The Four Eyed Optimist

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Site Description: Random musings of a bookworm. At times serious, mostly goofy take on life, love, politics, faith and other mysteries.
Date Joined: Jan 14, 2010

Tags: philippines, faith, observations, musings, politics

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Never Lend Money to Friends
on Jul 31, 2012 in friendship debt hard lessons Neither a borrower nor a lender be for loan oft loses both itself and friend, and borrowing dulls the edge of husbandry. – William Shakespeare I should have heeded old Willy's advise then life would not be so difficult for me right now.

The Avengers and my bestie
on May 2, 2012 in superheroes reviews sm cinemas movies friendship philippines entertainment avengers marvel I finally checked out the Avengers movie. Co-workers have been talking about it for days and made me feel like I'd be missing this huge cultural event if I didn't watch. So I dragged my cousin/best friend Rose away from her gorgeous 10-week old...

Survivor USA is Filming in Caramoan
on Apr 28, 2012 in filming travel survivor usa camsur inaccessible islands caramoan reality tv notice There are billboards like this put up in practically every major intersection in Camarines Sur these days. It says "This is to inform the public that Gota Village Resort and Hunongan Cove is fully booked from February 2012 until August 2012. The foll...

Holy Week: More Fun In The Philippines
on Apr 2, 2012 in parade smalltown charms camsur philippines no place like home holy week I'm spending Holy Week in CamSur for the first time in over a decade. I don't know, but since I left home for med school, I have always found myself busy working at this time of year. I filed for a two-week leave because my nephew's graduating and t...

Summer Rains and Flight Delays
on Mar 29, 2012 in blogger app travel La Niña still more fun in the philippines flight delays cebu pacific challenges It's turning out to be a weird summer for us in the Philippines. What with the unusual rains brought about by "La Niña" affecting travel plans etc. I had to go home to CamSur for my nephew Jian's High School graduation and getting there was challeng...

Happy Halloween!
on Oct 30, 2011 in scary face olay total effects mask halloween holidays boooo!!! So sad that I can't go home to the province for the 4-day holiday weekend. I had to work! Luckily, I found several Olay facial treatment masks in my drawer and had my cousin Ima (who I wheedled into cleaning my apartment and ironing my clot...

RIP Steve Jobs
on Oct 5, 2011 in pixar ipod touch steve jobs rip apple creative genius...  I'm really sad that Steve Jobs lost his years-long battle with pancreatic cancer. I am a late-blooming Apple fan. I was a loyal Palm handheld user for many years and was perfectly content with my Palm Zires. I've h...

About James Soriano and Pointing Out the Obvious
on Aug 27, 2011 in tagalog james soriano manila bulletin controversies english language filipino English signs in the mountains... hmm This Manila Bulletin article by James Soriano has created a firestorm. Some say it's arrogant, offensive and not at all appropriate for August, our "Buwan ng Wika". Personally, I don't think there's anythin...

Birthday Week...
on Aug 5, 2011 in birthday blogging wonderful...        Finally got to spend my birthday on the "happiest place on earth"... so tired, but it was worth it. I have some "birthday resolutions" I'm determined to follow through on--like writing on this blog more often.

Sunday Scripture Verse: Psalm 103:11-12
on Apr 8, 2011 in psalm 103:11-12 sunday scripture verse niv                    For as high as the heavens are above the earth, so great is his love for those who fear him;  as far as the east is from the west, so far has he removed our transgressions from...

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