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Monthly Archive for March, 2013

  We are presently celebrating the festive Panagbenga season, and reportedly there were 2.2 million people in the audience for both Grand Street Dancing Parade and Grand Float Parade over the weekend.  My family and I had successfully avoided the crowd the past two years, probably due to exhaustion for actively “participating” in both parades […]

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  Last week I could not help but laugh at the realization that there is actually a need for PAGASA’s “official declaration” that summer is here.  To date, despite the sweltering heat in the afternoons, there still is no official word so we are seemingly still in weather purgatory, neither here nor there, neither hot […]

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mutation

  It started with a simple homework, requiring my eldest daughter to make a family tree, a diagram to apply their current lessons on Mendelian genetics.  My daughter went on to print pictures of our family – grandparents, uncles, aunties, sisters – and to describe the physical traits of each member.  It is a seemingly […]

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A few weeks before Lent, the Catholic community was shocked by the news of Pope Benedict XVI retiring on February 28, 2013.  The 85-year-old pontiff is reportedly the first to retire in Roman Catholic church history, spanning a period of 600 years. I pride myself for being raised as a product of a Catholic school […]

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