RIP, Steve Jobs.

I wrote this post in August when Steve Jobs resigned as Apple's CEO.  Today, the world lost a visionary. Here the screenshot of Apple's website today: You are an inspiration.  Thank you, Mr. Jobs.   … [Continue reading]

World Animal Day

Today is World Animal Day. This is taken from World Animal Day was started in 1931 at a convention of ecologists in Florence as a way of highlighting the plight of endangered species. Since then it has grown to … [Continue reading]

Namiyesta ka na ba sa Peñafrancia sa Naga? (Part 1 of 2)

Fair warning: long post The title of the post is taken from the line Lea Salonga sang  in that 2003 music video of "Tara na, Biyahe Tayo!". The title when roughly translated: "Have you been the Feast of Peñafrancia in Naga?" February of this … [Continue reading]


I no longer have that tan line on my wrist where I usually position my watch. I do not wear a watch anymore. Being a freelancer, I own the time. I have power over it.  I can watch any TV show to my heart's content. I can can catch up on my reading. I … [Continue reading]

Weather and Travel

This is the satellite map from PAGASA as of  11:32 PM of September 26, 2011. Several provinces in Luzon are under Storm Signal No. 3. Living in a tropical country facing the largest ocean in the world, this is a regular phenomenon.  Every year, … [Continue reading]