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Daddy's girl


If you were to ask me about my childhood, I would tell you memories that are peppered with my dad’s presence. I was a “daddy’s girl.” I always felt a certain comfort in having him around which was perhaps why I liked lingering around him. I would linger while he was with his friends drinking […]

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These past few years, Lolo Badong and Lola Rose (my sister and I started calling our parents “Lolo” and “Lola” imitating how my niece Monique or Mo called them) often travelled to Cainta. Their main reason for taking these monthly trips was to see Mo, my sister’s only daughter and the only grandchild in our […]

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Lolo Badong as an angel


Hi! I’m Monique Espejo Torina. I am the only granddaughter of Lolo Badong. I would like to tell you about some of the fun things Lolo Badong and I did when he was still with us. When Lolo and I went to Megamall and I would crave for the beef noodle soup at my favorite […]

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I retired in 1991 at the age of 48. I envied a fellow teacher who retired and who was younger than I was – Mrs. Nove Murillo. I retired because I lost the verve or pep to teach. I pitied the children under me then. I got scared because I might hurt a child and […]

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BANNER: Trabaho iti gobierno, nasuspende iti Dis. 26, 2017, Enero 2, 2018

Tapno maikkan dagiti empleado iti gobierno iti naan-anay a gundaway a mangselebrar iti Paskua ken Baro a Tawen iti denna dagiti pamilia ken patpatgenda, sinuspende ti Malakaniang ti trabaho iti gobierno iti Disiembre 26, 2017 ken Enero 2018. Kas maibatay iti Memorandum Circular No. 37 a pinirmaan ni Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea, babaen ti otoridad […]

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Gov. Marcos renews commitment to clean and renewable energy in ASEAN forum

LAOAG CITY – Governor Imee R. Marcos has renewed her commitment to clean and renewable energy as she welcomed over a hundred of international lecturers, government officials, and  research and development experts that gathered for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Forum held on December 4-8 at the Plaza Del Norte this city. “Renewables […]

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Naglibas a balud, sabali pay kaduada, natiliw kalpasan nabukingda a nagtakaw

CANDON CITY – Tallo nga aldaw kalpasan ti panaglibasda iti pagbaludan sadiay Baguio City, natiliw ti dua a balud ken maysa a kaduada kalpasan a nabukingda a nangbiktima iti maysa a negosiante ken ti kaduana a nagtsek-in iti maysa a lodge sadiay Barangay Oaig Daya, Candon City idi parbangon ti Disiembre 16. Inaresto dagiti polis […]

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DTI gives livelihood to families of soldiers slain in Marawi DTI gives livelihood to families of soldiers slain in Marawi

MANILA – Livelihood packages were given to families of soldiers who were killed in action in Marawi as part of a tribute organized by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) at the PICC in Manila. “DTI acknowledges the ultimate sacrifice made by our soldiers who fought and died during the Marawi siege. In the […]

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Truck a nagkarga illegal a napukan a kayo, di nakalusot iti Sto. Domingo police patrol

STO. DOMINGO, Ilocos Sur – Saan a nakalusot iti police patrol ditoy ti maysa a truck a nagkarga kadagiti naragadi nga akasia a maidiskarga iti maysa a pagaramidan iti muebles iti ili ti San Vicente Nagpatrolia dagiti polis iti national highway a sakup daytoy nga ili kalpasan a nakaawatda iti inpormasion idi agarup 7:30 ti […]

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Pagtagilakuan ti sapatos, natakawan

VIGAN CITY – Mannamnama dagiti polis ditoy siudad a babaen ti natiliwda a suspek, matuntonanda dagiti lima a kumplotna a nagtakaw iti maysa a pagtagilakuan ti sapatos idi malem ti Disiembre 18. Nabigbig ti suspek a maysa a Marilou Manzon Leocadio, 42, awanan asawa, ken residente iti Barangay Bacnar, San Carlos City. Saan pay a […]

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