Category Archives: wala lang :)

Kapwa Ko Mahal Ko HQ

My friends and I refer to my condo as the Kapwa Ko Mahal Ko HQ because of the countless “homeless” it has opened its doors to (and shared my bed with). Because I have, on occasion, had sleepover guests those … Continue reading

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Women Are From Venus

Oh dear…how true.

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Adjustment Time

So far I haven’t had the urge to cross the street on the pedestrian lane, unlike last year. Perhaps that’s ’cause last year, I went to LA, Chicago, New York, then back to LA whereas this year, my trip to … Continue reading

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This, I get A LOT

I’ve lost count as to how many times this exact conversation has happened… Stranger: You’re an Araneta? Me: Yup! Stranger: How are you related to the Aranetas? #PetPeeve

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It’s Just a Name #4

This transpired in Studebakers  at Glorietta,  circa 1998… “Mr. H” was a notorious Artist Manager who wanted to manage the artist I was working for (the artist’s wife was his manager whereas I was this artist’s Road Manager during that … Continue reading

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It’s Just a Name #3

An MMDA traffic enforcer asked me to pull over (this time I can’t remember where or why) and asked to see my driver’s license. It was dark so he had to walk over to the front of my vehicle to … Continue reading

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It’s Just a Name #2

At the check-out counter of SM Megamall Supermaket: Cashier: Ma’am, Araneta kayo? (upon reading the name on my credit card) Me: Oo. Cashier: Related po kayo sa mga Araneta? Me: Thought bubble: Malamang!!! Duh!? Aling mga Araneta? Cashier: Yung mga … Continue reading

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It’s Just a Name #1

An MMDA traffic enforcer asked me to pull over underneath the EDSA-Ortigas flyover (I was on Ortigas about to turn left to EDSA Northbound) and asked to see my driver’s license. As I pulled out my license he explained to … 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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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  to come … Continue reading

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