Sunday, June 30, 2013

Social Media Day

CDOBloggers led today's celebration
of Social Media Day
with an afternoon program of talks and photo ops
held at SM City Cagayan de Oro.
A cosy affair in a busy mall!

Saturday, June 29, 2013


It's a heavy downpour!

Friday, June 28, 2013


It's going to rain!

Thursday, June 27, 2013

Jeepney stop

What do you think should be done
to this Jeepney Stop sign
on a sidewalk of Cruz Taal Street?

Wednesday, June 26, 2013


Quiz Time:

Where does this gateway lead to?

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Arbor Day

Today is Philippine Arbor Day.
Allow trees to reach for the sky!

Monday, June 24, 2013

Book find

Found this book at a local bookstore
for just P60.
Fr. Bernad, who taught at Xavier University,
is a favorite writer.

Sunday, June 23, 2013

Today's prices 6

For a page of computer printout.

Saturday, June 22, 2013

Cruz Taal

Quiz Time:

Cruz Taal Street is named after whom?

Friday, June 21, 2013

Today's prices 5

For a chicken ham sandwich
and a beef pastrami sandwich.

Thursday, June 20, 2013


A boy playing takyan at Divisoria
was a welcome break
from what we usually see of children today --
playing computer games.

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Green bottle

Quiz Time:

What is the name of the Cagayan de Oro restaurant
where water is served in green bottles?

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Today's prices 4

For one hour of Internet use.

Monday, June 17, 2013

Blueberry tart

A blueberry tart of Misto (at Seda Hotel)
tastes just right!

Sunday, June 16, 2013

Magsaysay Monument

After more than 50 years
the Magsaysay Monument at Divisoria
still stands.
But a lot of the letters
on the dedicatory marker
have long been vandalized;
the message now seems cryptic.

Saturday, June 15, 2013


At Divisoria today
is D' Diskwento Caravan.
Zoom in on the streamer
to read what it's all about.

Friday, June 14, 2013


A newly sewn Philippine flag
was raised at Divisoria last Wednesday
during the joint celebration
for Independence Day
and the City Charter Day anniversary
(which actually is on June 15).
We'll continue observing National Flag Month
the rest of June.

Last day

Today is the last day of commercial flights
at the Cagayan de Oro Airport.
Operations move tomorrow
to the newly inaugurated
Laguindingan Airport in Misamis Oriental.

Thursday, June 13, 2013

Hawaiian shave ice

No, you're not in Honolulu.
You're in Divisoria
where a shave ice stand
can make you feel cool as well.
The plastic cups, believe it or not,
come from Hawaii.

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Philippine Independence Day

Happy Independence Day!

At SM City Cagayan de Oro,
shoppers were treated to
an edible flag (made of 1,000+ cupcakes)
and an edible map (made of hundreds of pastels,
hopia, muffins, cheese sticks and polvoron).

With a side exhibit of pretty gowns!

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Today's prices 3

For a piece of deep fried chicken.

Monday, June 10, 2013

Pointed finger

Ye be warned!
(Sidewalk sign at Yacapin Street)

Sunday, June 9, 2013


Quiz Time:

Pabayo Street is named after whom?

Saturday, June 8, 2013

LPG tank bell

A discarded, unusable LPG tank
gets a new life --
as a bell.
Someone strikes the tank
with a steel rod
to alert workers at an automative shop nearby
of certain times of the day.

Friday, June 7, 2013

Today's prices 2

For  a serving of sinigang na baboy.

Thursday, June 6, 2013


Quiz Time:

What is the name of the Cagayan de Oro restaurant
that calls itself
"The Home of the Best Pancit in the City"?

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

COWD advisory

From the Cagayan de Oro City Water District.
Please be informed that COWD shall conduct PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE WORKS AT BUGO BOOSTER STATION. This shall cause temporary water service interruption (LOW PRESSURE TO NO WATER) on high rise buildings and elevated areas at day time and on the schedule reflected below:

DATE:  JUNE 6-7, 2013 (THU-FRI)
TIME:  DURING DAYTIME                                                                           
AREAS AFFECTED:  Gusa, Cugman, Tablon, Agusan, Puerto and Bugo

World Environment Day

Get out of the city's concrete borders
and feast your eyes on nature's refreshing scenery.
It's World Environment Day today,
always keep our surroundings clean!

Basic House

Basic House, a Korean fashion store,
opens its doors today
at Centrio Mall
for the preppy look.

Tuesday, June 4, 2013

CPA licensure exam

A press release from the City Council.
SP congratulates XU graduate
for ranking 8th in CPA exams
ANOTHER graduate of Cagayan de Oro City passed the Certified Public Accountant Licensure Examination with flying colors and members of the 16th City Council headed by Vice Mayor Caesar Ian E. Acenas are not about to let this go unrecognized.
At the regular session yesterday, legislators adopted a resolution congratulating and commending Glen Dareen Santos of Xavier University for giving honor to the city by ranking 8th (92.71%) in the licensure examinations given last May 2013.
A separate resolution was adopted congratulating Xavier University (Ateneo de Cagayan) for producing one of the top ten successful examinees.
This is not the first time that the city has produced top board passers in examinations given by the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC).

Clean air

June is Philippine Environment Month.
Do not allow smoke belchers on our roads!

Monday, June 3, 2013

Back to school

Classrooms come to life once more
as teachers meet their students today,
the first day of classes
for school year 2013-14.

Sunday, June 2, 2013

Today's prices 1

For a local phone call,

Saturday, June 1, 2013

Italianni's at Centrio

Herb Roasted Spring Chicken
is great for a light lunch
at Italianni's
where dining is always a pleasure.