Sharon At Home

I do not really buy Sharon At home magazine but when I saw this particular issue that says “The farewell issue” – I grabbed a copy and paid it on impulse. As it shows in the cover, Sharon Cuneta is with her 2 lovely daughters and a charming little guy – her adopted son Miguel. Sharon referred Miguel to be the child who came from her heart. It is the first time couples Sharon and Kiko Pangilinan allowed Miguel to be photographed for publication. Sharon said that Miguel, who is now 2 years of age, is not just smart but also really sweet. He even started to look like them, as many people say. Something I must agree. There were even rumors that Miguel happens to be Kiko’s real son from another woman which Sharon denied in a talk show.

I can not say that I am an avid fan of Sharon Cuneta but I find her personality so appealing and admiring. She’s witty, charming and her laughter and happy disposition in life is so contagious. Even if I only own one issue of this magazine, I know this farewell issue is truly special to the staff and so as to Sharon herself. It even featured a Christmas prayer:

 

Jesus, the light of the world, as we celebrate your birth…may we begin to see the world in the light of understanding you give us. As you chose the lowly, the outcasts, and the poor to receive greatest news the world had ever known, so may we worship you in meekness of heart. May we also remember our brothers and sisters less fortunate than ourselves in this season of giving. Amen.

Aside from the stories of her previous reality show, talk show, being a celebrity endorser, celebrations, easy recipe ideas, chronicles and photos, the issue concentrated more on how Sharon manages to balance work, family and play. It also featured and pointed out great things about the reality that there is not anything bad about adoption nor being adopted. In this magazine she named famous and great people who were also adopted like her son Miguel. I truly admire how she can be wonderful in front of the camera as an actress and host and be as wonderful as a Mom to her kids. It is like being best in both her worlds. There were lots of photos where photographer Jun de Leon captured the Sharon Cuneta as the person we see on TV and the other Sharon as an ordinary person she is off cam.

Sharon Cuneta is just like every good Mom there is – her family, especially the kids, serves as the key inspiration for anything and everything she does. And as she puts it in her words – “You may have complaints every now and then, but the good things always outweigh the bad. God’s been so amazing!”. We may see Sharon Cuneta to have been so blessed and others may even envy her but she still has a lot of things she wish to have and experience..even have a bucket list for all we know!

Ruby Tuesday 2

Seussical: Anything's Possible

Seussical is based on the books of Dr. Seuss which started in Broadway year 2000. It”s a musical by Tony winners Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty. Now, Repertory Philippines presents Seussical Anything”s Possible on August 13, 2011 (7:30PM) at Onsta

ge Theater, Greenbelt 1, Makati City. As we all know, this has become a favorite and popular at schools, communities and theaters.

This time, certain plot elements were simplified. The play centers on Horton the elephant who will face challenges like protecting her friend Jojo and the invisible Whos and at the same time guard and take care of an abandoned egg left by Mayzie La Bird. Despite ridicule, trials and all challenges, we will see how Gertrude McFuzz never loses faith in Horton. Catch up the fantastical, magical and musical performance as Bituin Escalante brings life to the story of how the powers of friendship, loyalty, family and community triumphs in a story that makes you laugh and cry.

Venue: OnStage- 2/F Greenbelt 1, Ayala Center, Makati City
Tel. No: 632 571 6926

I can still remember way back 2007 when Seussical also had a show at the Trinoma. Keanna was so attentive and was singing even after the show.