my forays at the wet market here in our place. A while ago, a good neighbor who spent a short vacation in Ilocos gave me more than a kilo of these native onions which we call sibuyas tagalog or lazona.  That’s red shallots to you  dear readers. It’s perfect in any dish, it has greater depth of flavor than the other varieties of onions and it is somewhat sweet when cooked but will actually makes your eyes water when you peel it.

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Lord, I offer all the hurts and the pains in my life for you.

I know they are not even worth a pinprick of what You suffered on the cross.

Help me to accept everything without any bitterness in my heart.

Your will be done Lord.


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