It’s Labor Day and I thought it timely to take my 14 year-old son for a haircut and–guess what—a shave. Yes, my son has been gifted with the blessing of a full mustache and beard at a young age, thicker than what I even have now.
I decided to bring him a new place where a gentleman can pamper himself, a place they describe as a “barberdashery”, a combination of a barber and tailor shop. I found out about the place from a friend who posted a status post about the place in his Facebook. I checked out the links and decided to try it.
He was given a sharp haircut, clean shave and a soothing massage, as I lounged in the waiting area that reminded me of a den in a home.
For the discriminating gentleman who would like to be pampered above the typical barbershop treatment but not go to aClick here to continue reading
By admin On April 7, 2014 No Comments
In celebration of the Mother’s Day on May 2014, the City Government of Muntinlupa thru its Gender and Development Office (GAD) is proud to announce the launch of the first Gawad Ulirang Ina ng Muntinlupa 2014.
Gawad Ulirang Ina is aimed to give recognition and honor due to mothers who have exemplified qualities worthy of emulation by all mothers through their unconditional love for family, courage in the face of adversity and challenges, dedication and determination to their motherly duties and positive contribution to society.
The award seeks to provide lessons from the experiences of the awardees and inspire the people to do their own part not only in raising model families but in nation-building as well.
The winners of Gawad Ulirang Ina 2014 of Muntinlupa City will receive a cash prize of P20,000.00, trophies and gifts fromClick here to continue reading
By admin On April 1, 2014 No Comments
Now it can be told….I have just been designated as the team leader of the First Philippine Expeditionary Scuba Team (1st PEST) which will dive the waters of Ayungin Shoal in the West Philippine Sea.
Composed of divers from the Philippine Navy, Philippine Coast Guard and volunteer civilian divers from around the country, the 50-person dive team will do 4 day dives, 1 night dive and 2 aquabatic dives per day for 7 days in the shoal contested by several countries.
The team will stay for the duration of the expedition on board the BRP Sierra Madre where a contingent of Philippine Marines are stationed to establish Philippine presence in the disputed waters. The dive team will also do a refurbishment of the grounded ship to make it more comfortable for the soldiers stationed there. Aside from repainting the ship, the accommodations will be upgraded to 5-star hotel amenities complete with bathClick here to continue reading