Potato Peeling *About Me*

* June 3, 2009*

My love for reading and writing must have evolved through a series of experiences I can truly consider as very memorable. At around 3 years old, Yaya Paping (our Yaya since I was born) would tell me bedtime stories. She would read to me different Tagalog legends such as “Ang Alamat ng Lansones,” “Alamat ng Buwaya,” and the like. During those days, all I wanted was to learn more about the tales that ought to be known along with my vivid imagination as a kid then.

Up to date, my collection of Filipino legends are still in my bookshelf. But through time, more books were added. Hence, I have developed my love for reading.

As years passed, my titos would also tell me tales. This time, they would dwell on famous international children’s tales or even those that they’d make up for me to listen to. I can remember the tales of Habana and Iksina (as told by Tito Teody Valdez) — that about girls with short and long hair.

Tito Vic Villacorte would also narrate to me fairy tales, just as Tito Bong de Lima did. Meanwhile, Tito Tony Francisco would perform his so-called “magic.” He has the magic powder (in the form of baby powder) and when I close my eyes, there a magical present comes! My gifts would sometimes be in the form of a Chocolate Crunchies, Pringles, etc. At that time, I get to receive such every 15th and 25th of the month. Now, as I have come to realize the implications of my experiences, I have thought that most likely, he was giving me during those days when he acquires his salary. 🙂

Throughout the times, I have felt how it was like to interact with adults of around 20+ then. Hence, probably, as times went through, I really treasure how being with my adult titos was, as well as how Yaya’s tales influenced my love for the crafts (reading and writing).

* April 24, 20o9*

I’ve just taken a quiz from Signal Patterns, and I’ve discovered the potential vocations for me.. If you’re interested in taking the same quiz, visit http://www.signalpatternslabs.com/.

I am more into an Erudite Occupation — which means:

The key features of erudite occupations are the attainment and dissemination of information through written and spoken word. Such occupations typically require considerable time and effort, in the form of reading and writing, in order to become sufficiently fluent on a particular subject. Erudite careers involve producing, translating, or editing written work, and people with a preference for such careers tend be interested in careers as a writer, journalist, translator, librarian, English professor, or editor.

Next to such, according to the quiz, will be about taking up altruistic occupations.

The key characteristics of altruistic occupations include working with, treating, and helping other people. Such careers may have an informational component, such as teaching young people and parents, a purely charitable component, such as working at a not for profit agency for the ill, homeless, and aging, a counseling component, such as working as a psychotherapist, social worker, and religious or guidance counselor, or a treatment component, such as working as a nurse, physical therapist, or medical doctor. People who report preferences for altruistic occupations are generally interested in jobs at primary and secondary schools, the church, hospitals, and health care institutions.

Third on the list is on being in line with creative occupations, which states:

The central features of creative occupations include curiosity, imagination, and the expression of new ideas. The careers in this domain usually have a creation element, such as producing new designs for a building, writing a piece of music, or designing a new fashion, or an element of expression, such as performing in a play, playing a musical instrument, or dancing. In general, people with a preference for creative occupations are interested in careers in the arts and entertainment industries, as well as architectural and design firms.


Well, basically, I love potatoes – mashed potatoes to be more specific. Soft, easy to chew… Whether fried, baked, or placed on a soup, potatoes soothe my craving for a delicious meal. I am Celine… Besides my love for potatoes, well, for starters, I consider myself as simple. Simple in a sense that I find happiness in the littlest things around me. I love to smile at the simplest jokes. Though we’re not that well-of, I feel that I am still lucky. Sure, I still know that in a way, I lack some things, but on top of it all… hey, I really am lucky!

<to be continued…>


Now, who really is Celine? Hmm… For starters, I’d surely describe myself as simple — simple in the sense that I find happiness in the littlest things around me. I love to learn interesting facts and devise means on how to be more creative. Thus, I enjoy gathering ideas and putting up significant projects to work on for the rest of my leisure time.

Having studied nursing, I have therefore learned the basic nursing facts and skills. <to be continued…>


26 Responses to “Potato Peeling *About Me*”

  1. Greg April 14, 2009 at 6:09 am #

    thanks for your visit nive vidio

    • Greg April 14, 2009 at 6:11 am #

      I think I already posted it but one change THATS NICE not nive Vidio

  2. Greg April 15, 2009 at 3:42 am #

    So do you think you grew to fast

    • coeline April 15, 2009 at 9:26 pm #

      hehe! not so much. haven’t grown that much.. 🙂

      • Greg April 16, 2009 at 5:20 am #

        I don’t know you don’t look old but you have a bigger smile

  3. Greg April 16, 2009 at 5:22 am #

    and if thats you in the vidio I think i’m right , I read your story and its nice to see some one so happy with life

    • coeline April 16, 2009 at 9:24 am #

      in the video? nope, that’s colbie caillat, a singer.. with jason mraz.. they’re singers. 🙂

  4. Greg April 16, 2009 at 9:37 am #

    Go to show you I’ve been out of state to long

    • coeline April 16, 2009 at 9:41 am #

      from where are you?

  5. Greg April 16, 2009 at 9:43 am #

    right now I’m in Iraq

  6. Greg April 16, 2009 at 9:57 am #

    If you check out my profile you will see that I’m a soldier in the army and i go on line to escape the area I have two friends on line and I posted some photos and was checking out other site when I came up on your site the story was good to me it was like somebody down to earth so I sent you a e-mail.

    • coeline April 16, 2009 at 3:56 pm #

      where have you placed your profile?

  7. Greg April 17, 2009 at 4:50 am #

    I got tagged by chuck I’m new to this so any help wil be nice I like your site it looks better then most of them and you put alot in it.

    • coeline April 19, 2009 at 2:44 pm #

      ahh.. hehe! wow! thanks… sure. just keep on researchin things about what u would like to do here.

  8. hey April 17, 2009 at 3:56 pm #

    lasal lipa kba?

    • coeline April 19, 2009 at 2:44 pm #

      hi.. yupp.. im from la salle lipa.. how bout u? name m po?

  9. GREG A April 18, 2009 at 1:33 pm #

    You can find it in flckr.net yahoo.messenger pershot.com
    gregory akins you can find me if you try

  10. Greg April 20, 2009 at 5:40 am #

    Gregory and I still think you sent me something on perfspot but i can’t find it

  11. Greg April 21, 2009 at 5:29 am #

    OK are you just going to sit there or are you going to chat

  12. Greg April 21, 2009 at 5:31 am #

    come see me

    • coeline April 22, 2009 at 2:52 pm #

      i’ve already seen you on mybloglog.. 🙂

      • Greg April 22, 2009 at 3:13 pm #

        and what did you think are we going to be freinds or you want me to disappear

      • coeline April 22, 2009 at 5:04 pm #

        yeah, we can b friends..

  13. Greg April 23, 2009 at 12:51 pm #

    I just getting off work I will talk with you later and THANKS

  14. Fr. Felmar Castrodes Fiel, SVD July 1, 2009 at 3:30 pm #

    its sad no that many of our young ones di na mahilig sa mga alamat…ako until now mahilig pa rin…

  15. Fr. Felmar Castrodes Fiel, SVD July 1, 2009 at 10:01 pm #

    Alamat ng lansones— isa yan sa mga pinakaunang alamat na nalaman ko…hehe galing sa adarna publications…

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