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Wednesday, December 31, 2008

Welcome 2009!!!

After Ivy's hardwork on the layout for this blog.... Presto!!! Another beautiful blog layout is born!!! I like it! This is a wonderful piece of work for this new year. Thanks a lot Ivy!!!
A lot has happened this year. One of the best things achieved is being able to blog! Thank you so much my dear cousin Ellaine for introducing me to the blogosphere. And more thanks to friends whom one way or another has inspired me on continuing this passion. Also thank you to my family who have been supportive all the way this year. I wish for all of us to have a blessed and healthy life ahead of us especially this upcoming 2009. God bless us all!!!

Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Home Sweet Home!!!

At last I'm home!!! Err... I'm actually at my cousin Ellaine's house but her residence is one of the places I call home here in Mindanao. I am still waiting for them to come home though. They knew I was coming and they are now headed home. My older brother Aleks supposed to fetch me at the airport. He came but since I got big luggages, his motorcycle can't sustain the weight of the bags and mine, hehehe. So I decided to ride a cab.

It's really nice to be back! I am so excited about the lineup of activities that I'll be doing during my stay here. Most of all I'm so excited to get reunited with relatives and friends. Whew! Home sweet home at last!

Saturday, December 27, 2008

I'm coming home!!!

I'm so excited about my homecoming. After I've learned about my extended vacation, on that same day, I bought myself a new travel bag! Geez! I can't wait to be reunited with my family and relatives again!

Here's a song entitled Home by Daughtry.... Enjoy!

Sunday, December 14, 2008

How My Passion for Music Began

I haven't updated this blog for a long time (hahaha! obviously!). A lot has been going on at work right now and it kept me busy. Unfortunately our account was dissolved so I have to fish for other accounts that would suit my interest and skills. I still haven't decided though.

Anyway, I still haven't bought myself a present from my 13th month pay (although I have been spending a lot for pampering myself). I'm thinking about buying myself a long-time present - a guitar. I have been wanting to own one since I was a freshman in college. I think it's time to make that wish come true. One of these days, I hope I could drag myself on one of the music stores here before my 13th month bonus runs out! And maybe I could post some pictures and videos of myself playing that guitar! hehehe...

I learned playing the guitar when I was 17. Thanks to my cousin Jayson, who is Ellaine's younger brother. He was the one who taught me the basics of playing the guitar and other musical instruments like flute, tambol and bass guitar. He was basically the one who influenced me and encouraged me to hone my craft in music. He kept on telling me that I was a fast learner that is why he is so fond of teaching me. I got more enthusiastic because he kept on praising me every time I learned a song. Not only did he teach me the basics of music, he also brought me along on his cultural band at that time. My interest grew intensely when Kuya decided that we should form a Band. That is when Kuerdas was born. It is the band I grew up with. With the help of our friends and families and those people who believed on our talents, Kuerdas is now famous in our hometown - General Santos City.

Unfortunately, I don't get to play with them anymore because I decided to get myself a job here in Manila. I can only jam with them when I take my vacations there. I miss the band so much especially Kuya Jayson. He is not just my cousin but he's also my mentor and friend. Everyone of us in the band look up to him and respect him. He's like the Big Brother of the band. He's not strict nor linient. He's even funny. He can make you laugh so hard that you would want to cry!

I love my Kuya Jayson no matter what. And I owe him a lot, together with all the people who have been part of Kuerdas (not just the band members but also those who were behind Kuerdas - you know who you are!). I owe a lot from you guys. I won't be the person I am now if not because of you.

I can really tell that Kuerdas have played a major role in my life. The band is not just all about playing reggae music but it is also about fun and loving and caring. We were family.

Kuerdas continues to touch other people's lives especially through their songs because they now have growing population of fans and followers in GenSan. I just hope that their dream will not be stagnant in our hometown. I hope they would be known and be seen on MYX - the Filipino music channel. And if that will happen, I hope I can still jam with them!

Good luck and God bless Kuerdas!

Friday, November 28, 2008


It's Thanksgiving Day in the United States. It's actually an annual tradition and most of the people there are busy roasting turkey today,hehehe... Good thing I work in a call center and my company luckily gave us a day off. Yeah right! Our customers won't be calling today because of the celebration. I'm happy about it because I get to spend more time with my blogs today! I just hope this Internet service won't cut me off from being online! It has been doing this for the past few days and it's frustrating! Well, we're gonna change ISP this month anyway. I just can't wait to have proper connection!

Happy Thanksgiving Day everyone!!! Here's a meme!!! Enjoy your day!

Monday, November 17, 2008

Second Blog

Hi everybody! I just made myself a second blog. My cousin Ellaine is actually the one pushing me to make this (as usual!) . Well, to those who didn't know, she was the one who introduced me to the blogosphere. And I am actually enjoying it! Thanks to you my beloved cousin! I owe you a lot!

Anyways, this blog is gonna talk about random wandering thoughts of yours trully. Still a personal diary but I will be posting mostly about happy thoughts and fun experiences. I promise I won't rant in this blog! hahaha! To my friends and visitors of my first blog - In The Eyes of The Beholder, I hope you will also do frequent visits here.

Today is a Monday! Let's start our week right...

Have a nice week to everyone!!!