Friday, February 1, 2013

Dalagang Pilipina

When I am feeling a little down and missing my family back home, I usually browse my sister's Facebook page and look through her pictures. It somehow relieves me from being homesick. I saw these photos and a flashback of memory immediately surge my mind. These were taken at our place. I miss the ocean, the food, the people.. Oh gosh I better stop before I cry lol. 
For non-Filipino readers, if you are wondering what "Dalagang Pilipina" means, it is "Young Filipina Woman".  Teenager Girl is called Dalagita.

17 comments:

  1. sis, you're getting homesick na. i also miss the ocean and those coconut tress. we don't have that here in the city, haha. don't worry, someday, you're gonna come home din, and it'll be worth the wait.

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  2. I like the photos you share! It is hard to be far away from our homes but you will return perhaps take the family there for a visit. Enjoyed the Pink post and always atreasure to visit you!

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  3. I can see why you may be homesick!
    Have a wonderful day!
    Lea
    Lea's Menagerie

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  4. It is hard to be away from family, friends, and home. I'm glad you have Facebook to help. Thanks for sharing your blues.

    Happy Blue Monday, Rose.

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  5. I know what you mean Mae about memories and getting home sick. We live very far from all of our children too. I don't get to visit them as much as I would like to.

    You two are so so cute and pretty in these photos. I too use to live near the ocean and I miss that too!

    I know the feeling but it will pass. I hope today is better already!

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  6. Sorry you are homesick. Hope your photos ease the pain a tiny bit.

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  7. I have friends from the Philippines who were able to go back home and visit family last summer.
    An Arkies Musings

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  8. they are DARLING
    ROG, ABC Wednesday team

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  9. i miss the smell of the wood and leaves burning, that smoky air that's typical of the province. visiting here for ABC Wednesday sis.

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  10. First time here, thanks to ABC, Mae. I like the wordplay of the name of your blog, too! Beautiful pictures, lovely family. Someday, I would like to visit and meet the Filipino people on their own turf! Know a few here and met many in Puerto Rico.

    Thanks so much! Amy Barlow Liberatore (and here is a link to a funny poem) http://sharplittlepencil.com/2013/02/07/dads-dynamic-deeds/

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  11. aawwwww i know exactly how you feel. I do that too or i look through our pictures taken when i went home for vacation.

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  12. Nice pic. sis I miss those place also where I use to live on my grandma's house in the province. what a lovely Filipina.

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