I eat breakfast 1 cup coffee 1 glass calansi juice for P4.00 at Hotel Filipinas, checked my luggage over 11 kilos they are charging me $49.50 I said I have left only $20.00 so the man agreed. At the custom + terminal fees I paid P10.00 to clear + board China Air Lines. Fly at Manila Air port to Tapei leave 10:40 a.m. arrived Tapei 1:35 p.m. had roast beef, papaya salad, beans, potatoes, 2 kind of bread butter, ice cream + tea. Leave Tapei 2:00 p.m. arrive Tokyo 5:00 p.m. Leave Tokyo 9:00 p.m. Leave Tokoy 10:00 p.m. Arrived San Francisco 12:00 a.m. arrived Livermore 2:00 p.m. for Custom Inspection. Jan 25, 1974
9:00 a.m. go to Comadreng Pening Beauty shop to fix my hair. 11:00 a.m. picture taken at Novaliches Elem. School with Ca charing, have picture taken in front of Tayong’s house. At 11:30 p.m. Trining, Quintin Jr. Vicente arrived at Novaliches, have lunch with them. At 12:30 p.m. they went home, said they’ll pick me at Filipinas hotel between 6 + 7:00 p.m. Then we left at 1:00 p.m. going to Filipinas hotel with Eddie, Lucy, Laura, Leila, Lelaine, Lilia + Freddie boy in Eddies car, in Ruben’s jeep Ca Asing, Simang, Ruen’s wife + 2 sons, Toning, (word) + daughter, Auring my relative go + all my room at Filipinas hotel, 2:00 Ruen + Ca. left home, while Eddie + Ca. wait till Romy, Luz, Rading’s wife, friend + Boy came over to see my room, + Rosy from Pulo + friend see me too at Filipinas hotel, Minda collado was there too. At 6:00 p.m. they all left home, at 6:30 p.m. Quintin Jr. + Vicente came to pick me for dinner at Romy + Trinings house eat there litchon with sarsa, lumpia sariwa, hipon, alimasag, pinesang dalag + ice cream, after eating Romy show some pictures from Baguio, Thailand, San Francisco, + Jr’s birthday at San Antonio Subic Bay. At 9:00 p.m. Jr. Trining, Vicente take me at Filipinas hotel to sleep. Then I gave Trining P21.00 to divide to the children + Nene I gave her P3.00.
11:00 a.m. Quintin Apuan Jr, Elpidio, came over to see me. he said Trining was so worried, she was not able to see me at Pance, Jan. 12. 1974. Then Elena Roxas came also + we had lunch together with Tayong, Aeang, brought some can for salads + tamarin of candy for San Diego. Tony is alright now, still in the hospital, Veterans
June 22, 1974 – 6:00 p.m. Rosy + Manuel will pick us, Leila + me to take a walk with Ruben + Simong. Manuel order, talaba on shell alimango, inihao na bangos, sinampalukang manok lumpiang sarula, inihao na talong may alamang + pepsi-cola. Araneta Compound Josephine Restaurant air conditioned. Manuel paid P118.00 for six people. He give tip to waiter 70.
5:00 p.m. go to Mareng Mameng’s house for inviting us, lunch, served, nilagong manok with papaya, meat, + leche plan Compadre Magno pick us, sabi niya dita ngayon, kahit na gutom sabihin ay busog, kahit na malungkot ca, sabihin moy masaya ca. Bako mapunta ca Camp Crane
Patapos sa Itay, culto sa gabi, sa umaga darating ang mga taga Palo, Mariquina, Pasig, Caloocan tanghalian putchero, minudo, adobo. 4:00 p.m. culto we served puto sotanghon, bread + drinks.
10:00 a.m. Go to La Mesa dam, have a picnic – inihao na tilapia, dalag sinigang kandule + fried pork. We went up the hill + I was so tired going up + down. I enjoyed
June 19, 1974 – 5:00 p.m. go to Comadres house (Madonna) with Eddie, Leila Ca charing, sewed, okoy fried bangos, nilagang manok pa paya + pepsicola, show all swimning pool, shop, beautiful gardens.
Comadreng Isca came to see me, she brought some puto with niog. Seems too lonely of Perimos + wife suddened death.