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  • Publisher’s Note

    Hello dear readers, Time flies so fast when life is so busy.  24 hours in a day is not enough for most people with all the things that they have to deal with in a day.  But we should never forget that we should get at least 8 hours of sleep at night in order to [...]

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NEWS FROM December 2009

SITTING IS BAD FOR YOUR HEALTH!

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The average adult spends more than 90 percent of his/her waking hours sitting!  To make it even worse…this sedentary activity can go on for hours!  He/she goes from the breakfast table to the car, to a desk, back to the table for diner and finally the couch to watch the latest episode of the “Biggest [...]


WHAT TO GET SOMEONE WITH A GREEN THUMB FOR CHRISTMAS?

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GARDENER’S CORNER  by HANK KRIASKI
It’s that time again to shop for Xmas and you have no idea what to get for your green thumbed spouse. Well read on and I’ll guide the way to easily solving your problem. The location  of all locations is Lee Valley Tools or Garden Retreat both in the S.E. of [...]


Alcohol and Christmas – Drinking and Driving Don’t Mix

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The holiday season is one of the deadliest times of the year for alcohol-related crashes. Holidays bring with them parties and gatherings, along with more opportunities than usual to drink alcohol with family and friends and also more opportunities to drink and drive!
Statistics:
· In 2008, 40-50% of ALL drivers killed on Canadian roads were impaired [...]


Christmas is here again!!

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By Roberto J. Ugaddan
Oh how fast time flies as we are now in the month of December which means Christmas is just around the corner. Only about 10 days more if you get this issue on time as we are out on the 15th of each month.  The spirit of giving and the celebration of [...]


Report from the Legislature – Dec. 2

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Government taking action to balance budget by 2012-13

2009-10 Second Quarter Fiscal Update Highlights

Deficit for 2009-10 is forecast at $4.3 billion, a decrease of $390 million from budget;
Achieved cost savings of $430 million, double those planned in budget;
Revenue is forecast at $32.6 billion, an increase [...]


Kusina Ni Jenny

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Morcon is a Filipino meat roll stuffed with sausage or hotdogs, carrots, pickles, cheese, and egg. This is considered as a holiday dish and is usually served during Christmas (Noche Buena) and New Year’s eve (Media Noche).
I hope that this recipe can be of help in your holiday menu planning. Stay Healthy everyone and keep [...]


Efren Penaflorida is CNN Hero of the Year!

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Posted on November 22nd, 2009 under We are Pinoys!
Efren Peñaflorida receives CNN’s 2009 Hero of the Year award [Daily World Buzz]
Let us all rejoice! Filipino educator Efren Peñaflorida has been awarded by CNN as “2009 Hero of the Year,” for his innovative Kariton Klasrum (Pushcart Classroom) advocacy.
Peñaflorida was awarded during the CNN Heroes: An All-Star [...]


Christmas all aglow…

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By Pastor Nilo Briones  of Jesus Word of Life International Fellowship
It’s December and winter is hovering around us as many people everywhere are excited in preparing to celebrate Christmas.  For Christians, celebration of the birth of our Savior reminds us of that wonderful event that changed the world forever.  Moreover, it significantly reminds us of [...]


CRUISING THE MEDITERRANEAN – PART II

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After our day tour in Malta, we boarded back the ship and started to sail again now towards the coast of Italy.  During our sailing, you really feel at home with all the amenities you find in the ship.  There are different things to do that the cruise director prepares day to day from sunrise [...]


OFW of the Month – Domingo De Vera Jr.

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“Laughter is a good medicine.” This is what Domingo believes. “Domeng”, as what his friends call him is the source of all laughter in his group. He is a happy person and optimistic – always looking to the bright side of life. Now in his early 40’s, Domeng has a stable job and he loves [...]


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