208 – 14 February 2019

"God, grant me the serenity to accept what I cannot change, courage to change what I can, and the wisdom to know the difference." If love is never for me, may I accept it with all humility as I toil the rest of my days. But if love is truly for me, may I find … Continue reading 208 – 14 February 2019

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205 – On Closing 2018 And Closing Doors

CONSUMMATUM EST. It is finished. God hath given, God hath taken away. Of all the slumps I have ever encountered in my five years of blogging, none has ever brought me to the point of quitting—until this. If you read my previous post last October (and if you've been following me on Instagram), I just … Continue reading 205 – On Closing 2018 And Closing Doors

199 – On Tasting The Liquors: Destileria Limtuaco Museum Part 2

In my previous post about the Destileria Limtuaco Museum, I mentioned availing of a wine tasting upgrade - which I will be tackling in this entry. Here are the museum's admission details to refresh your memory. Admission costs P100, but senior citizens and students can avail of a P50 entrance fee when a valid ID … Continue reading 199 – On Tasting The Liquors: Destileria Limtuaco Museum Part 2

198 – On Looking At Histories: Destileria Limtuaco Museum Part 1

Filipinos are no strangers to Destileria Limtuaco products. There's the Siok Hoc Tong / Sioktong (now Vino de Chino) tonic wine infused with Chinese herbs, promoted as an elixir for vigor and stamina. Baby Boomers and Gen-Xers gulping down White Castle Whisky during drinking sessions would reminisce the different ladies who endorsed the brand every … Continue reading 198 – On Looking At Histories: Destileria Limtuaco Museum Part 1