don’t be needlessly worried

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Don’t be needlessly worried over the little things, job, money.. There will always be a LIGHT at the end of the tunnel.

 

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Although I am a FIRM BELIEVER in the saying “Anything that can go wrong will go wrong”.  We have to have HOPE and PRAY and know that in our HEART of HEARTS the LORD is with us and will be with us for ALWAYS to make sure that EVERYTHING  is OK!

 

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We always need to keep our OPTIONS OPEN and believe in the POWER of the word!

 

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Let’s concentrate on the project

ImageLet’s concentrate on the project and stay FOCUSED.   We are but HUMAN and have but 2 arms, 2 legs and but ONE BRAIN. Let’s not let our mind WANDER or SPREAD OURSELVES OUT TOO FAR IN TOO MANY DIRECTIONS.

ImageIn order to complete this project we need to stay COMPLETELY FOCUSED and concentrate on our project.

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My favorite section in the grocery store

My favorite section in the grocery store

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There is something about walking into a clean grocery store and walking through the produce section smelling the fresh fruits and vegetables.  I love the smell of fresh lettuce, bell peppers, onions, cabbage and tomatoes

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Quite honestly, I am not a fan of the fresh FISH section, though they say we should eat fish on a daily basis in order to maintain good health.

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I could spend an hour or two  walking through the produce section taking in the smells and looking at the fresh fruits and vegetables.

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heart of banana patties

heart of banana patties

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My favorite food of all time in the Philippines and thanks to my sister-in-law Gwen for taking the time to prepare these for me. There are plenty of banana plants in the Cagayan valley so it is just a matter of looking for the plants that have a banana flower on them.

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I wished that I still lived in a region where banana flowers are readily available…but, nevertheless, I am looking forward to my return trip to the Cagayan Valley for the great food!

This is a great lunch or dinner with a heaping scoop of white rice!

How about some Tocilog for breakfast?

How about  some Tocilog  for breakfast?

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I love Tocilog, it consists of cut up sausage, a fried egg and a heaping scoop of rice. Usually white rice is served in the Philippines…although there are exceptions as each restaurant has it’s own cooks and has their own way of preparing breakfast. I love my plate of Tocilog with a heaping cup of coffee….with plenty of cream and sugar.

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Savemore markets in the Philippines

Savemore market in the Philippines

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The Savemore Market in the Philippines is, perhaps, the most American Styled supermarket that I have seen during my seven month journey in the Philippines. I went to the Savemore market in Tuguegarao City, in the cagayan valley and also to Savemore in Santa Cruz, Manila. 

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The prices are very competitive and there is a wide selection of items to choose from.

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Pictured above is the Savemore building in Tuguegarao City. The actual market is on the other side of the building.   Savemore is always very  well air conditioned, so it is a welcome relief to get out of the hot Philippine tropical sun and do some shopping!

Future plans for a Philippine trip

Future plans for a Philippine trip

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I hope by next year, 2014, to be able to have everything together for a return trip to the Philippines.Image

My future trip to the Philippines will give me the inspiration that I need to do much more blogging and write another set of books!

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It will take a bit of inspiration and  lots of motivation, but I am ready to return to the land that I call my second home!