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Coke Mind-Boggling Display in Robinsons Cybergate Davao

Amazing! A few cans of Coke Zero can support all of the other Coke bottles. Found in Robinsons Cybergate Davao.

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Babu Santa Relaxes Me For Wordless Wednesday

Hubby looking through the relaxing atmosphere at Babu Santa, Talikud Island.

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Hubby and Niece At The Old Ateneo de Davao, for Wordless Wednesday

I wonder what Hubby is teaching his niece Dianne. (Taken at the Ateneo de Davao University Grade School, circa 1988)

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Home and Mobile Office on Wordless Wednesday

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Magnitude 4.8 Earthquake in Mindanao: It's Not Dizziness

The US Geological Survey detected the earthquake 100 km from General Santos City -- that's about 130 km off Davao City. The earthquake shook its epicenter at a magnitude of 4.8.

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Remembering Papa on Wordless Wednesday

It's our father's first death anniversary today. Join us in praying for his dear departed soul.

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Hubby With New Girlfriend on Wordless Wednesday

Hubby with his new girlfriend? Here's a shot of my husband with Twirlie.

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Special time tomorrow: 12:34:56 7/8/9

Tomorrow will log a special "once in a lifetime" date - time combination of 12:34:56 7/8/9. That's July 8, 2009, at four seconds before 12:35 in the afternoon.

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One Centavo Shy?

We got a rare amount printed on our credit card receipt from our dinner in Shakeys Pizza, SM City Davao. Have you experienced a similar incident?

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BluGre Started Coffee Culture In Davao

Despite the emergence of more coffee shops in the metro, BluGre will always hold the distinguished title of offering the first great coffee experience in Davao City.

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Deliriously Happy on Wordless Wednesday

Deliriously Happy: High school friends dining and laughing together

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Underwater Wonders in Samal for Wordless Wednesday

Underwater Wonders in Samal, for Wordless Wednesday

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Earthquake Hits Davao: Quick But Powerful

Hubby here, fresh from experiencing a frightful earthquake while on night shift duty in San Miguel Brewery in Darong, Davao del Sur.

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Mickey Mouse Fruit for Wordless Wednesday

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Wordless Wednesday: Two-ron at Kasagingan

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Go ape over Kasagingan's banana preparations like the Two-ron, a fried roll of banana and jackfruit drizzled with caramel and Belgian chocolate syrup.

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Wordless Wednesday: Passing Through Darong

Wordless Wednesday post: Make way for this 4-seater motorcycle. The photo was captured while waiting for the public bus in Darong, Sta. Cruz, Davao del Sur.

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Molave: Greaseless Chicken At Its Best

Here in Davao, greaseless chicken is usually associated with one landmark destination: Molave Restaurant. It set the prime example of a classy Filipino restaurant back in the day.

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DavaoBase participates in Wordless Wednesday

This is the first of eventual weekly posts supporting Wordless Wednesday, a unique way of expressing yourself to the Web populace by using a single image.

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Connection Refused by Yahoo! Mail

This morning, I have been getting the message ‘Connection Refused’ posted against a blank page when I try to log in my Yahoo! Mail account. It’s not every single time, though. I was able to access my account a few times, and then unable to do so in other times ...

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Happy Araw ng DavaoBase!

Exactly one year ago, we launched this humble blogsite in time for Araw ng Dabaw. Now, we’ve never been happier with how our baby site has turned out. DavaoBase has figured in Google searches for target keywords, and some of our posts even landed as primary search results. We’re still ...

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Using Google Adwords

February is a month of new things for DavaoBase. First, we’ve just transferred to a new domain registrar and web host. Hopefully, this transfer goes for the better. Second, I tried dabbling my hands on Google Adwords. I signed up with the service in order to generate more page views ...

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Learning About Carpal Tunnel

I have been experiencing a bit of numbness in my right hand, and I was kind of worried that it could be connected with the Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS). I have read that the relationship between CTS and repetitive motion is still under debate, but it never hurts to be more cautious. I saw this ...

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Cold Weather Gives Me The Chills

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Brrr…. Today is probably one of the coldest times in Davao City. Weatherbug.com read the temperature as: No need for airconditioning today! This unusual weather somehow gave me something to think about. Does this have anything to do with the reported effects of global warming? Are we entering a global ...

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Six Weird Things About Me

Hubby here, excited for the return of the Oceanic Six. If you don’t know what I’m talking about, then you know where to click. Six is a pretty eerie number. Therefore, I’m here with a small blog game called “Six Weird Things About Yourself”. Here’s a short description about this ...

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Running on WordPress 2.7

Hubby here, with great news about the site… DAVAOBASE is running on WORDPRESS 2.7! From now on, you’ll be seeing better visuals (formatting, images) and faster page downloading speed (currently in the works). Now, back to your regular programming… 🙂

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Happy New Year, Everyone!

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Merry Christmas!

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Happy Birthday, Christian!

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  ————- This post is for our dear friend, Christian Leo Reyes, who is now busy making himself rich in Australia. Haha.. See you soon, ‘tian!

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It's Hubby's Birthday Today!

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My husband’s birthday falls a day after his late father’s birthday. Last night, we had a family dinner in Gem Village. We had lechon, prawns, grilled tuna, pansit and cake. Hubby blowing the birthday candle with Papa (in photo) and sister Ate Josie

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Santa's Official Christmas Countdown

Check how near Christmas is from Santa himself.

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Santa’s Official Christmas Countdown

Check how near Christmas is from Santa himself.

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Can't Handle The Pressure?

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This one is just so funny that I have to share it. My husband and I were in SM when we passed by a store with Santa Claus hanging (himself!) by the wall. Poor Santa. I guess this Santa had too much pressure this season. Do you think he is ...

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Play For Free Rice!

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Some of you may have heard about this before as it has been going for a while now. To those who haven’t, allow me to share with you this very interesting opportunity to help feed the hungry. The banner above is a link to a site that allows you to ...

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On The Spotlight: Hubby's Skills

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Here is another product of my husband’s creativity. This was our gift to Ate Elma, our sister by heart, on her 50th birthday. Ate Elma is actually our sister-in-law, but my husband’s late father once told us that he has never considered any of us as his daughters-in-law, just daughters. ...

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Beyond All Souls' Day

This weekend, we honor our loved ones who have already left this world for a much more beautiful place with God. I actually don’t get the point of setting a day or two to remember our dead loved ones when we always do (remember them) the whole year round. Less ...

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Beyond All Souls’ Day

This weekend, we honor our loved ones who have already left this world for a much more beautiful place with God. I actually don’t get the point of setting a day or two to remember our dead loved ones when we always do (remember them) the whole year round. Less ...

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Happy Halloween!

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It’s Halloween. I noticed that there aren’t as many horror movies or TV shows these days compared to a few years back. I used to hate the weeks before Halloween since whatever channel you had on TV, there surely was a show or an ad about ghosts and white ladies. ...

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Happy Anniversary, Baby.

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Two years of marriage seem like forever. No, don’t get me wrong. What I mean is that I can feel that the intensity of our love for each other has become as strong as (if not stronger than) most couples who have been married for a long time already. I ...

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To Go Or Not To Go?

Due to technical difficulties, I was not able to post some entries about my recent trip to Manila. However, I decided to still put this one on anyway. This was actually written on October 4. ————————————————————————————– It has been 3 weeks and I miss my hubby so much. I’m sure ...

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Still A Girl Or Already A Woman?

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A few months ago, I took the Grey’s Diagnosis and found that, of the characters in Grey’s Anatomy, the personality of Callie Torres fits me best. See my entry about it. Today, for the lack of a better thing to do, I took another online quiz. This time, I had ...

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Maraming Salamat, Papa.

On July 15 (my mother’s birthday, actually), my husband’s father made his final breath. It came as a big shock to the family, as he seemed to be in good shape. On the day he passed away, he was still able to greet my mother at around 7 in the ...

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Lost and Found

Like an angel has touched me, it suddenly dawned on me. It was now clearer. I am blessed. I am truly blessed. I am truly rich. I am a friend of God. God is my creator. He is the reason I am here – alive and well. If there should ...

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First Day High!

No, this is not about the deodorant. This is me having another ‘first day’ in my life. What made my ‘first day’ busy? Uhm, technically, I should not be busy today. So, I’ll do that again – What did I do today? Well, I tried catching up with my favorite ...

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Cagayan de Oro – Forever Etched In Our Hearts

Some of my officemates were recently in Camiguin for a short vacation. Since my husband and I already had a Camiguin honeymoon in 2006, we opted to pass on the trip and stayed home. I, anyway, have decided to share our own Cagayan-Camiguin fun by posting here the travel account ...

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