28 November 2008

An Award and Some Facts

I received this award and tag from one of my great blogger pal named Enid - From the Diary of a call Center Mom. She always remember me on nice tags and I love doing them all. Thanks Enid. I love this tag and award! Before it was 7 Random Facts then it became 8 and this time it's 10 facts about me.

This is the second Butterfly Award I received from another blogger pal - Cely of New Horizon.



1. Put the logo on your blog.
2. Add a link to the person who awarded it to you.
3. Link 10 other bloggers with whom you would like to share this award


1. each blogger must post this

2. each blogger starts with ten random facts/habits about themselves

3. bloggers that are tagged need to write about their own 10 random facts please post these rules and tag 10 others of your choice.

4. don`t forget to leave them a comment telling them that they've been tagged and to read your blog .


1. I love to travel. It's a great blessing to be able to work in one of the most prestigious airlines in the world. I get free and rebated tickets so that's the main reason I can afford to travel. That's the whole beauty of being an airline staff when you are a wanderlust like I am.

2. I don't know how to cook. This is more of a choice really. I know, I know, the conservatives will throw stones at me but like I said, it's more of a choice. I never had any inclination on cooking nor anything in the kitchen for that matter other than the food I'll eat. Hahahaha! I do cook once in a blue moon and most times, it comes out like a gourmet meal because I have to follow the recipe.

3. I ran away when I was 10 because I didn't want to go back to my school. One of my teachers embarrassed me horribly in front of the whole Grade 5 class. I forgot the nitty-gritty details but it had something to do with "mistakenly quoted" by a tattle tale. I was made to deliver an apology speech in all of the Grade 5 classes (I think there were 10 or 12 sections in our school) for something I didn't say. My mom's officemate found me in the old "Gotesco Caloocan" and they said I looked like a beggar with my dirty clothes and worn out slippers. Oh, the adventures I had! I wasn't gone for long as I really intend to come back at night time when everyone else was asleep but got found in the afternoon. Hehehe! And who said I AM BORING?????

4. Back in my academic days, they call me a geek sans the glasses. I don't know why because I suck in Math so how can I be a geek, right?

5. I have always wanted to be a cardiologist. I am being realistic and all, my health won't allow me to be a doctor because instead of curing the patients, I have to cure myself all the time =). I decided to change my aspiration and since I love to travel, I took up International Studies. I remember when I was 5 years old, I used to read anatomy books and my parents would encourage me to pursue Medicine but then, let's face it, I am more sick than my patients, if I ever become a doctor... LOL! I will (as in forever) hold a special place in my heart for that dream. It will just be a dream though.

6. I am freakishly organized. I love putting things in order and use color codes for some stuff like pink pail for my undergarments, and white pail for the socks. When I write notes, I use colored pens too, red when I stress a point, green for important stuff and blue or black for the common notes. Well, my closet is another story. I am sharing my closet with my princess so I am having a hard time keeping it in order. You know how kids just pull out stuff and don't fix. However, my clothes are arranged according to categories, all skirts are together, all suits together, trousers and pants combined, shirts and blouses are folded and arranged again in gradual changes of hue. So, all shades of blue shirts will be together and so on.

7. I am not a sporty kind of person. I have this terrible hands, legs, arms, feet coordination. I can't seem to master anything sporty other than running on the treadmill, if you can consider running as sports in my case.

8. I prefer being called by my nickname - Ria. My real name is ______ (secret) but I feel that it is too lady-like and hard to recall. In the office, I am well-known as "Ria" so when I am introduced by my bosses and colleagues to visitors, they have to stress that my real name is ________ and that Ria is my preferred name to be called. Talk about influence...heheehehee!

9. I don't know if this is a talent or what but I have this weird thing on remembering names, faces and details. I can recall a person's name and face even if I have met him/her once. In my line of job, I meet a lot of people and I am often surprised by how I can call out their names when I see them and have met them only once. I cannot say this is photographic memory because sometimes I cannot remember a task to do. My family and friends tell me that I should be an FBI agent or be in CIA because I'll make good use of this gift...yeah right!

10. Lastly, I still watch cartoons with my daughter. This is something I'll never outgrow.

That was fun! Now, I want to present this award and tag to:



  1. Hi, Ria

    I enjoyed reading the 10 stuff about you. I wanted to take up International Studies in college but Nanay decided that I should enroll in another course :(

  2. May I invite you to join Filipinos Unite!!!. You may do so by commenting on my blog or by sending an email to melalarilla@gmail.com stating your name, address, name of blog and blog's url. I will appreciate it very much if you will join. Thank you so much and God bless.

  3. hello Ria, sweetie, hindi ko pa na-post yung isa meron naman ako ulit..Hehehe. Meron na ako Butterfly award. Kunin ko na lang yung Cutes Blog Award...pwede?
    I promise post ko to very soon.
    You are so sweet and gracious to think of me....God bless u and ur family my dear.

  4. hi ria. thanks for the comment. i'm fine now. and thanks for the two awards. i'll post first the butterfly award coz' i'm still thinking of 10 facts about me. hehe..thanks and have a nice day!

  5. hello ria..got this one. will post it soon :) stay pretty.

  6. Thanks Ria for the award. I will be posting it to my site in the next day or two. Take care and i hope you are having a great holiday season.

  7. Oh, Ria, thanks again for this. I'll work on it this week. I've read your 10 stuff and I saw that I'm just like you in some ways - can't cook either, am also a geek - yet I'm also bad in Math, I also have poor coordination of my hands and feet even in simple games as patintero... more na lang in my blog ;-) thanks a lot!


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