As zero represents having nothing as a beginning, infinity connotes something that lasts forever.

But on this day of zeroes and infinities – 080808 – I would have to bade goodbye. This is not a sad goodbye though, as I am simply starting anew with zero, albeit in another blog.

As businesses would say — “We have moved to a better location, please visit us.” In the same way, I am encouraging you, my readers and visitors to visit my blog in a new and better home –

Let’s Go Sago . Net

This is the same food blog, but I have merged it with my travel blog as they are closely related. In that blog, I am introducing a blog character named…oops, I’m not saying it. (Or did I just mentioned it?!) It’s for you to find out HERE. Click away! Paalam!

BK Steak House

BK Steak House

Burger King started August having bloggers experience their own BK moments. With four sets of Foursome Awesome with 3 more of their friends, they got to experience the food and amenities of dining in a BK branch.

The BK Experience

The BK Experience

Having been a BK customer for so long, I am pretty much aware of the BK experience. But let me illustrate it through the picture on the left. Although I haven’t personally tried their massage service, I think it’s a unique selling point other establishments don’t have. And of course, my favorite — and I believe other blogger’s too — the free WiFi connection. Did I mention that they have no qualms over using their electrical outlets?

With great food and dining experience, truly Burger King is more than your regular fast food joint where you can have it your way.

BK Awesome Foursome

BK Awesome Foursome

34 days ago, we had the ‘Buhay Coke, Buksan Mo’ party at Taste Asia. And 8 days from now, it’s time to party again. This time to award the winners for the Coke Vlog Contest. Unfortunately, I would be missing this event as I would be out of town. But if you are a blogger, you can join now! Register Here.


What: Buhay Coke Vlog Contest Announcement of Winners Party
When: August 8, 2008, Friday, 6:00 pm. up
Where: Taste Asia at the MOA

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“Good morning Sir Arthur,” greeted my favorite Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf barista. “Would you want your usual brewed coffee?” She continued, with a smile. “Café Americano for today, Michaela,” I replied with a glimpse of smile.

As I sat in my favorite corner of the shop and began to take my first sip of espresso, I saw an old man. He was seated at the next table reading the morning paper. You could tell his age from the deep lines written on his forehead and the corners of his eyes. He reminded me of my father. I took a second sip while soft tears partly filled my eyes.

I grew up practically away from him. Tatay Arturo, as his fellow coffee bean farmers used to call him, chose to stay in Batangas while he sent me to school in old Manila. It was only during summertime when I get to go to the farm with ‘tatay’. As a child, I was allowed to clean the red beans freshly plucked from the farm. When I became a young man, I was then able to assist in roasting the beans, the traditional way. During these times, the aroma of the Arabica beans would fill the whole town plaza.

Before the summer ends, tatay would always remind me to do well in school, to have a better future, and not be like him – a struggling coffee bean farmer. The arrangement stayed that way until my last year in high school, when he died.

Every time I drink coffee and smell the aroma of newly roasted beans, I shall remember my father, my tatay who plucked coffee beans to raise his son.

Upon finishing my espresso, I stood and bade Michaela goodbye, at least temporarily, because I’ll see her again next Sunday.

*A Fictional Essay/Short Story for What’s Your Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf Story

If you think I deserve a merit, please feel free to vote for me HERE. Thanks in Advance. =)

I also submitted entries for the Photo section entitled “The CBTL Ambiance” and “Life is Full of Choices“. You may vote for the photos by clicking the links.

Join me at WordCamp Philippines happening on Sept. 6, 2008 at the Augusto-Rosario Gonzalez Theater, College of Saint Benilde in Manila.

Said to be the first in Southeast Asia, this event promises to house WordPress expert developers, bloggers, and even just the “curious-non-techie” – You.

One of its objective is to promote WordPress as the customizable blogging engine of choice and as an open source content management system.

Organized by the Mindanao Bloggers, the camp is free of charge. So register now!

Special thanks to the event’s supporters: i.PH: the Domain for Individuals, Free Online Flash Games, Wazzup Manila Philippines, Real Estate CRM, Real Estate Website Designers, Orange County Real Estate, Auto Insurance Quotes, Lane Systems Inc., RedMedia, and Orange County Business Lawyer

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