December 18, 2010

I'd almost forgotten you Anne

On my way home, I stopped by a store that sell bargain books and these are my take homes:


A favorite from childhood
L.M. Montgomery's Anne of Avonlea (#2 in the series)
L.M. Montgomery's Chronicles of Avonlea
L.M. Montgomery's Anne's House of Dreams (#5 in the series)
L.M. Montgomery's Rilla of Ingleside (#8 in the series)


This one surprised me
Helen Fielding's Bridget Jones' Diary


And of course, something from Nora Roberts, my "comfort" book
one from The MacGregor series


I'd seen one old favorite, Jude Deveraux, but I wasn't ready to rekindle love for historical romance yet.


Nothing like this solid list to pick up my mood.

December 3, 2010

Inspired by last night

We each all have this friend, gay or not, with whom we share a senseless kind of fun.
By senseless, and fun, I mean:
1) You say something not even remotely funny, he laughs
2) Bumanat sya sa sinabi mo, you laugh
3) Gumatong sya uli, the laughter gets crazier, pitch increasing
4) Pinatulan mo na, kahit off-topic na from what you originally said. During this time pumipitik-pitik na katawan nyo, papadyak-padyak na, namimisikal na nga eh kasi may sabunot at sampal pa, so consumed by laughter. You two are laughing so loud, stretching mouths to its full roundness, even the eyes joined in the merriment, you bid social decorum goodbye.
5) Hihirit pa kahit ang hirit ay wala ng sense at sa inyo na lang nakakatawa, you alienate the people around. Just to keep the laughter going
6) Humupa na, but not reaching a full stop, tumatawa pa kayo
7) Minura mo sya, minura ka n'ya
8) And the whole thing becomes a cycle

To you, I wish for us to keep our thing into days beyond. As I always tell you, I love you friend!

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Jo: Ged ang romantic ng place, 'di ka ba nai-inlab sa akin?
Ged: Jo puta, mangilabot ka.

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Ged: Jo anong susuotin mo sa Christmas party?
Jo: Dress
Ged: Ay! Ako rin.

November 23, 2010

A simple blessing

When you go see Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 with your best choice for company.

November 13, 2010

Salamat Mr D

I never wrote a poem.

I did short stories, but youthful indifference lost them.

Ramblings in writing? Undoubtedly.

I remember one precious nobela, but hey it had no chance of survival in the era of floppy diskettes and if the only other copy was printed, I'm thinking kaburaraan or paper ageing finally destroyed it.

A one-act play script entitled "Ang Child Star". Yet where is it? In a hiding place inside my brain; born from ennui.

Poetry, it is intimidating. May ritmo, may sukat, may tunog, may lalim. It does not have the freedom of a chatter. It is free will in certain kinds of constraints. It is Poetry.
Now, I am no longer convinced. If I have my heart, my pen (most of the time it's a keyboard) and the metaphors, it is just writing in measures.


Right?


Exciting.

September 18, 2010

White

So, I ran into the ekis but I don't think he saw me. Good thing he is sporting a new hairstyle now, made his presence no longer familiar. Other than that, and the fact he is labeled as someone else's now, he hadn't changed much.

September 16, 2010

me time

Tonight I drank:
1) Rosemary tea
2) Organic Chinese green tea - I didn't like the experience of drinking this. Normally you'll feel clean when drinking tea, but this brew tasted like 'pinakuluang baboy' (and you're drinking its bath water). Eeeek.
3) Organic Chinese green tea with peppermint and lily - Taste described above was masked by the peppermint. I did not get any of the lily, even a hint.
4) Compressed black tea with bitter orange - Compared to the shelled taste of the organic green, this one was bursting. I immediately thought of chemicals but could not pinpoint exactly what I was tasting. Good thing my tita identified the taste as that of wood varnish.
5) Compressed black tea with bitter orange and peppermint - candied wood varnish

September 7, 2010

Just a tad sad

Funny, that when there was so much going on in your own life, when you were struggling to stay afloat, you just assume the world was on pause, waiting patiently 'til you were ready to resume living. But standing there, you realized the world carried right on turning, people carried on laughing and living and falling in love, even as your own world eroded.

August 16, 2010

is this phrase: post-coital chomping cases
I say: gross; or perhaps it is how humans romanticize sex between these bugs that is unsophisticated

August 15, 2010

chasing room-temp vodka with ice-cold mineral water

August 9, 2010

I can do this everyday

Earlier I snapped at somebody. I was swaying to the hangover blues, my defenses were down and I was feeling weird inside (how long does alcohol stay in your body anyway?). An, embarrassingly, soft poke and Humpty Dumpty had a great fall. And cracked.

It felt gratifyingly wicked.

August 5, 2010

This guy

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reminded me of this guy

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they even act alike

Pangalawang tagpo

J: Ate I baba tayo.
I: Ay ano ba yan. Kabababa ko lang.
J: 'di nagyaya!
I: Nagyaya kaya kami.
I: Ganyan ka naman, 'pag wala ka nang mayaya... Minsan gusto ko ako naman ang mauna.
I: Lagi na lang akong last option.
J: Tigilan mo nga ako!
J: There are no options, no choices.
J: There is only you.

August 1, 2010

Memory

Daylight
See the dew on the sunflower
And a rose that is fading
Roses whither away
Like the sunflower
I yearn to turn my face to the dawn
I am waiting for the day . . .

Midnight
Not a sound from the pavement
Has the moon lost her memory?
She is smiling alone
In the lamplight
The withered leaves collect at my feet
And the wind begins to moan

Memory
All alone in the moonlight
I can smile at the old days
I was beautiful then
I remember the time I knew what happiness was
Let the memory live again

Every streetlamp
Seems to beat a fatalistic warning
Someone mutters
And the streetlamp gutters
And soon it will be morning

Daylight
I must wait for the sunrise
I must think of a new life
And I musn't give in
When the dawn comes
Tonight will be a memory too
And a new day will begin

Burnt out ends of smoky days
The stale cold smell of morning
The streetlamp dies, another night is over
Another day is dawning

Touch me
It's so easy to leave me
All alone with the memory
Of my days in the sun
If you touch me
You'll understand what happiness is

Look
A new day has begun

- Glamour Cat

July 28, 2010


"...to feel something in a world that has effectively outlawed feeling."

- Gary Shteyngart on Nineteen Eighty-Four

July 22, 2010

hindi tumatanggi sa homemade spaghetti

July 21, 2010

Boy-gel encounter 07212010

Lunchtime, sa pantry

Girl: Can I be seated next to you?
Boy: Why?
Girl: You want the long version or the short one?
Boy: Long
Girl: *gave a really really really long explanation*
Boy: Ah
after some time...
Boy: Eh ano naman yun short version?
[pause]
Girl: Dahil gusto kita.

July 20, 2010

mala-Gian

Alex: Jo bakit ang laki ng bag mo?
Kate: Nagbebenta ng supporter yan.
Jo: Oo. I have transparent, hot pink... take your pick.
Jo: Hindi! Laman nyan fresh set of clothing. Kina Jeff kasi ako uuwi.
Alex: Eh sa amin kelan ka uuwi?
Jo: *toink*


June 19 - 20, 2010
Going away dinner with Lace and birthday celebration
Mr. Choi Kitchen, Robinson's Pioneer

July 17, 2010

When life gives you - - - - - - - instead

You need to be obscenely close to the author to view this post.

July 16, 2010

Trip to Alaska

Yaya: ... for every 100 pound 2500 calories ang na-bu-burn 'pag sa Alaska ka nakatira

Yaya: Kaya siguro walang matabang eskimo

Jo: (gave Yaya her best doubtful look)

Yaya: Nakakita ka na ba ng eskimo na mataba?

Jo: Oo

Jo: Si Santa Claus

July 15, 2010

Haiku reminds me of a bamboo

On a fine Thursday morning, a cat threw me back into this crazy cycle from which I see no out. It was either you or the cat.

A love affair

naniniwala ka ba sa lab at pers sayt?

o gusto mo daan uli ako...

At first sight, do I look like a warm person? Or maybe it was the hot coffee I was drinking that made me warm. Anyhow, Katrina seems to think I'm categorized under that personality wavelength. She's always around when I'm having breakfast at their house, and by around I don't mean a good feet away. Baby girl, her alias, would circle my red-clad legs as she intentionally, that's what I believe, wants me to feel her soft, thick, bushy, ash-brown hair. When it gets boring, she'd then prop her forefeet, claws ready, upon my left leg. 

Sometimes I'd place this leg on top of the other, cross-legged, and tip-toe, putting a considerable height from the floor. But this morning she surprised me when I did this. Katrina stood, carrying the weight of her fore body for a minute, though she was not able to make me feel the pinprick from her nails, and she gave me a look that would rival Puss'. On some days, she'd do all this because she wants me to know 'you eatin', I ain't'. Today, she just had her Friskies with tap water. 

Maybe it's the Christmas-toned ensemble I often wear to breakfast? Is it the view of the bottom of a plate and dark blue mug when I bring it closer to my mouth, or the cake on top of it and smell of coffee? The seat I always take around the table? Or maybe she just wants some lovin' and I'm not [in capacity of] giving.

July 3, 2010

Round the corner

"One more step..."

"Another one *puff puff puff*"

"A few more... hindi ba't ang lahat naman ng paghihirap ay natatapos rin..."

"Ouch! What was that? Shit, yun itlog ko basag na ata..."

"'di ba nag-g-gym ka?"

"Tangina anong ginagawa ni Jollibee sa labas ng kanyang tindahan, at bouncing happily pa"

"Not today please. A different day and I would even take a picture with you. Jollibee alis sa dadaanan ko!"

"Leche sinayawan pa ako. Ibato ko kaya sa iyo itong guyabano dito."

"Can't you see my arms being stretched to its full length and strength by these 6 plastic bags?! Get outta my way! Even with that thick, soft, huggable costume of yours these could kill you, y'know?

"Finally, retreat..."

June 20, 2010

June 18, 2010

Good ole solid rant

What happened?! 4 hours in my makeshift bed and I can't remember if I slept. Have I achieved inner peace at 'di ko na kelangan pa ng tulog?! I seriously believe that, aside from man being naturally selfish, I'd end up as a road kill, dead from a shootout or from sleep deprivation.

Haphazard thoughts

1) I AM EMOTIONALLY WORN OUT.
2) I miss Lyn-da Maling.
3) I am being a worrywart to a sick friend.
4) I want to have a proper crying session. Ano nga uli yun tungkol sa nalipasan ng pagluhang ASAP?  
5) Crying for me is the result of "sneak attacks". 'Pag hindi ka handang maalala ang nagpapalungkot sa iyo, luluha ka. And as for this night's bonus, which I took from a link ym'ed to me as I wrote this entry: "The stronger person in a relationship is often the one who's crying."
6) I am loving my day and night walks along this stretch, especially the latter.
7) This morning I saw a lady, in a full-fledged city's sidewalk, slicing through the morning rush barefooted. Wearing a skirt, it wasn't hard to miss the pale olive skin of her feet marred by blue-green lines. Though for a second I doubted if those were uncovered feet I was seeing. I don't know what made me look down. Maybe because she was fidgeting more than what is publicly normal, or because she had this unusual bounce as she came towards me. Or maybe it was meant to be!
8) This evening I feared for my life as I traveled below my stretch. Walking along the banketa, few cars driving by, sparse people passing by, one or two security guards/police men in every other block, yellow street light from high posts. The road felt wide and open yet secluded by the skyscrapers around. A great scene for a gun battle. Every step I took I thought, "tonight I might die from a shootout". And the security guard lying dead this morning in the same avenue did not help.
9) For all the jests I do about getting "picked up", I am quite sure I was in the very situation a while ago. By an Indian. Scary.
10) Bald men are not to be trusted. They are as slick as their head. I downplayed skepticism during the whole event for the best friend I was with. But I waited for one of those oldies to crack.

June 14, 2010

"It's a form of love just to talk to somebody that you have nothing in common with and still be fascinated by their presence." - David Byrne

June 10, 2010

A beatitude


Blessed are they who give out bright smiles,

for they shall have happy days ahead.


I was asked to do my pinsan's homework in Religion. 8 personal beatitudes. That's one of them.

June 9, 2010

Para sa pinaka-walanghiya kong kaibigan


MALIGAYANG KAARAWAN TONETTE!!!

Every moment with you is a step closer to hell (and I'm taking you with me hahahaha)

 (Wala na akong nakitang mas babata pa sa litratong ito. Extra lagi si Manel)

June 6, 2010

The Virgin Labfest 6

I am definitely attending this!

Virgin Labfest, the annual festival of untried, untested, unpublished and unstaged plays, is on its 6th year and is opening this June. It will run from June 22-July 4, 2010 at the Tanghalang Huseng Batute, Cultural Center of the Philippines. For the schedule, see below (taken from the CCP site).


June 5, 2010



Padma Lakshmi sexily eating her way to a Carl's Jr. Western Bacon Cheeseburger. Falling... deeper...

Birthday wish list:

1) Cute earrings
I've started collecting late last year and the latest I acquired are hamburger replicas. Top that!

2) A Sony Ericsson Vivaz or Xperia 10
Not so long ago, I lost my beloved C902. Sana lang may friend ako na galante :D

3) Multi-vitamins
Don't ask.

4) A book
My genre is romance, ever since I discovered the joys of reading. But I've been thinking of trying other categories. So, surprise me. At okay lang sa akin ang second-hand or bought from Book Sale. In fact I love that store!

5) A swimming buddy
Any gender will do.

6) Gift Certificate
To wheresoever. Anyway, I'll enjoy spending it.

7) A navy blue blazer
In a thinner/lighter material. Okay lang kung galing sa ukay.

8) Wrist watch strap
Leather. Any color.

Tailor extraordinaire



Video above is of Franz Reichelt in 1912, a tailor who dreamt of creating a suit for aviators that will convert into a parachute. The first (and last) human test run was conducted by himself from the first platform of the Eiffel Tower. His parachute failed to deploy and he crashed to his death into the icy ground at the foot of the tower where he, apparently, left a dent/hollow (literally and symbolically).

June 2, 2010

3 in 1 instant coffee

SUGAR FREE

June 1, 2010

Gay

Gayer


jejemonbinay quoted

Aliw na aliw ako dito
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May 31, 2010

Palitan sa dilim

Panimula n'ya, "Can you keep a secret?" Sagot ng isa, "May boyfriend ka na?" "Wala... May kanser ako."

May 26, 2010


Creative Writing in U.P. Diliman

May 24, 2010

I dedicate this post to...

I dedicate this post to my friend Din Ryanne. 


Ang ganda ng hirit mo sa akin sa Twitter. Pang-friend of the year award talaga. There's a friend, a tunay na friend, and then there's you. Magsama kayo ni Gina. >:D<

May 23, 2010

Reasons to watch Chuck

Here they are...
Ellie and Mr. Awesome!!!

More reasons to watch Chuck

This show is littered with beautiful people. Barbie- and Ken-like I swear.

May 22, 2010

Sold





Read: http://perezhilton.com/2010-05-12-charice-covers-bieber-makes-baby-her-own-kills-it

You know you love me, I know you care
Just shout whenever, and I'll be there
You want my love, you want my heart
And we will never ever ever be apart

Are we an item? Girl quit playing
We're just friends, what are you saying
Say there's another and look right in my eyes
My first love broke my heart for the first time
And I was like...

Baby, baby, baby oooh
Like baby, baby, baby nooo
Like baby, baby, baby oooh
I thought you'd always be mine (mine)

Baby, baby, baby oooh
Like baby, baby, baby nooo
Like baby, baby, baby oooh
I thought you'd always be mine (mine)

For you, I would have done whatever
And I just can't believe we ain't together
And I wanna play it cool, but I'm losin' you
I'll buy you anything, I'll buy you any ring
And I'm in pieces, baby fix me
And just shake me til' you wake me from this bad dream
I'm going down, down, down, down
And I just can't believe my first love won't be around

And I'm like
Baby, baby, baby oooh
Like baby, baby, baby nooo
Like baby, baby, baby oooh
I thought you'd always be mine (mine)

Baby, baby, baby oooh
Like baby, baby, baby nooo
Like baby, baby, baby oooh
I thought you'd always be mine (mine)

[Ludacris:]
Luda! When I was 13, I had my first love,
There was nobody that compared to my baby
and nobody came between us, or could ever come above
She had me going crazy, oh I was star-struck,
she woke me up daily, don’t need no Starbucks.
She made my heart pound, I skip a beat when I see her in the street and
at school on the playground but I really wanna see her on the weekend.
She knows she got me dazing coz she was so amazing
and now my heart is breaking but I just keep on saying...

Baby, baby, baby oooh
Like baby, baby, baby nooo
Like baby, baby, baby oooh
I thought you'd always be mine (mine)

Baby, baby, baby oooh
Like baby, baby, baby nooo
Like baby, baby, baby oooh
I thought you'd always be mine (mine)

I'm gone (Yeah Yeah Yeah, Yeah Yeah Yeah)
All I'm gone (Yeah Yeah Yeah, Yeah Yeah Yeah)
Now I'm all gone (Yeah Yeah Yeah, Yeah Yeah Yeah)
Now I'm all gone (gone, gone, gone...)
I'm gone 

Ridiculed

Today is my phone's 1st birthday. Hooray! Too bad I lost it earlier. Amazing, really.

365 days ago: http://joooann.blogspot.com/2009/05/im-gonna-blog-about-my-phone-just-try.html

Ang galing parang may nagplano lang. PAKSH*T.

May 21, 2010

Ang sarap n'ya tumitig.
          Daig pa si papa John Lloyd.
                    Sayang nga lang hindi ako ang nasa kabilang dulo ng bahaghari.
                              Ako'y isang hamak na tagamasid lamang
                                        sa 2-dimensional na patunay na ito ay naganap.
                                                  Daya.

I'll sleep soundlessly tonight knowing that you might be primitively crouching on top of a pot of gold, please remember you are a leprechaun.

May 18, 2010

Cats on Delivery

A contest tailor-made for me and a friend.


For the full mechanics, read here: http://www.mcdelivery.com.ph/catspromo

May 12, 2010


Gusto mo bang maging parte ng kalakal?

Maxim of the day


"Answer a question, win a friend."

A friend and I got to talking about the art of dodging questions and at some point that thing above was thrown in. It summarizes my day.

Unanswered question's a *w*itch

Suffrage

Chilling with baby Luke after exercising right to vote.

Chilling with Krispy Kreme chiller.
I am proud to say I enjoyed the perks of voting.

What a blunder


May 11, 2010

From 7 to 7 with Toni. From light to dark.

May 8, 2010

May 7, 2010
Mesa, Greenbelt

May 9, 2010

To the person I can never talk about without the waterworks:


 Happy mother's day Mama. I love you.


Love,
Neng

May 5, 2010

I wanna be a billionaire so freakin' bad
Buy all of the things I never had
Uh, I wanna be on the cover of Forbes magazine
Smiling next to Oprah and the Queen
 
Oh every time I close my eyes
I see my name in shining lights
A different city every night oh
I swear the world better prepare
For when I’m a billionaire

Yeah I would have a show like Oprah
I would be the host of, everyday Christmas
Give Travie a wish list
I’d probably pull an Angelina and Brad Pitt
And adopt a bunch of babies that ain’t never had sh-t
Give away a few Mercedes like here lady have this
And last but not least grant somebody their last wish
Its been a couple months since I’ve single so
You can call me Travie Claus minus the Ho Ho
Get it, hehe, I’d probably visit where Katrina hit
And damn sure do a lot more than FEMA did
Yeah can’t forget about me stupid
Everywhere I go Imma have my own theme music

Oh every time I close my eyes
I see my name in shining lights
A different city every night oh
I swear the world better prepare
For when I’m a billionaire
Oh oooh oh oooh for when I’m a Billionaire
Oh oooh oh oooh for when I’m a Billionaire

I’ll be playing basketball with the President
Dunking on his delegates
Then I’ll compliment him on his political etiquette
Toss a couple milli in the air just for the heck of it
But keep the fives, twentys completely separate
And yeah I’ll be in a whole new tax bracket
We in recession but let me take a crack at it
I’ll probably take whatevers left and just split it up
So everybody that I love can have a couple bucks
And not a single tummy around me would know what hungry was
Eating good sleeping soundly
I know we all have a similar dream
Go in your pocket pull out your wallet
And put it in the air and sing

I wanna be a billionaire so fricking bad
Buy all of the things I never had
Uh, I wanna be on the cover of Forbes magazine
Smiling next to Oprah and the Queen
I wanna be a billionaire so freakin' bad!

- Travie McCoy


May 4, 2010

Orange you glad you'll be voting?


Krispy Kreme has taken part in promoting the country's May 2010 election by giving out a free Krispy Kreme Orange You Glad Chiller to those who will partictipate in the said event. Catch phrase is "Orange You Glad You Voted?".
Here's how:
Add Chloe Krispy Kreme in Facebook on or before May 10, she'll be sending you something back, print that out and present it to any Krispy Kreme branch together with your indelible ink-marked fingernail on election day.
Now all you have to worry about is the added sugar you'll be consuming that day :P
I saw this hanging over SM Bicutan while my bus braved the usual "all day, everyday" South Luzon Expressway heavy traffic. I'm thinking of attending just to see, in flesh, this person whom Darrell Hammond has impersonated with pitch-perfect impression.
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Super

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Source: http://www.buzzfeed.com/peggy/twinsies

May 3, 2010

Catch!

Facebook page: Paabot po. Bayad po, paabot. Pakisuyo na lang po. AY PUTA! MANONG, CATCH!

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Magawa nga ito minsan.

filed under: harmless yet found funny

May 2, 2010

Oh so wrong!

A girl gone missing on June 10, 1991 and turned up 18 years later. Abducted from a school bus stop, kept only at the back of her kidnapper's home, raped by the same person, from which 2 girls were born.





I gorge'd and tried purging after. That's sick, right?

May 1, 2010

Birthday pow-pow and a comeback

At ito nga, bumalik na si Gina on Leslie's and Rhadz's birthday libre.
Leslie told us that she has a surprise. We had no idea that it will be Gina. Nevertheless, we were surprised and happy that he's back.
Friday's, Starbucks, McDonald's
January 16, 2009



Babalik ka rin

Despedida kuno ni Gina. Babalik naman pala!
Tokyo, Tokyo and Starbucks
Glorietta
August 22, 2008



Sa loob at labas ng ITRD

We own this room!
Thesis days... nila



So young and so cute

Some were taken from Mark's birthday celebration at his home. Some were from our bowling trip after a training with Edison Tan about server-side scripting (did I get that right?). Some were from one afternoon snack at PizzaHut



Reprieve

7 PM yesterday and water droplets were racing each other to the ground, but i braved it for lolo a.k.a. Robert Downey Jr./Iron Man. But no more. I will no longer throw him geriatric jokes.

He was perfect playing Tony Stark. As for the movie, Iron Man is entertaining, relaxed (nothing 'pilit' in it), hilarious and its action scenes are ooomph-inciting. The only blithe to the movie is that the suit looked gay when it flies. It was so gay Gina and I were elbowing each other and inappropriately laughing everytime Iron Man poses to take flight.

After a year, we returned to Wendy's. A memorable place to us.

Present: Gian, Kate, Alex, Choi

Sakura, Wendy's
Iron Man 2, Glorietta 4

Promotional advertisement for Wendy's Baconator:
"It kills. It terminates. It's the Wendy's Baconator! (gun fires) Make every bite count." - Kate Ronquillo
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April 28, 2010

A stageplay every night

If I am filthy rich, I'll fly to New York right this minute and watch Kristin Chenoweth chummy up to Sean Hayes in Promises, Promises.

April 27, 2010

To my one and only guild:

Happy 4th birthday

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Fight or forever hold your peace

Love,
Misaoshi/Helaena/Sanomi/Sanono/Jo


April 26, 2010

Glee Open Casting Call

Nikki Gil has auditioned to Glee's Open Casting Call. Here's the video she submitted. Or you can view her audition piece and a little intro about her at this site. When you're there, just search for "Nikki" and she's, now, the 3rd result.

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Cats, Now and Forever

After work, I headed to Ticketnet at Glorietta 5 and bought tickets to Cats, Now and Forever. I need this, so I could have something to look forward to in my bleak future. Transient maybe, but at least... *haaaaay* I hope Lea Salonga plays Grizabella on the playdate I chose, or else the other ticket owner will not let me forget :-S

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Cats will run at the Tanghalang Nicanor Abelardo, Cultural Center of the Philippines beginning July 24, 2010 to August 8, 2010. For schedule and ticket price, click here.

April 25, 2010

Sabi ni Facebook:


I say: Kaya I am remedying this. No more!


Time-out

I was searching for "trails" and ended up finding out about the "happy trail".

See this: http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=happy%20trail

filed under: harmless yet found funny

Is she for real?

My life's tragedy took a back seat when I read an article about this girl and the drastic makeover she's gone through. See the picture of her before and after.

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Photo courtesy of POC.

See more of her from Veet's Catch and Shoot Barbara challenge.
Again, is she for real?


All you can do is play along at life, and hope that sometimes you get it right.

- Dexter Morgan

Settling things

Random office pictures. I'll miss them.

Jeff In Manila 4

When Jeff was here, he treated the circle to a dinner at an Indian/Persian/Arabian restaurant. A super duper fun night. Come to think of it, I was present sa mga libre ni Jeff. Hahaha. Thank you for the chocs! >:D<
On a short notice (he called me the night before to tell me he wants to see us before flying back), we were able to gather these people: Jeff, me, Din, Joy, Leslie, Gian, Kate, Grazielle


Gilak's, Greenbelt 3 and UCC, Glorietta
April 21, 2010

Jeff In Manila 3

with family. I swear susundan ko siya doon before this year ends.



Jeff in Manila 2

From their camera:

Beautiful girls all over the world
I could be chasing but my time would be wasted
They got nothing on you baby
Nothing on you baby
They might say hi and I might say hey
But you shouldn't worry about what they say
Cos they got nothing on you baby
Nothing on you baby

Not not not nothing on you babe
Not not nothing on you
I know you feel where i'm coming from
Regardless of the things in my past that i've done
Most of really was for the hell of the fun
On the carousel so around I spun (spun)
With no directions just tryna get some (some)
Tryna chase skirts, living in the summer sun (sun)
This is how I lost more than I had ever won
And honestly I ended up with none

There's no much nonsense
It's on my conscience
I'm thinking baby I should get it out
And I don't wanna sound redundant
But I was wondering if there was something that you wanna know
(that you wanna know)
But never mind that we should let it go (we should let it go)
Cos we don't wanna be a t.v episode (t.v episode)
And all the bad thoughts just let them go (go, go, go)

Beautiful girls all over the world
I could be chasing but my time would be wasted
They got nothing on you baby
Nothing on you baby
They might say hi and I might say hey
But you shouldn't worry about what they say
Cos they got nothing on you baby
Nothing on you baby

Not not not nothing on you babe
Not not nothing on you
Hands down there will never be another one
I been around and I never seen another one
Look at your style they ain't really got nothing on
And you out and you ain't got nothing on
Baby you the whole package plus you pay your taxes
And you keep it real while them other stay plastic
You're my wonder women call me mr. fantastic
Stop.. now think about it

I've been toLondon, I've been to Paris
Even went out there to Tokyo
Back home down in Georgia to new Orleans
But you always still to show (still to show)
And just like that girl you got me fro (got me fro)
Like a Nintendo 64 (64)
If you never knew well now you know (know, know, know)

Beautiful girls all over the world
I could be chasing but my time would be wasted
They got nothing on you baby
Nothing on you baby
They might say hi and I might say hey
But you shouldn't worry about what they say
Cos they got nothing on you baby
Nothing on you baby

Not not not nothing on you babe
Not not nothing on you
Everywhere I go I'm always hearing your name (name, name)
And no matter where I'm at girl you make me wanna sing (sing)
Weather a bus or a plane or a car or a train
No other girls in my brain and you the one to blame

Beautiful girls all over the world
I could be chasing but my time would be wasted
They got nothing on you baby
Nothing on you baby
They might say hi and I might say hey
But you shouldn't worry about what they say
Cos they got nothing on you baby
Nothing on you baby

Not not not nothing on you babe
Not not nothing on you
Yeah and that's just how we do it
And I'ma let this ride

- B.O.B.

April 24, 2010

Deadline to self




Daisypath Anniversary tickers



A day's work

Someone once told me that you have to choose
What you win or lose
You can’t have everything

Don’t you take chances
You might feel the pain
Don’t you love in vain
’cause love won’t set you free

I can’t stand by the side
And watch this life pass me by
So unhappy
But safe as could be

So what if it hurts me?
So what it I break down?
So what if this world just throws me off the edge,
My feet run out of ground
I gotta find my place
I wanna hear my sound
Don’t care about all the pain in front of me
I just trying to be happy
I just wanna be happy, yeah

Holding on tightly
Just can’t let go
Just trying to play my role
Slowly disappear

But all these days
They feel like they’re they’re same
Just different faces
Different place
Get me out of here

I can’t stand by the side
Ooh, no
And watch this life pass me by
Pass me by

So what if it hurts me?
So what if I break down?
So what if this world just throws me off the edge?
My feet run out of ground
I gotta find my place
I wanna hear my sound
Don’t care about all the pain in front of me
I’m just trying to be happy

Oh, happy
Oh

So when it turns that I can see???
This rope??
Victim??
Don’t say anything

So what if it hurts me?
So what if I break down?
So what if this world just throws me off the edge?
My feet run out of ground
I gotta find my place
I wanna hear my sound
Don’t care about all the pain in front of me
I just wanna be happy
Happy
I just wanna be
Oh
I just wanna be
Happy.

- Leona Lewis

Testing Facebook Like and Share

I installed new widgets to this blog, which are the Facebook Like and Share on Facebook buttons. Go on, use them :D

OLC Reunion with Damian

I love them.

From Neal's camera


April 22, 2010

You'll either wake up to a normal day or

You
open your eyes reluctantly, feeling the oddly strong pull of the cushy material beneath. But against your winning arguments to remain, you pull yourself up, crawl towards the edge while forcibly removing the bony legs blocking the way, fail miserably to stand up steadily then clumsily insert the feet in a combination of blue and pink flip-flops.
But
instead of going through the usual body rituals: lavish on a myriad of hair products (you're this vain to this one body part), dress up and select matching earrings and, if time is on your side, a bag
But
instead of going out, ride on a trike and the long bus trip after, where you half-listen to a favorite radio show and half-drown in thoughts
But
instead of opening the heavy doors of the confined space you'll stay in for the next 8 hours (if lucky), walk the short walk towards your territory, and revive the box to which your eyes will be glued and your fingers will be married to, your bottoms supporting you all throughout, for the next 8 hours (again, if lucky)
Oh
you did all this, silly. Except for which came after; arriving in the simplest gimmick ever concocted, quietly, unexpectedly, just when you thought that one muscle can no longer tear, be stretched, and wrung. It exited with a person shorter.
Oh
you'll wake up to all this, again, tomorrow. But that thing that's prodding you to go through every act each day is no longer whole. You call it a thing, everybody else labeled it inspiration, it will be lesser. You will be steady for the spoils yet inside you will hurt, will live with the disappointment and with the imperfection.
You
will either wake up to a normal day or to that one dream you have, severed.



I secretly wish that someday you see that dream to its ending, unmarred.


April 20, 2010

For all the hiding and substitution i do, "heart" is the one thing i cannot find replacement to.

Jeff in Manila

Jeff's back for 2 weeks and so he treated the family to a dinner at Gilligan's. The babies, Asha and Luke, were there. I miss those two (hay). Another thing, I discovered I like super dry beer.



Gilligan's, Glorietta 5
April 16, 2010
Hey Hey Hey

Your lipstick stains
On the front lobe of my left side brains
I knew I wouldn't forget you
And so I went and let you blow my mind
Your sweet moonbeam
The smell of you in every single dream I dream
I knew when we collided you're the one I have decided
Who's one of my kind

Hey soul sister, hey there mister, mister
On the radio, stereo
The way you move ain't fair you know
Hey soul sister, I don't wanna miss a single thing you do tonight

Hey Hey Hey

Just in time, I'm so glad you have a one track mind like me
You gave my life direction
A game show love connection, we can't deny
I'm so obsessed
My heart is bound to beat right out my untrimmed chest
I believe in you, like a virgin, you're Madonna
And I'm always gonna wanna blow your mind

Hey soul sister, hey there mister, mister
On the radio, stereo
Hey soul sister, I don't wanna miss a single thing you do tonight

Well you can cut a rug
Watching you is the only drug I need
So gangster, I'm so thug
You're the only one I'm dreaming of
You see I can be myself now finally
In fact there's nothing I cant be
I want the world to see you'll be with me

Hey soul sister, hey there mister, mister
On the radio, stereo
Hey soul sister, I don't wanna miss a single thing you do tonight
Hey soul sister, I don't wanna miss a single thing you do tonight
Hey Hey Hey (tonight)
Hey Hey Hey (tonight)

- Train

You own this space in my world

HAPPY BIRTHDAY GINA BEBE!!!

April 17, 2010

In a fraction of a second

THIS JUST CAME IN:

A half hour ago I twitted about depression, sadness and the happy drug. Now they're after me.

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And this is plopped on top of mine. Life's playing tricks on me. I love it!

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filed under: harmless yet found funny

"World happiness ratings"

I found this while on a Prozac hunt. The way I am feeling right now, shouldn't the Philippines at least get a yellow dot there, somewhere in Region IV.

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Source: http://www.informationisbeautiful.net/2009/can-drugs-make-you-happy/

Their source: Worlddatabaseofhappiness.eur.nl

filed under: harmless yet found funny

April 12, 2010

Find the funny in the harmless

Find the funny in the harmless.
I really like how the words composing the above statement go well together.
It draws a mental picture of something lying around or sitting atop, unassuming, non-reacting, alone, deadpan, doe-eyed, until you tripped on it. In a hair's breadth, a lone guffaw is envisaged.
You destroyed the lull it was in.

For my first post under this theme:


Facebook fan pages is getting crazier (and dirtier)
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This dethrones 'lahat ng lalaking umiiyak ay bakla'
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filed under: harmless yet found funny