Scene: Visiting Bohol will be more convenient and affordable with the new opening of night flights at the Bohol-Panglao International Airport (BPIA), the country’s first eco-airport. The Department of Transportation (DOTr) announced that following the operationalization of additional navigation systems, BPIA is expected to boost the number of flights and eventually lower airfares.
Scene: Jagna’s “Pansit Yaning” is now available in many local stores after the Lubcanan Association forr Cultural and Environmental Heritage (Laceh) was able to secure a Bureau of Food and Drugs (Bfad) permit. The nutri-pancit (noodle) comes out in many colors: malunggay (horseradish) green, squash yellow and camote top purple. There are 67 families engaged in dried noodle making in the town.
Scene: A new and advanced medical services of Bohol Doctors’ Hospital in Tagbilaran after Dr. Potenciano “Yong” Larrazabal III, president and chairman of the board of Cebu Doctors’ Group of Hospitals, and Dr. Disi Yap of Englewood Hospital inked the memorandum of agreement (MOA) last Friday. The CebuDoc Facebook said, “It was part of the CebuDoc Group of Hospitals to expand its healthcare brand in the whole Visayas.”
Scene: The SidlaKasilak 2019 or Festival of Lights was held last Friday, Sept. 6, in honor of the town’s patron saint, the Virgen de la Luz or Birhen sa Kasilak (Our Lady of Light). The highlights of the event were the street- dancing presentation and Dance of Lights competition whose contest criteria revolve solely on the lights, choreography of lights such as movement, synchronization, formation and dynamics and quality of lights such as design, color harmony and brightness.
The next time you visit north of Bohol, you need patience as some roads are under repair at the boundary of Carmen and Dagohoy towns.
To keep you cool and safe, the DPWH- 3rd Engineering Office makes road signs with hugot lines as warning signs for the motorists.
Here are some of them:
“Pag-amping pirmi bisan buwag nata.”
“Crush, pag-amping ha? Pakaslan pa tika.”
“With or without lovelife take care always.”
Motorists who have passed the area enjoyed reading the road signs and taking photos with different hugot lines.
“It’s unique..it’s amusing,” said Lito Alagadmo who visited the #highwayhugot with his wife Helen.
For 18-year-old SamSam Panilag, the signs tell him with quirky messages as well as road safety reminders.
“How to navigate our roads with a broken heart,” he said.
This interesting article shared by teacher and cultural worker Jeycelle Espejo-Inting of Dr. Cecilio Putong National High School:
ADVICE TO 40-YEARS OLD & OLDER
Because none of us have many years to live, and we can’t take along anything when we go, so we don’t have to be too thrifty.
Spend the money that should be spent, enjoy what should be enjoyed, donate what you are able to donate
DON’T WORRY about what will happen after we are gone, because when we return to dust, we will feel nothing about praises or criticisms. The time to enjoy the worldly life and your hard earned wealth will be over!
DON’T WORRY too much about your children, for children will have their own destiny and should find their own way. Care for them, love them, give them gifts but also enjoy your money or what is left of it, while you can. Life should have more to it than working from the cradle to the grave!!
50-year olds, don’t trade in – your health for wealth, by working yourself to an early grave anymore. Because your money may not be able to buy your health.
When to stop making money, and how much is enough?
(A HUNDRED thousand, One million, ten million, One billion?)
Out of thousand hectares of good farm land, you can consume only three quarts (of rice) daily; out of a thousand mansions, you only need eight square meters of space to rest at night.
So, as long as you have enough food and enough money to spend, that is good enough. You should live happily. Every family has its own problems.
Just DO NOT COMPARE with others for fame and social status and see whose children are doing better etc., but challenge others for happiness, health, enjoyment, quality of life and longevity.
DON’T WORRY about things that you can’t change because it doesn’t help and it may spoil your health.
You have to create your own well-being and find your own place of happiness. As long as you are in good mood and good health, think about happy things, do happy things daily and have fun in doing, then you will pass your time happily every day.
One day passes WITHOUT happiness, you will lose one day.
One day passes WITH happiness and then you gain one day.
In good spirit, sickness will cure;
In a happy spirit, sickness will cure faster;
in high and happy spirits, sickness will never come.
With good mood, suitable amount of exercise, always in the sun, variety of foods, reasonable amount of vitamin and mineral intake, hopefully you will live another 20 or 30 years of healthy life of pleasure.
ABOVE ALL -Learn to cherish the goodness around… like your spouse and FRIENDS……….. They all make you feel young and “wanted”… without them you are surely to feel lost !!
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