Showing posts with label dry spell. Show all posts
Showing posts with label dry spell. Show all posts

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

G-Force member is a Bol-anon

The hot weather in recent weeks is threatening
 the Malinao Dam in Pilar town. Several ricefields
 in Pilar, Mabini and other parts of Bohol have dried
 up as
 palay seedlings have turned yellowish green
 after almost month of no rain in the province.
Scene: From Fiel Angeli Araoarao-Gabin: Congratulations to Tagbilaran City Schools Division DepEd Tagbilaran's Dr. Cecilio Putong National High School, 2nd Place, Regional Population Quiz, out of the 19 school divisions from the provinces of Bohol, Cebu, Negros Oriental and Siquijor.
Scene:  Following arrivals of high-profile cruise ships earlier this year, L' Austral with 264 passengers, arrived in Bohol on Friday.
Scene: With the onset of the dry season, the water level of the Malinao Dam in Pilar has lowered to a critical level. Farmers in Pilar, Mabini and some parts of Bohol have been suffering from the brunt of a dry spell and complained that their farmlands were getting drier every day. 
SceneThe general assembly of Bohol Nature Conservation Society (BONACONSO) is on March 28, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at CafĂ© Business Hub or Ganoderma (between the Three Sixty Pharmacy and PMI Colleges) at CPG North Avenue, this city.  

You didn’t know that one of the members of the most popular dance group G-Force is a Boholano, did you? I first heard about it last week when I was in Cebu to accompany Alexis Calipusan and Cyril Cailing in their radio and TV guestings. Youth leader Gerwin Yudelmo of Inabanga asked me if I knew the G-Force. I got curious and interested when Gerwin said that one of the G-Force members is a Boholano.
Anyway, the Boholano G-Force is none other than Jim Olandres Amen from Guindulman.
“Jim joined the Mr and Miss Teen Bohol 2010,” shared Gerwin who is Jim’s friend. “He also received the Mr. Talent Award.”
Jim Amen is a member of G-Force, television's
most popular dance group today.-
Jim went to Manila to continue his dream. He joined the TV5 Artista Academy in 2012. He successfully made it to the top 150 finalist out of 12,500 who auditioned for the artista search on TV.
Jim was hired recently to become part of G-Force’s Poppers.
“G-Force is a popular dance group. It aims to bring a variety of dance styles to everyone and that has progressed and developed their ability through attending G-Force classes,” said Gerwin. “The group regularly performs in A.S.A.P and other special projects of ABS-CBN.”
According to Gerwin, Jim can achieve great things in life.
“He devoted most of his life to his art. He always wanted to achieve more and grow with his dreams," said Gerwin. "Buotan jud na si Amen and down to earth gyud.”
Incidentally, the popular dance group G-Force will be holding a dance workshop this summer dubbed Summer Dance Glamping. This is part of the group's 10th year in the entertainment industry.
Jim will be teaching hip-hop dance.
The G-Force Project 2015 Summer Dance Glamping, HipHop with Jim is on May 4-8, 4 p.m.-6p.m.
Youth leader GerwinYudelmo (center) with
Jim Amen (left) and Mr Teen Bohol 2010 Vence Gallego.-
For inquiries, you can call/text 0917.8GFORCE (0917.8436723) and 0998.52FORCE (0998.5236723). Visit
Why we shout when in anger
This beautiful story from Marietta Garcia (address unknown):
A Hindu saint who was visiting river Ganges to take bath found a group of family members on the banks, shouting in anger at each other. He turned to his disciples smiled and asked.

'Why do people shout in anger shout at each other?'

Disciples thought for a while, one of them said, 'Because we lose our calm, we shout.' 

'But, why should you shout when the other person is just next to you? You can as well tell him what you have to say in a soft manner.' asked the saint

Disciples gave some other answers but none satisfied the other disciples.

Finally the saint explained,

'When two people are angry at each other, their hearts distance a lot. To cover that distance they must shout to be able to hear each other. The angrier they are, the stronger they will have to shout to hear each other to cover that great distance. 

What happens when two people fall in love? They don't shout at each other but talk softly, Because their hearts are very close. The distance between them is either nonexistent or very small...'

The saint continued, 'When they love each other even more, what happens? They do not speak, only whisper and they get even closer to each other in their love. Finally they even need not whisper, they only look at each other and that's all. That is how close two people are when they love each other.'

He looked at his disciples and said.

'So when you argue do not let your hearts get distant, Do not say words that distance each other more, Or else there will come a day when the distance is so great that you will not find the path to return. They may end up in divorce courts, for instance.'
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