This Could Be My Saddest Christmas So Far

I have been talking about my parents and sister’s move back to the Philippines since last year. Being in Saudi Arabia for so long made us more comfortable here than in our very own country, but the time has come and they’ve got to retire. I have actually seen their repatriation ticket, so that’s final […]

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Move On

The song Move On is from No Doubt’s self-titled album. They started indie then moved to Interscope. This song kind of makes me miss the old school Gwen Stefani. She was a rock star! She still is, but somehow with a dash of country, haha… thanks Blake Shelton! I love this particular live performance. Ugggh!!! […]

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Blessed

It is truly a blessing to be able to freely speak to God about everything. Yesterday, a colleague has passed out while at work and apparently, it was a case of stroke. He is in his early 40s, healthy (we thought), would eat salad all the time, not overweight, not diabetic — it was a […]

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La Isla Bonita

This week’s theme for Song Lyric Sunday is about Atoll, Island, Key, Lagoon, Peninsula, Reef, Tropical as suggested by Tales from the mind of Kristian.   This is the first song that popped into mind. I just love singing this song in karaoke 😀 La Isla Bonita is a song by American singer Madonna from her […]

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Long Distance Love Affair

The Philippines didn’t have telephone lines in some provinces back in 80s and the 90s. There will be aerial mobile phones owned by rich people and some middle class entrepreneurs who rent out their phones, “pay-per-use”. The nearest one was a kilometer away from our house. My father would call us there and their messenger […]

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