Thursday, February 26, 2009

From Cebu to Sidney....harhar!

She has left the house [... huhu, with her traveling bag] to meet her friends at Bustillos. Then they'll be ushered by a private shuttle bus to the airport at 2am in no less than four hours. They'll be flying to Cebu City for a 3day-seminar. But of course that won't be all work and what else but to enjoy the place also. There will be a luau party for them too. First time she'll see Cebu City and I am sure it'll be a wonderful experience for my daughter who's starting to travel alone talaga. Wheew! Mixed emotions I get. Sad coz' I am so used na kasama ko siya lage...and glad that she's coming out of her shell. She's now a lady, and I couldn't help but reminisce those days when she was still tugging along with me with her feeding bottle. Now I am home alone, how sad! Buti na lang I saw and had bought 3 books of Sidney, that's a treat na for me. I got it from Global's Metro Market2 kanina. Pag may nadaanan akong booksale talaga, I went straight to the cashier and ask if meron silang SS, I beamed with so much joy talaga ng meron akong nakita. And I prefer to buy those hand-me-down fact C surprised me with a new one pero I told her not to buy new one since I like nga the old and used books dahil mas mura...pinching pennies, to tell. Haha! Out of topic na ko. Bye bye now. So exhausted and my eyes are smarting na talaga and so heavy...need to have my good night sleep na.

Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Love is real...

Am not a drinker!

Last night, I decided to have my unusual nightcap. La lang, feel ko lang. But still sober after having my 6-7 shots of Japanese Sake, an alcoholic beverage actually it's a rice wine. I didn't even cared heating it...pangwinter lang yun...hik!...everything was moving like waves...hik!, lol. Sometimes like this happened...lalo't I have a weak alcohol tolerance. I don't drink naman kasi. But I did try lang...parang isophropyl. I just do wonder why a lot of men like that bittery taste. I prefer red wine instead na medyo sweet ang lasa.

PS/ Nakakapagsisi...eto am full of rashes...itchy and painful and so tiring magkamot. And I can't sleep...grrrr... am allergic to white wine and or gin tonic. I got itchy rashes all over! :(

Sweet tooth...?!

Does it show?!

Saturday, February 21, 2009

To A.S. myspace graphic comments

You're simply the best!

PS/ hay naku...gusto ko ulit bumalik ng Japan. Maggala sa tabingdagat...magbilang ng cormorants, mullards...

Man... it's soooo hot!

PS/ Our thermometer is up at 34 degrees. Thumping heat! My head is throbbing. Gosh...though I took my Norvasc zealously everyday as per my good doctor advised me to, I am afraid my diastolic pressure might elevate due to extreme heat. What I do now is... I guzzle cold iced tea to slake my thirst....argggghhh...grabee...ang sarap!

Quite impressive...talking the talk!

[forgive me with this picture...I just love it...profile-wise!]
big grin :)

Invoking his own name-and-shame policy
, President Barack Obama warned the nation's mayors on Friday that he will "call them out" if they waste the money from his massive economic stimulus plan.

"The American people are watching," Obama told a gathering of mayors at the White House. "They need this plan to work. They expect to see the money that they've earned — they've worked so hard to earn — spent in its intended purposes without waste, without inefficiency, without fraud."

In the days since the White House and Congress came to terms on the $787 billion economic package, the political focus has shifted to how it will work. Obama has staked his reputation not just on the promise of 3.5 million jobs saved or created, but also on a pledge to let the public see where the money goes.(Wikipedia)

I just woke up with thumping headache, made my late coffee and open my PC...was attracted to read this headline 'bout President Obama's stern and ramrod policy on mayor's stimulus money. It's really quite an impressive to give steely orders and if really done and implemented...I think he's got balls and he really meant what he says...of course from the start I rooted for him, so I believe he really deserves the seat. Just GO! And spell the CHANGE!

I hope he'll be a model to our next future aspiring presidents...who will love first the country and look up to the integrity of being elected and chosen by Filipino people, specially the poorest of the poor who really need improve and help their lives. To be given such privilege and great task to be the highest official of the land is a rare chance in a lifetime so, why let it be ruined in exchange of lumps of money? I don't say anything blah blah blah...but as a citizen, I still have yet to see a lot of changes despite of some struggles from the government. Kaya natin yan... if only rules or laws are really implemented to a tee, then why would change be not possible or near? Marami na kasi tayong nasasayang na pera from our reserves or funds to reconstruct our economy or for whatever reasons ay nauuwi sa scams...napakalaking amount that would even spell big changes to other people who voted for them...but they just chose to deal it with their own selfish terms. [...teka masyado akong nagiging emo yata, eh kay aga2... lol]

But then, honestly let's pray for our future government sans scams and illegal wishes and underhand deals. Pwede?! Pwede...

Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Let the sleeping dog lies...

Why push if it is just too many risks and has a great deal of downside?!
It had been closed many years ago and it should remain like that forever...the people who instigated putting this up didn't think of the serious disadvantage it would bring in the future. They didn't give a thought of the lump amount of money we have to pay for this project, in fact we paid it for 30 years, struggling inspite of the crises we have been experiencing over the years and still we do. Some people backpedalled, when there are so many important issues to be looked upon like unemployment and so on. Pag nagkakaproblema di naman kayo apektado kungdi ang mga mahihirap...

Unforeseen flaws or human error like in the case of the Three Mile Island Accident [1979] happened, so why would the government take the risk to revive the mothballled project of Bataan Nuclear Power Plant in Morong, Bataan [one of our best tourist attractions and has been declared as Bird's Sanctuary for migratory birds]...when it can possibly bring havoc in one flick of a single tiniest error?

Another mishap happened at Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant [as shown in the picture], and who would forget that? As a GREENPEACE advocate, I strongly nix the idea of reviving it to roar into life. We all know that radiation is very hazardous, in fact it has fatal effects on human health once it is emitted. How can they explain that there'll be an assurance of no spill and no accident due to human [and or technical] error will ever happen when several accidents have had already took place because simple little things were once overlooked? And how about steam explosion risk and debris removal? And the underwater too will be affected for sure, who knows? This thing is only horrible in the eyes of many simple and peace-loving citizen. If everyone is God-fearing I don't think there won't be one to instigate this fatal project into action...

It is difficult to accurately tell the number of deaths caused by the events at Chernobyl, as the Soviet-era cover-up made it difficult to track down victims. Lists were incomplete, and Soviet authorities later forbade doctors to cite "radiation" on death certificates.

[Source: Wikipedia, GMA News PhotoEssay]

Say NO to BNPP !

See GREENPEACE announcement here...
Proud to say that I am a Greenpeace online activist!

Be a part!

Recently they have proposed a House Bill proposing to revive the 'mothballed' Bataan Nuclear Power Plant (BNPP). That's why we would like to invite you to join us in saying: “NO TO BNPP!”

This Sunday, (February 22, 2009) 9AM, we are hoping to gather at least 500 people in a human banner to say "NO TO BNPP", at the Sunken Garden of the University of the Philippines in Diliman.

The image of this human banner will be sent as a solidarity message to the people of the Bataan as well as to send a clear message to our lawmakers that the message is clear: “NO TO BNPP”.

If you would like to be part of this activity, please call +6322414 8643 ext.111 or 117.

Hope to see you there!

Francis Dela-Cruz
Public Campaigns Coordinator

P.S. Since Greenpeace does not accept money from government or corporations, we are dependent on your financial support to achieve our goals to protect the environment.

Tuesday, February 17, 2009

A father at 13?!

It really shocks everyone reading this news flash...well...what will happen now to this young boy, Alfie Patten... at thirteen who instantly makes himself a sensational father of the year to little Maisie Roxanne? Though that baby is a clear blessing from heaven, I just hope the government will do something to prevent this untimely pregnancy and prepare the young children more and veer them away from indulging in such early sexual relationship. Now we're sure who'll take care of everything but the newly grandparents. Really sometimes kids are very adventurous and daring. They need a lot of supervision and guidance from us adults. He's just like any other ordinary kid. He's so young to be father. He doesn't look old enough to be out of elementary school, much less having fathered a baby so soon at a very young age. But happened.

[Source: Wikipedia, The Sun]

Monday, February 16, 2009

Remembering mother's love...

I love being a mother. I am more aware and see things in a different level. I feel that I have more of everything to share now...more strength, more energy, and most of all more love to fill [or feel]...and so,

if only I could hear her lovely voice...and be able to touch her wrinkled hands...think...I should weep for joy now.

Sunday, February 15, 2009

Not an issue...and never will ever be...!

Saw Ida's comment this morning and natawa ako kasi profound daw. Thanks!:) And she's right, being alone is never an issue and never will be as long as we're happy with some other people who in one way or another bring colors and happiness into our lives. Ako, I always make the most of what I have in hand rather than what I do not have. If there were two people I admired Tack yon and Ida. And Madge, why not. They are models of true faith and unfazed courage. And to that...I bow.

I don't feel off about not having a Valentine to go out with and cuddle up back at home. I just put in mind that you cannot have both of everything. Lucky are those who enjoy such privil...err, blessings. To me, I'm at edge pa nga kasi I am right now healed 'coz naka-move on na ako. And I feel at ease and contented with what I am right now. Acceptance lang yon. Truthfully now, I can't identify the right man, the one who'll keep it working all the way from the moment he says "I love you" mukhang mahirap ng hanapin at my age. Puro bola bola na lang yan kung meron or kung magpapabola pa...but glad to say am not interested for another relationship. And that's not my cup of tea. Lalo na ngayon na we're in a very difficult situation. Alone? It's not a's more of a choice. I've learned to accept and deal with that panging feeling of lonliness, and it is completely up to us. For my money, I think it's most better to just keep myself at bay and stay away from entertaining such thought after a broken marriage...lest I'd just end up to a dirty dog. Touché!

I am a believer in JC, that if and whenever I feel lonely I know I am not alone because God is always with us during our crucial time. I also use my alone time to self reflect...writing [I don't want to be misinterpreted as blabbing about a lot of other parts of my private lives, but hey I just want to impart] or reading or catching up on an old show or going for a walk. Best of all, use this time to possible think about all the people you wish you could be spending time with and call them up or write them a letter or even hang out with them once in a while. What I have in mind now is to see and make sure that my children will soon be all successful...and have a good and better lives in the offing.

Life still has a meaning...

If there is a future there is time for mending-

Time to see your troubles coming to an ending.

Life is never hopeless however great your sorrow-
If you're looking forward to a new tomorrow.

If there is time for wishing then there is time for hoping-
When through doubt and darkness you are blindly groping.

Though the heart be heavy and hurt you may be feeling-
If there is time for praying there is time for healing.

So if through your window there is a new day breaking-
Thank God for the promise, though mind and soul be aching,

If with harvest over there is grain enough for gleaning-
There is a new tomorrow and life still has meaning.

[--unknown author, Photo by Maki--]

Saturday, February 14, 2009

Yo, love's still nil on Valentine's...! myspace graphic comments

Valentine-less [ ], ok being alone na lang...doesn't mean you're not entitled to celebrate this special day. And who said so?! Though with a little discomfiture...I must admit that some things aren't meant to last...why can't I say love is still nil? It happened specially when couple loses its polarity. They loses attention and same goes with the appreciation that wanes slowly, to a point that you need and ask for a little space to breathe. But nothing on earth could upset me except death, touch wood! So there's nothing wrong if you have to stay single if that's meant to be like that. There's more to life...I still have some people beside me who still fill the void and put colors to my dull life [, it's not fact I still feel blest everyday of my life.] Always, God has been so good to me. And only my children know my true [inner] nature, which come in all positivity to live life despite of some petty trials. They always see many of my self-revelatory moods other than any person. I will always believe that life itself is a blessing [not the pits for sure!] no matter let's drink to that and say cheers! I only have this song in mind ever...I love Babyface and Boyz 2 men.

Later in the evening I'll celebrate it with my kids...with some toasts and talks...and simple fun time...which for me is a great joy!

PS/But then I figured out that my guardian angels and same with my fairy godmother were all out on holiday...leaving me Valentine-less! Well...I don't take much to heart being alone... :) myspace graphic comments
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Friday, February 13, 2009

Alarming squashy squid balls...

I went to Sta Lucia East [gro section] last Monday right after getting a Certification of Payment from the BIR. It was something about capital gain tax. Then I picked up some ingredients for my pancit canton [chow mein]. I did get a small packet of squid had Señorito brand label. When I was slicing it into quarter size, I noticed it was very soft and kind of squashy which shouldn't be expected. Go lang ako and I just muttered, hmmm baka na-thaw lang kaya ganito...When I fried it, it was noticeable that it was powdery and stale... it was all over the pan, something very unlikely to happen. I wanted sana to return it the next day and call the attention of the people concerned. But I just couldn't find time to go there, and earlier kanina my son tried cooking it and talagang it was very alarming [ in nadudurog siya talaga] the product really is very questionable. And I bet my fat a@#e that there's something wrong talaga. I just hope that people concerned will do something about this. They should be doing a lot of checking about the shelf-life of their products, specially sa food counter. And to the manufacturer of food products, please be responsible about the products you are selling or offering to the consumers like me. Always be on guard checking your open-dating system. Don't let the health of the people who patronize you be put in jeopardy. Now, the questionable squid balls' still sitting there in my freezer....nakakatakot kainin. I didn't throw it just in case...

Joyful Friday the 13th!

Another scurrying day for me cause my dau' will go on a retreat somewhere in Tagaytay and as usual she's in hasty-mode...and so I needed again to goad her a lot to grab a bite. She's with Mi@#$, her bestfriend who slept over in the house to do a project. That's why I prepared breakfast immediately when I rose a bit late because I slept in. I made 3 mugs...mugs...of coffee, ramen and bread with cheese and Meiji choco spread. They took ramen but ignored the coffee. So now could you imagine me sipping 3 mugful of coffee? And I did...sayang kasi eh. They hurriedly left and then I saw something on top of the CPU. Something wrapped in blue. And my dau said it was meant for me so I opened it. Voila! It's a Sydney Sheldon. The Doomsday, who says Fd13th is malas or jink or brings bad luck?! My heart went thumping when I saw the book. Been going to and fro some booksale available in the mall...for say...2 or 3 weeks already but I went home with another author. Now I have one again and I am so overwhelmed with joy. But right now I have had just started a book of Jude Deveraux, The Mulberry Tree.

Thursday, February 12, 2009

Quite a stir...

Suddenly Fowler has become one of the most hateful husbands around, after the famous Wife Swap series that created such an uproar against his misdemeanor. When I lived in Japan this Wife Swap was one of my favorite shows I never ceased to watch. The basic concept is, two couples, usually from very different families from different parts of the country, switch places and move in with each other's husbands and children for two weeks. The housewife swaps with the other woman's career and so with the two husbands. And that last January 30th episode of Gayla Long where she moved to live with Stephen Fowler, who later on began acting downright stern to Gayla.

He has humiliated her in front of his kids, insulted everything from her hometown to her language skills, told her he earns more in a week than she does in a year and even banned her from setting foot upstairs. One of the "Wife Swap" gimmicks is letting the wives implement new rules for their new homes (Renee, for example, put a moratorium on paintball and set up family French lessons), but bratty Stephen refused everything Gayla suggested, like letting the children ride go-carts and getting the family to sing the national anthem. After launching multiple attacks of verbal abuse against Gayla, it was Stephen who called in the show's producers to try to end the swap, eventually causing his temporary wife to move to a hotel" Lizbeth Scordo wrote and I quote.

He publicly proclaimed that he's above among the rest, has an IQ of ang taas hah! I don't know if you can call him an elitist. And now what's next after being hounded by angered viewers via some this, Who is Stephen Fowler?
Watch this...Stephen Fowler highlights part 1
and the part 2 of the highlights

The first apology:
I just wanted to express my deepest heartfelt gratitude to all of you for your support after the show last night. I can hardly express how much it means to me.

I would like to offer some behind the scenes information that might help as well. We had not seen the episode before Friday and had no idea how it would be edited.

First and foremost, my husband very much regrets how he behaved during the swap. He is sorry for how he treated Gayla, he is sorry for insulting middle America, and sorry about the whole thing.

He did not want to do the show but did it only to support me, but the stress of it all got to be too much for him, and he had some extremely bad moments, and all on film. So, it's like having your worst faults, and your worst behavior at your weakest moments put together into a show and all of the redeeming bits excluded from that show. For the record, he is a dedicated, loving, caring father and husband, has a great self-depricating sense of humor. He never laughs so hard as when he is laughing at himself. None of this made it to the the show.

Also, I could say nothing on TV. The last thing on earth I would do was go on film criticizing my husband, life partner, and father of my children in front of millions of people, especially when the ONLY reason he was there was to support me. That's not who I am. If I had something to say, I would say it in private.

Regarding the proud to be an American conversation. That was highly edited. For the record, I am proud of things that I have done, not things over which I had no control. I was extremely fortunate to be born American, but I didn't chose it, it's just how it happened. I do, however, greatly respect and identify with many American values, and love the way of life. I have lived in many countries and I chose to live in the US because I think it's the best place in the world for me to live. I LOVE living here. The opportunities here are amazing. The culture respects finding and pursuing your dreams, which to me is one of the most rewarding things in life. And free speech has it's upside too, most of the time!

My husband feels the same way about wanting to live in the US. That's why he chose to become an American citizen.

Know, as I think you do, that I have deep compassion for those stuggling with their weight. I struggled, and have dedicated my life to ending that struggle. With your support I can continue to do that. I hope that it's possible.

I am not checking email at the moment, but please know how much your support means to me. It is a great treasure that I am surrounding myself with right now.

With Love and Light,


PS/ A lot of people think of him as some kind of a blowhard a#se! Well I just wish he have had minced his words before firing away. Now he's earning unimaginable backlash from people he has somewhat offended. Well...we call this a widespread repercussion.

Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Oh dear me...

I just saw a big hematoma bruise on my left knee. Masakit siya hah! And I got some blisters on my right hallux and my index toe. Maybe na-scrape siya sa stair nosing...sigh...I got it for sure right after I tripped and fell flat on the stairs last Monday.

My son saw me in gloomy mood and asked me..."bakit parang wala kayo sa mood?" Told him why...
"Ayan kasi...hindi nag-iingat." I just waved my hands in dismissal and said..okey lang 'toh, malayo sa bituka "hmmm...ayaw pang aminin, masakit yan...kunwari pa...clumsy kasi!"

Clumsy? not! Okey,'s better naman than to be a butterfinger! [ si Ar@#$ ' destroyer...midas touch... ] :)

Will post tomorrow how I got my certification from BIR...I'm a bit exhausted and I just want to rest right now. I'm kinda sleepy and so weak to blog...eyes' heavy and dozing off and on in front of the computer.

Tuesday, February 10, 2009

As right as rain!

Munching wasabe peanuts [...wheew, it's hot and biting] while listening to some classical nocturnes, after which I'll shift to my newfound fave...the Up Dharma Down...grabe sobrang gusto ko yung Every First Second and Taya nila. Ganun shift lang ako ng genre...according to my moods. My son saw me gulping down icy Lipovitan and murmurs something like..."maglalaba ka ba bukas?!"...sheebs...muntik ko ng malulon yung bote. Sometimes nakakatuwa pag malalaki na ang mga bata. Kasi sometimes they're very magalang and all that. Mano mano...po and opo...but sometimes also, they make me feel like one of them lang...yung barkada. Berks daw. Naaaliw ako kasi minsan na-view ko yung friendster ni Ar@#$ I'm not naman the type na makialam ng personal nila. I saw this pangAngkop comments. Eh without asking siya na ang nagkwento...harmless joke naman at natawa talaga ako about how they came up with the term. And another ay yung story behind bluetooth-tan na...oOoops, nothing green...mind you, bawal nga sa anak ko yung mag-cuss ako eh. Grrr...parang sila na ang nasusunod ngayon. Pag mga bata ang kasama mo, hindi ka pwedeng tumanda, kasi kakainisan ka nila. Dapat go easy lang. Yung easy to be with ika nga. And luckily am trying to keep up with them naman. So far...with them, I really still feel so so blest!

While writing this post, I saw news flash about beaching of dolphins at Bataan ...I think it's quite alarming with 100 of them be seen in distress?! BFAR director Malcolm Sarmiento Jr. said "the situation may be caused by a sea quake that has affected the dolphins’ eardrums and sense of balance, leading to their disorientation. Most strandings are caused by sea quakes or disturbances at sea. Such disturbances affect the pressure underwater, which subsequently affects the dolphins’ eardrums. The creatures then will avoid diving in deeper parts of the ocean and will swim to shallow areas."

Source: GMA News


My dau makes her own crema de fruta using Brazil's Biscoito Champanhe for her birthday...! With fresh strawberries on top.


Done again with my niggling chores. Took a bath and gave Mishah [sabay kami] a quick but thorough shampooing using organic one to help keep & maintain her coat silkier and shinier. When shampooing I use her currycomb I brought here from Japan pero I'm sure marami sa petshop lalo na sa Tiendesita's. [, my daughter and me bought her Hello Kitty pet bowl, fashion Hello Kitty dog collar and leash, but we only used the lead for walking collar protects her from fleas...and with illuminating charms has outgrown her carrier so we got her another one, and her round bed also was thrown away na dahil di na siya kasya...really nakakaalis ng stress ang pag-aalaga ng pet.]

Again she's as frisky a

s ever pag nababasa siya. Later when she's not wet anymore, I'll give her a nice and gentle brushing naman using her metal comb. Long coats need a lot of combing regularly to prevent tangles and mats. When Mishah had her kinks and mats, we decided to have her long coats trimmed short. Hindi na talaga kaya. Kaya now, super asikaso ko na ang grooming niya unlike Enzo which doesn't need a lot of care. Sa clipping, naku I can't do that na talaga, I don't want to hurt her...she's got kasi white & black nails. But most of the time the vet gives them tranquilizers to be able to clean their ears and clip their nails. Hindi kaya, sobrang malikot lalo na si Enzo na ayaw magpahawak sa paw niya. Masyadong defensive. So it's done by their vet na talaga. Again, penny-pinching...kaya ako na nagpapaligo sa kanila, enjoy naman ako doing it...sayang din ang P500. :)
In the picture, she's a lot younger pa...when she was given a summer cut. Got no new pictures so I used the old one. She grew bigger now and her coat is a lot longer now and iba na ang bark niya...hindi na siya puppy...same as Enzo.

Monday, February 9, 2009

I'm a little stupid today!

Home alone now. Kids (always be) have all gone to school earlier. Been up again of course very early for some never-ending niggling prepare their meal and with a lot of proddings pa yon. Kailangan pa ng sapilitan. As usual, there's a cupful of cooled-down coffee...left over big size Ramen (Japan), stale cheese and butter left and softened, tuna and untouched rice on a plate just waiting there to be noticed. Haha! No one ever did, or has grabbed something! What's wrong?! Nothing except they're all in a hurry to leave. Grrrr...

Here's the story. When everyone has all gone out, of course I locked the door, the front door...then I realized I'm pinching pennies, of course again who doesn't anyway. So I turned off the only the soft light emanating from the CP monitor's helping my blurry vision so I fumbled my way going to the room. This CP is sitting just right after a four flight of stairs leading next to my room at the right. And voila! Quite embarassing, but yeah... I tripped and fell flat. My heart begun beating faster and I felt a sudden exhaustion. Lol...for a few seconds, I rested for awhile. Hindi muna ako, napagod ako eh. Grabe, wala pa naman akong kasama kungdi si Mishah & Enzo...s-i-g-h... poor motor coordination? Wasn't looking where I'd be going? Not thinking before doing or acting something...or you can call me a bungler...a klutz...clumsy...or whatever. But no please. Kasi naman the reason behind was...I was wearing a big pair of tong slippers that wasn't mine Ar#@'s! Oh dear me...of course the tongue-tip of the slipper on my right touched and got stuck at the stair nosing that caught me off balance. Bluggghhh! Merde! Lucky me, my poor breast didn't bang into the tread. Quite a luck, still.

I'm sure they'll go in chorous when I tell them what happened..."kulang sa pork"

I find this picture funny and best suit to describe me...

Mas bagay nga sa akin ang iPhone! ...[hope you get what I meant]

Sunday, February 8, 2009

Sentimental getter-upper part 2

Got home past 7 pm...after going to Robinson's G., just had talked to someone about CG111S. If in case di ninyo alam yun, who cares d ba? LOL, basta yun na yon. When Ar@#% saw some people preparing the stage for UP DHARMA DOWN's mini-concert we decided to stay for awhile. A band which name had skipped my memory, played a couple of their original fairness eh magaling din naman sila although di pa nga lang masyadong kilala. OK ang performance nila. Nice. We waited for another say, less than fifteen minutes for the retuning and some last minute sound...check...sound...check. Then the band started to give the audience some soft start, while the vocalist went up the stage and sat to play the keyboard on cue. When she sat down I knew she was having a hard time sitting because she was wearing a nice powder blue dress, a little above knee-length. Of course she's too careful. When she sang, naku...I nearly dropped my jaw. I like their songs...[I like Every First Second na kinanta niya] na may pagka-jazzy. At ang galing niya sa keyboard...imagine na she's doing two things all at the same time. Ar@#% bought their latest CD entitled BIPOLAR. Naku magaling sila ha. And I bow talaga sa vocalist future talaga. I just hope na one day makita ko sila sa TV. And that's what I'm telling about sentimental side of me and weakly emotional pagdating sa songs. Paiba iba ang gusto ko according to how I feel for that day. Minsan I want to hear Rihanna, minsan naman I want BJ, or sometimes Babyface...last time nabuyo ako sa classical Nocturnes by Choppin...and Je Te Veux. Now, I like the song of MJ's One Day In Your Life...sigh...I just love music!

PS/ Ayun...Armie Millare pala name ng vocalist. Hay naku, fave ko na sila. Ang galing kasi, promise. Visit their website and you'll know...[free promo, why not?!]

Sentimental getter-upper!

Wow, know what...I really make it a point to choose nice and catchy titles. But this one is some kind of an oxymoron. Sa getter-upper muna tayo. I think blogging will always be a fun thing for me for the rest of time. This is one of the things am enjoying immensely every minute of it and I can't imagine any single day without touching this keyboard with deft and excitement...and so far this stuff in front of me is subserviently serving me at the sleight of my hands. Everything I need is coming right into my very eyes...pronto...X0X0! Merde...[lol, playing safe and strait-laced] if it slows down...and catches those bastards [scoot!]...I mean viruses that are just eagerly trying to infiltrate the system a lot of got Sgt. full command. And so far he gets full marks from day one. My mind boggles at the thought of writing every moment that seems to excite me or even those times that when I thought am stuck in doldrums and every moment that made me feel the world's turning away from me...and looked pale around. I love this haven...which serves as my pillow when am in foul mood and also serves as my one true friend who's always there for me in just one flick. Life would be boring prince...err my king rather, who never leave his queen....[that's meeh]. They say, as you get older slowly you become sluggish, then an idler and later on become bottled up with memories and then become too sensitive...and grumpy. And that I won't let happen to me as long as I have my king around me. The intense since I got the first kick doesn't lessen a bit, instead it grows more and more. Everytime I wake up in the morning...which happens everyday on and on and on... I always fumble my way to this corner, turn my CP and roar it back into life...before going to the kitchen. This, always happen. And I don't mind doing this again and again and again.

Saturday, February 7, 2009

Whoah...this is something to look forward to and believe me, sometimes we need to try something new. This is a perfect time for single men and women who are in search of friends and future partners. And why not, try this live chat via internet or if they don't want to stay outside renting a computer if by chance they don't have one at home, they can simply try phone chat. It's so easy and there's a free trial for everyone out there who'll be interested finding their future friends the easiest way. No fuss about giving out your personal infos 'cause they will be kept private. If you're interested just check it out using the links given and can start right away with just one click. Okey now, find your local area using this link on chat lines.


Got this tag from Ms. Vanidosa Marie, I love doing something like this except for the links na nahihirapan ako lage...

The Rules:

You need to list 5 addictions and pass this tag/award to your friends.

Here are they:

1. Meiji peanut spread na super yummy talaga...sing-sarap ng Nutella. Basta! Hindi ako mahilig sa peanut butter pero naging addicted ako sa brand na toh.

2. Lotte Macadamia Chocolate & Kitkat (green tea & strawberry)

3. Freshly nuked mochi wrapped in nori...with milk tea

4. Sidney Sheldon's novel

5. Blogging...exagz & listening to Eric Satie's Je Te Veux and Chopin's Nocturnes

Passing this tag to veradik
and Tack...and three blogger-friends from my blogroll...

PS/...ay past 2am na pala, sleep na ako! Goodnight...err morning na pala! Lights

Friday, February 6, 2009

Am definitely not confused!

You Inner Gender is Female

You're sensitive, caring, and willing to connect with anyone who's open to you.

You make friends easily, and you enjoy all sorts of conversations.

You understand most people you meet - better than they understand themselves.

You're totally a woman... or at the very least, your soul is female.

Thursday, February 5, 2009

The story of the cyanide tooth of Heinrich Himmler...

For the benefit of those who still have yet to hear the story of Reichsfuhrer of the SS during the important days of the Third Reich, false tooth fitted between molars that contained a vial of cyanide. And when faced with capture, he crunched down as hard as he could...and death was virtually instantaneous to cheat gallows.

**Third Reich- Germany during the Nazi regime 1933–45.

And they say..."The man who had killed millions had been buried much as one might bury a mongrel dog killed on the road."

Read this link ...

Source: Wikipedia & Dark Justice by Jack Higgins [my very first try of his spycraft storytelling]

Still rocking on...

Stumbled upon this while lazily browsing the web...and nothing doing, nothing to blog. And that makes sense now. Why not post it again. And it's nice to reminisce some good times like this one. Yup, still vividly remember the day I saw them performing live...well forgive me...I just couldn't afford to forget that one chance of a awesome day indeed that made me luckier than others. And I tell you I got the whole nine yards! Well...
I tell you, I love & admire Bon Jovi so much...and Richie Sambora ...together with the female violinist who really played so well with the sleight of hands. Super galing...bravo!

PS/I couldn't resist I added this one where kitang kita kagwapuhan niya...grabeeee....I am a fan so forgive me here, anyway this is my den! Wala na lang :)

And am sure yung isa kong kilala dyan eh nagsa-salivate [sorry for the word I used if it is not my word, kuno!] na naman at ayaw pabuko...hmmm...mag-come out ka na kasi. Tingnan mo si BeBe Gandanghari...hoy A%#@E...oo ikaw nga, namumuro ka na sa aken ha! Ay mag-blush ba, 'yaan mo di ka naman nila kilala eh. Magtino ka ha...mamaya i-link ko blog mo eh...joke lang...still di naman kita binubuking di ba?!

Wednesday, February 4, 2009

Always on call...24/7 on duty

Got the best time to be an idler the whole day...[lazying, don't laugh...PMS I guess so] but still busied myself poring over some papers and raft of documents, then segregated them accordingly and had put them together in nice color coded envelops. Threw some bulk of papers which I think weren't important anymore. All went to the garbage. All cards and certificates and diplomas are stacked together, public documents and others like baptismal and BC also went together in one so as not to give me so much time looking for it thumbing through a lot. Sometimes it makes sense reorganizing and rearranging everything. And the result will surely be very rewarding.

Sometimes also, I realized that being a mother who stays at home for 24/7 non-stop is really backbreaking. You cannot afford to be sick and much more be sluggish and lazy. Why? For me, I've observed my children, if they come home and saw me in jovial mood, it was like as if I was looking at the mirror. When they saw me in foul mood, they'd do the same. So I see to it that I'm wearing my 100 kilowatt smile, (even though my head's thumping with all those monthly bills to settle.) and prepare foods and snack or whatever I have for them. Voila, and everything will be bright and beautiful. Being a mother doesn't give you the leeway of having a leave with pension off days, or even hours. You have to be around, round the clock...always on call and on duty. But there's no payroll huh. You became an arbiter, a referee...when someone is not in harmony over some petty issue... a good and positive listener, a barkada, a friend, a tutor, a cook, and everything in one. But why is it most rewarding to be a mother? Doing this is no donkey work but instead it's a blessing for me and I bet all those mothers around too will agree with me. In the heart of hearts, only pure love is what pushes our gear higher that keeps our strength and energy roaring to life to be able to serve our children and love them whole-heartedly...protect them from every harm and mold them in such a way that they'd be a better person in the future and not be a nuisance to anyone...wheeew, ang haba. It's not an easy task to be a mother. I wonder why if asked what's their mothers' occupation...they'd go..."wala po, sa bahay lang po", (she's only a simple stay-at-home mom) an understatement indeed, I guess.

Mother's Love

by Angel Watchin

You wiped away many tears,
And even calmed many fears.

You have kissed all sorts of parts,
You even somehow healed broken hearts.

You gave your love without a second thought,
You gave lectures when our mistakes you caught.

But you also gave hugs for no reason at all,
You held us tight whenever a tear would fall.

You gave us the courage to walk alone,
You gave us the love of a real home.

You endured many things just for our sake,
Your love was genuine so much love would be hard to fake.

You are truly a gift from God above,
Only He could’ve made you with that much love

Tuesday, February 3, 2009

Courage is our shield...

For almost a couple of years since I got the chance to know more about Tack (personally have had met her at Tiendesita's before I left the country), and I dearly call her the woohoo girl...because everytime na may news yan, she'd go..."woohoo" to express great anticipation and joy...ay ang haba yata ng intro ko...just ko lang binasa yung Tack's homepage & about her message niya in full. Though marami na akong alam about her from exchanging sms msgs sa kanya and isa pa fave ko yung blog niya. Kasi for me I get to be a lot stronger pag nababasa ko yung musing niya everyday. It's quite uplifting talaga and believe ako sa faith niya and for that I bow...a lot. This girl really must be having such strength to go on, no matter what. She is also, has began a common Ate Tack in my household ever since. The children also look up to her, and becomes a role model of courage and vibrant disposition. I soon realized somehow that it was God who brought us together, but the irony is...she's the one making me braver and stronger instead of the other way around. I am a brave person as everyone knows that it's my high point, but somehow I knew that there were times that I wanna give up. I couldn't contain myself from being drawn to loneliness or disappointment some people hurled at me. I am resilient and my faith is enormous and I don't want to tackle much about it...I just want to keep it to myself since I hate to sound so holy. I'm just a normal human being who has the tendency to become weak some times. And reading Tack's life...I think I have no reason to complain much about life's cruelty. And to rephrase is a blessing's just that some people make some mess around us. Just yesterday, I went to church since it was candelaria...and I went also to Adoration Chapel. There I'm always able to sort things out and contemplate on things. Again, I was relieved. Faith really helps us become a better person. One should have firm faith to serve as an armor against life's adversities and afflictions.

The man of wisdom is never of two minds;

the man of benevolence never worries;
the man of courage is never afraid.

sooo sleeepy, will go back to bed after this...

Monday, February 2, 2009

Here's to you!

Happy Birthday to a very-very special person in my life. My shoulder and my pillow... one who is absolutely godsent. I only wish you good health, long life and happiness! I love you and well...what else but a big..big..hugs! ベストである!
Don't give up on your faith, Love comes to those who believe it and that's the way it is!

Hope to see your 100 kilowatt wide sa'yo ko lang nakikitang naka-plaster na talaga even if the sun isn't shining! actress ka talaga in every way, kahit ng-iinusok na ilong mo sa galit hindi ka pa rin ma-provoke...dahil your credo is, hindi ka nagtapos ng college para magstoop down sa walang kwentang bagay. And I bow for that. I cannot think of any single trait mo na hindi maganda. You are a role model indeed, and with that, we all look up to you! I just hope you won't change a bit. Naalala ko yung kumukuha ka ng NBI...when it was your turn at kukunan ka na ng picture, gumawa ka ng eksena...hinimatay naiwan mo ang motor mo sa mun. hall...ayun kilala ka na nila. Naalala ko rin noong may mag-i love you sa iyo na bigla mong hinampas ng payong. At ang pinaka-naaalala ko ay nung magbike tayo isang umaga, na pag-uwi natin at nasa gate na tayo mismo saka ako nasemplang...grabe ang tawa ko nong di ko mapiit until my bladder burst, eh pano ba naman kunan mo pa kong picture! At pina-freeze mo pa ko.

Sabe mo, "oops teka wag ka munang tumayo, kunan kitang nakaganyan ka." Grabe di ko yun makalimutan. At makakalimutan ko ba yung naglalakad tayo sa Quiapo? May nakita akong binebenta sa bilao, akala ko ay gulong ng Tamiya, sabe ko babalikan ko...para sa bunso kong mahilig sa Tamiya cars, yun pala eh mga s#x ring! Shucks! Ay na-wow mali ako don! Grabe. Eh hindi naman 20/20 ang vision ko noh?! Malay ko ba?! At ng bansagan mo akong Mishah, grabe...dahil hindi ako talaga nagsusuklay ng buhok...yung tatawagin mo ako for breakfast, "Mishah...kakain na!" makakalimutan ko ba yung eksenang..."wow, nasa heaven ba ako" scene...dahil umuusok ang kabahayan ng maiwan ko yung bath tub at kulang kumulo na lang siya...dahil busy busy-han ako sa computer?! Napahiya kaya ako non?! Hay ang saya! I'm really in high spirit pag ikaw ang kasama dull moments...and one who really can manage to hold temper in check always, with all honesty, I'll tell you na sa'yo lang ako nagbigay ng ganung respeto all through and through. I love you and I wish you all the best...God Bless!

Alam kong, alam mo kung gaano kita kamahal...110%...sobra pa nga, happy happy birthday to you and gambatteru!

Friends forever!

Feb 2 also celebrates Candelaria, when candles are blessed by the officiating priest to be used for the whole year round as votive candles at home. Me I bought some to be added to my old ones which are still here with me...but still I have them blessed pa rin again.

Sunday, February 1, 2009

Have You Ever?

I love doing this tag from Tack, but I am always not following the simple instruction, the tag thing...which is very important...will just go back...

1. Have you ever been on TV?
> no and never shy ako eh!

2. Have you ever sung in public?
> no and never will again...shy puro flats...the worse I've done was to lead Panatang Makabayan during pa yon ha...di ko alam ang words eh...serious ako kaya di naman nila nahalata...

3. Have you ever dyed your hair blond?
> ayan, mahilig ako dyan, but more of reddish lang, and not so loud na parang buhok ng maiz

4. Have you ever eaten frogs' legs?
> ah yan sure, yung edible when I was just 8-14 nanay used to cook it with coco sarap! Not anymore...never!

5. Have you ever received a present that you really hated?
> yup, something broken...but I didn't care to tell the giver...

6. Have you ever walked into a lamp post?
> it happened sa glass mata ko eh! pag lamp post over na yun ha...ang laki kaya ng karsada...

7. Have you ever cooked a meal by yourself for more than 15 people?
> oo, naku tinopak ako...2x ngyari...grrrr....para kasing bawal ang tumulong...

8. Have you ever fallen or stumbled in front of others?
> lol...madalas nga eh! lampa ako eh!

9. Have you ever done volunteer work?
> no, not yet but I do some bleep bleep...secret na lang yun...

I want to tag anyone from my blogroll...

Presenting my sleepyhead co-author...

You know why I say Mishah is my co-author? Just look at the picture ...she stays with me talaga whenever I it the whole day...ayan at antok na antok...she's every where I go. Even when am going to the cr, I just have to make sure my bathroom is half-closed or else magtatampo na yan...and can you imagine a doggy na nagbubuntong hininga??? Si Mishah yon. At nasanay yan ng pinagmememe. The reason was, I got her months old pa lang so minememe siya sa gabe para di siya mag-ingay and not to be left out all alone in her corner. Ate Norie who happened to be the 1st owner also a breeder, loved Mishah so much, hindi siya actually for sale amongst those pack of shih tzus she have had that time... nagkataon na she was in dire need of immediate cash. Ang pinagpilian ko ay sangkuterbang pure Shih tzus, mini pins and chiua-uas (hope I get it right) kasi 3 silang magkakapatid na breeder. May napili na sana ako...pero ng biglang bumandera si Mishah na friskyng frisky that time...bongga...siya na...ang naiuwi ko. Ate Norie was nearly crying talaga and I saw how she did regret selling Mishah. Now if you were to ask me, kahit yata wala akong pera di ko maibebenta si Mishah. Never! For me she's Godsent. Inaaliw niya ako pag malungkot ako and talagang yung loyalty niya sa akin sobra. Dog man siya...I can feel the love she has for me, and for the rest of the family. I wasn't a dog lover before Mishah came.


here are the rules:
- link to your tagger and post these rules.

- list (8) random facts about yourself and tag (8) people.

This is a delayed reaction...hehehe...been tagged by Tack but I didn't get to work on this since hirap ako sa tag tag...but I do love doing things like this... so here goes...

Eight Random Facts about ME: (daw!)
1 - i'm a cool person...that's why maro gave me the monicker, mommycool!
2 - i don't go for esoteric dishes, but i do love to explore sometimes
3 - i don't cuss...but when pushed, i say pi...sorry tao lang...but i never say g#g# to anyone, for me it's gross...mas masama pagmadudulas ako, may nasasabi akong...bleep...bleep
4 - i always take a bath after sitting down in the john...
5 - i used to smoke a lot, now it's a no smoking policy at home
6 - i love to read a lot! sobra as in grabeeeeee!
7 - i am afraid of worms...snakes and...manholes, crack or breach or pits!
8 - i love Mishah so much...i treat her like my own child...i want the best for lagi akong nanggigigil sa kanya...grrrrr...hugs...hugs....

i'm tagging: vera