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Showing posts from February, 2011

Modern Love - a contest

In the spirit of the love month, I thought I should share with you this article that I found from The New York Times.

"Three years ago we invited college students to tell us the truth about what love was like for them in this age of 24/7 communication, blurred gender roles and new attitudes about sex and dating. The response, from students at more than 365 colleges and universities nationwide, was overwhelming and eye opening."

Just before Valentine’s Day this year, Sunday Styles did something very unromantic: we asked college students nationwide to tell the plain truth about what love is like for them. We weren’t sure what to expect, but we thought we wouldn’t receive many essays about red roses and white tablecloths.
When the contest deadline passed seven weeks later, more than 1,200 essays had arrived, from 365 schools in 46 states and Puerto Rico. In perhaps typical collegiate fashion, nearly 700 poured in on the last day, 400 over the final hour. We counted only three red …

Stupid Cupid

"I don't understand why Cupid was chosen to represent Valentine's Day. When I think about romance, the last thing on my mind is a short, chubby toddler coming at me with a weapon." -- Unknown

Who Let the Dogs Out?

Can I just say that I have a newfound respect for football players? I never thought that the sport can be so physically exhausting as well as mentally demanding. I never realized how hard it is to chase a ball using anything but your hands in a very large court with 10 other guys trying to block you, push you to the ground and break your bones.
At least basketball players have polished floors, these guys have the cold and sometimes even wet soil as their playground.
The Philippine Football Team aptly named the "Azkals" consists of a mixed breed of Filipino's and Fil-Europeans.  Below is the story behind their name:

"Why Azkals? An askal is a Filipino term for any dog with no pedigree, no breed, no class. The askal is usually astray, unsupported and survives by feeding on whatever provision it can find. The Filipino national football team can relate to this mongrel, they have almost no support from a government thats suppose to support them, they are underdogs not just …

Better late than Pregnant

I am a year too late on my blogs.  I know, I know...I can't help it.  I am a procrastinator at heart.  Just this weekend, I was looking at all my 2010 pictures and I thought...Dang!  Why didn't I blog about this?  So many wonderful memories, so many pictures to post, so little time.  So, I decided that I will try my best to post it all here and be updated this time.  So please bear with me...