Author Archives: Hannah

A lame excuse for shopping

A guest came up to the counter one day with a very upset face. I could tell, by his reply to my greetings that; from the queuing up at check in, to slugging his luggage to the customs counter and … Continue reading

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Bitter-sweet life

Life is sweet… but life’s experiences are also sometimes hard, sad and bitter. But in all those times that we go through these, it is also when we learn the most!!! It’s the sweet returns that we should enjoy…with time!

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Umaga na naman…

Umaga na. Lumipas ang buong mag damag. Ang mundong madilim, sa kadiliman nito  may iba’t-ibang bagay na nangyayari sa buhay ng tao. May nagjng masaya, nag ingay, nag trabaho at mayroon din naman na tulog lamang. Ipinikit ang kanilang mga … Continue reading

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Tadhana…

“Ang hindi lumingon sa pinang galingan ay hindi maka-rarating sa paro-roonan…”(Dr. Jose Rizal) Bakit kailangan lumingon pa? Hindi kaya ito pa ang makaka hadlang sa pag sulong ng kabuhayan? Hindi ba pwedeng mag sumikap na lang para makarating sa pupuntahan? … Continue reading

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My first snowfall… this year!

Remembering life in the Philippines: Sentiments triggered by the fresh snow powder that I woke up to this morning. Mahirap na talaga baguhin ang mga bagay bagay na kina lakihan ng isang tao. Ika nga – “old habits die hard!” … Continue reading

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Bagong Taon.. bagong Bukas

**Pana-panahon ang pagkakataon Maibabalik ba ang kahapon?** Paulit-ulit sa isip ko ang kanta na ito… Tugma naman, sa pagpa- palit ng taon. Ang mga taon na lumilipas, Ang mga kahapon na biglang naging bukas… Ito ay parang mga alon sa … Continue reading

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Sa trabaho ko…

Sa trabaho ko, usapan  between me and my Filipino Guest (“guest”– not passenger and not customer.)  Standard na sa akin na  sa bawat tanong meron na akong parang naka handang kasagutan. Yung sinasabi ko at yung sagot ko sa utak … Continue reading

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I am Seven…

I have to go to work early today. And since midnight I have been in front of my PC just vegetating. I couldn’t sleep last night. After watching 2 episodes of my current KD favorite, I laid in bed tossing … Continue reading

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Martial Law in Mindanao

History is indeed repeating itself! Way back in 1971, Marcos put the Philippines under the Military regime-governed by of course The Marcos’s and their cronies. Way back then and for some years it was a grueling fight for democracy and … Continue reading

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My Lola, Angustia Bendijo-Zamora (1922-2017)

If I were to write an essay about the person I admire most, I would have to write about my Lola…since, next to my mom, of course, I admire my Lola the most.  I just want to write down my … Continue reading

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Getting crazy over KD’s

What makes it selling like pancakes? Since I have been hooked up with the Kd’s that my sister and cousins got me started…… hindi na  kao nakaka tulog na tama! Ang gabi ko ay nagi-ging araw at ang araw ko … Continue reading

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Enero 2017

Punong-puno ng bagong pag asa at bagong mga pangarap. Kasama ang buong pamilya na nandito sa Europa sa isang salo-salo na puno ng saya. Ang bagong simula – para itong isang puting papel na wala ni isang guhit na naka … Continue reading

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A-Rosa a lá Vienna

Hindi po sausage, ka loka! Nang maiba naman, sinubukan na din namin ang river cruise. Disyembre, kalamigan na… pero hindi kami nagpa pigil at sumakay pa din sa A-Rosa Mia. Destinasyon ay ang Christmas market at Prater Park sa  Vienna, … Continue reading

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Oktub-Greko para sa kaarawan ko …

dinalaw namin ang isla ng Kreta isang pamana ng mga Greko sa buong mundo.

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Setyembre-sisikat pa hanggang sa huli..

Patapos na ang summer. Pero si sunshine ay nag pu-pumilit pang suminag… kaya hanggang sa mga huling araw ay ninamnam pa namin siya.

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