Tag: Culture, Beliefs & Traditions

Iriga City: Inch by inch towards development

Slowly but surely. This could be the best description one can give on the development efforts of Iriga City's local government unit headed by Mayor Madel Alfelor-Gazmen. Looking for an historical note on Iriga, I found Frank Penones's article Iriga's Colonial Economy. Frank narrated how Iriga's economy started from purely agriculture-based economy such as growing … Continue reading Iriga City: Inch by inch towards development

I am not my Mom

It's been a while since my last post. And in-between, many things happened. One of these is playing a host to a visitor from the United States. Our visitor is a black American girl aging 14 years old. Her mother, also a black American, was born in the Philippines but speaks Tagalog fluently. Siyempre, to … Continue reading I am not my Mom

Siisay an mas maurag: Mga Pilipino o mga Europeo?

My friend and I just had conversation the other day and we were talking about the weather. He said that almost all Europeans are weather conscious and they finalize their schedules based on the weather forecast. Halimbawa, kung gusto ninda na magkawat ki football (their primary game just like basketball is to Filipinos), iniiling muna … Continue reading Siisay an mas maurag: Mga Pilipino o mga Europeo?