Saliducon- my home, my paradise!


Saliducon comes from the root word ‘’ saliduk’’ which means “water pipe.”  Thus “saliducon” would literally mean a pipeline, water path or place where water flows through.  Saliducon is rich in natural  resources.  Namely, sallep which  is where the fresh water comes from to supply   thousands of people in some areas of Sta Cruz Davao Del Sur. The Barangay is surrounded by a vast forest and green trees. Unfortunately, some Brgy. officials are active but most are not.

Courtesy of: Brgy. Captain Peter Renon Sombilon

Kudos to  the Brgy. Captain Peter Renon Sumbilon, and the two Brgy. Councilors namely Erwin & Tony Eting and one citizen who fixed  the water system.

Courtesy of Ms. Sonia R. Gido

The waters of Saliducon River are as clear as crystal. It is a living witness of my childhood. During weekends, lolo and lola permitted us to play and plunge into the river we usually call it “Linaw” means deep kind of crystal. Saliducon  river is the body of sallep. There’s a part of the river where we jumped from the top of the boulder down to the running spring.  I guess, it’s 10 or 11 feet above the water. Oh how I miss my childhood, when every enjoyable thing was all wild and free!

Love is Like a Plant


”Love is like a precious plant. You can’t just accept it and leave it in the cupboard or just think it’s going to get on by itself. You’ve got to keep on watering it. You’ve got to really look after it and nurture it.” – John Lennon
As I watered the plants this morning, thought came across my mind that ”LOVE IS LIKE A PLANT” Water it regularly, fertilize it with care, trim it attentively and it will bloom beautifully. One thing people don’t realize is that every plant is different. Some people grow faster than others, some are more passionate, others are simple. You need to go with the flow of it and really observe. Some people try to rush the growth. They flood it with water, and when a plant has too much water, it drowns. This causes the love to die from smothering, neediness, and other similar insecurities.Too little attention or water means the plant dehydrates and dies. People tend to take the plant for granted and start looking at other gardens, letting their own plant  die. Love is a plant, but a unique plant. Plant love in the right place at the right time and you will reap fruits and benefits of a flourishing relationship.
Love is like a plant, it takes time to grow but when you stop caring for it, it slowly dies.-Niziel Enok
  Do you really believe that LOVE is like a plant? Please feel free to share your thoughts.