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Saturday, 29 March 2008


I would like to thanks to Maija for this wonderful award she made lol.



















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♥ Why?♥

Thursday, 27 March 2008




The little word "why" has been a very strong thing with me ever since I was a tiny little girl and couldn't even speak properly. It is a well - known fact that little children ask questions about everything because they are unfamiliar with everything. This was very much the case with me, but even when I grew older I couldn't wait to ask all kinds of questions, whether they could be answered or not. This is not so terrible in itself and I must say that my parents tried to answer every one of my questions very patiently, until.... I began even badgering strangers, and they generally can't stand "children's endless questions." I must admit that this can be very firesome, but I console myself with the idea that there is a saying that "you must ask in order to know," which couldn't be completely true, otherwise I'd be a professor by now.

When I grew older, I realized that it is not possible to ask every kind of question to everyone and that there are many "why's" that cannot be answered. It then followed from that I tried to help myself by starting to think out these questions on my own. So I came to the important discovery that questions which one mustn't ask can be solved by oneself. Therefore, the little word "why" taught me not only to ask but to think.

Now as to the second part of the word "why". how would it be if everyone who did anything asked himself first, "Why?" I think they would then become honest and much, much better people. For the best way to become honest and good is to keep examining oneself without stopping. I can imagine that the last thing people like to do is to confess to themselves their faults and their bad side (which everybody has). This is the case with children as well as grown - ups - in that respect I don't see any difference. Most people think parents should try to educate their children and see to it themselves that their characters develop as well as possible. This is certainly untrue. Children ought to educate themselves from their earliest youth and must try to show real character by themselves. Many will think this is crazy, but it isn't. Even a very small child is a little personality and has a conscience and should be brought up by being treated in this way, so that it will feel that its own conscience is punishing it in the harshest way possible. When children reach the age of fourteen or fifteen, every punishment is ridiculous. Such a child knows very well that no one, not even its own parents, can get anywhere with punishments and spankings. By arguing reasonably and by showing the child the mistakes it is making one would get much better results than by strong punishments.

But here, I don't want to sound pedantic, but only to say that in the life of every man, the little word "why" plays a big part, and rightly so. The saying, "You must ask in order to know," is true in so far as it leads to thinking about things, and by thinking nobody can ever get worse but will only get better.

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♥ LOVE: Is It A Fairytale?♥

Wednesday, 26 March 2008


Love is an all consuming emotion that encompasses your entire being... Love is pain and regret and contentment and friendship.... Love is the sweet and the sour.... Love is the one thing that we, as people, have the capacity to feel.... Love is the pure emotion that humans long for and dream of and don't realize when it's there....

What is love? That is a question yet to be truly defined. Although we do not know how to define it, that has no stop us from attempting to. Throughout literature, love and romances have been a popular topics such as in Cinderella, Snow White, Sleeping Beauty or just like other stories which have shown us the nature of love. But it's just like love has always been depicted with a prince charming sweeping the princess on to his white horse and riding off into where the two will live happily ever after.

I know that every little girl or lady like me dreams of prince charming. But is that all is it? Why do we need to have and make dreams? Maybe we know that it is not the case. Love is so much more although we can't define it with its real meaning. It's not a fairytale world of living happily ever after. Love take hard work just like what happens every time you fall in love to someone. You have to do the right and the best that you can.

Just like those teenagers of this day, I also experienced how to fall in love and how to be fooled. At first, I thought he is it!.... He was my prince charming and we were destined for each other..,, but then, as time passed by, I realized that he was not like those prince charming in different stories that would live with me... in my heart and for the rest of my life.....

This is my first Speech Composition i made when i was first year college for my English Subject Professor's Mrs. Jeanette M. Mapa. I hope you like it guyz i want to share it lang lol ^_~.

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Tuesday, 25 March 2008





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♥ Ang Huling Habilin!!!♥

Saturday, 22 March 2008


Hindi isang hangin ang makakapatay sa kandila, dahil ang mahanginan man ito, apo'y lang ang mawawala. Pero ang kandila, ay di matatangay, sapagkat ito ay matatag, sama - sama at matibay.

Hindi ang bulaklak ang bumubuhay sa halaman. nasa dahon ang susi sa tunay na kagandahan. Hindi lang tatlong rosas ang katumbas ng pagmamahal, dapat ay may kapayapaan sa puso at isipan.

Hindi lang paru - paro ang nararapat na dumapo sa isang bulaklak upang sumipsip dito. Maging ang bubuyog ay may karapatan din. Ang mga ito'y tulong rin, sa kaakit - akit na hardin.

Matatanda na nga, ang puno sa kapaligiran, subalit ang mga ito'y meron pang paggagamitan. Sana'y inyong unawain, sana'y inyong intindihin nabigyan sana ng pansin, kagandahang dulot sa 'tin.

Kaming mga bata, estudyante ika nga. Pag - asa daw ng bayan ang sinasabi nila. Pagkakataon na namin ito upang ipakita ang aming kahalagahan, sa paraang madisiplina.

Dito sa aking tula'y may'ron akong hiling. Estado ng lahat, ay pahalagahan natin, Igalang, h'wag bastusin, mayaman man o alipin. Para sa mga nagbabasa, ito ang aking huling habilin...

This is my first poem i made when i was first year high school. I want to share it lang lol. By the way new layout, new theme again i hope you like it guyz thank you mwaaaaaaaaaaah

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♥ Finally Finish My Next Layout!!!♥

Friday, 21 March 2008


This is my new layout. Finally i finish it today lol. By monday i'm going to update and bloghope. Sorry guys im so very busy po kasi eh kaya di mo ako nakakapagbloghope promise po sa monday po talaga magblobloghope na po ako promise.



Happy Holy Week po sa inyong lahat mwaaaaaaaaaaaaaah!!!

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♥ I am Back!!!♥

Wednesday, 12 March 2008


Weeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeh finally I am back from a long break lol. I have no internet connection eh, kaya ngayon lang me nabuhay lol. My Smart Broadband Connection has dawn. The antenna and transformer of my Broadband has broken kaya un. I missed blogging so much lol. After a days or almost one week na ata ako nawala sa blogging world ah lol. Thanks kay God dahil sa wakas naayos din ang broadband ko un nga lang medyo matagal – tagal din ako nawala, ang tagal kasi naayos eh. Kaya nga pati ang business ko patay din eh, pero kahit na walang internet connection buhay pa rin naman dahil kahit paano kumikita din naman dahil magbabakasyon na ang mga estudyante meaning maraming tanggap na typing job at marami rin ang nagrerent ng pc dahil ng encoding pero kahit na mas maganda at mas masarap pa rin ang may internet connection. Kaming tatlong may pwesto ditto o may business na Computer Shop pare-parehas kaming mga walang internet connection lol. Nakakaluka talaga sobrang namiss ko talaga ang pagbloblog lol. Oppps sorry tagalong post na muna ako ngayon ehehehhe tomorrow nalang ulit ako mag eenglish. Break muna ako sa English post now lang naman ito eh, wala me sa mood mag English ngayon eh. Ayaw gumana ng utak ko ngayon lol.

Ang tagal ko di nakapag-update ng blog ang dami ko nang gagawin starting tomorrow ung mga bumisita at nagcocomment at nag-iiwan ng mga message nila sa cbox ko maraming maraming salamat po ha. Pasensiya na po kung ngayon lang me nakapag-update ngayon lang kasi ulit bumalik ang signal ng broadband eh kahit ang dsl wala din lol. Waaaaaaaaaaaaaah ang dami ko palang mga gagawing tag ngayon lol paano ba yan, kaasar naman kasi ang broadband eh bakit kasi nawawala ang signal nila grrrrrrrrrrrr kaasar talaga. Pati ang mga task ko sa mga sponsor ko namissed ko din lol waaaaaaaaaaaah ang daming opportunities na nasayang ko lol, kaasar talaga oh. Ung sa mga nagtag po sa akin pasensiya na po talaga ha promise po gagawin ko kaagad tomorrow po at pasensiya na po kung medyo late ko na ipopost ung mga tag niyo po ha. Ang dami ko palang gagawin ngayon lol tambak ang mga gagawin ko ngayong araw na ito ah. Ipopost ko ang mga tag niyo po sa akin tapos magbubukas ako ng email ngayon baka kasi asa 500 plus na ulit ang laman ng email ko. Tapos magrereview para sa task ko at opportunities ko na binigay sa akin lol tapos pagkatapos ko reviewhin ipopost ko naman dito in English Language and in English Content lol.

Kayo po mga naka Smart Bro at DSL ko po ba kayo nakakaranas din po ba kayo katulad ng sa akin na minsan nagwawalanghiya ang connection ng broadband niyo. Bakit kaya nawawala minsan ang signal nila, ako ang limit mangyari un sa akin eh nakakaasar nga eh. Lalo na pag umuulan naku asahan mo mawawala na ang connection mo magdodown na siya. Tomorrow bibisitahin ko ang mga blog niyo promise eheheh. Sige po hanggang dito nalang po muna ang post ko lol napapahaba na naman ang update ko lol. See ya po kita kits po tayo bukas sa mga blog niyo lol mwaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaah.

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♥ An Interview To My Former Boss (My Employer)!!!♥

Sunday, 02 March 2008


SOCORRO RAMOS: HEART & SOUL OF THE NATIONAL BOOK STORE

MANILA, March 7, 2005 (STAR) By Ching M. Alano - Socorro Ramos’ success story: One for the book - In the ballroom of a five-star hotel packed with men in crisp barong tagalog and women in chic ternos, no one was the least bit surprised when Socorro Ramos’ name was called to receive this year’s Entrepreneur Of The Year Award. Perhaps no one except for Socorro "Nanay Coring" herself. She was busy collecting the untouched leftover chicken of the other guests seated at her table. The anxious Nanay Coring forgot to give her driver dinner money and couldn’t wait to brown-bag the four pieces of chicken that auspiciously landed on her plate, courtesy of her seatmates, for her driver.

There was standing ovation. Applause thundered across the room as a smiling-but-unbelieving Nanay Coring made her way to the stage in an Inno Sotto gown that she borrowed from her daughter-in-law Virgie Ramos, who called up Inno to rush a new panuelo for Nanay for this Oscar night of the business world.

(The Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award honors entrepreneurs whose ingenuity and perseverance have created and sustained successful, growing business ventures. Begun in 1986, Ernst & Young has since awarded the most successful and innovative entrepreneurial business leaders in more than 115 cities in 35 countries around the globe. The winners become lifetime members of The Entrepreneur Of The Year Hall of Fame, which is part of the Entrepreneur Of The Year Academy.)

That night, Nanay Coring went home with three trophies: as one of 17 finalists, another as Woman Entrepreneur Of The Year, and finally as Entrepreneur Of The Year. Three cheers for Nanay!

But the loudest applause that night probably came from the two tables occupied by members of the Ramos family – children and grandchildren, all present and accounted for. Twins Alfredo and Benjamin Ramos and only daughter Cecilia Ramos-Licauco couldn’t be prouder of their mother.

"They had to pay for their dinner," says Nanay, the heart and soul behind the National Book Store. "Ako libre."

Of course, Nanay Coring knows there’s no such thing as a free lunch. She’s always worked for what she has. Tagged as the super tindera, she inherited her business savvy from her grandmother, Aling Akang, who supported her family by buying and selling bananas, bakya, gugo, and other assorted goods. So good is Nanay at what she does that she could probably sell you an old toothbrush. At 81 (born Sept. 23, 1923 in Sta. Cruz, Laguna), Nanay Coring has the boundless energy of a 20-year-old and an undiminished passion for work.

Certainly, Nanay Socorro Ramos’ success story is one for the book. And one that you’d be inspired to read again and again. Allow us to share a few chapters from Nanay’s life story in these excerpts from the STAR interview:

PHILIPPINE STAR: What did you dream of as a young girl?


SOCORRO RAMOS: Putting up a bookstore was the farthest from my mind. We were poor and I was always thinking of how I could help my parents (Jose and Emilia Cancio) support our family of six. My father died when I was 10 . . . I remember I was an honor student in Grade 7 and my uncle was the one who bought my white dress and white shoes. During the war, my grandmother’s house was near a sugarcane field and they were making panocha (candied brown sugar). What I would do was buy up the produce of the day and then put them in the kaing and my two sisters would then sell them in the market the next day. I remember I would go home with bites from wasps. I must have been 12 or 13 years old then.

So you’ve always been business-minded?

I don’t know if I was then, but I was always thinking of how to make a little money. During summer vacations, I had to work for the whole two months so I’d have money to buy my notebooks, paper, and pencils. Because I went to public school (Arellano High School), there was no tuition. On one vacation, I worked at American Sweets wrapping bubble gum. I was paid the minimum wage of 50 centavos a day (the exchange rate at that time was P2 to US$1). Back then, you could buy a kilo of pork for 45 centavos. Magaling akong magbalot, I was a very fast worker. So my American supervisor would say, "Look at this girl, how fast she wraps bubble gum!" So all the more I would show off.

What happened after high school?

I wish I could have gone to college and taken up medicine after high school, but my parents had no money to send me to school and I had to find a job. After high school, I worked as a sales clerk at Goodwill Bookstore, which was owned by my older brother Manuel Cancio and his wife (Doña Juana Cancio). Here, I met my future husband, Jose Ramos, the brother of my sister-in-law. Yes, it was love at first sight. I was only 20 when I got married.

It was the stuff romance novels are made of. Girl, 18, meets boy, 14 years her senior. They wanted to get married, but the girl’s family was against it, what with World War II hanging threateningly over their heads. The girl was exiled to the province to stay with her grandmother. An elder sister of the boy followed the girl to the province to implore her to return to Manila as the boy was truly heartbroken. Despite her grandmother’s objections, the girl went back to Manila and married the boy the next day.

And you and Jose were married and lived happily ever after as business partners as well?

My eldest brother opened a branch on Escolta and he put me in charge of the store. Later, my husband bought the place from my brother and named it National Book Store.

Why did you name it National Book Store? Did you envision a book store that would be national in scope?

No, I named it after the National Cash Register, our second-hand caja. National Book Store was very, very small (a tiny 4 x 15-meter space inside a haberdashery shop) during the Japanese time in the 1940s. And we were not selling books because the Japanese were censoring them. The Japanese soldiers were asking for slippers, toothpaste, toothbrush, writing pad – so those were what I was selling. Whatever the customers were looking for, I was selling. But we were forced to keep our books because if you brought them out, the Japanese would tear off the pages until there was none left of the thick books.

After the war, my husband was able to get the corner of Rizal Avenue and Soler Sts., to put up a small – barong-barong muna – store. Our nighttime door served as our morning table where we put our books.

Where did you get your books?

We had this stock which I bought during the Japanese time. I bought all the textbooks which were available then and kept them in our warehouse. I bought from the vendors who kept their books in the bodega. Since they could not sell these, they might as well sell to me and make money out of it.

You were busy running the store? What about the kids?

I really wanted to have a houseful of kids, from A to Z, but I only got ABC – Alfredo, Benjamin, and Cecilia. And I had to make a nine-day novena to the Mother of Perpetual Help in Baclaran to have Cecilia seven years after the twins. The twins were born premature at seven months, weighing only three something pounds each, my fist was bigger than their faces. During the war, I breastfed them so they survived.

As the children were growing up, so was your business?

In the beginning, it was just me and my husband and two other employees. We did everything – from being manager to janitor. I fixed the show window; my husband swept the floor at 2 a.m. It took 20 years before we branched out. Recto was our first branch; it’s still there. But before we put that up, we finished Avenida Rizal first. We did it slowly, one at a time (to date, NBS is the largest chain of bookstores in the Philippines with 72 branches nationwide and No. 10 in the top 300 retail companies in the country).

When I got married, my only dream was to give my children the best education money could buy (Nanay sent her boys to Ateneo). What I lacked I wanted my children to have. In fact, I got insurance for education for my children during the war. I said, "What if I got shot? At least, there’s insurance to finance my children’s schooling."

What’s the best lesson you’ve taught your children?

Work hard. Be frugal (laughs). Persevere. Those have been the guiding principles in my life.

If there’s one book that has influenced your life, what would that be?


Dale Carnegie’s How to Win Friends and Influence People. It taught me how to be humble and how to get along with other people, no matter what class of society they come from.

And we guess this must have helped you influence or charm publishers into giving you low prices for your books?

Yes, people are surprised that our mark-up is really very low. My job is to talk to foreign publishers to give us a low price. I have to explain to them why I’m squeezing their necks for a low price. I tell them our people can’t afford their books. And I add, "Wait until Filipinos are a little richer, and I will not have to bargain with you. In the meantime, you have to help us." That’s my trade secret.

Our aim has always been to contribute to the educational upliftment of Filipinos by selling books at low prices. Not only books, but also office/school supplies. During the time of President Marcos, he allowed the reprinting of college textbooks under Presidential Decree 285. We could reprint a foreign book and pay them royalty based on the US dollar price. What happened was we were able to reduce our prices by up to 75 percent. I was talking to a certain fellow the night I won the award and he told me, "You know, when I was in college, I was using your book – the paper is not so nice, but the content is the same as the imported one." By using newsprint, we were able to bring down the price of books and make them available to more people. I think that’s the most important thing we’ve done for students. Maybe now, some of them are in the US earning good money.

What’s your favorite book?

The book I like very much is The Purpose Driven Life by Rick Warren. It just came last year. I got two copies. You know how many we sold? 330,000 copies last year. I think people were buying five or 10 at a time. Except for the dictionaries, it was the biggest number we sold. Even the Catholics were reading it (the author is a Christian). I was so surprised! It even beat Harry Potter. Harry Potter Return of the Phoenix sold 32,000 copies last year. Frankly, I had to sign a contract with the publisher not to put it out before the launch date worldwide. On the day it was released, people were waiting outside National Book Store as early as 5 a.m. And to think the hardbound copies were selling for more than P1,000 per. It was a year after that the paperback edition came.

Did your children join the business on their own or were they forced to?

I never impose on my children. They have always been there to help; the same with my grandchildren. When my children were young, they were the cashiers in the store. Naturally, they could see what the customers were buying. So they got an early business orientation – kung baga influence of the environment.

How are the children involved in running National Book Store?

Alfred is the president of National Book Store; Ben is in charge of publishing and printing; Cecile is in charge of purchasing. One of my grandchildren (Gabby Licauco) is in charge of Powerbooks.

So you’re letting your children run the business now?

I’m allowing them to make mistakes, to think for themselves. Once in a while, I look for mistakes.

What about retirement?

Work has become a habit for me. All these years, when I wake up in the morning, I look for something to do.

What advice would you give somebody who wants to go into business?

Work hard. Be frugal, be patient, persevere. And be willing to take a little risk.

How much of a risk-taker are you?

There are things you want to order for the store, but you do not know if they’d sell. For example, in the early days of National Book Store, I was looking at what the customers were buying. They were buying Christmas cards. So I made these Christmas cards with Philippine sceneries on them. I asked some artists to draw and then I made them into cheap Christmas cards selling from 10 to 20 centavos each. They sold well. Then I also thought of making postcards. My son Alfred went all over the Philippines with a German photographer to take pictures of the Mayon Volcano, the vintas in Mindanao, Pagsanjan Falls, etc. When they came back after two months, they were very dark from having been exposed to the sun. We made these very nicely done pictures into postcards. And then I made them into Christmas cards as well. It was a risk, but they got sold again. I was also thinking: Filipinos love to sing, but they don’t know the lyrics of the songs. What I did was to put these lyrics in a card, like Let me call you sweetheart, with a little design on the side. It cost me three centavos to make and I sold it for 10 centavos. But people were buying not just one card but five to 10 cards of the songs whose lyrics they wanted to know.

How does a typical day go for you?

I wake up at 7 a.m., take breakfast, usually a fruit and a sandwich. I eat anything, I have no diet restrictions. After breakfast, I go to work – I visit a few outlets at a time. I meet with people. Sometimes, I have to treat foreign visitors to dinner. It’s part of my job. I usually sleep at 2 or 3 a.m. Because I still have to read the STAR. Ang kapal ng dyaryo nyo! Enjoy ako sa STAR. I’m a woman, I look at the fashion pages. But no matter how late I sleep, I’m automatically up at 7 a.m.

If it’s necessary to work even on Sundays, I go to the office.

Do you travel a lot?

Once in a while. I like to go out if they give it to me for free.

What is the favorite bonding activity of the Ramos family?

We eat out a lot. (The Ramoses love Japanese food – which is probably why they put up Tokyo Tokyo.)

What’s the secret of your good health?

I don’t take vitamins. I think what’s important is to eat a balanced diet. But I eat a lot! And I think you have to be less stressed. My job may be stressful, but because I enjoy doing it, I don’t get stressed.

What legacy would you like to leave behind?

I hope National Book Store would continue what I’m doing by helping people have good books, good school/office things at reasonable prices. Because I can never forget that once upon a time, I was in their shoes.

I got this information at the Bulletin Board and to the newspaper of our company NATIONAL BOOK STORE. I want to share it lang lol.

We love you Boss "Nanay Coring" the Nanay of NATIONAL BOOK STORE (NBS) Company.

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Waaaaaaaaaah lol warning tagalog post muna ako ngayon lol. Tinatamad ako magpost nang english ngayon at saka tinatamad din ako magpost ngayon ng opps. ko, bukas ko nalng sila gagawin medyo masama ang pakilasa ko eh. Short update lang ako ngayon kasi may gusto akong iadvertise eh.

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