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If this is your first visit, welcome! This site is devoted to my life experiences as a Filipino-American who immigrated from the Philippines to the United States in 1960. I came to the US as a graduate student when I was 26 years old. I am now in my early-80's and thanks God for his blessings, I have four successful and professional children and six grandchildren here in the US. My wife and I had been enjoying the snow bird lifestyle between US and Philippines after my retirement from USFDA in 2002. Please do not forget to read the latest national and International News in this site . I have also posted some of my favorite Filipino and American dishes and recipes in this site. Some of the photos and videos in this site, I do not own. However, I have no intention on infringing on your copyrights. Cheers!

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

First Snow Experience in the United States

Watching Our first snow in Colesville, Maryland, inside our living room thru our picture window at 12808 Hammonton Rd.

When I was growing up in the Philippines, my dream was to play in the snow. This was fulfilled when I arrived in Chicago, Illinois in 1959 for my graduate studies in Pharmaceutical Chemistry. Since then the word snow triggers bad memories when traffic congestion and minor auto accidents occurs when it is snowing. Other wise looking at the fresh white snow flakes inside your warm house is mesmerizing and an experience I will never forget. The above picture is the first snow we experienced during our 12 years residence in Colesville, Maryland while I was still working for the US Food and Drug Administration. Another pleasant photo trip down memory lane.

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