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Michael Jackson

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Huggybear's Favorite Songs From Michael Jackson 

July 30 Midweek Musical 
Man In The Mirror 

Rock With You 

Music and Me 


Gone Too Soon 

One Day In Your Life

Billie Jean 

Billie Jean 
Motown



The Way You Make Me Feel 

Thriller 

Beat It 

Smooth Criminal 

Human Nature 


Bad 

Heal The World 

Someone In The Dark 

Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough

I Just Can't Stop Loving You 

She's Out Of My Life 

Will You Be There [Theme from Free Willy]


Free Willy 

You Are Not Alone

Remember The Time

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The Art of Understated Perfection (1 of 2)

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Huggybear's Stories July 26 to August 1 Edition
The Art of 
Understated 
Perfection
I have chosen a path where I found inner peace. Then the story of a young man led me to an even deeper understanding.
I discovered more profound insights about living to my fullest potential, unchained by the need for the approval or admiration of others. I saw a kindred spirit in Nicholai Hel in Shibumi, Trevanian's classic thriller. Above all, I now begin to seek something new in my life: shibumi.
Philosophers and Warriors
When Nicholai was thirteen, he found the father he never had in General Kashikawa Takashi when the Japanese Imperial Army invaded his hometown, Shanghai. The boy's intelligence, self-confidence and skills in Gō defied his youth and stunned the General.
It was even more amazing because the boy wasn't even Japanese or Chinese: his mother was a Russian Countess and his father a mysterious German aristocrat. "That is precisely why I chose Gō," he said. "What Gō i…

Madonna

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Huggybear's Favorite Songs From Madonna 

July 23 Midweek Musical 
I'll Remember  [Theme from With Honors

With Honors

Open Your Heart 

This Used To Be My Playground  [Theme from A League of Their Own

A League of Their Own

Live To Tell  [Theme from At Close Range]

At Close Range

Borderline 

Causing A Commotion  [Theme from Who's That Girl

Who's That Girl

Crazy For You  [Theme from Vision Quest]

Vision Quest 

La Isla Bonita

True Blue

Cherish

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Contemplation

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Huggybear's Stories July 19-25
June 7, 2014 Saturday
This is my text to a friend whose aunt is terminally ill
If you still remember, my close friends Noel and Gilbert, whom I loved like brothers, are both dead. My foster father had also died. And those are just the people you know.
So believe me when I tell you that I know the pain of losing a loved one.
I'm really sorry to hear about your aunt's condition. My prayer for healing goes out to her. I know the agony of uncertainty. A part of you hopes for a miracle, but somewhere at the back of your mind, you have accepted the inevitable.
My own belief has a different view of death. We are just passing through life. Death is also just another transition. I don't subscribe to the conventional stories of heaven and hell. But I believe in God. I believe in the immortality of the soul and laws of the universe. We all come back to finish all that we started in our previous journeys across a thousand years.
June 7, 2014 Saturda…

Paul Parrish

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Huggybear's Favorite Songs From Paul Parrish


July 16 Midweek Musical 
The Way of Friends 

Walking In The Forest Of My Mind

I Can't Help Myself

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Naga

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Huggybear's Stories July 12-18 Edition
May 17, 2014 Saturday
Sometimes, the best things that happen in our lives come to us in the most unexpected ways. My original plan for today didn't happen. Instead, I got some of the things I've always wanted.
I went out of town today. I was going to Oslob, the southern tip of Cebu island after coming from Hagnaya all the way in the north last week. I went to the South Terminal bus station but I had to leave immediately because the crowd was draining away my energy. I decided to go instead to Talisay, a small town beside the sea, also in the south of the city, where I used to live. I told my friend there about my feeling burned out from city life. We decided to go to Naga, another town even further south. There I made a video, as I always do in my travels. But this one was different from all that came before.
Buko (A Huggybear Movie)

May 18, 2014 Sunday
Text to my filmmaker friend CN
Di ba mahilig akong gumawa ng mga amateur short fil…

Boz Scaggs

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Huggybear's Favorite Songs From Boz Scaggs 

July 9 Midweek Musical
Heart of Mine 

We're All  Alone 

Look What You've Done to Me [Theme from Urban Cowboy]

Urban Cowboy

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Bogo

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Huggybear's Stories July 5-11 Edition
April 6, 2014 Sunday
I always keep in touch with close friends in Luzon even if I'm in the Visayas. This is my text to let them what I've been doing 
I took a photo of a cloud shaped like a penis the other day.
May 4, 2014 Sunday
A man of God will die for the glory of God. But will he lay down his life for mankind without the glory? I just finished Dan Brown's Angels & Demons. I first read it three years ago.
Dan Brown's "Angels & Demons"
Robert Langdon: Huggybear Vittoria Vetra: Milla Jovovich Camerlengo: Leonardo DiCaprio Maximilian Kohler: Patrick Stewart Olivetti: Steven Seagal Cardinal Mortati: Anthony Hopkins The Hassassin: Danny Nucci Elias Rocher: Armand Assante Chartrand: Joseph Gordon Lewis Gunther Glick: Topher Grace Chinita Macri: Tracie Thoms Pantheon Docent: Roberto Benigni
May 11 2014 5:12 a.m., Sunday
Dawn is breaking. I'm in the North Bus Terminal in Cebu, going out to town.
I just got …

Chuck Mangione

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July 2 Midweek Musical 

Huggybear's Favorite From Chuck Mangione
Feel So Good 

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