Melanie at Sparks from a Combustible Mind hosts Share Your World Challenge. Here’s my entry for this week.
Are you a Summer person? A Winter person? Or one of the other seasons suits you best?
The climate of the Philippines is divided into two main seasons: the rainy season (from June to the early part of October) and the dry season (from the later part of October to May). Despite its melancholy and all its drama, I have never been a fan of the rain. It always makes me sad for some reason. This is why I prefer sunny days. It somewhat calms the chaos inside and makes me hopeful. Though, I hope it don’t get brutally scorching whenever I’m outdoors.
What is your favorite summer time clothing?
Nothing in particular. I’m a regular t-shirt/jeans/cuff shorts kind of human being.
Do you find yourself eating out more during the summer? Or making ‘cold food’ like salads and stuff you can heat in the microwave?
I always think big when it comes to food. I “think” that I can eat a lot but whenever I eat, my stomach can only accommodate a few. Recently, I find myself craving for mango float. Does this count?
Do you like watermelon? What’s your favorite summertime treat?
I like watermelon but I like mangoes better. As for the summertime treat, for me buko salad would be best! It’s a Filipino fruit salad dessert made from strips of fresh young coconut with sweetened milk or cream and various other ingredients. If you want to learn how to make one, check this out!
Are you thankful it’s finally (sorta) dry and warm?
PAGASA declared the start of the rainy season last June 14 on my side of the Earth. However, I am still thankful because the country has experienced a severe drought and it took a great toll on our farmers. Farmers, in general, celebrate rain showers, but not typhoons, as a sign of good harvest in the future. Now is the time for them to get back on track.
July 12, 2019 at 2:16 pm
im a t-shirt/jeans guy 🙂
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July 12, 2019 at 2:29 pm
ha! nice. have a great summer 🙂
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July 13, 2019 at 2:42 am
I can’t remember if I’ve ever had an actual fresh mango. I’ll have to check tomorrow when I go shopping 🙂
July 14, 2019 at 12:05 am
Thanks for Sharing Your World! 🙂 That salad sounds DELICIOUS! Thanks for sharing the recipe with us! There is a similar salad that I used to make in my youth – called “frog eye salad”. It was a pasta fruit salad (the pasta is acini de pepe, which when cooked and coated with cream, might resemble some frog eyes). I’ll have to look for that recipe and dust it off. Now is certainly the time of year for those sorts of salads! Yum! 🙂