I have been home-staying at Jim and Tracy house for two weeks now at Spring Green, Wisconsin. Here, I got the chance to be introduced to Jim's Parents, Helen and Bill who are more than 90 years old. My first impression was that they were healthy, responsive and very wise despite their ages. They welcomed … Continue reading Helen and Bill, My New Grandparents in Different Part of the World
One of the purposes of the YSEALI program is to know the differences of different countries culture, personality, laws and its regulations. Considering that USA has an stringent rule, during my first few weeks of deployment here in Eugene Water and Electric Board (EWEB), what I try to figure out is how the water policies … Continue reading 4th Blog: The Environmental Regulations in Oregon, USA
These past 10 days in Seattle have been very amazing. I learned so many things and I am having a lot of fun. I visited Space Needle, Museum of Pop Culture (MoPOP), Chihuly Garden and Glass, Argosy Cruises Harbor Tour and Seattle Aquarium. I even carved a pumpkin and ate pumpkin pie in celebration for … Continue reading It is Fun but be Prepared for an Emergency
I will be forever grateful to ICMA and the Town of Norwood, MA for giving me the opportunity to attend their 2019 Annual Conference in Nashville, Tennessee last October 20 - 23, 2019. Wearing our official uniform at the City of San Jose del Monte, Bulacan, Philippines I flew from Washington D.C. to Nashville with … Continue reading 2019 ICMA Annual Conference
First week of our fellowships in Guilford County, North Carolina is full of interesting activities that are well organised and arranged by our host. It was a lot of traveling and meeting new people, listening as well as introducing, but above all, I have great experience so far. We visited High Point Market (HPM), which … Continue reading First week in Guildford County and Greensboro City
Having a busy week with my host- Mrs. Charlotte with full of interesting activities is wonderful. We started to have the unofficial morning breakfast where we can meet with many people from the Arlington government who all care about the environmental issues in general and about plastic management in particular. Thanks for Charlotte to arrange … Continue reading My first busy week in Arlington, MA
Today, I woke up early in the morning. Outside was raining while I prepared my stuff to go to Food Link. I looked my watch, the time showed 7 o’clock. My friend, Jolly and I moved to downstairs our host picked us up to the Town Hall of Arlington, Massachusetts, Wednesday (10/23). We had welcoming … Continue reading Link Your Food to Better Life
Me and my 2 friends, one from Myanmar and one from Philippine are the only 3 participants that our host requested to the organizer to allow us to join ICMA annual conference in Nashville, TN. It turned out that not only we had the chance to learn more from the session and met a lot … Continue reading Gossip Girls and Night out in Nashville, TN.
I spent good weekend here in Dubuque. So, the weekdays started with meeting the person in contact of the week, Wally Vernimont (he is tall, guys). We went for City of Dubuque overview, understanding the county, city limits and some surface administrative briefing. After lunch, I met the City Manager for presentation. Assistant City Manager, … Continue reading Chapter 3: City of Dubuque!
It has been for a week of staying in New Orleans City in Louisiana state that is located in southern Part of America on the Mississippi River near the gulf of Mexico. The city is very pleasant with lots of natural beautiful places such as City Park, French Quarter, Bourbon Street, Pontchartrain Lake and traditional … Continue reading “If you love New Orleans, She will love you back”