Saturday, November 12, 2005

Balahaw!

Is it just me or GMA's Joseph Morong sounded really disappointed when he reported that nothing much happened in Aurora during the last typhoon? He reported live last night somewhere in the Province and the worst he can tell was a bus stuck in a spillway in Ma. Aurora. Sorry bro, no flood today! Come back another day. It's so disappointing that the national media only come to Baler or Aurora when disaster occurs or when one is about to happen. You don't even need to invite them. Last Aurora Day, the event was covered by Channel 13 - the channel nobody watches.



It's the first time I heard the term NABALAHAW. I always thought that it's called NABALAHO. Or maybe because it happened in Ma. Aurora, an Ilocano country where "balaho" is pronounced as "balahaw". "Ney! Nabalahaw!" No offense meant to my Ilocano friends in Maria.



Mayor Ariel Bitong of Ma. Aurora. His wife in Canada- a Batangbaler regular visitor - will be happy to see this picture.



Mr. Dan Nieva, Provincial Disaster Coordinating Council Executive Director.



And finally, i can't wait to see the next batch of Startsruck survivors.

11 comments:

batang caledian said...

ney! nabalahaw!

good thing de masyadu na-akpektuhan ang Aurora!

hehe cant wait to see katrina halili on the FHM calendar

Anonymous said...

pinagsama ang salitang balaho at akaw,kaya balahaw. Is that really Ben Nieva or just look alike.

Kidlat said...

Dan Nieva, not Ben Nieva.

sky said...

alam ku pag nabalahu ay may sira ang sasakyan. nabalahaw kapag external factors na ang may sala, tulad ng putik o baha.

ay bakit text sa akin ng tatay ku binaha raw yung bahay namin sa baclaran. buti na laang nakaangat ang mga koronang tinik namin.

Anonymous said...

ayyy! sorry may pagka-dyslexic yata ako
Dan Nieva pala.

Kidlat said...

"alam ku pag nabalahu ay may sira ang sasakyan. nabalahaw kapag external factors na ang may sala, tulad ng putik o baha."

A ganun ba? Pwede palang mabalahu ang sasakyan kahit sa patag na kalsada anu. Halimbawa nag-overheat at namatay ang makina, nabalahu din.

sky said...

kinunsulta ku ang isang kaopisina kung taga-quezon (taga-lucena yata si joseph morong) tapus ikaniya, parehu laang daw ang nabalahu at nabalahaw. iba pang synonyms nitu ay nabalahura at nalubak.

basta pag may natawid na bayawak sa karsada ay magsopla at baka tayu ay mabalahaw.

Anonymous said...

Wag ka ng mag biyahe pag kasakay mu ay DE LEON ang apelidu at siguradu hanggang pitsu ng 4X4 mu sayad. Ha!ha!ha! Bayawak kamu ang senyales ng nababalahu ay.

Kidlat said...

Masama ding magdala ng langka sa byahe, masisiraan ang sasakyan. Ang panopla ay tutusukan ng kahuy yung langka bagu ibiyahe.

Anonymous said...

sa nalubak payag aku peru yung nabalahura nasa tamang pag gamit yata iyun. nyehehe

pamuhadu lubug din yung bahay ku sa baklaran..

kohne b. angara-bitong said...

jojo, thanks a lot for featuring my husband. I'm very happy to see his picture. Too busy working nowadays and my computer is not working for a couple of months, that's why only now I checked your website.

Regards to all. Pag uwi ko na lang ako babawi sa inyo.