Sunday, November 29, 2009

forget the past...... be happy!!!!

"Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment." - Buddha

well,i guess its the right thing for me to do right?forget the past and concentrate my mind on the,see am enjoying myself ,doing things that will make me happy!!

"the privilege of a lifetime is being who you are."-joseph cambell

yeah right!being who i am is a great feeling thou deep inside my heart something is still  missing and to forget all those bad things i must .....


fly (relax)    


my daily dose of........ quotes

"The greatest treasures are those invisible to the eye but found by the heart."

"The hunger for love is much more difficult to remove than the hunger for bread." - Mother Teresa

"There is deep wisdom within our very flesh, if we can only come to our senses and feel it." - Elizabeth A. Behnke

"Worry is a thin stream of fear trickling through the mind. If encouraged, it cuts a channel into which all other thoughts are drained." - Arthur Somers Roche

"Focusing your life solely on making a buck shows a poverty of ambition. It asks too little of yourself. And it will leave you unfulfilled." - President Barack Obama

Thursday, November 26, 2009

quote for quotes

ni hao!!!!im addicted of collecting quotes and some of these came  from old books,magazines,newspapers,readers digest and recently im collecting the quotes from my daily horoscope....funny that sometimes i even need to cut some parts of the newspaper just to keep the quotes i accidentally found in it.....
before,almost everyday i have atleast one post of quotes in my thread "just for tonight" at POEA forums....(you can check that out,if you want!!)
its been a month i think since my last post,because im always busy(kailangan pa bang ememorize yaan???) "alam nyo na, na busy ako di ba?hehhehhe"
this time let me share some of those quotes i've been keeping since i registered as a member of POEA forums,and also allow me to share  some places here in kaohsiung,those pictures was taken last sunday....i hope you will enjoy as much as i do....forgive me if you don't co'z this is just a simple treat to myself to release some of my hidden stress...

"There is a calmness to a life lived in gratitude, a quiet joy." - Ralph H. Blum

"When you are grateful fear disappears and abundance appears" - Anthony Robbins

"Hope is faith holding out its hand in the dark." - George Iles

Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired." - Robert Frost

"A kiss is a lovely trick, designed by nature, to stop words when speech becomes superfluous" - Ingrid Bergman

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

A treat to a friend

Been busy this days and always too tired to c0ok,g0od thing is my friend 7-11 is just a few steps away fr0m my place,in time of laziness my friend is always there,ready to serve my vegetarian meal anytime of the day,just a 100bucks and there y0u have it,right in fr0nt of y0u...but of c0rz fresh veggies and fresh f0od is always better f0r any0ne,and if im really in the m0od I do c0ok a lot and treat my friends of their fav0rite dumplings,its a p0rk dumplings actually,d0'nt be c0nfused ok?im a vegetarian and I don't eat red meat but I still can c0ok if necessary f0r s0me friends or family.
Just like t0day my friends keep asking me to make s0me dumplings f0r them,and I just can't say n0.i always love to do this things thou im pretty tired.s0,just to give them what they asked f0r,i prepared a hundred pcs. Of dumplings,they might finish it in 2 days if they w0n't st0p eating it f0r the next next meal,hahaha...

oh well there y0u go I need to rest n0w and be ready f0r an0ther battle this evening,be safe folks!

Thursday, November 19, 2009

loving the life-i have down here!

original shot around 5:30am(taiwan time)

edited(color balance)

original shot...around 6:30am(taiwan time)

tinted shot(edited)

0ne might think what life p0ssibly d0 I have here?well,let me tell y0u- close y0ur eyes and feel the m0rning breeze 0n a c0ld winter m0rning,while y0u are walking on a place safer to have a walk even in the middle of the night.
A place where y0u can find pe0ple enj0ying the nature created by G0d each m0rning and bef0re end of the day,couples having their chit chat while sitting on a bench,y0ung 0ne's playing basketball on the court,middle-age pers0ns having their everyday r0utine of exercise(they called it "int0ng-int0ng"),and s0me pe0ple d0ing their y0ga!

I enj0yed watching these pe0ple as I enj0yed much feeling the nature,being a nature lover I can't help myself w0ndering what if all this beatiful things came t0 end?where there still a place f0r me to enj0y my stay here?
I may still stay because of my j0b but definetely n0t enj0ying everything .
This place and pe0ple keeps me g0ing everyday seeing them s0 lively makes myself c0mf0rtable thinking that "life is beatiful" and "each m0rning there's always a reas0n f0r us to smile,to love,to give,to care and to enj0y the rest of the day" th0u s0me of us are away fr0m our own h0me......      

here are some of the flowers you can find in this park,at this season you can't see much but on month of february-may  all the flowers are blooming especially orchids,different kinds of orchids and different colors...each tree has one orchids hanging on it,a hundreds perhaps if im not mistaken...

side view

lotus pond in kaohsiung

let me share with y0u a bit history and s0me ph0tos we took last may at the lotus p0nd here in kaohsiung taiwan.s0rry for th0se ugly faces hahaha,i just d0n't want to edit anything anym0re c0z im pretty busy to do that.oh! by the way,we went there with papu(my niece cousin)he really enjoyed the place,and the ice cream we bought for him... So there y0u go!enjoy!

Lotus Pond, named after the aquatic plants growing in it, is located in eastern Zuoying District.One of the more famous temples is the Confucius Temple to the west of the lake, the biggest of its kind on Taiwan.Architecturally similar to examples from the Song Dynasty, the temple features an arched bridge and an embossed bronze wall profiling Confucius.Other prominent landmarks around Lotus Lake are the Dragon Tiger Towers with their relief carvings illustrating twenty-four stories of filial piety, twelve men of virtue, and the thirty-six generals of the Emperor of Heaven.The ancient Zuoying North Gate is also nearby.As the first gate built with earth and stone in Kaohsiung, it is historically significant and worth visiting.
-excerpt from khh travel guide online

the dragon tiger towers

entrance of the dragon tiger  tower

i took it from the main entrance

side view of the dragon tiger tower

another one

 entrance of the dragon tiger tower

i took it on the west side of the lake

while waiting for the car one more pose hehhehe

those fish are not for human consumption

the place where i took the giant buddha

another pagoda

taoist temple
i took this one after trying my best to climb at the pagoda

it made me crazy taking this one coz  its pretty hot that day,i don't know where to hide my face from the sunshine!!!

after our 3hrs walk alas, i found this tree with its captivating flower

another view taken at the west part of the lake

Friday, November 13, 2009

on my stress free day....

on my stress free day with my niece on kaohsiung zoo..we had a lot of fun,walking and pictures(more than 200+ i think),i saw this flowers while we were walking and took some pictures on it.


White flower grass

Isn't that beautiful and simple...!?white flower in the middle of n0where!
A flower fr0m a grass that n0body will want to except me hehehe!

Well,that's me I just love things that are totally n0thing but can satisfy my deep sleeping feelings!

Besides,i am just d0ing this entire stuff to atleast lessen the stress of everyday w0rk.....

Oh,im pretty tired everyday,putting this pictures and writing a bit n0nsense w0rds makes me feel a lot m0re......


Thursday, November 12, 2009

my precious kalamansi

i just want to share my precious kalamansi,i planted this wayback 2005,one day i saw the seller selling it on the back of her motorcycle...the day i bought this kalamansi,im really so happy coz there's plenty of fruits so i thought of buying it,thinking that i can have my own kalamansi in an instant whenever i wanted because in taiwan it is actually very very rare and there,i transpered it into the ground...unfortunately, after transpering,the fruits didn't survive and till then i never got lucky to have this fruits that i really love....i said precious because after 4yrs of caring,loving and maintaining....i only got 5 fruits in 4yrs,hahaha... 1 fruit every year and this year i got lucky coz i got 2,hhehhehe(lucky right?) so here it is...

Precious kalamansi

Family • Rutaceae
Citrus microcarpa

A smooth and slightly spiny plant, growing to a height of 3 to 5 meters. Leaflets are elliptic to oblong-elliptic, 4 to 8 cm long. Petioles are narrowly and scarcely winged, about a cm long. Flowers are axillary, solitary, rarely in pairs, white, and short-stalked. Fruit is yellow when ripe, nearly spherical, 2 to 3.5 cm diameter, 6- to 7-celled, and thin-skinned. The skin or peel is green to yellowish green or yellow, loosely adhering to the flesh. The flesh contains a few light orange seeds.

Widely cultivated in the Philippines. The species is native to the Philippines.

Fruit: volatile oil, 0.9 to 1.06%.
Rind: Aldehydes; sesquiterpenes; beta-pinene; linalool; linalyl acetate; tannin; glucoside; cyanogenetic substances.

Antiseptic, antiphlogistic, carminative, deodorant, refrigerant.

Parts used and preparation

Culinary and nutrition
It is fairly sour and is a popular seasoning for many local food.
Also used for making juice and marmalade.
Kalamnsi-ade a source of vitamin C
Condiment: Use rind and fruit.
Aromatic bath: Mix juice with gogo.
Cough, colds and sore throat: Drink warm kalamansi-ade.
Nausea and fainting: Squeeze rind near nostril to inhale.
Applied externally for itching.
In Malaysia, used as an antidote for poison.
Poultice of pandanus leaves, mixed with salt and juice of citrus microcarpa, for abscesses.
In Malaya, combined with pepper to help expel phlegm.
Root used at childbirth.
Bleaching agent: Cut fruit and apply directly on freckles.
Juice is used to remove ink stains from clothes and washing women's hair.
Fruits crushed with bark of Entada phaseoloides used as hair shampoo, for itching and to stimulate hair growth. (Link)
• Antimicrobial properties of tropical plants against 12 pathogenic bacteria isolated from aquatic organisms: A study on the antibacterial activity of 9 tropical plants against 12 clinical and pathogenic bacterial strains including Vibrio cholera, Escherichia coli, Vibro parahemolytics, Salmonella and Streptococcus sp. showed activity against one or more species of bacteria. Citrus microcarpa was one of the most active.

Perennial market produce.


that's the flower of my papaya tree that i planted 5 months ago after having my papaya breakfast i kept the seeds and threw them everywhere in the backynard and now im just waiting for the fruits to come,really can't wait.

Papaya flower

Taiwan's Delicious Papaya Fruit IThe papaya is native to tropical nations. In the seventeenth century it travelled from the West Indies to Asia where at the end of the Ch'ing dynasty it was introduced to Taiwan.

In Taiwan, the papaya is propagated by a method designed to reduce damage from viruses or insects. Currently the most popular variety of papaya on the market is the mindnight persimmon papaya with deep red flesh, sweet, juicy taste that is just deliciou. With production year round, and the largest portion of the harvest coming between July and November, with the highest consumption between August and October when the sugar levels can reach 11 to 13%. Mostly grown in Tainan County, Pingtung County and Kaohsiung County.

Papaya Fruit and Your Health
Taiwan's papaya production yields high quality, sweet fruits, with superb nutritional content that can serve as an excellent part of high nutritional diet to maintain good health. Papaya contains special enzymes such as papain which can aid in digestion and the breaking down of complex proteins, and provide natural assistance to digestive tract disorders and upset stomachs, while having the same texture as tender meats.
The papaya also has an excellent variety of nutrients including Vitamins A, C, and E, as well as calcium, phosphate and iron, with relatively few calories and excellent quality. Papayas are exported mainly to the USA and Asia.

Cooking with Red and Green Papayas
Papaya can be eaten fresh, or enjoyed as fresh squeezed juice (or in smoothies such as papaya milk smoothies), dried papaya, or used as a vegetable in soups. In Taiwan, women enjoy the consumption of green papaya with pork spareribs soup. Papaya as a supplement can help ensure the proper distribution of fatty cells throughout the body where it is most desirable, and is thus a very popular soup ingredient for the beauty conscious modern woman.

After cleansing, cut the papaya in half, then remove the black pearl seeds and cut off the outer skin, then cut the fruit's flesh into equal cubes, and eat fresh or add milk and blend into fresh papaya milk smoothies that's out of this world extraordinary, or take green papaya and clean it then add fish or pork spareribs and boil in a soup to create a superb dish.

Year round from January to December, with most production coming from July to November.

Tainan County, Kaohsiung County, and Pingtung County as the main centers of production

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

All in 0ne cleaner

after my 3 nights shift in a r0w i can't even grab a f0od to eat,n0t to menti0n 0pening my lapt0p to check any mails or pm on p0ea f0rum,i was s0 tired,after 4yrs in a day shift,i felt like im g0ing to die,waaaa(i h0pe n0t)...with this change of shift again:'(.1yr dayshift-5yrs nightshift-4yrsdayshift-and n0w...c0unting days to yrs again 0n night shift.watta w0rk huh!

I used to w0rk for 5yrs night shift and I had n0 c0mplains,i can w0rk very well f0r c0ntin0us 12hrs if im unlucky s0metimes is 14 to 16hrs,yeah right!and I love it,c0z im a night owl,but after shifting to 4yrs on a days w0rk,0mg!n0w,i d0n't kn0w if I can still w0rk 0n a night shift,just 3days I already l0se my weight,hahaha(back as I used to be,a skinny blue).
But hey, wait... s0mething i n0ticed, its my r0om...and its pretty dusty n0w,hah!it made me sick having this dust everywhere,i used to clean everyday after my w0rk but f0r past 3 days,i skip it c0z im to0 sleepy and its a g0od thing I watched s0mething 0n the tv last night while am having my midnight lunch,this thing is really amazing c0z n0w I d0n't have to w0rry of the dust anym0re,i can use it everywhere,fr0m flo0r to ceiling,wind0ws and d0ors,wall to furnitures,s0 easy,and very c0nvinient even im wearing casual dress or high heals,n0thing to w0rry,this thing will n0t make y0u dirty or get wet at all even y0ur hands,w0w!fantastic!
W0uld y0u believe I b0ught 3pcs already to send it to philippines,this is m0re useful than my vaccum cleaner also kn0wn as h0over or sweeper.
Thanks to the 0ne wh0 invented this,haha!
Just happy,hehehe
G0odnight every0ne!

My new all in 0ne cleaner
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