Pre-2012 in review

It’s a bit scary, a bit bold, a bit optimistic to say that 2011 was great and 2012 will be epic. In a few days, 2011 will end and so far (barring the chances of a coconut hitting my head or some fucking accident) it’s been good to my wife and I. I will be…

A rock in my throat

My other job is to write content for telcos. While doing my research on Christmas carols, I stumbled upon this song composed by National Artist Felipe Mendoza de Leon and written by Brigido Batungbakal and Eduardo de Leon: The lyrics and their translation that I got from the clip in parenthesis: Payapang Daigdig Ang gabi’y payapa…

Quits

The idea of going back as friends is not welcome at all. I think it’s best to continue this life with you having no part in mine. Last night, a colleague asked if I can initiate a conversation with you to cut the tension in the group and my immediate reaction was this, “What’s the…

Distraction subtraction

Facebook, a new blog, Twitter, Blackberry, Tumblr, a day job, food tour and some tours, and now, there’s Google+. For more than a year, I have ignored my original home; this blog where I wrote without thinking much about what the whole wired world might think. I read some past posts, which I thought was…

Milestones

Can’t wait for that day. The last time this year that we were all together. My mom and my elder brother with his family left for the US within the past two weeks. I write with sadness in my heart but also with acceptance that this has to happen. All of us must make choices…

Election post mortem

By the end of June and if all things are well and peaceful, my country will have its 14th President. I didn’t vote for him because I’m the type of voter who looks at the person’s qualifications, character, and track record before putting him in my ballot. I’ve considered my candidate’s qualities, nobody’s perfect. A…

7 days to D-Day

As mentioned in previous posts, I am declaring my support for Gibo Teodoro. I see in him a person that I can trust and I also believe that he is qualified for the job as president of the Philippine Republic. I am voting for him because of his platform of government and the way that…