E. J. Litton Foundation02:24 PM Monday September 01, 2014 |

Johnny Litton and family put up a foundation in 2011 to help the underprivileged children. They’ve donated school supplies to some elementary schools since education is one of the thrusts of the foundation. They’ve also distributed food packs to less fortunate communities. For more information please contact their office: Telephone (02) 8111258 https://www.facebook.com/EJLittonFoundation

Johnny Litton’s 76th Bday01:55 PM Monday September 01, 2014 |

Another big celebration was held at the Dusit Thani Grand Ballroom for Johnny Litton’s 76th birthday. His guests were the same every year- close friends and family. I was surprised to see Eugene Villaluz on stage. He was the one who sang at our wedding at San Agustin Church 30 years ago. A short fashion… read more

Pansit Palabok12:40 PM Monday September 01, 2014 |

I’ve been wanting to cook pansit palabok for weeks but never got the energy to do so. I have already bought some basic ingredients. I just told Antonia to cook it for breakfast. She told me she knew how. Yesterday morning, finally, the pansit palabok was prepared, by no less than chef par excellance, Antonia…. read more

Plates have arrived12:34 PM Monday September 01, 2014 |

The plates I bought from Paris and Bordeaux have arrived. I am happy not one is broken. This is my simple joy. Souvenir plate from Chateau Smith Havt Lafitte in Bordeaux dessert ceramic plate

OMB Photo winners11:05 AM Monday September 01, 2014 |

Here are the names of the two lucky winners who would receive P1,000 Mastercard gift card each courtesy of yours truly plus two runner-ups. 1. Corazon Quilala, P1,000 gift card There’s depth and substance in her entry. My blog was used as the title and inspiration in the students’ essay contest. 2. Teacher Julieta Alipio,… read more

Personal Loan of JJ10:11 AM Sunday August 31, 2014 |

He is no longer connected with us but I am always in his consciousness. He always thinks of me whenever he wants to borrow money. But he forgets to pay me back. Instead of giving him P5,000 I decided to reduce it to 4,000 kasi I also needed cash. Supposed to be I was going… read more

Don’t drink buko juice02:05 AM Sunday August 31, 2014 |

It’s a very bad idea to drink three glasses of fresh buko juice before going to the office. With EDSA’s kwasong @#$*&?{}@ traffic Wahh I need arinola.

illegal settlers are back01:54 AM Sunday August 31, 2014 |

My small project in Tagaytay is delayed because the architect and I are not on the same page. This is just two tiny basic structures measuring less than 200 square meters. Her ideas are different from what I have in mind. I did all the schematics, flat drawings, and some material and finishing specs, plus… read more

Suka ni Antonia01:35 AM Sunday August 31, 2014 |

Day 1 Breakfast Antonia——– “Mam, suka (vinegar)”. OMB———– “Hindi ako nagsusuka”. Day 1 Dinner Antonia——— “Suka mam”. OMB———— “Para saan?” Antonia——– “Sa isda sawsawan”. OMB———— “Hindi ako nagsasawsaw sa suka”. Day 2 Breakfast Antonia——— “Suka mam”. OMB————- “Ayaw ko”. Day 2 Dinner OMB————- “Ano yan?” Antonia——— “Suka mam”. OMB————- “Wag na, hindi ako nagsusuka”. Day… read more

Alone in Antonio’s12:37 PM Saturday August 30, 2014 |

I had lunch by myself in Tagaytay. I have no qualms eating alone in restaurants. I scrolled down (in my brains) a list of restaurants in the area. Bulalo? Tawilis? Pasta? Crepes? It was two p.m., cloudy, a quiet and elegant lunch would go with my mood that moment. Antonio’s it is. The first thing… read more

20 tips to prevent rape09:57 AM Saturday August 30, 2014 |

Rape is on the rise. Maybe the following could help: Make your room a safer place. What do you do if you wake up in the middle of the night with someone on top of you? How do you save yourself? Do you have an exit plan in case you run to your bathroom? Can… read more

Ice Bucket Challenge11:41 PM Friday August 29, 2014 |

Medyo nako-kornihan na ako sa ating mga Pilipino na nag-a- ice bucket challenge. Ewan, pero corny na. There are so many things one can do to help others here in our own country.

P10,000 donation10:44 PM Friday August 29, 2014 |

A couple of days ago I received a message from an ohmybuhay reader that he would like to send a small amount for the sick children at the ward section. He has read my posts on the Baptism of Angels. Tonight, Edmund brought home an envelope containing a note and a check. E———”Ay tart, nabuksan… read more

Tagaytay Bicho-bicho03:03 PM Friday August 29, 2014 |

While I was leaving the restaurant where I had a meeting with the architect, I saw my driver jump and run to the street. He got excited when he saw the two guys selling bicho-bicho. They were passing in front of the restaurant. Yun pala he rcognized one of them as their neighbor in Batangas… read more

Go somewhere else02:43 PM Friday August 29, 2014 |

China is invading the Philippines. Find alternative places to visit instead. Go somewhere else. Buy made in Turkey, made in Vietnam, etc. and made in the Philippines instead. Buy locally produced rice, noodles, etc. Most of the items sold in groceries are made in China. Filipinos repacked them only. Check the labels. Buy groceries that… read more