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May, month of flowers, festivals, and Santacruzans

WE are now well into the month of May, the “Month of Flowers” in the Philippines, for it is at this time of the year that the rains start falling after the long hot summer, turning the brown countryside green with new leaves and flowers.

Ever understanding wife

Ever Understanding wife best describes this lady. Which is the “secret” of their decades-old marriage.
She has accepted the fact, the reality that her husband is an incurable womanizer and learned to live with the situation. And understands it.

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‘Pasayahan sa Lucena’

The merry month of May is associated with flowers in full bloom. And mangoes at their sweetest and juiciest. Also Santakrusan and Flores de Mayo processions, where the town’s prettiest girls are chosen, escorted by handsome guys. Or little boys as “escorts” of the Reyna Elena.

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