My Archives: June 2006

Thursday, June 29, 2006

A former officemate of mine passed away at the age of 43. I was not particularly close to her although am still quite stunned by her death. Another former officemate of mine, who is a close friend of the deceased and mine, too -- told me a few weeks ago that our officemate's two kidneys were no longer functioning and that she had to undergo dialysis regularly. [more]
07:32 PM GMT+8

Saturday, June 24, 2006

Did your child thumb-suck a lot when he or she was younger? Did/does he or she have the habit of thrusting out his or her tongue when he or she talks? Does your child breathe more through his mouth than through his nose? [more]
11:05 PM GMT+8

Friday, June 23, 2006

If you've been wondering why the posts here have been few and far between -- there can only be one excuse. Life has gotten so busy. [more]
05:31 PM GMT+8

Saturday, June 17, 2006

I remember Kevin Costner's movie Field of Dreams -- where the line "if you build it, they will come" came from. More and more, I think that line refers to Henry Sy and his SM malls. [more]
07:18 PM GMT+8

Sunday, June 11, 2006

Tomorrow, June 12, is Independence Day. Maligayang Araw ng Kalayaan sa ating lahat! I decided to do a check here at to see what I had previously written on Independence Day. [more]
05:07 PM GMT+8

I belong to a generation which grew up thinking that three eggs in a week were enough. Recently, we were at the pedia and based on Ali's check-up, the doctor said she needs more iron. [more]
04:32 PM GMT+8

Whenever I need to deal with or talk to older men or ladies, particularly if they are not relatives, officemates, or friends, I typically use the term "manong" or "manang" as a sign of respect. The taho vendor. The old lady in church. The woman selling in the cafeteria. [more]
04:20 PM GMT+8

Sunday, June 4, 2006

In Manila, the rainy season has started and the Department of Health warns of the onset of several diseases, coughs and colds and the flu included. Although there is still no cure for the flu, you may want to consider lessening the chances that you will catch the virus by getting a flu shot. [more]
08:08 AM GMT+8

Saturday, June 3, 2006

"Good morning yesterday. You wake up and time has slipped away..." Remember that song? If you have time today or tomorrow, you may want to check out the Times of Your Life Fair at the Philippine Trade Training Center on Roxas Boulevard, corner Sen. Gil J. Puyat Ave., Pasay City. The fair is described as a "celebration of happy times." [more]
07:56 AM GMT+8

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