Tuesday, March 4, 2008

8 Facts You Don't Know About Me!! A Tag...

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This tag was started by someone I've known for a while...Lena of "And Life Goes On...for a Filipino Mom". When I say for while...I meant - 16 years! How so?? One of her daughters - eldest - was one of my students in Gr. 4 Math when I was teaching in the Philippines. I should add that her daughter was one of the best if not the best in my class. Anyway, Lena somehow found her way to my blog and left me message. Of course I went to visit her blog and started 'snooping' around...yes, I snoop around! LOL! What did I see??? An old picture of her kids! That's where I recognized her 3 girls...plus a boy that I didn't recognize who turned out to be his youngest.

Now here we are tagging each other...hahaha. Small world, isn't it?? Even made smaller because of the internet. And now for the tag.....

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In the 8 facts about yourself, you share 8 things that your readers don't know about you. Then at the end you tag at least 8 other bloggers to keep the fun going. Here are the rules.

RULES:
* Each blogger must post these rules first.
* Each blogger starts with eight random facts/habits about themselves.
* Bloggers that are tagged need to write on their own blog about their eight things and post
these rules.
* At the end of your blog, you need to choose eight people to get tagged and list their names.
* Don't forget to leave them a comment telling them they're tagged, and to read your blog.

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1) If my father didn't hide a letter from a congregation accepting my application, I'd probably be a Nun today. I asked him after I found the letter to let me try it but he said no so instead of becoming a Mother Superior....I am now a Mother, period. LOL!

2) I used to sing my heart out and record my singing in a cassette tape. I later found out that my Nanay would play the tapes repeatedly whenever I was back in Manila [college days]. I was the only one among their 5 kids who was away from home then.

3) I am the 4th child and the only one with a college degree for the longest time...until my brother decided to go back to school to have a college degree later in his life.

4) I am my parents' daughter. I dedicated my life to them even nixing the idea of getting married because I was worried I won't be able to support them if I got married. I got married when they were both gone.

5) I finished college with a scholarship grant. Lucky me!

6) My parents passed away 4 months apart and I was away both times. I was teaching in Taiwan when my mother passed while I was in Manila [picking up my plane ticket for Taiwan] when my father passed. Coincidence? I don't think so.

7) Most of my friends think I have a good singing voice but I am not really convinced. I can carry a tune [in a bucket?] but my voice is not out of the ordinary.

8) I taught 'me' how to play the guitar because SOMEONE told me I was too old to learn it...I was in first year high school then. I became one guitarists in my high school until I graduated.


*Add your name after mine.

Tagging: Emma, Tess, Roselle, Joy, Wildcatlady29, JK, Juliana, and Michelle

5 comments:

Roselle said...

salamat po sa tag :) kaseryoso naman non :) hihihi sabihin ko po sayo pag tapos na yung sa akin.. salamas este salamat ulit :D

desperateblogger said...

my gosh! you're named juliana as in julie andrews as in maria as in sound of music!.. a novice-nun-who-sings-playsguitar-married late...

LOL grabe. ok ah.

Tess said...

salamas din sa tagay superior mom, lol! but i guess nagawa ko na yan twice na yata sa BJ blog ko but i appreciate u tagging me. BTW, nanadito ako bahay ngaun, na pack up shooting, masama panahon, buti nga! TC!

Lisa said...

nice to know more about you Juliana.

Mummy Sheng said...

hi! so you've worked in taiwan. did you teach in tas? i know some mums whose kids went there.

we've lived in taiwan coz hubby used to manage 101. but the constant earthquakes really freaks us out! hehehe!

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