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Nick Ballesteros
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Blogger. Jedi in training.
Blogger. Jedi in training.

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9 months on...
... and I'm still grieving. I've read that the grieving process vary; it depends on how people take it. Unfortunately I think I'm one of those who would take a lot longer to get over the loss. Just the thought of it makes my heart ache. We attended the 60th...

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The 38th night
(I'm the kid being carried by my Nanay at the left) It’s been a while since I updated this blog. We’re past the halfway mark of 2017 and time seems to just whiz by. But it does not seem to be moving as fast as I need it to be, for someone said that time hea...

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Conchita Ballesteros, 1943-2017
My Nanay was born on the 18th of December.  I'm sure our grandparents were so happy to have her, and it would have felt like she was a Christmas present especially for them. I would like to think that her Christmas was always a special time for her. And so ...

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At home at "A Taste of Home"
My family attended "A Taste of Home" at the Filipino Community Centre in Petone last weekend.  It's an event showcasing Filipino food and culture.  But to be honest, we were actually more interested in seeing MasterChef runner up Leo Fernandez in action! Th...

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Chia Seeds in drinking water
Chia Seeds are a new thing to me.  I first saw this in my colleague's drinking bottle.  He's from Colombia so I guess this is something that's common in their region.  It actually reminds me of tadpoles as he gives the bottle a good shake before taking a co...

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Schlumbergera and Haworthia
The Schlumbergera and Haworthia have taken a place of honour of sorts in our living room.  I'm delighted that these two are growing quite nicely, and the Schlumbergera has even decided to show off and put on a delicate pink display in the middle of our cold...
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