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Goni

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GONI
PENTAX K-01 + SMCP DA 35/2.4 AL

Goni was the international name of a typhoon that lingered between the Philippines and Taiwan.  In the height of the typhoon, my brother decides to clean some of his windows.  So there.

70 Years: Remembering the End of World War II

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REMEMBERING MANILA AMERICAN CEMETERY AND MONUMENT PENTAX K-50 + SMCP DA n18-55/3.5-5.6 AL WR
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NOTE: I am adding a label on World War II since I have always been an armchair historian on the Second World War.

Friend Zone

Something went over my head when I was not looking, or, something sneaked by while I was aging.

There are stuff out there that you take for granted but as time goes by it does not stay the same anymore.  When I first heard about “friend zone” I had this warm thoughts about it until my then-preteen son explained it to me and things were never the same since.  It seems that the term “friend zone” is used to “limit” a relationship between a boy and a girl to a platonic level or maybe even something less as it kills more than simply the romantic or sexual possibilities.  It is usually something girls used to stop romantic advances dead in the water.

Argh.

Forget for a while that this deal is about boys and girls getting together (to keep it simple really; not that I am excluding LGBT possibilities); but putting a roadblock to something possibly intimate is the same as killing the relationship—like where else could a boy and a girl go with the carcass of a doomed relationship?  Boy and girl n…

There

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THERE Nikon N80 + AF Nikkor 24-120/3.5-5.6 D + Kentmere 400
Or, in Tagalog, you would say "doon" (do-oon)...then point with your lips.