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Showing posts from January, 2010

From My Inbox-Fighting Cancer Cells

A friend forwarded me this article and I seriously think and feel that I have the obilgation to share the good information to you guys. Please read carefully and share it with your friends as well. Who knows this information might help someone close to you. AFTER YEARS OF TELLING PEOPLE CHEMOTHERAPY IS THE ONLY WAY TO TRY AND ELIMINATE CANCER, JOHNS HOPKINS IS FINALLY STARTING TO TELL YOU THERE IS AN ALTERNATIVE WAY Cancer Update from Johns Hopkins 1. Every person has cancer cells in the body. These cancer cells do not show up in the standard tests until they have multiplied to a few billion. When doctors tell cancer patients that there are no more cancer cells in their bodies after treatment, it just means the tests are unable to detect the cancer cells because they have not reached the detectable size. 2. Cancer cells occur between 6 to more than 10 times in a person's lifetime.3. When the person's immune system is strong the cancer cells will be destroyed and prevent

Desert Driving

I was staring at some pictures saved in my computer today. I suddenly realized that it has been 364 days since we had our first desert safari on our own along with some of my husbands coworkers. It was his first time to drive in the desert, I was nervous but was feeling so excited about the trip. We headed to the desert early in the morning of January 23, 2009, the air was cold and the sky was clear, it's the best time of the year in UAE for outdoor activities like this. Meeting place-FEDEX Head Office-Airport Terminal 2-madilim pa ng magkitakita kami, we wanted to be there early On our way... Told you it was cold, the temperatures registers 12 degrees, by 7:40 we reach the entry to the desert, Daryl gave a short briefing on how to drive in the desert, set the two way radio on same frequescies so we will be able to communicate with each other-di ka pwedeng mawala mahirap ang rescue lalo na pag nabalaho ka sa buhangin, kailangan ng hihila sa sasakyan mo. They also remov

In Loving Memory

Education is the key to eradicate Poverty. Takbo para sa libreng edukasyon. A man in his late forties was walking along the street of a local province carrying a wooden woven basket filled with different types of desserts. He is literally moving from one house to another to sell what’s in his basket and tries to finish it before noon time as the sun gets too hot by then. He will shout at the top of his lungs so people will hear him coming. He does this every single day. The man is a friendly and cheerful person by nature and everyone knows and likes him. He loves to tell jokes and chat with anyone who talks to him. He is a man of honor and dignity. In his looks, you will easily understand that he came from a poor family. During his young age, he started working in order to help his parents support the family of twelve, he is the third child. He did not even finish elementary as he is forced to work. There was not enough money to send him to school too. He is smart and even he d

Lye Water

Pichi Pichi is another traditional Filipino dessert, it is made of grated cassava, flour water and sugar, in some recipes that I have found over the internet, it says to use lihiya (lye water). I wonder what lye water was and so I check it @ Wikipedia Do you know that lye water is actually poinsonous ? Yes, if not use properly, and it must be used in controlled and small quantity. Read below as it is important that we know what we are adding to our food specially when we are serving it to our love ones. Lye is a corrosive alkaline substance, commonly sodium hydroxide ( Na OH , also known as 'caustic soda') or historically potassium hydroxide ( K OH , from hydrated potash ). Previously, lye was among the many different alkalis leached from hardwood ashes. [1] Now, lye is commercially manufactured using a membrane cell method. Solid dry lye is commonly available as flakes, pellets, microbeads, and coarse powder. It is also available as solution, often dissolved in

Burj Khalifa Observation Deck @ 124th Floor

Elevators zooming 10 meters per second, really ear popping, accompanied by multimedia show and dramatic music, Burj Khalifa became the hottest place in town when the observation deck finally opened for the public. Ticket info Members of the public will be able go to the 124th floor from 10am until 10pm during weekdays and until midnight on weekends. Tickets are only available from the ‘At the Top’ kiosk in Dubai Mall as the online and telephone booking services are not yet available. Price Dated & Timed Adult (12 years +) Dh100 Dated & Timed Child (3 - 12 years) Dh 75 Immediate Entry Adult/Child Dh.210 Infants (0-3) Free of Charge Opening Times Sunday to Wednesday 10am - 10pm Thursday to Saturday 10am - 12am You can also buy souvenirs from the "At The Top" merchandise store So now when you decided to come and visit Dubai, this is one good place to enjoy.

History Unveiling-Burj Khalifa Inauguration

Burj Khalifa also known as Burj Dubai, the tallest building in the world today measuring 828 m tall was inaugurated last night parallel to the 4th year accession of His Highness Sheikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. Eight skydivers appeared in the sky carrying UAE flags landed in front of Sheik Mohammad, there were also the spectacular breathtaking fireworks that lit the building up to its full height while the dancing fountain below was continuously dancing in synchronization with the fireworks display, thousands of spectators’ crowded Dubai Mall promenade and surrounding area. I watch it on the live telecast of Dubai One on TV at home and from the window in my room as it is the actual view from there. It was really a wonderful view. Here are some of the pictures to share to you.