The Cholera Epidemic of 1902-1905 This nightmare started on March 20, 1902 when two cases resembling cholera were admitted at San Juan de Dios Hospital for treatment. Hospital physicians immediately notified the Board of Health. Within an hour, a Health Commissioner arrived and confirmed the diagnosis. Just as cholera had done in other countries, the Philippines proved to be a fertile ground. In the first three days, thirty-seven cases were confirmed. In just ten days, the cases rocketed to one hundred & two with an astounding death rate of ninety percent.
When the Americans recaptured the Philippines, they built an air base a few miles from our barrio. Yankee soldiers became a very common sight. I met a lot of GIs and made many friends. I could not pronounce their names. I could not tell them apart. All Americans looked alike to me. They all looked white. One afternoon I was plowing our rice field with our carabao named datu. I was barefooted and stripped to the waist. My pants that were made from abaca fibers and woven on homemade looms were rolled to
August 14, Monday My wife, daughter, and two sisters- in-law decided to have an early dinner. We just finished praying the rosary just in time to greet the evening.Everyone retired early since it is a Monday, My daughter has to catch her Grade 12 classes around Seven in the morning.Decided to bring my old…Read more Frivolous Thoughts…or Plainly Burning the Candle Light? Update
I can relate to your experience. I remember the first computer I had was the Texas 99/4A. It was pretty lame and the standard during those early days. I was excited when we finally got our first IBM XT compatible. I was exactly giddy and excited, originally we were asked either to get an apple IIe or an IBM. Those were the days. All the best and thanks for the follow and support. Vaya Con Dios my friend.. and all the best things in life. Cheers!
Has your personal computer helped you in making your life better? Do you absolutely love technology?
Well, I should be truthful and accept that my PC has helped me in making my life better and that I absolutely love technology.
Currently I own a Notebook PC with the below configuration –
- Inbuilt HDD – 500GB SATA
- Memory – 4GB DDR3
- Processor -Intel Core i3-2310M
- Speed & Cache – 2.1GHz & 3MB respectively
- Video Graphics – AMD Radeon HD 6490M
I got it as a present from my dad around five years back. Well, to be honest that was my first personal computer. I got to do whatever I wanted with it. It was mine and no one else had access to it.
There started our journey. I was just obsessed with it and started exploringit. It was at that time I taught myself C++ by watching many online tutorials. To…
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At 9:30 am. on 07 Jan. 1945, “Sag Harbor Express” was bombing Clark Field, Luzon Island, the Philippines, during an all-out 5th Air Force attack. After being hit by Japanese flak it plowed through the roof of Holy Rosary Cathedral, making a large gaping hole in the roof, leaving its left wing caught among the ceiling rafters.
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