Sunday, July 27, 2008

Infamy?

I was dreaming more of seeing the headlines with me as hottest matinée idol; Oscar winner; maybe Palanca Awardee, but this is not how I expected to see my name in the papers. That’s twice already in case people texting me this rainy weekend were wondering: 2004 and 2008.
Four years before a recycle, they must like my name. hehehe.

Philippine Information Agency 2004
"Typhoon “IGME” leaves 14 casualties in the Ilocos
By Jennilyne O. Casimiro
SAN FERNANDO CITY, La Union (05 July) -– As typhoon “IGME” finally left the region going north northwest of Basco, Batanes as of this morning, a total of 14 casualties in the region were identified, leaving severe damages to personal properties, agriculture, livestock, and infrastructure. "
and
Philippine Daily Inquirer 2008
" Storm 'Igme' intensifies, moves closer to Batanes
Public storm signal no. 2 over Batanes
By Veronica Uy
INQUIRER.net
First Posted 15:31:00 07/26/2008

MANILA, Philippines -- Tropical storm “Igme” (international code name: Fung Wong), packing maximum sustained winds of 105 kilometers per hour near the center and gustiness of up to 135 kph, has intensified and moved closer to the Batanes-Taiwan area, the weather bureau said in its latest bulletin Saturday."