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Wailings Finally Moved To A New Home!

I finally finished moving to a new domain!

http://www.wailingsofawham.com

I hope you continue to follow me to my new domain. It’ll be a better experience for all of us. I’ll be sharing more jobs, more tips to make working at home easier, and more of my weird and wacky adventures as I go through life as a work at home mom =)

 

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Sinugba Festival: Grilling With The Greats

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My husband and I love grilled food. So when we heard about the Sinugba festival here in Davao and the eat-all-you-can Sinugba buffet on Friday night, we decided to make that our date night.

We knew it was going to be good when we saw some of our favorite grill places there. From Conchings to Riley Simon, to Zabadani, there was something for everyone. We were glad we got there extra early because it gave us a chance to watch them prepare and cook some of our favorite things to eat.

Me, my sister and I waiting in line for the festival

Me, my sister and I waiting in line for the festival

Getting there early also helped ensure that we got into the buffet early. The organizers told us they expected 800 people but from we saw, there were more than a thousand guests at the festival.

Barbecue, glorious barbecue!

Barbecue, glorious barbecue!

Got the barbecue and the beer, now all we need is the beach.

Got the barbecue and the beer, now all we need is the beach.

Slowly roasted beef smothered in yogurt and herbs. It smelled so good I wanted to stay in the smoke.

Slowly roasted beef smothered in yogurt and herbs. It smelled so good I wanted to stay in the smoke.

Barbecue ribs and isaw prepared to order, both marinated in yogurt, fresh herbs and gata (coconut milk). Yum!

Barbecue ribs and isaw prepared to order, both marinated in yogurt, fresh herbs and gata (coconut milk). Yum!

You can’t help but appreciate the skill and the effort these cooks and grillmasters put into each dish. It’s hard to do everything to order, especially at an eat-all-you-can event. You risk the wrath of customers if you don’t deliver the food on time. But I really appreciated that they instead chose to deliver the best product every time.

Aren't these the loveliest little burgers you've ever seen?

Aren’t these the loveliest little burgers you’ve ever seen?

Grilled seafood, pork and chicken all in one plate

Amazing grilled seafood, pork and chicken all in one plate.

There were some complaints because it was a bit crazy and chaotic. The organizers weren’t able to anticipate the number of people participating. But I really can’t complain much. I came for good food and I got it. It was a lovely night, warm and windy. I ate under the stars with my husband and with good friends. I’m so looking forward to doing this again next year.

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I found this point of view a bit pessimistic but I know there are WAHMs there who feel the same way. I guess the reason I feel better about being a WAHM, compared to what was discussed here, is because I have a great support system and a family that has taught me to always see the bright side of things.

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To the working-mom crowd, Anne-Marie Slaughter recently became a darling or a demon — depending on your perspective — with a conversation-starter of an essay in the Atlantic titled “Why Women Still Can’t Have It All.”

She makes so many valid points that it’s hard to keep track. But one of her premises, at least in my mind, is misguided. In her words:

Being able to work from home — in the evening after children are put to bed, or during their sick days or snow days, and at least some of the time on weekends — can be the key, for mothers, to carrying your full load versus letting a team down at crucial moments.

As a work-at-home mom, let the record reflect that job flexibility — what Slaughter holds up as the great salvation of hard-charging female employees who happen to dearly love their kids too…

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Cybercrime law covers text and calls as well

Now, more than ever, we need to make a stand.

Teddy Casiño

The Cybercrime law or Republic Act 10175 will not only curtail the right of internet users but of everyone who has a cellphone because it covers text messages and calls as well.

Based on Section 3(c) of the Cybercrime law, communication covered by the law refers to the transmission of information through ICT media, including voice, video, and other forms of data.

Section 3(d) meanwhile defines computers and computer system covered by the law as “any type of computer device including devices with data processing capabilities like mobile phones, smart phones, computer networks and other devices connected to the Internet.”

Section 6 further broadens the laws coverage to include “all crimes defined and penalized by the Revised Penal Code, as amended, and special laws, if committed by, through and with the use of information and communications technologies…”

This practically means that communications and data on any type of phone or…

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