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Along with power interruption, the internet service also got disrupted in the aftermath of typhoon Milenyo (international codename: Xangsane). When your business is dependent on internet service, a day without it is problematic. Two days without it gets to be “near critical”. Where does one get an internet connection when the whole city has no Read More →

Note: View My PHOTO GALLERY of Typhoon Milenyo (international codename [tag]Typhoon Xangsane[/tag]) At 8:30 am EDSA, on the way to pick up my daughters (Enlarge) The heavy rains woke me up and my thoughts turned to my daughters holed up in their dorm in Quezon City. Butch and I quickly turned on our TV sets Read More →

I am an early bird at the First Philippine Blogcon 2006 here at the National Sports Grill, Greenbelt 3 Makati. The reason I am early is because I have to fix my powerpoint for my talk “Content is King”. 5:20 P.M.- The Globe-Innove Group, our gracious sponsors for this event are here busy fixing the Read More →

“uh , where’s the radiator cap?” my husband’s irritated eyes glared at me. I followed him to the car. “Look you have been driving the car without a radiator cap.” Ugh, I was dumbstruck and felt stupid. I normally let the service guys over at Shell Station check my radiator and the usual engine fluids. Read More →

I believe that customer service and satisfaction is critical in my webhosting business. In fact, I offer money-back guarantee and refunds for unused months. That’s how confident I am with my services. Happy customers are loyal and even refer you to potential customers. Word of mouth referrals is a more effective advertising medium in the Read More →

My family is moving to our new home in the Pasig-Markina sometime next year. It’s an exciting move and something to look forward to. One of the things that I will miss in Makati are the array of Cable Broadband Internet providers and free wi-fi hotspots. I just realized how fortunate Makati residents are when Read More →

Yesterday , I celebrated One Internet Day which coincided with the Digital Filipino Club’s 7th anniversary through the invitation of Janette Toral . I caught sight of J. Angelo live blogging during the event and Adrian. This year’s theme is E-Commerce Build-up for SMEs with topics on: 1. E-Commerce for National Competitiveness 2. Data Privacy Read More →

Calling all bloggers in Metro Manila. There will be a BlogCon event on Monday, September 25, 2006. Here are the details from Abe and Pinoy Tech Blog What: Philippine BlogCon (Meet the Bloggers) When: September 25, 2006 7PM to 10PM Where: National Sports Grill, Greenbelt 3, Makati Who: Bloggers from all over! Read more? There Read More →

If there is one thing that I wish I could undo in the past is believing the doctor’s opinion that my baby would die in my womb . In short , I was grieving even before my baby’s death. I was confined for 3 weeks in the hospital for Hepatitis B in 1987. At that Read More →

I can still feel my heart pounding–kabog-bog-bog. My husband and I were seated at the left side of the spectacular [tag]Philippine Idol[/tag] stage, just below Mel Villena and his band. Gosh, the bass sounds made my heart go thumpity-thump after the show and my throat searing with thirst. As a live audience we are constantly Read More →

One of the highlights of the Techno Negosyo Expo (which by the way ends today, September 15) is the recognition of the 10 most Inspiring Filipino Techno Entrepreneurs. See, I went to the Techno Negoso yesterday to keep myself abreast with the recent technologies or e-commerce solutions. My husband thinks I can be the next Read More →

In celebration of [tag]One Web Day[/tag] on September 22, , I am going to list down “about the ways the web has changed your world.” Having been online since 1995, a lot of changes has happened in my life. Janet Toral started with her entry, How the Internet changed my world Here is my list: Read More →

UPDATE Read Christmas Bazaars Schedules in the Philippines – 2007 While strolling Market! Market! this afternoon, Christmas songs blasted away from the mall’s pipe-in music. Ah, as always, September signals Christmas shopping season. I feel a gnawing pressure but my mindset is not to make shopping a stressful activity. My favorite shopping hangout are the Read More →

My husband and I just arrived from an overnight trip from Baguio. Oh I just love Baguio on a non-peak month. Traffic was so smooth all the way to Baguio and back. We were supposed to stay at the Baguio Country Club but the club gave such a lovely promo to its members , like Read More →

A few days ago , a friend ( a member of The Compassionate Friends) and myself agreed to have an interview with Sociology students from the University of the Philippines Diliman . They are currently taking the course Sociology 182 on Qualitative Research Methods. As part of their requirements, they were tasked to accomplish a Read More →

For the past 3 days, I have been taking it easy by minimizing my online time. I even took a one day leave. See , last Monday after working for two hours on the internet, a hairlike strand just appeared in my field of vision. It felt like I had hair in my eyes which Read More →

My daughter who is turning nineteen on Tuesday already made plans for a birthday gift. A funky new look from this cool and unique underground basement shop, the “I Love You Store”, new wardrobe, a hair dye and new contact lenses. Friday night is horror night in the streets of Makati Avenue. “I Love You Read More →

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