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Trial and Error

That pretty much sums up my life these days. It’s only been a week since I’ve been taking care of Connor on my own (for the most part) and boy it’s pretty hard. I truly appreciate what my MIL does for us. Lately, Connor has times when …

Feb 28 2008

Back to the Future-College Edition

Grey Havens’ Drinking Crew Originally uploaded by bukidgurl One of my good friends from college just sent me about 25 pictures from our freshman year at UCI. Oh my Lord! I can’t believe how young (and skinny) I looked. I guess that’s how everyone feels when you look at …

Feb 28 2008

The second time around

I thought that coming back to work the second time around would be much easier since I did make the transition last December but I find myself more sad this time around. I think it’s because I spent most of my family leave with Connor by myself and all …

Feb 28 2008

One year

It was about a year ago this month that I found out about our little Connor. I really can’t forget that day when the pregnancy test turned positive. I was looking at him yesterday after his appointment and I still can’t believe he’s actually here smiling and «talking» …

Feb 28 2008

Adult Life

I haven’t had time to really write a proper entry these days since Connor’s been keeping me busy. Sometimes I’m still a bit surprised that I’m an adult. There are days when I wish I wasn’t, that I didn’t have to pay mortgage, taxes, care for a baby, …

Feb 28 2008

Little Surprises

There are days when my son surprises me. During times when I really need him to behave and keep quiet, he would usually pull through. Mind you, it’s not all the time but during the times that count he does. This morning, I was pretty tired and …

Feb 28 2008

Feeling productive

One of the things I hoped to accomplish during my «time off» is to take care of Connor’s baptism logistics. We’ve set a date already for April and we have the primary godparents but my main concern was the reception. For sure we can’t do it at our …

Feb 28 2008

Honest Confessions about Motherhood

To those who don’t have kids yet, motherhood seems to be surrounded in mystery. Before I had Connor, I was wondering how some mothers can handle things like their career, family and personal life. It’s a tough job to say the least. Here’s some «confessions» I’d like …

Feb 28 2008

Superfast weekend

/warning: this post might sound like it’s here, there and everywhere./ We had a 3 day weekend but it sure didn’t feel like it. My sister came to visit Saturday night and she’s leaving today. It’s really amazing how time flies when you’re having fun. Even though we …

Feb 28 2008

Growing Pains

More for me not so much for Connor, well maybe. My little bundle of joy is growing up fast. I think he’s starting to teethe judging from the symptoms he’s having. He might be also weaning himself from nighttime feedings according to the lactation consultant I’ve talked …

Feb 28 2008

Hulma Sa Akong Pagkabata

Dili ko motug-an pila akong panuigon karon apan akong isugilon unsay akong mahinumdoman sa panahon sa akong pagkabata. Nahimugso ug nagdako ako sa usa ka banika nga lugar sa Mindanao. Siyam kaming tanan nga managsoon walay labot ang nakuha sa sabakan sa among inahan.Ako ang ikapito nga anak. Magtutudlo … Stripes Lingerie

Feb 28 2008

Sa Tugkaran

Banika ang tugkaran nga namat-an nako’g buot. Eskinado ang porma sa lote nga gibantayan sa akong amahan. Sa silangang dulona niini mao ang dalan sa trak padulong sa suba. Sa kasadpan niini mao ang dalan sa tawo gikan sa bukid. Ang amihanan niini mao ang lote sa among silingan nga …

Feb 28 2008

Sa Bakilid

Sa daplin sa dalan padulong sa suba sa silangang bahin sa among balay mao ang bakilid nga akong laagan kanunay. Dinhi may duha ka kahoy nga dili ko mahikalimtan. Una, ang lomboy nga tultulon ko’g hangad basin may hinog nga bunga. Katam-is ug kaaplod nagsagol sa kalami sa bunga …

Feb 28 2008

Girl For All Seasons

Got tagged by the couple of the year Miss Nosedbleed and her bitter half Her/His Royal Highness from Vacklingham Palace Reynz As you see, I am and was famous ever sa balat nang lupa! I am the one and only girl for all seasons. Why? Hehehe, NOT WHAT YOU THINK! …

Feb 28 2008

More Than Words

A beautiful bouquet of red roses from my husband. To My Dear and Loving Husband If ever two were one, then surely we. If ever man were lov’d by wife, then thee. If ever wife was happy in a man, Compare with me, ye women, if you can. I prize thy love more than whole Mines …

Feb 28 2008

Don’t Let The Bed Bug Bite You

Bed bugs are creepy little buggers, they hide and come out to suck on our blood while we rest and sleep. They are often found in hotels, here and internationally. So if you travel and requires a hotel stay, be very cautious. We got bedbugs from a cheap hotel in …

Feb 28 2008

Lawsuit Woes

Sometimes if not often, a lawsuit or claim takes a great measure of time and energy from anyone involved. In my case it was my divorce. My work was affected up to the point that I had to leave it. My case lasts for more than two years thus I …

Feb 28 2008

It’ssss EB Time!

My dear blogkadas, nalalapit na ang aking pagadating diyan sa Maynila and you just can’t imagine how excited I am na na makita ko kayo sa mata. We will be arriving in Manila on March 3 around 10:45 A.M and staying in Manila area. Gusto ko sanang mag stay sa …

Feb 28 2008

Body Cleansing And Relief

I have heard so many different opinions that I am now totally confused. Some said that Colon Cleanse is a necessity and that it is similar to maintaining a hygiene to keep our body clean. And some even said that it can bring you to a state of enhanced …

Feb 28 2008

We Are All Set To Leave…

Yeah! We are all set to leave and my heart is slowly sinking down to the ground. Not because I don’t want to leave Germany but because my eldest son will be left behind. Well, I guess mothers are like that…they can’t easily let go of their children (emotionally) even …

Feb 28 2008

Social Climbing Logo Contest by Reyna Elena

Haay naku kong hindi lang ako busy sa kakaimpake eh di ako sana ang panalo sa pakontest na ito. Aray! Ang sakit naman ng mga inisiip niyo. Pero hoy fwede bang pagbigyan niyo muna akong pumapel ng ilang sandali lang? Pasakalye muna: I was not able to join Reyna Elena’s …

Feb 28 2008

Bullying And Personal Injury Compensation

I read a letter in a paper, where somebody was saying how everyone gets bullied, and in the good old days they just got up and hit the bully and everything was sorted. Wouldn’t it be great if life actually worked like that?! Of course, it doesn’t, and bullying goes so …

Feb 28 2008

All Set To Leave II

An excerpt from my previous entry: WE ARE ALL SET TO LEAVE Yeah! We are all set to leave and my heart is slowly sinking down to the ground. Not because I don’t want to leave Germany but because my eldest son will be left behind. Well, I guess mothers are …

Feb 28 2008

Overseas Filipinos as Entrepreneurs

The multiplier effect of the exchange rate potentially creates a lie in which the OFW slips into a false security that as long as he is earning in foreign currency, it’s perfectly alright — he will have a greater spending power in the Philippines. This fallacy, however, is sustained only if the OFW could go […]

Feb 28 2008

Waiting for the 2007 bar examination results

Somebody left a comment in this site that the Supreme Court already reserved the PICC for March, in anticipation of the oathtaking ceremonies for those who passed the 2007 Philippine bar exams. On the other hand, somebody said that the reservation was moved to April, which means that the release of the exam results would […]

Feb 28 2008

The Entrepreneurial Myth

The entrepreneurial myth is the “myth that most people who start small business are entrepreneurs” or “the fatal assumption that an individual who understands the technical work of a business can successfully run a business that does that technical work.” (Michael E. Gerber, “The E-Myth Revisited: Why Most Small Businesses Don’t Work and What to […]

Feb 28 2008

The Race for the 2010 Presidential Elections is On

Just today, I stumbled upon a blog (marroxas2010.blogspot.com) which claims to the “dedicated to the people who want to ENCOURAGE and SUPPORT Senator Mar Roxas as the next President of the Philippines.” It also claims to be the “1st blog of the 2010 Philippine Presidential Elections.” Two things immediately crossed my mind. Share This

Feb 28 2008

SC issues Guidelines for Imposition of Libel Penalties

The Supreme Court has just issued Administrative Circular No. 08-2008, providing for Guidelines in the Observance of a Rule of Preference in the Imposition of Penalties in Libel Cases. Trial courts may, in its discretion and based on the peculiar circumstances of each case, impose only a fine, instead of imprisonment. Share This

Feb 28 2008

Legal Empowerment of the Poor in the Philippines: Perspectives, Problems and Prospects

In 2006, the United Nations (UN) High Level Commission on Legal Empowerment of the Poor (HLCLEP) together with Economic, Social and Cultural Rights – Asia (ESCR-Asia), and key government agencies jumpstarted the national process on generating social dialogue and discourse on the issue of poverty and exclusion. More specifically, the project revolved around four major […]

Feb 28 2008

Effect of pending cases on the Senate’s power to conduct investigation in aid of legislation

There’s a radio commentary discussing the possible effect of the pending complaints filed with the Office of the Ombudsman on the Senate hearings in connection with the aborted $329-million national broadband network (NBN) deal with China’s ZTE Corp., with Rodolfo Noel “Jun” Lozada, Jr. as the central witness. Share This

Feb 28 2008

OFWs as stakeholders in the government

I received an email forwarding an article purportedly written by Rodolfo Noel “Jun” Lozada, Jr., in relation to the aborted $329-million national broadband network (NBN) deal with China’s ZTE Corp. The accompanying comment, contained in the same email, has an interesting take on the matter as it relates to Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW): Share This

Feb 28 2008

Blogging Students of Law

By “students of law”, I’m referring not only to law students, but also to lawyers and non-lawyers who are interested about the law. From time to time, we point to blogs of “students of law”. The last time we did that was middle of 2007, when we pointed to the blogs of Macka, […]

Feb 28 2008

National Regular and Special Holidays for 2008 in the Philippines

Somebody asked if 25 February 2008 has been declared as a non-working holiday, to give everyone a chance to commemorate EDSA People Power. Well, I’m not yet aware of any Proclamation issued by the President on this matter, so all we can do is wait. In the meantime, here are the regular holidays and nationwide […]

Feb 28 2008

How to communicate with “emotionally distant” men

How to communicate with «emotionally distant» men I recently read an article regarding how to communicate with emotionally distant men and learned a lot of heck from it. Trust me im no relationship guru yet sharing this article would make a lot of sense to tons of …

Feb 28 2008

“Something”

something…… something… Something will come along. Something will change the world. Something will change you. Something will change me. Something will change us. Something can be more than one thing. Something can be just one thing. Something can be less than one thing. Something could have already happened. Something could …

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