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Showing posts with label June. Show all posts
Showing posts with label June. Show all posts

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

June 2015: "Selfie Selfie on the Wall"

It's already June! And yes, we are almost concluding the first half of the year 2015. Time flies so fast specially when you're always busy. 

June is known as the back to school month or the wedding month known as the June Bride. But the month of June here in Bits of Rocks will be tackling more on selfie! 

Since yours truly is really too busy joining and taking part on different events, one most important souvenir I should have is to take a selfie photo (or an album of photos) with celebrities and personalities present in the events. And those selfie shots will be share with you here in my blog. 

So stay tune folks and let this month of June serve as an online photo album of Rocky's selfies! (RCB)

Sunday, June 8, 2014

June 2014: "Taking the Month by Storm"

We're already on the mid part of the year, the month of June! Half of 2014 has already concluded! And yes, since we were always busy in all of our commitments, we didn't notice that time is fast approaching!

The past few months truly kept me so busy. I didn't even had a chance to post here in my blog many of my events, activities, and commitments. But still, I have my personal Instagram and Facebook accounts which were always updated in a real-time manner.  

So what's up for June?! Well, aside from sharing you my usual routines, I'll start something new. One of these new things is the so-called "Quick Review" segment which is my quick movie review of all the movies that we had watched. I'll gonna keep it brief, concise, and direct to the point maintaining your enthusiasm and removing boring moments.    

Aside from the said new idea, I will also share with you my very recent activities which will amaze and surprise my readers.

So let's embrace June, let's start the mid-year exciting, let's keep on rocking! Happy blogging at the same time, happy reading! (RCB)

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Monday, June 3, 2013

June 2013: "Sharing More Great Things"

It's already June 2013! And yes, we already reached half of the year.

The first part of the year for me is really challenging. Turns of events in my life, in my career, and in my love life is really drastic! If time permits, I'll share with you all these things.   

Now, let's talk about my feature posts for this month of June and expectations in this blog.

There are more new events lineup for me this month. Of course, I'll share them all to you. Yes, there are still lots of thing to share from the previous month. Therefore, I'll continue to post them all this June. 

For this month, expect also for new segment in this blog. We will start the so-called photo-serye featuring our thousand photos with the international heartthrob Chris Cayzer.

Expect also for the Bits of Rocks webisodes featuring my different encounters with the brightest celebrities and exciting events.

I still have pending posts regarding the different awards night I have attended in the previous months. I hope I can post them all this month of Junio.

And, I'll continue to feed your appetite with the new foods to be featured in your favorite yummy segment, Food Bits.

So are you now more excited here in Bits of Rocks this month of June?! Definitely! Expect also for more surprises as I always do! Let's start the month right! Let's continue the greatness of 2013! (RCB)  

Wednesday, June 6, 2012

June 2012 - "Bringing Back the Moments in School!"

The month of June is a back to school month for most of us! For some students, they hate this month since they will return in school ending their vacation fun.

Now that I'm already a successful professional and already graduated from school, the month of June for me now is an ordinary month. But of course, June is also a month of celebration for us since this is my mom's birth month. It also marks the rainy season in the country!

Back to school month is still so special to me. Without school, do you think I can reach my status now?! And this month also reminds me of my memorable school days in the past!

So for this month, expect that I can share with you some of my memorable moments in school. Probably, I can share with you some of my pictures during school days!

But of course, I will not focus more on school days stories. Rather, I will focus more on the events that made me busy within the past few days. Yeah, I have pending events which were not yet shared to all of you since I'm really really busy! Again, hopefully this month, I can share more!

So, let's embrace the month of June! And take note, we are already on the mid-year! I smell mid-year bonuses! Don't forget to treat me guys ah! Hehehe...!!! c",)

Wednesday, June 1, 2011

June 2011 - "The Wedding and Back To School Month!"

Wedding and school...these are the two words that best describe the month of June!

June is the month wherein many of the wedding are set. This is also the same month when we go back in school!

Well for this month, I will share with you some of my school experience! Yeah, those precious memories we should back to in school days!

And of course, we will also tackle wedding and wedding bells! We will even touch some of my inspiring love stories!

So let's start the month right! We will look back and we will look forward this month of June! We will look back in my school days and we will look forward to my future wedding! Nice! c",)

Sunday, June 20, 2010

The Father's Day Story

Today we are celebrating Father's Day. Yup, today is the special day to all of our fathers.

But did you know how the celebration of Father's Day started? Well, I will share with you this story:

History of Father's Day

History of Father's Day Festival as seen today is not even a hundred years old. Thanks to the hard work and struggle of Ms Sonora Louise Smart Dodd of Washington that just as we have set aside Mother's Day to honor mothers we have a day to acknowledge the important role played by the father. However, some scholars opine that Father's Day history is much older than we actually believe it to be. They say that the custom of honoring dad's on a special day is over 4,000 years old. There are a few more claims about the Father's Day origin about which we will learn in this page.

Earliest History of Father's Day

Scholars believe that the origin of Father's Day is not a latest phenomenon, as many believe it to be. Rather they claim that the tradition of Father's Day can be traced in the ruins of Babylon. They have recorded that a young boy called Elmesu carved a Father's Day message on a card made out of clay nearly 4,000 years ago. Elmesu wished his Babylonian father good health and a long life. Though there is no record of what happened to Elmesu and his father but the tradition of celebrating Father's Day remained in several countries all over the world.

History of Father's Day in US

Modern version of Father's Day celebration originated in United States of America and thereafter the tradition spread in countries around the world. The world owes thanks to Ms Sonora Louise Smart Dodd a loving daughter from Spokane, Washington as it is because of her struggle that Father's Day saw the light of the day.

The idea of Father's Day celebration originated in Sonora's mind when she per chance listened to Mother's Day sermon in 1909. Fairly mature at the age 27, Sonora pondered if there is a day to honor mother then why not for father? Sonora felt strongly for fathers because of the affection she received from her own father Mr William Jackson Smart, a Civil War veteran. Sonora's mother died while childbirth when she was just 16. Mr Smart raised the newborn and five other children with love and care.

Inspired by Ms Anna Jarvis's struggle to promote Mother's Day, Ms Dodd began a rigorous campaign to celebrate Father's Day in US. The Spokane Ministerial Association and the local Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) supported Sonora's cause. As a result Spokane celebrated its first Father's Day on June 19, 1910. Though there was initial hesitation the idea gained gradual popularity all over US and Fathers Day came to be celebrated in cities across the country.

Looking at the heightened popularity of Father's Day in US, President Woodrow Wilson approved of this idea in 1916. President Calvin Coolidge too supported the idea of a national Father's Day in 1924 to, "establish more intimate relations between fathers and their children and to impress upon fathers the full measure of their obligations". After a protracted struggle of over four decades, President Lyndon Johnson signed a presidential proclamation declaring the third Sunday of June as Father's Day in 1966. Then in 1972, President Richard Nixon established a permanent national observance of Father's Day to be held on the third Sunday of June. Sonora Smart Dodd was honored for her contribution at the World's Fair in Spokane in 1974. Mrs. Dodd died in 1978 at age 96.

Present Day Celebrations

Father's Day Festival has gained amazing popularity over the years. The festival is considered to be a secular one and is celebrated not just in US but in a large number of countries around the world including Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, France, Germany, Japan, New Zealand, Norway and India though on different dates. World over people take Father's Day as an opportunity to thank father and pay tribute to them. On this day children present Father's Day cards not just to their dads but also grandfathers, uncles, stepfathers or any other person who commands the position of a father in their life. There is also a trend to present Father's Day gift to dad, most popular of all being necktie. Other popular gift being roses, the official Father's Day flower. Many people rue that the trend of presenting gifts to fathers has led to over commercialization of the festival relegating the noble idea behind Father's Day celebration.

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Hope you like it! Happy Father's Day to all...!!! C",)

Wednesday, June 2, 2010

June: A Back To School Special!

Time is really fast...! We are already in the month of June! Oh, we already reached the half part of 2010! Oh so fast!

Speaking of the month of June, the first thing that comes on our mind is school! Yup, June is a back to school month! Every students as well as their parents were all preparing for school. Some students were excited to return to school. Others did not!

Am I excited to be back in school?! What are the things I missed about schooling? Is there someone I missed in school?!

But in my status today, I am not anymore a student! I am currently a professional employee. What then will be the impact of this back to school in my life?

Well for this month of June, the Rock Land will be a back to school special! Yeah, I'm not anymore a student but the years wherein I was a student were so memorable! I can never reached my status today if I didn't end up my school days successfully! So for this month, allow me to give a special tribute to my past school days as well as to our present schooling.

So for this month, expect many school-related topics, humors, and interesting stories about the academe. Of course we will also tackle different out of school topics! But then I allot this month or name this month as The Rock Land's Back to School Special! It's my way of saying 'Thank You' to a very fruitful school days I had before...! C",)

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