On My Own

I’ve never really lived on my own, even when I was still single. Like what most Filipinos did, I stayed with my parents until I was married. My mother and I would be at home all day. I’d be working in my home office while my mom, a retired financial analyst, would be …

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About a Boy

Last year, I said the year 2014 was the best year of my life yet, and one of the reasons is an old flame came back to my life. I didn’t feel up to telling our story last year because I believed this old flame deserves more than a paragraph in a blog post. …

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Andrei and Adeline

In the last couple of years, I have been blessed with a nephew and a niece – Andrei and Adeline. Andrei is the older of the two, having been born eight months earlier than his cousin. He is my brother Adner’s eldest son, while Adeline is my brother Arjyd’s younger daughter. Both are our darlings …

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Discovering Doctor Who [Spoiler Alert]

People have been telling me to watch BBC’s Doctor Who for years – playmates from a MUD I used to run around in, my best friend, even my clients. They kept saying the show is brilliant, the Doctor is awesome, the daleks are terrifying, et cetera. A couple of months ago, …

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Playing Peek-A-Boo with Mount Mayon

For our annual mother-daughter trip this year, my Mom and I decided to fly to Legazpi City in Albay to see the Mayon Volcano. Mount Mayon, with her nearly perfectly shaped cone, is aptly named. Her name is derived from the phrase …

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