Posts Tagged ‘Christmas 2021’

It was a quiet Christmas eve. Although there were firecrackers, they were few and far between. Gone are the kids who do carolling at the start of the Advent season shouting with their merry voices accompanied by improvised tin cans.

It used to be when Christmas morning , you will see kids in their finery shouting namamasko po at your door accompanied by non-stop barking of the dogs. Maybe they are also afraid to go out because of the pandemic.

For Noche Buena, we had a simple fare of bibingka, puto bongbong, menudo, bagnet, roasted liempo and potato salad. Nissa, Obet and Nate will be coming over tomorrow to celebrate with us.

Merry, merry CHRISTmas every one.


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They timed it on Noel’s birthday at the same time some Filipino friends had their Christmas party. I saw all their lovely photos with the dollar cake. Noel enjoyed pulling out all the dollars individually wrapped in plastic. Quite a long one, his friends’ birthday gift.

My youngest brother Noel and his wife Lanette.
Oh, what a lovely spread.

It must be nice being born on a December day, so many parties to celebrate. My other brother Alden has his birthday every New Year.

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