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a soundtrack to june 2014

Day before yesterday, I acknowledged my failure to document.  Today I try to get some of that back.  Since it would be way too tedious  (for creating and watching) to … Continue reading

July 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

my city. my new york. peter luger.

I took the time to eat before sitting down to write this entry.  It was a useless precaution.  After reviewing the photos, I am once again starving, my mouth watering for … Continue reading

April 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

a soundtrack to my life (March 17-23, 2014)

  Another soundtrack that’s coming in late.   This past week and a half I’ve had friends visiting from Manila and it’s been a challenge balancing my regular routine and … Continue reading

March 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

a soundtrack to my life (February 24 – March 2, 2014)

Sometimes it seems like life moves like waves on the shore, back and forth back and forth.  Not sure if you’re coming or going, a constant mix of the old … Continue reading

March 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

packing a suitcase, packing a life

Today was the day I set aside to pack most of my things for my upcoming move to NYC.  As I started to put the first few things in my … Continue reading

January 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

a new york minute

New York Minute word of the day: June 20, 2005 A New York minute is an instant. Or as Johnny Carson once said, it’s the interval between a Manhattan traffic … Continue reading

November 19, 2013 · Leave a comment


One of the many joys of traveling is finding interesting things to take home.   One of the unique facets about being a traveling Filipino is finding interesting things to … Continue reading

November 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

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