Things To Do Before Bedtime

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Like you can imagine yourself  "Chasing Dolphins" at the Tañon Strait  as you take your lunch break. The Tañon Strait, off the island of Bais in Negros Oriental is where half of the 27 species of dolphins and whales found in the Philippines congregate, and it's quite a sight, as our regular contributor Criselda Yabes describes.

Or in case you are considering a relationship with a Kapampangan (a native of Pampanga Province) and want to have some insider info on their character, you can read cultural historian Robby Tantingco's "10 Things You Need to Know About Kapampangans" while taking the train on your way home from work.

And before you step into the supermarket to buy ingredients for your dinner, you can stop and savor this week's The Happy Home Cook recipe: San Miguel Steamed Manila Clams with Longanisa, as created by brothers Chase and Chad Valencia who are making waves in Los Angeles with their LASA pop-up restaurant, also featured here (Anthony Maddela's 'LASA: Rescuing Filipino Cuisine from the Doldrums').

When doing your daily walk, you can also check out our Pinoyspotting feature by our publisher Mona Lisa Yuchengco who met some interesting Filipinos in Balboa Beach, Budapest and Berlin. Or watch our Video of the Week featuring the fun creations of famous Filipino couturier Patis Tesoro during the Independence Day Gala in Washington, D.C. this year.

While relaxing before bedtime, during this month that honors fathers, you can Read Again some stories to stir your hearts: Eva Alminiana Nieva Monroe's "The Ardor of My Father" and Robert V. Ragsac Sr.'s "You'll Never See Me Again."

Take Positively Filipino with you wherever you go, scroll through the variety of present and past stories, and you'll never have moments of boredom.

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Gemma Nemenzo

Editor, Positively Filipino