My Archives: August 2006

Tuesday, August 29, 2006

Driving around the Ortigas and Quezon City areas, you will see banners announcing that the Lee Kum Kee Soy Sauce Swap is now in your village. What do you need to do? [more]
11:38 PM GMT+8

Monday, August 28, 2006

Are you thinking of ways to save money? Well, don't think -- just do it! The following information was e-mailed to me by a friend today. [more]
09:52 PM GMT+8

Sunday, August 27, 2006

Disclaimer: I am not a medical doctor. The information contained in this entry is based on my readings and own personal experience. If you suspect that anyone in your household may have dengue, please see your doctor immediately.

I heard in the news quite recently that dengue cases are on the rise here in Metro Manila. Statistics from January to August 2006 show that cases have gone up 47%. The most number of cases occurred in Quezon City. [more]
08:51 AM GMT+8

Thursday, August 24, 2006

Every Pinoy frets about the damage wrought by the oil spill in Guimaras these days. The situation highlights the need to do things right and to do things while you can. [more]
10:28 PM GMT+8

Wednesday, August 23, 2006

Do you like wine? If you do, you may want to check out the Wine Festival at the Rockwell Tent, near Power Plant Mall in Makati City. [more]
10:38 PM GMT+8

Monday, August 21, 2006

We caught the award-winning movie by Jeffrey Jeturian, Kubrador (The Bet Collector), at SM Megamall the other day. A fourth of the movie house was not even filled -- well, maybe because it is a long weekend. [more]
12:31 PM GMT+8

Saturday, August 19, 2006

Everyone complains about the continuing increase in the price of fuel. I seem to remember a time when fuel price was just in the teens per liter. Now it's more than P40 per liter! Before you know it, some politician will be using fuel prices as an indicator of how the economy is doing (even if we really have no control over them) -- similar to the exchange rate and the price of galunggong. [more]
08:28 AM GMT+8

Saturday, August 12, 2006

The Bible says: "Seventy years is all we have; eighty if we are strong..." And so, as Mr. John celebrated his 80th birthday yesterday, he still is going strong. [more]
08:33 AM GMT+8

Thursday, August 10, 2006

I read recently about this US study that said that 3 out of 4 women prefer a new plasma TV to a diamond necklace. I don't know about them but I'd take the diamond necklace anytime. [more]
10:58 PM GMT+8

Sunday, August 6, 2006

Are you a nursing mother? Are you pregnant and hope to exclusively breastfeed your coming child? You may want to check out the "Breastfeeding Week" photo exhibit on August 7, 2006 at 10am at the Medical City here in Ortigas. [more]
09:12 AM GMT+8

Saturday, August 5, 2006

Do you collect dolls? I used to, as a kid. I had a closet-full of dolls filled with walking dolls, talking dolls -- and all of them had names. [more]
06:35 AM GMT+8

Wednesday, August 2, 2006

I have always admired story-tellers -- maybe because much as I would like to, writing a novel or a short story isn't something I'm very comfortable with. Short entries for a blog, a poem here and there, a longish essay once a year -- those I can do. [more]
11:45 PM GMT+8

Tuesday, August 1, 2006

Reader Ms. R. runs a travel agency located in Bacoor, Cavite near SM Bacoor. The travel agency handles passport documentation, airline/hotel reservation, ticketing, and also offers international and local tour packages. [more]
08:37 PM GMT+8

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