286 – On A 2021 Second Quarter Update

The first six months of 2021 flew by just like that. Given that, I'm back here again to share what has transpired on my end. Without further ado, here's what I have been up to for the second quarter of the year. I have not been able to venture far beyond my house since my … Continue reading 286 – On A 2021 Second Quarter Update

285 – On Singapore From My Mom’s Eyes, Circa 2011

Let me share a story about this photo set. My mother has worked at the Philippine Department of Agriculture for some years now. Her job at the department involved collaboration with other ministries of agriculture in Southeast Asia, as part of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). Back in 2011, she had the chance … Continue reading 285 – On Singapore From My Mom’s Eyes, Circa 2011

282 – On A 2021 First Quarter Update (Part 2: The Blog)

Here's the second part of my first quarter update, this time with a focus on the blog itself. As usual, the Philippines is still under lockdown – for more than a year and counting. Fortunately, the Philippine government has downgraded it to the modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) until the end of April. We've had … Continue reading 282 – On A 2021 First Quarter Update (Part 2: The Blog)

281 – On A 2021 First Quarter Update (Part 1: The Blogger)

We're well into the first quarter of 2021, and Manila is currently under a more stringent enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) – despite ongoing vaccinations. The Philippines is using Sinovac Biotech and AstraZeneca jabs on health workers and other high-risk sectors in the populace. But at this moment, I am now three-fourths convinced that this is … Continue reading 281 – On A 2021 First Quarter Update (Part 1: The Blogger)