A Miracle No Less

Truth to tell, we only had a two-week window to implement the activities of the 112th Guinarona Fiesta for San Pascual Baylon, May 16-17, 2015. What happened was that the supposed hermano (fiesta host) backed out two weeks before the fiesta, made himself scarce, and for all intents and purposes announced to the world, through…

Congrats, Guinarona!

We wish to offer our kudos to the people of Guinarona for the uber successful 112th Guinarona Fiesta for San Pascual Baylon, May 16-17.  And yes, Virginia, the correct  reckoning is 112th instead of the popular 111th. The year zero being 1903 and the first fiesta being 1904. Well done, peeps!

The 1987 Guinarona Fiesta

Mano Panyong Balidio was that year’s Hermano Mayor–and his celebration was one of the most memorable for us.  It was one year after the so called EDSA Revolution, and the Philippines was in a political funk, which was carried out to our work place.  We were in a funk as well, because our boss, who was…

A Rendering. . .A Flashback

For all intents and purposes, we were still a baby and would not even be allowed to step out of the house without an o.k. from our parents.  But we do remember and how! That was a time for playing, a time for mandatory siestas.  We would play fiesta–yes, ersatz fiesta with imaginary food–with cousins…

Of Thoth, San Pascual Baylon and the Earth Changes

Hooray for our first salvo of the year. Like many other earthlings, we have been blindsided by the forebodings of December 21st, and we have placed our ears on the ground as it were. Then we noticed an appearance of Thoth on our black mirror, which we took out to mean that the Ascended Master…