Charles P. Castro

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About me

Gender MALE
Industry Environment
Occupation Forester/Writer/Editor
Location Baguio City, Cordillera, Philippines
Introduction Your ISINAY BIRD is a farm-raised, nature-nourished, and river-loving Filipino with Ilocano, Pangasinan and Isinay ancestry. Based in Baguio City and married to a full-blood Cordilleran, he has worked with the University of the Philippines at Los Baños College of Forestry, the Philippine Department of Environment & Natural Resources, the Honolulu-based East-West Center, the UN Food & Agriculture Organization, the UPLB Forestry Development Center, the Philippine Department of Finance, the Philippine Federation for Environmental Concern, and the Society of Filipino Foresters. Aside from writing for this blog, he is currently enjoying senior citizen’s life in Dupax and Baguio while putting up a comprehensive lexicon of Isinay words to help revitalize the endangered language. COMMENTS ARE MOST WELCOME. Please send your e-mail to:
Interests Nature walks, especially in less traveled country roads where you get to meet real good-hearted people, and where the hills and rivers and trees and birds and dragonflies greet you almost anywhere you look!
Favorite Movies Lost Horizon, Sound of Music, Forrest Gump, Tarzan movies, and Harry Potter movies
Favorite Music "Beautiful Dreamer", "What a Wonderful World, " "Vincent (Starry Starry Night)"
Favorite Books James Hilton's "Lost Horizon", and books by Henry David Thoreau, Edward Abbey, and Annie Dillard.

When you've got water stuck in your ear, how do you get it out?

Pour a little water on the other ear (the good one) then shake out the intrusive water on the affected ear.