Our Betan Grandkids
Joke only: "Brod, ok talaga may apo. May isa lang problema. Pag gising mo sa umaga, katabi mo lola".
8-Year Olds Write Best Paper
Ever On Grandparents. This Is Priceless.
What is your grandparents’ role in your life? Do they live under the same roof as you? Have you made your parents
grandparents as well? Here’s something that
we’re sure grandparents of all ages will enjoy, so feel free to share it.
play hard or run. It is good if they drive us
to the shops and give us money.
who like to spend time with us.
we've acted bad.
ENOUGH TO GET AS SMART AS HIM!
How true, Brods! Let me share you picture of my 1st granddaughter (born
Sep2012) when I was 61!
Cheers! - brodOllie73C (Philippines)
With so much gratitude, I can't help but also
share - my first granddaughter, Olivia, born when I was 76 years old!
My joy! Hope to play tennis with my apos in a few years.
Judge Rey, UPD '68A (Indiana)
Our only apo DYNOMITE.....surfing @ 5yrs old.
Leti and Jimmy de Luna '65 (California)
Sali ako, brods. You know how that is. When we
reach this age or time in our lives…then the focus makes a major shift to
Carlo "Olrac" Malabanan '77 (Tennesee)
This is Dolly and my contribution to the Betan
APOStolate. He just turned six months on the fourth
Pet Grajo '60 (New Jersey)
I now hv 5 GrandKids or "apostolate". Four are
in the States. Pasalamat ako 1 may isa sa Manila, ang unang apo na lalaki
Gabriel "Gabe" Bantegui - Subia, 6 yrs old). Note: I am blessed w/
Left: Bianca excels academically and has very good voice and has some following.
Right: Byron is an avid fan of Steph Curry, and has potential.
Ninja Gabe and Alonso having fun during Tokyo travel.
Gabe, Byron, Dominic and Alonso at Chabot Planetarium and Science Museum.
Gabe plays for Alabang Tigers, hopes to play in Little League like his Dad.
Left: Bea earned her black belt in Tae Kwon Do in just 2 years, her coach twice Olympic Gold Champ of Korea.
Right: Dominic and half bro and sis Zachary and Aiyani. Dad Alex is a FilAm making their family multi-racial.
Grandpa Bernie and Granma Bing as Book Ends. All 8 accounted for.
Bernie Bantegui '68 (Philippines)
Here is a picture of Paz Espiritu Ancheta Ybarra, my firstborn grandchild and her grandpa, born August 26, 2014 in Seattle, Washington. With the help of Susan, my daughter here in Cleveland, I am able to send you this picture instead of forwarding the email sent by Karen, Paz's mom.
Brandy Ancheta '61 (Ohio)
is 7 years old. She is smart, loves her Ballet Dancing for 3 years now and
craves for Lechon such that one time I visited her she said: " Grandpa you
forgot something", I asked what it was and she replied : "My Lechon".
Cosme Santiago '67 (Washington)
I couldn't resist.... I also would like to share our grand kids (from top to bottom) Diego 13, Bea 7, Kiara 4 and Siri 1.
They are the children of my daughter Nikki Magistrado Aniban.
Orly Magistrado, UPD '64 (California)
Grandpa's Best Buddy Lucas - 2 years old (1st Grandchild)
Edsel Arceo '73 (California)
Two-and-a-half-year-old Bella is an independent
toddler who wants to do her own things. She feeds herself, she chooses her
own clothes and colours, she picks her own toys, and nearly does
everything by herself. She goes to gymbaroo, a sort of pre-kinder school
and like many Australian kids, is into swimming. At the moment, Bella is
fascinated by Elsa (Frozen) and her magical song.
Rolly Zubiri '68 (Melbourne)
FIRST PIC: Vincent (9), Nico (6),
Jaena (6), and Damian Carlo (2). Vincent and Jaena are children of two UP
Cum Laude graduates - my son Victor and his wife Jing. Nico and Damian are
children of UP-Los Banos graduates, my son Carl and wife Lani (also
graduated Cum Laude.)
Willie & Tess Vergara '67
Top: from daughter Charmaine, Kiana (15) and Kaiya (7)
Bottom: from son Carlo, Isabella (2) and Camilla (4 mos.)
Carling & Chit Taguinod '57 (California)
This was photo/poster I made Dec 2012.
Shawn's dad is our eldest son Jan & Aaden is our son Mark's.
Ago & Eva Romero '68 (California)
Autumn, 1 Fielle, 8
Marianne, 15, and Laila, 6
Here's our newest and youngest grandson,
Rafa Lorenzo B.
They are residing in Papua New Guinea.
Rey Bello '69 (Philippines)
Well, as promised a year or two ago, here are my 8 of 9 apos. The group photo, taken during our holiday reunion in Singapore recently, l to r: are Steffi, Chay, Penny, Kicci, Churchill and in front, yung dalawang merkano, Nathan and Carter. The next picture shows the winning form of Penny when he won the championship in shotput of the Inter-School track and field meet in Singapore (imagine that! a Manansala winning a championship in Singapore). You can imagine how proud the Lolo was!). The 3rd picture shows the newest apple of my eye, Austin Nicholas, now 8 months old, kapatid ni Penny.
You guys, am attaching 2 pictures of my 9th apo, si Austin Nicholas, nicknamed Nickel, Nikki or Nick
pag pinapagalitan. You will see kung bakit ako baliw na baliw sa batang ito. He is sooo adorable.....
Bobby Manansala '67 (Philippines)
- Apolonia "Polly" is named after my mother who resides with my daughter, Jasmine, and her husband,
Jay, in Indianapolis. She has a sister on the way, will be named Araceli,
after my wife's mother.
Jim Gonzalvo '70 (Ohio)
Pic 1: My granddaughter Elsie, 15 months-old enjoying the Mississippi
and enjoys the
beach waters in Mississippi a lot!!!
Pic 4: As you can see in her early development, Ella Jessie likes to be active, enjoys Hawaii beaches, and loves to sing with Lolo
Joe! Ella Jessie - 2 years old.
Pic 5: Ella Jessie loves to read, scribble, play with legos, strum her ukulele, and play in the park. She enjoys eating different
foods from around the world.
Joe & Linda Lalas '69 (California)