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And here is Karla, the birthday child, 8 years old now.
Karla and Totoy.
Totoi, the newest member in our household.He is 15 years old. Boy, when I look at him and then remember that I started as an apprentice on farms with 14 years of age.
And that's me, 65 + years, shot today by Karla.
Don't know the Spanish name for this game but this is the Philippine version.
Karla, all excited for her birthday.
The food preparation, Rowena is slaving away. I just set up the table, got the drinks and ice; after that went for the cake and balloons.
Rowena and Manilyn rolling lumpia early in the morning.
Still rolling lumpia, Karla is entertaining or disrupting; one or the other.
I think the boys are not helping.They are stuffing their face because they got to go to school today.
The women are cooking up a storm!
The 1st people arrive.
Jomely and her sister Jema who is holding Jomely's baby. They do what the Philippino's really love to do---sing Kareoke. Jomely is not a bad singer.
The 1st guests have arrived; they are neighbor kids. Karla is 3rd from left.
Three cousins.Linda, daughter of Mary. Next, Mary Grace, the daughter of Sylvia who is in Norway and is Mary's sister. The 3rd one is the daughter of a brother of Mary and Sylvia.
Linda is right; don't know yet the party at left.
Them kids love balloons.
More ballooon fun.
The kids, Linda is 2nd from right.
More kids, more ballooons.
Well, this is the Rainy Season, what do you expect. It rained off and on, some time hard.
This is truely the most relieable trash collecting organisation. Storm or rain, they a pick it up twice a week.
The food is ready, BBQ meat on a stick, Spaghetti,fried chicken and pork, hotdogs and marshmallow, BBQ fish and more.
Just one of many on-stage performances and I shot only very few. 2014-02-08 VFW 11447 22nd Annual Beach Bash in Barrio Barretto, Olongapo City.
Rene, my Swiss friend and very active Subic Bay Hash House Harrier. 2014-02-08 VFW 11447 22nd Annual Beach Bash in Barrio Barretto, Olongapo City.
My friend Tom and his spouse. 2014-02-08 VFW 11447 22nd Annual Beach Bash in Barrio Barretto, Olongapo City.
VFW HQ of the Beach Bash and Dennis our previous VFW 11447 Commander. 2014-02-08 VFW 11447 22nd Annual Beach Bash in Barrio Barretto, Olongapo City.