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Weekly Gratefulness List (November 3 to 9, 2013)

| November 28, 2013

– a quick cemetery visit. This was the first time that G got to go with us to the cemetery so it was special to me. – finally got to try the sosy movie theater at Resorts World, with the La-Z-Boy and unlimited popcorn and soda. It was one of those things that are nice [...]

By the beach…

| November 7, 2013

  I took very few pictures while in Palawan but these are some of them.  

China trip (Day 4 – Ningbo)

| October 16, 2013

Oh it’s cold! One good thing about the cold weather is I get to wear what I like to call my “fall fashion.”   So all covered up, we set out to look for some food. On our way, we came upon a bike-renting service.   Since we hadn’t been good about eating our veggies [...]

Weekly Gratefulness List (September 8 to September 14, 2013)

| September 27, 2013

This week was happiness! –finished writing two poems. (Once again, “finished” is used as a term of convenience. Nothing I write ever really feels finished.) –got word from the Philippines Graphic that they’ll publish my poem “Amah’s Sewing Kit” in their “special collector’s edition Nick Joaquin issue.” I am weak-kneed, and still a bit short [...]

Of Wishing Wells and Flowing Fountains

| May 12, 2013

I like wells best of all. I imagine them full to the brim with wishes; hardly able to contain all the hushed yearnings of lovers and beloveds. Should one stick his head inside, the sibilant swshswsh can still be heard amidst snatches of whispered longings. How do they make wishes come true? I never toss [...]

Weekly Gratefulness List (March 31 to April 6, 2013)

| April 6, 2013

Sad that Bunny has to go back home but grateful still that he was able to be with me for three whoopee happy weeks. I’m also thankful for the following: -Bunny’s safe journey back home -my first week as a full time creative writer -the luxury of being able to choose to be a full [...]

Ilocos Adventure!

| March 26, 2013

The “Bunny and Pumpkin Ilocos Adventure” covered Laoag, Vigan, Pagudpud, and Paoay; and lasted five wonderful days. We patterned our trip on this blog entry and made the necessary changes according to our needs. Our hotel, Ilocos Rosewell Hotel (thanks to elementary school classmate Lloyd for the recommendation), was in San Nicolas, a stone’s throw away from Laoag [...]

Weekly Gratefulness List (March 10 to 16, 2013)

| March 26, 2013

I super love this week! – Artie and Daniel got married! – On leave from work! – Laoag-Vigan-Pagudpud-Paoay trip! [Blog entry on this to follow!]

Weekly Gratefulness List (March 3 to 9, 2013)

| March 26, 2013

Ack! I’m so behind in this again! The highlight of this week is my Bunny’s arrival!! And thank you to Anna Manna for driving me to the airport to pick him up and going with us to Mercato and driving us home! Yay!    

I think we should try this…

| October 18, 2011