Yahoo! We made it!

Claaaa pasado tau 3 ang saya ang galing talaga ni Lord sobra”- these are the magical words that highlight my  whole month of June. You asked what is it all about, well lets get you back to details few months ago.
Here’s a picture of us reviewing for the June 2012 board exam in Architecture:
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(From L-R) Earleen, Chuading and yours truly
It was actually not in our plans to enroll in a review center, since we thought it was way too expensive and conflicts our work schedule. But then as I was on my way home riding the MRT (last February), I met my classmates in college. Conversation went from simpleng reminiscing, to the part  they’ve shared to me that they’re already reviewing for the board exam.  They told me that UAPCCD  is offering a review in a much lower price. What a blessing!!! I was actually looking for that!!! But, my mind is still in doubt till I arrived home and asked my sister. She told me that it’s a good thing to enroll in a review center so I can be pushed to study. The gullible me, agreed quickly. Then, I phone my best friend Earleen and voila, we were sitting in a room full of soon to be Architects.

The review was awesome,  I must say. We were like preschoolers. We bring baon, meet new friends. We learned things that are not taught in school. And we were trained to manage our time, since most of us are working while reviewing. Only, the other side of the coin is, we got empty pockets every sahod. haha! Well, it’s a part. And, for us to grow we got to invest. Smile 

The Architect’s Speech

Since I wont be able to give my speech at the oath taking, still, I am so blessed with the available resources we have. Thanks to Tim Berners-Lee and Robert Cailliau for inventing the World Wide Web. Now I have the chance to compose my own speech and deliver it through this blog post entitled “The Architect’s Speech”. So please bear with me If I sound so melodramatic here.

Let me thank the people who made a difference before, during and after my epic board exam.

Love affair with San Marino

While doing some stuff at the office, sister called telling me that I got a package from an unknown sender. The package was about 3” width, 12” height and approximately 1 kg. I told them to open it, they said, they’ll just wait for me. I insisted, so they opened it and found out these 4 tins from my love, San Marino.  

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San Marino Corned Tuna (2 Spanish and 2 Classic)

Excited as always, I hurried home to check the limited edition gift set, the Yellowfin Tuna fillet in Olive Oil. And, again San Marino did not fail me. Smile Aside from the delicious taste and the fact that it has less oil that keeps the heart healthy, what I also love about it is the easy to open lid. I remember when I was opening a can using a knife, I accidentally cut myself which made my mom panic. And the last thing I remember that night was the anti-tetanus shot and the needle.  So, from that experience, I told myself not to open tins ever, good thing San Marino has this friendly can that even children can open.

Freeway x Celerio National Artist Collectors’ Series Fall 2012

Now on its 7th installment, Freeway continues to pay tribute to our National Artists through its National Artist Collectors’ Series. This June, Freeway honors its first ever National Artist for Music featured in the well-loved series.

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In the past years, the series featured National Artists Nick Joaquin (Literature), Ang Kiukok (Visual Arts), Jose Garcia Villa (Literature), Ramon Valera (Fashion Design), F. Sionil José (Literature) and Vicente Manansala (Visual Arts). For Fall 2012 Collection of the National Artist Collectors’ Series, Freeway features the works of National Artist for Music, Levi Celerio.