Monthly Archives: February 2011

This Band

One of the reasons I accepted the job to manage Sugarfree despite all the odds (understatement) is because there was a threat, even back then, of disbandment -something I wasn’t prepared for. Two years later, the threat is no longer … Continue reading

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Detour

Traffic was bad this afternoon (it took me and my staff Ryan over an hour to get from the Port area to Megamall). Detoured, ending up passing through Pearl Drive instead of crawling along the San Miguel Avenue stretch. I … Continue reading

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VD

Valentine’s day, for me, has always been associated with work. Mid-Elementary: Rosanne and I were made to wear dresses (it seemed age-appropriate) and stand by the top of the Main Dining stairs to give out flowers [or whatever the giveaway … Continue reading

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In The End

I still remember my first meeting with MOJOFLY (original members) in 1999. We all met up in Shakey’s on Espana because they had a gig at Mayric’s that night. I told them: “In the beginning it’s about the music; in … Continue reading

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From Burlesque

Remembering 2009… You Haven’t Seen the Last of Me Feeling broken Barely holding on But there’s just something so strong Somewhere inside me And I am down but I’ll get up again Don’t count me out just yet I’ve been … Continue reading

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From Tangled

Remembering 2007… Healing Incantation Flower, gleam and glow Let your power shine Make the clock reverse Bring back what once was mine Heal what has been hurt Change Fate’s design Save what has been lost Bring back what once was … Continue reading

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How “Araneta”

“How Araneta,” my mom just loooves to say. It’s true. Because I am the daughter of Freddie, whose blood runs deep despite my hardly having known him (my parents separated two days after my second birthday), I need ┬áto come … Continue reading

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Forgiveness

I used to have a friend (or so I thought) who suddenly turned against me. Apparently he has “found God” and wanted to apologize, so he texted me last night. I told him if apologizing makes him feel like a … Continue reading

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Android Love

I don’t see myself ever going for any OS other than Android. Then again, I used to think I would stay faithful to Nokia’s then later Palm Treo’s OS forever. Nokia has long been overtaken by probably every OS there … Continue reading

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Remembering 1st Year High School

My older-by-one-year sister Rosanne had a classmate who had to “repeat” 1st year high school. This student ended up being my classmate. Here’s one of our conversations which, to this day, cracks me up: CLASSMATE: When’s your bday? ME: August … Continue reading

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