292 – On A 2021 Third Quarter Update, Audioblog Edition

Nine months into 2021 and here we are again with an update post. Since I'm too lazy to type out things, I'll just let these recordings elaborate on what has transpired from my end. I apologize for my awful-sounding voice as I haven't done audio recordings in a while. Introduction What happened in July What … Continue reading 292 – On A 2021 Third Quarter Update, Audioblog Edition

289 – On Lifting Away Earthly Pain: A Eulogy

We have heard stories of many a woman who triumphed in the face of adversity. Hidilyn Diaz was one of them, giving us the first Olympic gold medal in almost a century. On August 15, another name  was added to that list – our dearly beloved Mama. Mama wore many hats in her more than … Continue reading 289 – On Lifting Away Earthly Pain: A Eulogy

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)