It's Showtime

It's Showtime

Today is the official opening of the Mid-Year Orchid and Garden Show of the Philippine Orchid Society.  I am encouraging everyone to visit the Hardin ng mga Bulaklak (translated: Flower Garden) of the Quezon Memorial Circle anytime today, August 30 until September 9.

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Typhoon Orchid

Thirty-one years ago, around this time of the year, powerful Typhoon Orchid roared in the Pacific. It threatened the Philippines but it recurved north northwest and unleashed its full fury on Japan. It left a large swath of destruction and a number of casualties.
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