Monthly Archives: August 2010

Kadayawan Bloggers’ Networking Event

Last Friday, we had the Kadayawan Bloggers’ Networking Event at Jose Rafael Fine Coffee.

Held at the coffee shop’s Lanang branch, the Kadayawan Bloggers’ Networking Event was also for the benefit of Pens of Hope- an outreach program that helps address the scarcity of writing materials in the country.  Avatar Media, the event organizers, encouraged the attendees to bring their donations of pens, pencils, notebooks, and other writing material for the beneficiaries of Pens of Hope.

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My Top 10 Emerging Influential Blogs for 2010

Here’s my list for the Top 10 Emerging Influential Blogs for 2010.  This writing project, now on its 4th year, was started by Ms. Janette Toral.

  • Ganda Ever So Much– an online journal by Orman Manansala- Philippine blogospere’ s fastest-rising superstar
  • Plurk Designs– free Plurk themes and layouts by Lyle Santos, one of Mindanao blogging scene’s most respected bloggers
  • Kusina Maria– Ria Jose’s food and  cooking blog
  • A Thousand Ships– online journal of Mandi Nicolas, probably the best writer in the Philippine blogosphere
  • Kikay Much– the beauty and fashion blog of Donna Mae Congson, General Santos City’s fashion princess
  • Alexis Chua– the self-titled blog of  one of Mindanao’s smartest teen bloggers
  • Ako si Rabsky– Ravi Villanueva’s personal blog filled with sincere and very insightful blog posts
  • Avatar Media– the official site of Avatar Media, a new media outfit that makes the most exciting things happen in the Philippine blogosphere
  • Tea, Completely– a blog by tea  connoisseurs Andrew dela Serna and Aileen Apolo
  • Get Prettified!– my attempt at blogging about beauty, fashion, and lifestyle (ahem!)

The Top Ten Emerging Influential Blogs Writing Project is sponsored by: Events and Corporate Video, Budget hotel in Makati, Pinoy Party Food, Copyediting Services, PR Agency Philippines, Budget Travel Philippines, Send Gifts to the Philippines, Black Friday Deals, Roomrent – units for rent, Search Profile Index, and Corporate Events Organizer.

Reasons Why I Attended and Had Fun at the GESM Blogoversary Party

Last weekend, I went to General Santos City for the nth time to attend a  party.

I’ve been up to my neck in tasks and errands lately but I found the time to travel 3 hours to attend a party.  Why?  Read on.

This will surprise a lot of people who have known me for years because  I’m the type who is almost always absent during Christmas parties and Senior’s ball in high school with the exception of the JS Prom.  I would’ve loved to ditch the prom but I know I wouldn’t get away with a no-show because attendance was required.

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My Super One

At exactly 4:00 a.m. almost everyday, I get this message from my Super One: How are you? Are you doing Well?

My Super One and I are separated by two cities and one municipality.  I hail from Davao City while he, on the other hand,  spends most of his time in a small town in Compostela Valley tending to his small fruit farm.

So twice a day, he makes sure that he sends me a text message– asking me if I’m doing well, if it rained recently, or if I’ll be home late.

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