Monthly Archives: March 2009

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Bloggers Meet and Greet with Joy Rojas on April 18. Please sign up here here A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. Lao-tzu I remember running (half-walking) in that Island Cove “Amazing Race”. I remember feeling proud that I made it that far. I felt proud as I saw the distance Read More →

Let me interpret regular programming to shamelessly promote my daughter’s online ukay ukay store. If her Ukay Manila blog is a showcase of amazing ukay finds from places in Manila, the Ukay Manila Store brings the best of the ukay-ukays to you in a dust-free, convenient, and professional environment. You will be surprised at the Read More →

Photo Hunt’s Theme is Hands. Presenting my daughter’s hands. Now you might ask, why are there tapes stuck on her hands?

Jay Bautista, Nielsen Company executive director for media If there is anything that excites me more is research findings or trends related to my interests like the internet. I was holed up at the Emergency Room of the Medical City early this morning because my daughter had to be given anti-rabies shots because her pet Read More →

My beautiful daughter, Lauren is 23 years old today. I used to tell my children that I built a house when I was 23 years old, thanks to the funds from my dear daddy old boy. Marielle said she’d do the same when she turns 23. Lauren didn’t say anything and then surprise, surprise, a Read More →

You’ve heard it in the news. My favorite local peanut butter is contaminated with Salmonella. Samuya Food Corp., manufacturer of Ludy’s Peanut Butter Sweet and Creamy and Ludy’s Peanut Butter Spread pulled out their products from the shelves to quell public fear that its products are tainted with salmonella. This page requires a higher version Read More →

Photo Hunt’s theme for today is YELLOW. Let me introduce you to Kippy Cat once again. You first met him on Mother’s Day and later on during my trip to the USA. Kippy Cat was my son’s favorite yellow and black striped tiger stuffed toy when he was a young boy. He is also my Read More →

Update: April 23, 2009: US Marine, Daniel Smith is acquitted by Court of Appeals I admit. At first, I was on Nicole’s side but as the case unfolded, I had my doubts. My heart went out to Lance Cpl. Daniel Smith especially when he got convicted. I am not a mind-reader but I watched his Read More →


A parent’s love knows no boundaries. Remember the movie, Lorenzo’s Oil? Failing to find a doctor capable of treating their young son Lorenzo’s rare disease, adrenoleukodystrophy (ALD), Augusto and Michaela Odone sought their own cure. Lorenzo died on May 30, 2008 at the age of 30 though but lived 16 more years when they found Read More →

Update Ryan Soriano Does Not Return Stolen Macbook Pro, Betrays Trust Marc Macalua saw someone selling his stolen Macbook Pro on PhilMUG and various for-sale sites. After pointing this out to the poster, user djwoblely, who was identified as Ryan Soriano, a meeting to retrieve the laptop was arranged. Unfortunately, Mr. Soriano was a no-show Read More →

Have you ever dreamt of being a winner, racing on to the finish line? One of my favorite shows is the Amazing Race. Whenever I see the contestants running from one stop to the next, I feel like I am hanging on the edge of my seat . A wave of adrenalin hits me as Read More →

Bloggers, a meet and greet with BB Gandanghari is all set but please sign up below the cut as the invitations are limited: Where: Mag-net, Bonifacio High Street, At Taguig City When: Saturday, March 14, 3:00 to 5:00 PM

I groaned. Not another show. I felt there are many wonderful moms out there who are so much better than me but Net 25 MOMents was persistent. They said the show is for mothers and kids that feature the different bonding moments, child-rearing styles and the many facets of motherhood. I felt like it has Read More →

Photo Credits to Francis Magalona’s Multiply Site Francis Magalona Succumbs to Cancer at the age of 44 at the Medical City Hospital after a 7 month battle with AML (Acute Myelogenous Leukemia with Mixed Lineage) or MLL. Francis died due to multiple organ failure ““secondary to severe sepsis and secondary to pneumonia,” according to a Read More →

A paragraph in Manolo ‘s entry on The Long View Insecurity and The Invisible Class caught my eye: And meanwhile, there continue the biting criticisms. Blogger Caffeinesparks puts it this way, reacting to the outpouring of sympathy and shock over the death of Amiel Alcantara, the child accidentally run over in Ateneo de Manila: ““in Read More →

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