Happy holidays

We would like to wish everyone Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. Good luck to all of us!


Father’s Day

Tomorrow’s Father’s Day. Let’s all greet our great Tatays and thank them for all the things they have done for us. And of course, our greetings also to all the peps who are proving to be wonderful fathers themselves.

Below is a song by Luther Vandross, “Dance with my father”, which is for all those who miss their fathers.

Birthday story

The following is a story Ruby Gaviola wants to share with all our birthday celebrants this month. It first appeared in the Reader’s Digest. Enjoy it.

One day I met a sweet gentleman and fell in love. When it became apparent that we would marry, I made the supreme sacrifice and gave up eating beans.

Some months later, on my birthday, my car broke down on the way home from work. Since I lived in the countryside I called my husband and told him that I would be late because I had to walk home. On my way, I passed by a small diner and the odor of baked beans was more than I could stand. With miles to walk, I figured that I would walk off any ill effects by the time I reached home, so I stopped at the diner and before I knew it, I had consumed three large orders of baked beans.

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Merriest month

June must be the peps’ “most celebrated” as a number of them, seven to be exact, were born this month. Here are the celebrants:

  • Angelina Santos (June 5)
  • Lito Parungo (June 5)
  • June Lapira (June 8 )
  • JR Monte de Ramos (June 9)
  • Nitz Mercado (June 16)
  • Jo Monte de Ramos (June 22)
  • John Marcella (June 24)

Unfortunately, we haven’t heard from Angie and June to this day. Hope we still find them before the reunion.

Happy birthday, guys!