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10 things

By on June 30, 2007

The least a writer could do is to find the right words that could best capture a fleeting thought in his head, preserve an important memory or freeze a…


To the class of 2007

By on April 1, 2007
Talk to your taxi drivers because like you, they also are trying to find their way around in this world. You will be surprised with what they can talk about - their heart-warming stories about their growing kids, their conspiracy theories about a controversial government transaction or even their classified information about a local politician.


By on March 5, 2007

This is Bonsooi, our newest family member. You can see more pictures of him here.



By on February 21, 2007
I asked him where he lived. “Lorega,” he answered. “Layo na?” (Is that far?). I don’t know why I even asked the last two questions when I already knew the answers at the back of my head. I thought to myself that by continuing this small talk, I could ease the heavy pang of guilt that’s already chewing inside me.

Why do you blog?

By on February 6, 2007
There’s a lot more to blogging than the site meter, or the blogroll, or the eye candy interfaces. At the end of the day, the form and the numbers will not matter as long as the message has been effectively conveyed.