Usec. Manuel L. Quezon III meets the bloggers of Ilocos Norte

The Explainer

Before heading to Baguio for a family vacay, I was able to beg for time to meet-up with Presidential Communications Development and Strategic Planning Office Undersecretary Manuel “Manolo” L. Quezon III and bloggers of Ilocos Norte through the invitation of blogger Herdy La Yumul.

It’s my second time to see “The Explainer” in the flesh. Saw him at The Philippine Blog Awards 2010. The occasion in Laoag is a lot different however. There was opportunity for a freewheeling discussion and interaction, which I appreciate so much — bloggers are now also recognized by Malacañang, a running start for positive social change.

The historian urged everyone to follow the Official Gazette, the official journal and main publication of the Philippine government. I  have been checking it from time to time, but I will soon include it in my blogroll. It pays to know your government.

Little did I know that there are quire a number of bloggers in Norte. It was nice to meet face to face BlauEarth readers, bloggers Kenneth Mammuad and Sherene Ruiz. And see Ms. Ritchelle Blanco Dejolde too. Same as the others, I am hoping the initial meet-up of Ilocos Norte bloggers will pave the way for a legit organization.

Marianne, Ericke and TriciaIlocos Norte bloggers

[Photo op with Marianne G. Pasion, Ericke Tan, Tricia Domingo and Sherene Ruiz.]

Bloggers Ericke and Tricia

With Ericke,  PCDSPO Undersecretary Manuel Luis “Manolo” Quezon III and cousin, writer Nestor “Boysie” Siazon.

Thanks to Marianne G. for the last 2 photos.
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4 thoughts on “Usec. Manuel L. Quezon III meets the bloggers of Ilocos Norte

  1. Hi Ms Tina! Nice meeting you in the event and BTW the link on my name is the link of my old blog, new blog is entitled theprettymonster 🙂 Anyways, i hope we the ilocos norte bloggers association would be organized super duper soon. 😀

    • sorry, i changed the link na. i checked your gravatar kanina, but it lead me to your old blog. also googled, but your name gave me old blogs:D

      thanks, Kenneth, as always. more power to blogging!

  2. Hi Ma’am Tina, I have been an avid fan of this site. I was actually inspired to open my own and share my love for cosmetics. Am I qualified to join the ilocos norte bloggers association? 🙂
    Hope you can visit my humble blog too. 🙂

    • Hi, Christine. Of course!. I’ll keep you in mind when the bloggers will meet-up again.

      Thanks:) Just visited your blog, nice! It’s great to know you blog too.

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