Monthly Archives: April 2007

Cold Facts and the Lonely Road

I’ve already written about what it feels like to be a mom. I’ve also shared some of my thoughts and experiences as a scientist. But I have not written much about what it feels like to be all at the … Continue reading

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Syamu Neko Kyodai

I woke up pretty early this morning – around 6:30 am – rarin’ to get out of bed and ready to go to work. It’s Friday, last day at work, and I just want to get this day done and … Continue reading

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A Tragic Story

Sometimes, despite the noblest intentions, best preparations, and even the best medical intervention available nowadays, tragic things happen. Sometimes they hit us without warning. We don’t know why they happen. We tear our clothes and cry to the heavens asking why, why on … Continue reading

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Hala! Halalan Na!

Are you an overseas absentee voter? If, like me, you reside outside the Philippines and are registered as an overseas absentee voter, then by now you must have received by mail the ballots and instructions on casting your vote. Voting … Continue reading

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Love Ko ‘To

“Kayo po?” the woman standing behind the counter asked. Baggy and I looked at the lady in surprise. We were at McDonalds near Hiroo Station in Tokyo. It came as a complete surprise, because right up to that moment the … Continue reading

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Tales of Two Passports

Have you ever applied for renewal of your passport? How about having it amended from your single name to your married name? Was it as simple as 1-2-3? Because I live in Tsukuba, I am under the jurisdiction of the … Continue reading

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