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Office Halloween

  Happy Halloween, Everybody!  The time has come for the artistically carved pumpkins to enter the show and be the stars once more. This year, the company I work for held a Pumpkin Decorating Contest and below are some photos of the 'contestants'  I took yesterday.   The last photo is a part of the… Continue reading Office Halloween

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Halloween 2012

Isn't it nice to see Snow White, Shaggy, Bill Snyder, Tobias Funke, Lady Robin, Athena, Hercules, a zombie, a sexy school teacher, a priest,  a highschool assassin, all that and a bag of potato chips just hang out and have fun together?  Well, last night the forces of darkness met with the good, funny and scary… Continue reading Halloween 2012

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Pinoy Halloween – Part 2

  Next to Christmas and Holy Week, Halloween, also known as ‘Undas’ or ‘Araw ng mga Patay’ (Day of the Dead, November 2) is probably one of the most celebrated holidays in the Philippines. Traditionally, a day or two before the ‘Undas’, family members clean and repaint their loved ones’ tombs. Candles and flowers are… Continue reading Pinoy Halloween – Part 2

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Pinoy Halloween – Part 1

my almost rotten pumpkin, Spooky     It was on the night of my wedding six years ago when I attended my very first Halloween Party. I’d say it was very different from the way we celebrated it back home. Halloweens here are purely for fun and entertainment. We celebrate Halloween differently at home. Growing… Continue reading Pinoy Halloween – Part 1