Archives

2013
Jan
07
Orange or Yellow?
“Is it just me or the building in the photo is really painted yellow and ...”
05
Metal Sculpture Depicting History of Philippine Logistics
“ THIS METAL sculpture rightfully belongs to a museum. It was made by one of Philippines' ...”
02
Lost Steps
“ These pair-less slippers were collected by paid hands while cleaning the mountain of debris washed ...”
01
The biggest lechon I've ever seen!
“HOLY COW! No, it is actually a pig and not a cow. Whoa! That's a ...”
2012
Dec
26
Motorcycle Wall Art
“IT IS not a drawing or a makeshift model of a motorcycle. It is a ...”
23
Tropicana TVC: Just Friends
“%CODE1% Note: Video clip may not load immediately on some browsers. If video clip doesn't load immediately, ...”
22
The meanest and funniest prank
“THIS IS a very mean prank. I couldn't help but feel bad for the people ...”
21
Graceful wings in an amber morning sky
“ Having been shot using a 135mm telephoto lens at maximum zoom setting, these two photos ...”
20
My first e-book: STREET MATH
“ I FINISHED and published my very first e-book on February 15, 2012. Hurray! I am ...”
19
Two and a half hours of pure laughter
“Just want to share this You Tube treasure I recently found. Warning!: addictive material. May pose ...”
18
On Cloud 9
“ I'm quite pleased to have found this result of a recent Institute of Management Accountants ...”
17
Just for laughs: Girls Fail Compilation
“This is hilarious. Peace, ladies! Coming up, Boys Fail compilation. That should be much more ...”
12th anniversary notice
“ I found several of this posted on several walls, doors, and furniture inside our house ...”
16
Pepsi TVC featuring Britney Spears, Beyonce, Pink, and Enrique Iglesias
“This TVC rocks! %CODE1% Note: Video clip may not load immediately on some browsers. If video clip doesn't ...”
The joy of reading
“ I LOVE this photo a lot. Not only because it so eloquently portrays my personal ...”
15
Ang Lumang Kampanilya (The Old Church Bell)
“ I SAW this very old and already decaying church bell in a tiny but beautiful ...”
Do you remember 35mm Slide Photography?
“ I UNEARTHED these 35mm slides from my boxes of junks at home. I never really ...”
14
Google Maps for iOS finally here. Or is it?
“IT IS all over the news in tech world today. Google Maps for iOS has ...”
An unplanned dinner date at Yashinoya
“TRUE it was unplanned. But that does not mean I – we – did not ...”
13
Nothing to worry about
“GREAT chart curb worrying. I cannot put my finger on to it but there's something with ...”
12
Christmas is in the... skyscrapers
“ THIS IS not a particularly good photo if I must say so. However, considering that ...”
11
How to make a perfect Facebook cover page and profile photo
“FOR ALL the Facebook addicts out there, here are the secret measurements to making  your ...”
10
Youth, the hope of the future
“  This photo of a young mangrove tree was taken in Balaisdaan in San Juan, Batangas. Several ...”
09
A white-washed anniversary get-away
“ IT IS also known as Marinduque's Elephant Island. Bellarocca is an island resort characterized by ...”
08
All Strings Attached
“ FIRST, I have to give credit to Marielle for creating this cheesy but quite appropriate ...”
06
Tech Kids
“ THIS PHOTO was taken approximately one year ago, some time in December 2011. Back then, our ...”
05
Now Reading: Don't Look Back: The David Bussau Story
“ I just finished reading THE BILLIONAIRE WHO WASN'T, the biographical account about Chuck Feeney, a ...”
04
Who has a drinking problem?
“Those of you who have a drinking problem, stand up (if you can) to be ...”
03
Among world's most beautiful hospitals
“ I CAME across this online article quite by accident while searching for certain medical terms. ...”
02
When I was small
“ THIS IS probably my oldest still surviving photo. I was six years old. I have a ...”
01
Nose Bleed Wall Clock
“ Whoever designed this clock is either a hard core mathematician or a certified nut case. ...”
Nov
30
Ceiling Art: Light Hat
“ An ordinary lightbulb adorned with an equally ordinary buntal hat turns a plain ceiling into ...”
29
Bong and Johan: Football Superstars
“ JUST FOR FUN, Marielle superimposed photos of me and Johan in this photo (using Photofunia). ...”
28
Superb Cultural Dance Presentation @ Villa Escudero
“ Every day, the cultural dance troupe of Villa Escudero gives a world-class presentation to local ...”
27
How are Smartphones Being Used?
“ I FOUND this interesting infographic early this year (2012). It was based on an actual ...”
26
Meet Uncle Drew
“This is so cool. A must watch. Take my word for it. :) %CODE1%”
25
Graceful wings in an amber morning sky
“ Having been shot using a 135mm telephoto lens at maximum zoom setting, these two photos ...”
24
The Software Solution to Making Idiots Smart
“ HAHAHA I find this very amusing. It would be great if it actually works. With ...”
23
TRIVIA: What does Apl.de.Ap mean? Anyone?
“ MY BOSS, Ed Delgado, posted a photo of himself with apl.de.ap of the famous The ...”
22
Revisiting PAHIYAS
“I WAS married for just about half a year when I went to see my ...”
21
What a shot!
“ REAL or photoshopped? What do you think? I don't notice the "stitching," if there is ...”
20
Flying high in Chang Mai
“ I WAS sorting through a pile of some old stuff a few weekends ago and ...”
19
The anatomy of gossip
“ THIS IS so true. Or probably reality is even worse than this. Not only do ...”
18
Cute Extreme Climber
“ I JUST thought I would share this. This lady climber is such a beauty to ...”
17
A view from the pot
“ Look what's cooking?! Make that "Look who's cooking?" or, to be more grammatically correct about ...”
16
Infatuated with the iPad Mini; Drooling over the iPhone 5.
“ I GOT to touch and hold both the iPad Mini and the iPhone 5 earlier ...”
15
A few books I can't seem to finish
“AS A CERTIFIED bookworm, I devour a lot of books. And although I cannot really ...”
14
The Extreme Water Slides of White Rock Subic
“This will be my last blog post featuring my family's recent visit in White Rock ...”
13
Missing Sagada
“ I FIRST visited Sagada with my xGF and our good friends, Eden and Justin Salimbot, ...”
12
Some quarter of a century and 50 pounds ago
“ HERE'S another recent find I made from my pile of old documents and photographs. This one ...”
10
My "Dampang Marmol" (or something like it)
“ SOMEBODY shared this photo to me via FaceBook. I was trying to trace where or ...”
08
Not just another chicken house
“WITH SEVERAL restaurants and fast food chains offering chicken as their primary specialty, is there ...”
07
The Piso Fare Rush
“ HAS anyone of you experienced getting this screen when trying to book flights in Cebu ...”
06
Our "Timeless" Friendship
“ This colorful calendar and the rest of this blog post (after the "~~~~~" mark) were ...”
Oct
29
Revisiting White Rock
“ OCTOBER 13, 2012 – My family visited White Rock for the 2nd time in about ...”
26
A word from our sponsor: "When you drink good, you feel good."
“The latest Tropicana TVC that debuted just a week or two ago is making a ...”
On Lance Armstrong: It's Definitely Not About the Bike
“Early in September, when the controversy surrounding Lance Armstrong was just starting to heat up ...”
25
My favorite e-book reader
“ image credit: idownloadblog.com I love reading my e-books on my iPad because to me it ...”
22
"Flushed"
“Ever wondered what it is like to be "flushed" down a toilet bowl? Yaiks! You can find ...”
01
Laughter and Gossip at Tapella. And food, too.
“I haven't been doing much of FOOD blogging for quite some time now. In fact ...”
Sep
17
Life begins at...
“ As the old saying goes, "Life begins at 40." Of course, if it doesn't then perhaps ...”
15
Cesar who?
““HOW DO YOU pronounce Cesar's surname, Daddy?” Marielle's question came from nowhere. It's one of those ...”
Aug
27
Stinky Cody – The New Dog in the House
“ Cody, our stinky, new dog. Cody is our new pet dog in the house. Cody is ...”
2011
“This is a good year to blog!”
Dec
19
A chilly day in Pagudpud
“Day 2 of our Nov 26-28 Ilocos Norte family vacation. IT was a gloomy day on ...”
16
Destination: Marinduque
“ DECEMBER 2, 2011 - For our annual family vacation to celebrate our wedding anniversary this ...”
10
Destination: Ilocos Norte
“ NOVEMBER 26, 2011 - A 2-year-old plan to visit places in Ilocos Norte finally came ...”
Nov
29
Move over Mang Jacinto. Make room for Mom and Tina.
“ THE MONSTROUS traffic in C5 on our way home from my kids' pedia clinic in ...”
11
Not my idea of a zoo tour
“ I ALWAYS seek opportunities for close encounters with wild animals but this one doesn't seem ...”
02
Apple finally found a worthy challenger?
“ PRESENTING... (drumroll)... the PEAR! ~oOo~ IT TOOK me a while to figure out what was wrong with ...”
Oct
29
Super Weird But Kinda Cool Hotel Rooms!
“HAVE you ever been to a hotel where the rooms look kinda odd? And by ...”
27
A Scenic Villa
“LAST SUMMER we went to see the open-air dioramas and cultural presentations showcasing Philippine culture, ...”
25
Book Museum
“WITH the dawning of the age of e-books, libraries such as this huge one in ...”
23
Time Capsule
“IT'S AMAZING how a single photo captures the timeless bond among old friends wearing their ...”
21
Credit Card Spend Analyzer
“I just noticed a new section in my RCBC Platinum Card billing statement called Spend ...”
19
"Casper Effect"
“ I FOUND these awesome photos on my xxGF's iPad2 photo gallery the other day. I ...”
17
The Star Trek Enterprise parked at Burj Al Arab?
“ DUBAI has this pre-occupation for building the tallest, grandest, and weirdest skyscrapers. And that's not ...”
15
The Lure of Manila
“ I TOOK these two photos on board a dinner cruise ship in Manila Bay not ...”
13
My other theory of relativity
“ A FRIEND of mine was telling me the other day about a guy he knows ...”
11
Destinations to add to my Bucket List
“My BUCKET LIST is getting longer and longer! Soon it is no longer appropriate to ...”
09
Despicable!
“I SAW these photos in a forwarded email that landed on my bulk folder a ...”
07
I Guessed!
“ MOST OF you probably found this very funny. I did, too. But do you know ...”
06
Steve Jobs, 1955-2011
“ Steve Jobs, tech visionary: 1955-2011 The Email From Tim Cook, Apple CEO, To Apple Staff Steve Jobs’ ...”
05
Parañaque's Golezeums
“ I first saw it a couple of months ago when I paid a visit to ...”
03
Air Mail what?
“ MY FRIEND Karen would probably kill me for blogging about this. But I'll do it ...”
01
This craze called Oktoberfest and my theory about the fuzzy relationship of beer and cleavage
“I DIDN'T really understand all the excitement about Oktoberfest until I saw these photos from ...”
Sep
30
A new Starbucks that's a spitting distance from the office. Hooray!
“I originally described this new Starbucks Cafe as "walking distance" from where I work. But ...”
20
Have you seen, or heard of, Shadow Art?
“Does anyone know what shadow art is? Have you actually seen one? I've seen some via ...”
17
41 years behind, 41 years ahead (?)
“ SEPTEMBER 17, 2011 – Today I turned another leaf in my so far exciting and ...”
16
Swimming on Top of the World
“They aren't the highest known swimming pools in the world. I believe that distinction -- ...”
14
The Marina Bay Sands Hotel -- Singapore's Newest Icon
“MARINA BAY SANDS HOTEL is one of the most desired destinations in the world today. ...”
12
Around Sentosa, part 3 of 3
“OH BOY, it's been more than three months since our Singapore Family Holiday and I ...”
09
My first (and probably last) attempt at Wedding Photography
“ AUGUST 13, 2011. Our good friend, Liezel Jean Gerada finally tied the knot with long-time ...”
Flamboyant squirrels in Siloso Beach
“ONE of the less known attractions in Singapore's Sentosa Island is Siloso Beach. That it ...”
07
Fleeting glimpses of the Singapore Flyer
“ WE didn't plan to ride the Singapore Flyer during our 5-day family holiday in Singapore ...”
05
Thank God I'm "Dying"
“A FRIEND shared this poster on FaceBook very recently. Chances are, many of you have ...”
02
"Nanny" for a Day
“THE WORD NANNY has always assumed a female gender, and there really is no word ...”
01
Some new and not-so-new tips on how to stay young
“ Note: Everything below this paragraph I guiltlessly copied verbatim from an e-mail in my Bulk ...”
Aug
19
Around Sentosa, part 2 of 3
“MAY 30, 2011, SINGAPORE - On the 3rd day of our Singapore Family vacation we ...”
17
Finally, a decent enough electronic signature solution
“EVERYBODY can probably relate to the difficulty in having to e-mail a signed letter. I don't ...”
10
Around Sentosa - part 1 of 3
“MAY 30, 2011, SINGAPORE - On the 3rd day of our Singapore Family vacation we ...”
08
Happy 2nd Birthday, Mario
“  MARIO celebrated his 2nd birthday on July 28. Marielle read somewhere that a dog year ...”
04
Two birthdays in May. There should have been three.
“WE CELEBRATED two birthdays at home in May -- for my beloved Nanay (May 3) ...”
03
Why I found Varekai wanting
“ OF COURSE we would not miss the opportunity of a lifetime to watch the Canada-based ...”
02
A Beach Vacation in Singapore?
“SINGAPORE is not exactly known as a beach destination. I've been to Singapore a number ...”
Jul
31
River Calm
“WHAT I liked most about Villa Escudero is the lovely and serene Labasin River that ...”
28
A Taste of the 'Suite Life'
“MY FAMILY had a taste, albeit briefly, of the "suite life" one weekend in July ...”
27
Sights in Universal Studios Singapore (Photo Slideshow)
“ I HAVE already blogged a lot about my family's Universal Studios Singapore experience. Perhaps a ...”
Silica Gel Packets
“I COLLECT Silica Gel Packets.  I didn't really know what to do with them exactly. ...”
23
Enjoying Andrew Lloyd Weber and Pepper Steak
“JUNE 26, 2011.  Tanghalang Nicanor Abelardo, CCP.  My xxGF managed to see one of the ...”
22
USS Battlestar Galactica: Extreme Roller Coaster Rides
“AMONG THE Universal Studios Singapore attractions, the ultimate "high" (pun intended) for thrill addicts like ...”
21
Steaks from human feces, anyone?
“NOW ISN'T THAT YUMMY?  I mean yucky? Eew. Apologies to those who happen to be munching ...”
20
Ancient Egypt, according to Universal Studios Singapore
“MY EX-EXGIRLFRIEND and I had the chance to visit the Great Pyramids of Giza in ...”
16
Wet Live Action at USS Waterworld
“ THE live action show's title should have been sufficient warning to us, the eager and ...”
Cool Art Project: Tennis Ball Island
“I AM REALLY impressed with the creativity and imagination of the artist who did this.  Look ...”
15
Marielle's birthday celebration at home (Photo Slideshow)
“MARIELLE celebrated her 8th birthday on July 8 with a simple family dinner at home. ...”
08
Marielle Turns 8
“MY sweetheart, MARIELLE, turns 8 years old today. To greet and honor her on her very ...”
06
Whoa! Super Mario meets Chuck Taylor
“I so want this pair of shoes! The Super Mario Bros. video game turned 25 in ...”
04
A walk in the (Jurassic) Park
“WE DIDN'T just walk, of course.  We rode, flew, got wet, screamed, wowed, ohed, and ...”
03
Nokia is on the brink of death. Can you believe that?
“NOKIA's INTERMENT will happen sometime next year if the recently released List of 10 Brands ...”
02
Adventures in a far, far away land (Photo Slideshow)
“ BYE MADAGASCAR.  Hello FAR FAR AWAY zone, the domain of Shrek, Princess Fiona, and (fast-talking) ...”
Now I get it why some Super Heroes ignore my friend requests on FaceBook
“ASIDE FROM THE fact that they are all inherently anti social in the first place ...”
Jun
30
A "crate experience" inside USS Madagascar (Photo Slideshow)
“ FOR OUR first Universal Studios Singapore (USS) major attraction we checked out (or should I ...”
29
A night in the Safari (Photo Slideshow)
“ SINGAPORE's world-famous Night Safari was second in our itinerary for our May 27-31 Singapore Family ...”
28
Singapore Family Holiday Day 1: Resort World Sentosa (Photo Slideshow)
“SO OVER THE WEEKEND I started posting about our recent family holiday in Singapore, having ...”
26
"A toilet to die for"
“WHO WOULDN'T wish for a toilet like this?  Tuck in the latest copies of FHM, ...”
25
A visit to Villa Escudero. Finally
“I'VE LONG wished to visit Villa Escudero but somehow never got the opportunity to do ...”
24
Universal Studios Singapore's Grand Opening (Photo Slideshow)
“BY MERE coincidence, we were on the second day of our family holiday in Singapore ...”
23
Extreme DIY: Pizza Box Laptop
“I AM A SELF-CONFESSED DIY freak but I'll probably NOT go this far.  But I ...”
11
"My Cup of Tea"
“I RECENTLY shared a really creative idea about tea cups or coffee mugs with hidden ...”
10
Two Bored "Aliens"
“WAIT these are not aliens.  These are my kids, Johan and Marielle! These are the sort ...”
09
Cool Stuff: Which way is up?
“THIS PHOTO which I detached from a forwarded email is amazing.  It completely baffles me. Take ...”
08
A family holiday in Camaya Coast
“ On May 25 I shared a slideshow of photos I took from a recent visit ...”
May
25
Camaya Coast (Photo Slideshow)
“ I HAVE to begin this blog post with a disclaimer. DISCLAIMER: (with some personal notes) I am ...”
24
Point and Shoot: "A Fishing Village"
“I TOOK this photo in one of the coves at the tip of the Bataan ...”
23
Poor quality driver's license material... again
“REMEMBER the fading driver's license/ID cards issued by the LTO a few years ago?  Confronted ...”
22
My favorite work station
“THIS IS one of my usual work stations, that is. I found this photo in my ...”
21
Cyberslacking in the Philippine corporate culture
“ CYBERSLACKING, according to Wikipedia, refers to "staff who use their work internet access for personal ...”
20
Good advice for cyberfolks
“This is good advice for people -- like me -- who spend a lot of ...”
19
Welcome back, Boss
“MAY 17 -- the mood in the office was relaxed and upbeat.  On this day ...”
18
Stand up and live longer
“Because sitting is bad for your health, that's why. I've always suspected that prolonged sitting is ...”
17
Six Thirsty at Container
“ON MAY 5, a Thursday, some colleagues and friends at work decided to go for ...”
15
Cool Stuff: Book Recycling Ideas with a Touch of Art
“WITH more and more people switching to e-Books, traditional books will have to find some ...”
14
Our Idea of Abstinence During the Holy Week
“ ON MAUNDY THURSDAY our family did what every Catholic is taught to do:  abstain from ...”
13
A taste of Brazil!
“ (This posting is delayed by almost half a year.  I kinda lost the photos, and ...”
12
Why Mountain Biking is extremely more dangerous than Extreme Trail Riding
“ "MR. SPROCKET," our extreme trail ride ring leader, was telling us a couple of months ...”
05
Cool Stuff: Hidden Animal Mug
“ THIS coffee mug or tea cup is adorable, don't you agree?  I stumbled on ...”
Apr
30
Visita Iglesia 2011
“ Visiting churches is one of the most popular family activities in the Philippines during Holy ...”
27
Chess as a compulsory subject in school
“NOT A JOKE.  This is all so true.  In Armenia, that is. Apparently, Armenians are very ...”
26
Cool Stuff: Animal Behind for Ref Magnet
“ MY xGF and I have a confession to make. We always seek for the best ...”
15
SuperFreakonomics by Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner
“LEVITT AND DUBNER's second helping of their accidental bestseller, FREAKONOMICS, is as entertaining as the ...”
14
Clarin Ancestral House
“ THERE'S ALWAYS something creepy about ancestral houses. This one is no different. It is ...”
13
The Lovely Loboc River Cruise
“I LOVE river cruises.  More precisely, I love rivers. There's something about rivers that enliven the ...”
12
Baclayon Church, Mighty Old and Still Standing Proud
“ BACLAYON CHURCH is the second oldest* “still operational” church in the entire Philippines according to ...”
11
The T-Rex used to be just pint-sized?
“GREAT things come from small beginnings.  Including the mighty T-Rex apparently. A recent fossil discovery at ...”
Bohol Resort Hopping. 2nd Stop: Amarella Resort
“NO IT IS NOT related to Amorita, the first hotel we stayed in during our ...”
10
Cool Stuff: Universal Wrapping Paper
“I'VE LONG BEEN searching for something like this.  A "for all occasion" gift wrapping paper. ...”
08
Have you heard about Google Talk Guru?
“I JUST stumbled upon Google Talk Guru while scouring the Web for the lates tech ...”
Bohol's Man-Made Forest
“It is probably the most successful reforestation project ever made in the Philippines.  And I'm ...”
07
Crossing rivers to the Beautiful Wawa Dam
“FOR OUR extreme trail ride on March 26 we planned to check out Wawa Dam. Wawa ...”
06
The Amazing Chocolate Hills
“SOME PLACES on earth are clearly God-forsaken.  Bohol is NOT one of them.  In fact, ...”
05
“Near Death” Experience at Mt. Amaya
“ “That was the closest to a Near Death experience that I ever had!” THAT WAS how ...”
Colorful Sunset at Newport City
“AFTER eating and looking around for a couple of hours in Resort World Manila we ...”
01
Bohol's Simply Butterflies is simply wonderful
“WE HAVE lots of butterfly farms in the Philippines, and I've been to quite a ...”
Mar
31
Our Tarsier Encounter
“I've known about tarsiers probably since I was in secondary school and that's quite a ...”
Bohol Island Tour: Blood Compact Shrine
“ ISLAND OF BOHOL | MARCH 16, 1565. As part of the tribal tradition, Datu ...”
30
Outliers: The Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell
“ CAN I consider myself an "outlier"?  To a certain extent I believe I can.  Most ...”
27
Dreamy Alona Beach
“ FORGIVE my limited vocabulary but "dreamy" just happened to be the first word that came ...”
25
Resort-Hopping in Bohol. First Stop: Amorita Resort
“WE DID two resort-hotels in our 2-nights-and-2-days stay in Cebu.  So there should be no ...”
23
Resort-Hopping in Mactan Island. Second Stop: Plantation Bay
“FOR the second stop of our family's 2-nights-and-2-days resort-hopping in Cebu we went to Plantation ...”
21
Resort-Hopping in Mactan Island. First Stop: Crimson Resort & Spa
“FOR our annual family vacation this year we took advantage of my xxGF's PAL Mabuhay ...”
20
A book about One-Night Stands, anyone?
“ I just chanced upon this book in my iBook library and got curious.  A collection ...”
19
Finally found - and read - Raise The Titanic!
“ I HAD BEEN searching for this Clive Cussler's Dirk Pitt classic for the past ten ...”
18
A rare reunion. A send-off for Dyk.
“ Exactly a month ago today, I attended a rare and almost impromptu reunion with former ...”
17
Back to reading. Thanks to the iPad.
“ I haven't blogged about the books I've read for quite some time.  That's because I ...”
11
The next miracle food: BUGS
“This is one of the few areas where third world countries, including the Philippines, are ...”
09
Our Cebu and Bohol family vacation
“For our annual family holiday we went to Cebu and Bohol.  We were planning to ...”
07
e-Stressed - the curse of our digital age
“An old friend that I haven't seen in at least two decades left a comment ...”
Feb
24
I am a UNICEF Champion for Children
“Every now and then my wallet becomes annoyingly thick.  Most people would not mind a ...”
23
Television's Filthy Rich & Famous
“I remember clipping this sometime in the last five or four months of 2010.  It's ...”
22
Watching a clown can get you pregnant
“I'm serious.  This is no laughing matter.  Believe me.  Please. A scientific study was actually ...”
09
When somebody throws a tomato at you, remember this!
“Have you been a victim of a "tomato bomb"?   Or have you ever thrown ...”
03
Side trip: DUBAI (Window) Shopping Tour
“OUR tour operator must have thought that we still had a lot of money left ...”
A date to remember at Dubai's Creekside Park
“When:  November 21, 2010 Where:  Dubai Creekside Park Who:  NO it was not me and my xxGF ...”
01
Side trip: DUBAI Desert Safari
“ SAND dunes, 4x4 off-road adventure, camel ride, dinner in the desert, ...”
Jan
31
Side trip: DUBAI City Tour
“After 12 grueling days in our Holy Land Pilgrimage we were physically wasted.  So what's ...”
29
At the end of our Holy Land Pilgrimage
“ON the afternoon of November 19, 2010, after 12 days in Dubai (1 day, in-transit), ...”
27
Understanding Credit Card numbers
“Have you ever wondered what your 16-digit credit card number means?  Well, collectively (that is, ...”
The Mysteries of Petra (A Pilgrimage to the Holy Land)
“ THERE is not much religious significance to Petra except that it was built during the ...”
26
Ugly fonts make smarter readers
“ A group of researchers has found that content written in difficult-to-read fonts is more ...”
25
Lovin' and hatin' the Musical Fountain Show at the Manila Ocean Park
“I've already seen several musical mountain shows so I wasn't all that excited when we ...”
A Glimpse of the Promised Land from Mt. Nebo (A Pilgrimage to the Holy Land))
“ Mt. Nebo in present-day Jordan marks a bitter-sweet spot for one of the Bible's most ...”
23
The Sycamore Tree and the Temptation Mountain (A Pilgrimage to the Holy Land)
“The present day Jericho, similar to the present day Bethlehem, is a Palestinian territory in ...”
Deadly Beautiful
“Most of us are afraid of jelly fish, and we should be.  These seemingly fragile ...”
21
The doctor is a fish
“The strange sensation is unsettling at first. But you get used to it and soon ...”
20
Revisiting and still enjoying Manila Ocean Park
“We recently learned that Manila Ocean Park has new attractions to offer. We went back ...”
19
Last Cristmas: Deck the Halls
“Last Christmas I fancied taking photos of the Christmas decors in my sister-in-law's new house ...”
17
Last Christmas: Good things do last
“It has been our tradition to spend Christmas Eve and Christmas Day with my in-laws ...”
Discovering Burgos Drive
“I had no idea that there are already several open establishments in that part of ...”
Jerusalem, The Holiest Place on Earth (A Pilgrimage to the Holy Land)
“ A pilgrimage to the Holy Land cannot be called that without a visit to the ...”
16
Mount of Olives (A Pilgrimage to the Holy Land)
“Mount of Olives in Jerusalem is, by and large, a cemetery.  But it is no ...”
15
David's Zion (A Pilgrimage to the Holy Land)
“The word Zion is best associated with King David, on whose bloodline Jesus, the Messiah, ...”
14
We lab Ace
“I've always wanted a big and gentle dog. But our small house in the city ...”
O Little Town of Bethlehem (A Pilgrimage to the Holy Land)
“ We spent our first day after arriving in Jerusalem not in Jerusalem but in the ...”
13
Trip to Jerusalem (A Pilgrimage to the Holy Land)
“NOVEMBER 14, ISRAEL.  It has been seven days since we left Manila to begin our ...”
12
Animal Photography Tip: Eye Contact
“These two photos of an ordinary house cat were taken by my colleague and fellow ...”
Smokey Mountain is smoky no more
“The transformation of Smokey Mountain from Manila's biggest eyesore just a little more than a ...”
Tel Aviv: A curious mix of Israel's old and new (A Pilgrimage to the Holy Land)
“Tel Aviv, in the present day, is Israel's financial and business district.  It is also ...”
11
Great Ball of Fur
“Last Christmas the furriest member of our family, Mario, took center stage and entertained everyone ...”
An accidental great photo
“Professional snappers may sneer at me for saying this but I find this photo amazing ...”
The Ancient Roman City of Caesaria (A Pilgrimage to the Holy Land)
“ Our visit to to town of Caesaria along the Mediterranean coast of Israel is like ...”
10
Stars & Bucks Cafe. Are you kidding me?
“ You see the caption -- Bethlehem | ISRAEL.  That's right. I snapped a photo of ...”
The beautiful port city of Haifa (A Pilgrimage to the Holy Land)
“The big and modern city of Haifa along the Mediterranean coast of Israel holds at ...”
09
Coptic (A Pilgrimage to the Holy Land)
“ The recent news of a bombing targetting Copts or Coptics in Egypt reminded me that ...”
08
Garmin StreetPilot GPS… on iPhone!
“This is going to be a "Killer" application here in the Philippines... if it will ...”
The City of Nazareth (A Pilgrimage to the Holy Land)
“ Most christians associate Nazareth to Jesus.  In fact, "Jesus of Nazareth" is among the more ...”
07
Of weddings and miracles (A Pilgrimage to the Holy Land)
“I already blogged about My Wedding in Cana last month.  But where is Cana and ...”
Starbucks sans "Starbucks"
“I am referring to the new Starbucks logo set to be rolled out worldwide this ...”
Bye Texting. Facebook and Twitter are the new kings of Pinoy messaging.
“It's True.  It's official. I confirm it myself. Over the holidays I got more (and I ...”
06
Visiting biblical places around the Sea of Galilee (A Pilgrimage to the Holy Land)
“Best accessed from the present day city of Tiberias, the Sea of Galilee is at ...”
05
Most tragic love story in 2010
“This is a tragedy that can easily rival the likes of "Romeo and Juliet."  Here ...”
The Secrets of Qumran (A Pilgrimage to the Holy Land)
“Less than an hour from the Meridien Hotel by the Dead Sea in the Judean ...”
04
Mt. Arayat's Natural Allure
“ %CODE1% From a distance Mt. Arayat looks plain and even possibly barren.  But as you come ...”
Dead Sea Miracles (A Pilgrimage to the Holy Land)
“In our very first morning in the Holy Land (i.e. Israel) we experienced a miracle ...”
03
The Surprising Burning Bush (A pilgrimage to the Holy Land)
“To say that the biblical Burning Bush (Exodus 3:2) gave me the biggest surprise of ...”
02
Mt. Arayat Day Hike
“ Situated in the middle of the vast plains of Pampanga, Bulacan, and Nueva Ecija, ...”
Retracing Moses’ steps to Mt. Sinai’s Summit (A pilgrimage to the Holy Land)
“Mt. Sinai is undoubtedly one of the most famous places in the Old Testament.  Several ...”
01
The Story Behind the Nativity, with a Twist
“ Here's a very witty but intelligent attempt to explain the story behind one of Christendom's ...”
Trip to Sinai Peninsula (A Pilgrimage to the Holy Land)
“We spent the rest of the afternoon of our 2nd day in Egypt traveling by ...”
2010
“I have other projects to work on. I hope to still have time to update my blog.”
Dec
31
Here comes the… Robot Waiter
“Watch out you lazy, grumpy, and ill-mannered waiters and waitresses!  Your days are numbered!  And ...”
Various “Tourist” Destinations in Cairo (A pilgrimage to the Holy Land)
“What's a packaged tour without those "forced" visits to stores selling only the "best" products ...”
30
Christmas in Manila is like no other
“Brightly lit and ornately decorated thoroughfares and buildings, colorful parols (Christmas lanterns), Tagalog Christmas songs... ...”
The other side of Egypt (A Pilgrimage to the Holy Land)
“On November 8, 2010, my xxGF, and my parents-in-law joined about 50 other Filipino pilgrims ...”
29
Egypt’s Great Pyramids, Man’s Monument of Folly (A Pilgrimage to The Holy Land)
“I've known all along that they are great, awesome, magnificent, majectic, and so on and ...”
28
DELWATER Christmas Party 2010
“Here's a video slideshow of the photos taken during our company Christmas party on December ...”
How the Germans Celebrate Christmas
“Not unlike in the Philippines, Christmas is already in the German air before December although ...”
27
A pilgrimage to the Holy Land: First Stop – Cairo, Egypt
“Egypt is NOT the Holy Land.  But it is a very familiar place in the ...”
26
How the Norwegians Celebrate Christmas
“ Christmas in Norway is quite similar to those in the colder parts in Europe particularly ...”
23
How the French celebrate Christmas
“ We, Filipinos, have always been proud of our distinct way and tradition in celebrating Christmas. ...”
22
Merry Christmas to one and all! ~ From: Johan, Marielle, Marie & Bong
“It took a lot of courage for us to do this.  But in the end ...”
The horniest animal that ever lived
“ No animal -- living or extinct -- can be any hornier than a dinosaur called ...”
Wanna blog? Use Wordpress.
“For those contemplating on starting a blog -- or even putting up a Website (be ...”
21
Learning FaceBook
“I haven't heard of anybody needing to enroll in a course to learn to use ...”
20
The Bataan Extreme Trail Expedition Video Slideshow
“ Finally managed to put this together.  It is my Experiment No. 3 using Picasa.  I ...”
Top Philippine Websites
“This list shows that more and more Filipinos are turning to the Internet for local ...”
The Filipino Christmas
“We Filipinos love to celebrate life, and we are in a constant search for excuses ...”
18
Human Relationships map the world!
“ This is fascinating!  Some folks in FaceBook produced a "surprisingly detailed map of the world" by ...”
Too sexy for my blog: 33+ Inappropriately Sexy Ads
“ "SEX SELLS!" is probably the most irrefutable law of advertising.  But what if ads get ...”
17
Wow, Microsoft attempted to buy FaceBook. Failed.
“ Wow, this news is HUGE!  And they managed to keep it under wraps for the ...”
16
Study says married men are nicer, better behaved
“Of course we are! Hahaha, married men with "asthma" issues will surely attest to this! Personally, I ...”
15
My very own Christmas Wish List
“I made a list of my top 100 wishes but managed to fill only up ...”
14
And the TIME Person Of The Year for 2010 is...
“ME! (Who else?) Hey this is cool folks!  You can even send your TIME photo directly to ...”
Small daily aspirin dose 'cuts cancer risk'
“I find this article worth sharing considering the very alarming statistics on cancer deaths in ...”
The Montessori Way
“ Marielle just completed the first semester of her First Year Level 1* in Maria Montessori ...”
13
Yours truly, Pedro Penduko
“ When I see an opportunity, I take it.  So when a low-hanging banana blossom presented ...”
11
An impromptu lunch date at Bizu SLMC-BGC
“A hospital is not exactly an ideal venue for a lunch date.  But it was ...”
10
"Play video games = Eat more fruits and veggies"
“A US study found "that children who played certain 'serious' video games—not the blockbuster blood-and-guts ...”
09
"Good Grammar Is No Good"
“ I'm going to be fried alive by some people I know just by posting this. ...”
A wedding in Cana (a photo blog)
“ It was December 8, 2000 when I lost my mind... I mean my singlehood. ...”
08
Here comes Google’s E-Books Store
“eBooks get another major boost with the opening of Google's eBooks Store.  Bookworms all over ...”
The last 10 years
“Today is December 8.  I've been marred for 10 years to the date.  Oops, is ...”
07
Facebook gets a facelift
“Facebook's newly announced Profile Page overhaul is sure to get mixed reactions from its millions ...”
Where does the Philippines really stand in the Global Offshore Outsourcing industry?
“ A few weeks ago various Philippine media networks were all trumpeting how the Philippines has ...”
The legend of Ahahah Hill
“ One of the more memorable episodes of our First Bataan Expedition on Oct. 16, 2010 ...”
Using a BlackBerry? Here are some useful Battery-saving Tips
“I'm not a big fan of the "Double B" but I have lots of friends ...”
06
A new and different Mathematics
“Haha, I love Craig Damrauer's NEW MATH.  You are sure to love it, too, even ...”
Life after MBA
“Bobby Bernardez, a former classmate of mine in the MBA program of UP Diliman (Evening) ...”
Prof. Sunil Choopra's reflections on Technology, Supply Chains, and Income Distribution
“Here's a very insightful analysis of current business trends by noted professor and author, Sunil ...”
05
What's the deal on Groupon?
“I've never heard of Goupon until the news of an imminent multi-billion dollar acquisition by ...”
Health benefits of OKRA
“I copied this verbatim from a forwarded e-mail a couple of months ago.  Looks credible ...”
04
First Bataan Expedition (Photo Blog)
“I did my first out-of-town extreme trail ride on Oct. 16, 2010.  By out-of-town I ...”
03
"Dear Santa, I Want an iPad"
“Have you already thought of the gift you will give yourself this Christmas?  If not ...”
ToonPool.com - The FREE Community for Cartoon Pictures & Caricatures
“This is a great source for cartoon images for your blog posts, FaceBook status, and ...”
NationMaster - Great Source of Statistics on Philippines
“I was googling for some stats for my boss when I stumbled on this one. ...”
Top 10 Strangest Animal Behaviors (from TopTenz.net)
“I find this fascinating. Top 10 Strangest Animal Behaviors | Top 10 Lists | TopTenz.net. See more ...”
Finding my way back to blogging
“Until just a few days ago (Nov. 30), I haven't blogged for 2 months and ...”
02
Jolly Trike -- the next generation Jolly Jeep?
“I had to roll down my car window the other night and snap a quick ...”
01
Christmas is in the air... And in the lights, too!
“ The simple yet elegant and eye-catchy Christmas decoration of the Cash and Carry mall near ...”
Sep
29
Driving causes Obesity. Seriously?
“This one freaks me out. A study which appears in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine ...”
28
Do city dwellers have higher risk of exposure to typhoons than rural folks?
“ Are cities typhoon magnets?  Possible. Cities could cause tropical storms to veer towards them, according to ...”
27
Cyber Liars
“A recent study known as the  "Norton Cybercrime Report:  The Human Impact" reveals that up to ...”
05
Catnap
“Define Catnap. (noun) A brief, light sleep, i.e., To take a catnap; (verb)To kidnap a ...”
Aug
18
Mobile Me!
“ I am loving the freedom that mobility is allowing me. Ever since we moved our offices ...”
17
When to use i.e. and e.g.
“For most people this may sound like kid's stuff.  But mind you I have seen ...”
16
"If you are so smart, why can't you solve your own problems?"
“Have you heard somebody telling you this?  Or maybe it was you telling it to ...”
15
Would you name your children after villainous characters? Why not?
“ Have you heard about a couple in the US who allegedly lost custody of their children ...”
10
Longest Living Animals
“The oldest recorded  and verified age of a person at the time of death is ...”
09
My theory of relativity
“ I just read this interesting article in HowStuffWorks, which led me to my own musings about ...”
How storms get their names
“ Being in a crossroad of major weather systems the Philippines is visited by several weather ...”
05
Our body's MVP
“The human body functions as a unit so it makes perfect sense to keep every ...”
Be Friendly, Be Healthy
“I knew it!  Having lotsa friends is not only good for the soul, it is ...”
04
Cera didn’t exist? You must be kidding me?
“Tell that to my kids!  And to their mom!  And to the millions of Land ...”
Gmail Feature (or is it a Bug?) with Potential Practical Value
“ When I started my Information Technology career as a software programmer in IBM I was ...”
03
Go ahead, it’s OK to cheat… but only when using Google
“It’s no secret that I am a big fan of Google.  I have already blogged ...”
Jul
30
"The Honorables" - The greatest entertainment show in the Philippines
“ As the Fifteenth Congress of the Philippines officially opened on July 27, I couldn't help but ...”
23
Reconnecting with long-lost friends, courtesy of FaceBook
“How time flies!  My High School graduating class -- AAIC Batch 1987 -- will be ...”
20
A birthday celebration fit for a Princess
“ Our little princess, Marielle, turned seven on July 8.  We celebrated it on July 11 ...”
Jun
25
"Graduation Hill"
“ "Graduation Hill" is a place.  But it is not a specific place.  It varies from ...”
22
Extreme Trail Ride
“ What better way to commemorate Independence day than to enjoy the liberating feeling of communing ...”
05
My first 21K Run. At long last!
“ I was so ecstatic when I crossed the Finish Line of the Nature Valley RUN ...”
May
26
An unfinished book
“ I've been reading "An Unfinished Life" by Robert Dallek for at least a month now. ...”
25
The problem with kindergarten
“When Robert Fulghum wrote his tiny little book, "All I Really Needed To Know I ...”
24
Lara Marielle: Kindergarten Graduate, Keynote Speaker, Best in Computer
“ You have to allow me this moment to brag.  I am, after all, just a ...”
23
A new language to learn
“ This DVD and booklet set was one of my "lucky finds" in the book fair ...”
22
A heartbreaking book
“ What's with me lately that I seem to be drawn into reading depressing books?  Within ...”
21
7 hours 30 minutes
“ "The things Filipinos endure for their politicians!" Yes I know that is a very cynical way ...”
20
A Disturbing Book
“ Of course it's the book's subject matter that I find disturbing and not the book ...”
18
"Have it your way"
“ I am not a big Burger King fan (although I love their Whopper, Double Whopper, ...”
13
Bora
“ This blog post is 2 months late. I was in Boracay with my ex-girlfriend and our ...”
07
Lost: My Voice
“ If you happen to stumble upon my voice, please convince it to return to me ...”
04
Trip down memory lane: CBA "handshake" with AAP Employees Union
“ I have been scanning old photos over the past weekend as part of my self-imposed ...”
Apr
04
Getting reacquainted with the Little Prince
“I read the book, The Little Prince, when I was in college. Or so I ...”
Mar
30
One Green Tea Latte with Soy Milk, please. Hot, Venti.
“I haven't blogged for almost two months!  Wow, that's incredible!  It's a story of both ...”
Feb
09
Emergency Car Kit Checklist. Seriously.
“I thought I am just being OC (obsessive-compulsive) because I have the compulsion to stock ...”
Jan
24
My new blogging haven
“ I spent the whole afternoon and early evening of January 16 (last Saturday) working on ...”
23
Correct Timing for Drinking Water
“I don't believe every tip and pointer I receive in my e-mail inbox. †But I ...”
20
Warren Buffett Wisdom - 2nd of 2 parts
“ This now completes my commitment -- to readers of A Wonderful Blog as well as ...”
16
My latest iPhone apps ó 2nd of 2 parts
“Iíve never been too much of a Game person ñ until the iPhone that is.† ...”
13
The First Nine Years of My Life Sentence | Terrace at the Fifth
“My Life Sentence December 8, 2000 is probably the most important date in my life.† It ...”
10
Mother and Child
“My ex-girlfriend is deeply moved whenever she sees a mother and child portrait or painting. ...”
07
The Wisdom of Warren Buffett, first of 2 parts
“I finished reading, ìThe Tao of Warren Buffett,î shortly before Christmas.† I loved it.† I ...”
2009
“I felt like a pro. But truth is I was groping aimlessly.”
Dec
28
Everybody loves Mario
“HE WAS the ugliest dog I've ever laid my eyes on. †A cross between a ...”
27
More Witty Pinoy Signages
“ The following are names of Philippine business establishments. †Oh yes, they are all real. The ...”
24
Wishing Everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
“ Click Here for a translation of "Merry Christmas and ...”
21
Pinoy Sign Language
“ We, Filipinos, are well known for our sense of humor. †We can find -- and ...”
19
You Tube is the future of Karaoke/Videoke
“It's happening. †More and more songs are now available in You Tube, complete with lyrics. Incidentally, ...”
17
Another amazing, and moving, sand drawing
“ This amazing artist's name is Kseniya Simonova and the world apparently discovered her through the ...”
15
My latest iPhone apps -- 1st of 2 parts
“ DESTROYER is only my 6th iPhone game after DuckShoot, iSniper, Twistism (FREE version), Super Word ...”
13
An authentic Thai resto in Davao City
“I WAS in Davao City for 3 days last week on official business and I ...”
11
Special Invitation for Floyd Mayweather
“ THIS is so freakin' funny. †Whoever made this photo collage must be a big fan ...”
09
Warren Buffet's Aphorisms | The Veterinarian | 'Wondering' begets Wisdom
“ I just received "The Tao of Warren Buffet" book as a gift from my ex-girlfriend. ...”
Nov
27
Idle thoughts of a "wonderful" mind
“Have you ever wondered? I can't help but wonder about lots of things, whether important or ...”
24
Apple Ad | Golf Humor | A Pissing Contest
“ I saw this old Apple Ad from a featured slideshow presentation in CIO.com. †Now just ...”
23
Answer Key to Riddles on 11/17/2009 blog post
“I am sure posting the answers to the Riddles in my 10/12/2009 blog post is ...”
22
Online Fatigue | Book Marathon
“"The greatest truths are the simplest. †And so are the greatest men." ~ Julius Charles ...”
21
Grimace | Balot sa Dahon
“"A man's own self is his friend. †A man's own self is his foe." ~ ...”
20
I voted for Earth
“%CODE1% As we love to say among our dabakards, "let's all 'pitch in' to this." †I ...”
17
Take a break with some Riddles
“ These are the kind of stuff that Mensa folks love so much. †But there's no ...”
13
Basic Japanese Table Etiquette courtesy of Karate Kid
“ Copied this from a poster in a wall of a Karate Kid restaurant somewhere in ...”
11
Weekend movie marathon: Jacky Chan's The Myth and The Mummy 1 & 2
“Last week's Halloween long weekend afforded me some free time which I promptly wasted on ...”
09
Web Browser, 15yo | How to ward off Swine Flu | Russian Proverb
“A mighty lot of people spend a lot of their waking hours with this guy, ...”
07
Super Sweet Kids | Sting Ad | Chinese Proverb
“They are the sweetest! †And they adore each other. It has long been settled that both ...”
05
A David Blaine trick, or something like it
“ This Math Test crafted by a world-class magician is said to be able to predict ...”
04
Win7 vs. Snow Leopard | Treatment for Leptospirosis | Deadly Cockroach |
“ I found a very interesting article comparing the newly announced Windows 7 with Mac's OSX ...”
03
69 | Globe (In)Visibility | Tsoko.Nut @ TEE | Da Vinci said
“SIXTY NINE: What a number!† But before imaginations get any dirtier, thatís the number of ...”
01
Pepper Rice
“ If you happen to visit PowerPlant Mall in Rockwell and you get hungry I recommend ...”
Oct
30
Booked again
“When I was just starting with my blogging I used to write a lot about ...”
28
Voter Registration | The Last of the Mohicans | Oprah said
“In the news the other night were stories about thousands of people trooping to Comelec ...”
19
Good, Better, Best
“ "Good, better, best" used to have an entirely different meaning to us a decade ago. ...”
17
Tips from an Experienced Flood Victim
“ Everyone is still in shock from the havoc wreaked by Ondoy and Pepeng. †And yet ...”
16
Some pretty good -- and tasty -- ideas
“ I found a copy of the article, "50 Ways to Never Waste Food Again, " ...”
10
Bloggers beware, Regulations are now upon us
“I got very curious when I saw this item in my regular newsletter subscription from ...”
09
Running again
“That's my sweetheart donning my Milo Marathon jersey in the photo. †I am all set ...”
08
Praying the "Oratio Imperata" for Deliverance from Calamities
“ I am not a particularly prayerful person. †But I believe in the power of prayer ...”
05
A gourmand on gourmet food and a villain's restaurant
“ I was quite surprised -- and a bit amused -- when some friends asked me ...”
Sep
29
Surreal yet so real
“After spending almost 7-hours in the relative safety of my car in a luckily still-flood-free ...”
28
The day typhoon Ondoy wreaked havoc in Metro Manila
“ Typhoon "Ondoy" is now touted to have caused the worst flooding in Metro Manila in ...”
15
How an Industrial Engineer would sing "Total Eclipse of the Heart"
“I almost fell from my seat from laughing out loud when I finally realized what ...”
11
Smoking Lounge
“ I found this from a forwarded e-mail in my inbox this morning. †It is a ...”
09
Smokey Mountain, then and now
“Have you seen Smokey Mountain lately? †The same Smokey Mountain that has brought so much ...”
06
Another dead tree in Metro courtesy of MMDA
“"Trees removed from Metro Manila thoroughfares are properly 'balled' and replanted in parks." That's the official ...”
Aug
28
Update on my "new office"
“ Last July 15 I featured my soon-to-rise "container" office in Harbor Center. †It hardly looked ...”
26
Motorcycle-riding policemen -- without helmets!
“I was cruising northbound along Roxas Boulevard near Intramuros the other day when four motorcycles ...”
20
Cory, from TIME to TIME
“ In January 1987, less than a year since she was sworn in as President of ...”
17
Cory's Funeral Photos
“ TOGETHER with my ex-girlfriend, I attended Cory's funeral on August 5. †It is not something ...”
14
Pleasant palate memory: Fazoli's Chicken with Flavored Rice
“ I ACCOMPANIED my ex-girlfriend in Eastwood CityWalk the other night to scout for a place ...”
09
A twit of fate
“UNTIL recently I have always been lukewarm about the utilitarian value of Twitter . †Although ...”
06
Holy Cow!
“ EVERY once in a seldom while we do find some gems in that despicable place ...”
03
"The Filipino is worth LIVING for!"
“Almost three decades ago Former Senator Benigno "Ninoy" Aquino was quoted saying this now famous ...”
Jul
31
A yellow ribbon tied from our words of love
“THE outpouring of support for Pres. Corazon Aquino is heartwarming. †Albeit impersonal, the yellow ribbons ...”
"Sister's Day" on August 2; No Kidding
“BELIEVE IT. †There is such a thing as "Sister's Day" and it just around the ...”
30
Amazing Sand Painting
“ Image grabbed from You Tube This is awesome! †I have not seen anything like ...”
29
Is the Rubik's Cube a geek's toy or a nerd's toy?
“ Contrary to what most people believe, nerds are not necessarily geeks, and vice ...”
28
A gadget to die for: The world's first 3D digital camera
“ I found this article from a Twit post, and since the article may be reposted ...”
27
Auto Quiz: Which is America's All-Time Best Selling Car?
“HERE'S a trivia question for the car-crazed like me: †Which is America's (and probably the ...”
22
The latest from Juana Change: Election Rhapsody
“ WARNING:††CONTENT MAY BE OFFENSIVE TO CERTAIN SECTORS. †EXTREMELY ENTERTAINING TO MOST OTHERS, HOWEVER. DISCLAIMER: †The views ...”
21
I'll sleep on it
“YOU WILL hear this more often from me from now on. †And if you see ...”
Outrageously Funny TVCs
“ I HAVE not been in blogging mood for several days now. †My mind is still ...”
15
My New Office
“ IT DOESN'T look like an office at all, does it? †But I am quite excited ...”
14
Electrifying Guitar Music
“ON JULY 1 I featured the blissful classical-pop violin and cello rendition of "Victory" by ...”
13
Blue Ribbon
“ MY MENTOR, good friend, and former boss, Muriel Macabuag, sent this to the Yahoogroup of ...”
10
Move over 'West Side Story'; Here comes 'Web Site Story'
“ † HAVE YOU seen West Side Story? †Yes of course I am referring to the musical. ...”
08
Happy Birthday, Sweetheart!
“ MY BABY TURNED SIX TODAY.††And she's getting prettier and lovelier every minute. She still let's me ...”
07
Mark July 22 on your calendar
“IF YOU haven't yet, do mark July 22 on your calendar and set your mobile ...”
06
But it's not Google!
“I FIND it†surprising that there wasn't enough noise about the birth of Bing. †Or maybe ...”
02
Keyboard Innovation
“I FOUND this very interesting article on Business Opportunities Weblog Network. A British inventor named David ...”
01
Blissful BONDage
“I MADE several small personal victories in the past couple of days so I am ...”
Jun
30
Things are getting better in Mobile.PH
“Sun Cellular did what was largely thought to be impossible when it offered unlimited Sun-to-Sun ...”
29
Regarding Netbooks
“I GOT an e-mail from a regular visitor of aWonderfulBlog.com about a week ago. †She ...”
28
What did you say?
“ "MAKING PASAY CITY A HEALTHIER PLACE TO LIVE" (ANO DAW?) IF YOU'VE been anywhere in Pasay ...”
26
Wired!
“SUBMARINE CABLES have been in existence for perhaps half a century already but not until ...”
24
Patriotic Fashion
“ I SNAPPED this photo of a T-shirt with a nationalistic design from a mannequin on ...”
23
Some Brain Exercisers
“TO the Mensa†folks out there, here're some brain exercisers for you. †Those who are really ...”
22
The money cycle
“I GOT this in my e-mail inbox just now. †I am sure you will find ...”
21
Father's Day messages
“ TODAY is Father's Day (that's right, today and not last Sunday as many people ...”
19
At long last, copy-cut-paste on the iPhone
“FINALLY, the long wait is over. †The much anticipated OS upgrade of iPhone (iPhone 3.0) ...”
15
Photoblog: Stop Gloria's ConAss
“I ATTENDED the multi-sectoral mass protest at Ayala Avenue in Makati City last Wednesday to ...”
14
Father's Day: A confused holiday
“ I WOKE UP late this morning from loud incessant banging on our bedroom door. †I ...”
11
FOR RENT: 1BR Condo Unit @ The Eastwood Excelsior (TEE)
“UNIT DETAILS: †Unit 11B, Tower 1 of The Eastwood Excelsior; †Floor Area: 50 square meters;†One ...”
10
Another great Web find: Urban Dictionary
“†image grabbed from www.urbandictionary.com DICTIONARIES are necessarily utilitarian by nature, some more so than others. †So ...”
09
Mickey's ill-fated cousins
“QUITE a number of mice made it really big, didn't they? †There's Mickey†of course, who, ...”
Shame List: 'like thieves in the night'
“† † † LOVE 'em, or hate 'em. †Here they are. †The 172 CONGRESSMEN WHO APPROVED THE CON-ASS, ...”
08
Drink Wine, Not Water
“ THIS has been circulating around in the highest echelons of society †(i.e., business leaders, heads ...”
A boring news
“† THIS IS such a non-event I am not sure why I am even posting it ...”
05
Influenza A (H1N1) Virus Fact Sheet
“ † WITH†already 30 confirmed cases in the Philippines as of this morning, June 5, this should ...”
04
How much is a name worth?
“ Image Credit: www.neutronllc.com OUR GREAT grandparents would contend that a family's name is priceless. Once the ...”
01
10 simple principles for effective meetings
“ I COPIED this right out of a wall inside the Philips Electronics and Lighting office ...”
Be my guest
“† † † A 'Wonderful' Blog is a personal blog and will continue to be such.† I believe, ...”
Time for another change of clothes
“ I HAVE been blogging for about a year and a half now.† I have not ...”
May
27
How life turned out this way
“† SOMEBODY posted this on BLUE GENES, the yahoogroup of former employees of IBM in the ...”
25
Thank Goodness I Don't Have a Blackberry
“† † † I FOUND this very intriguing and mega provocative article on CIO.com entitled, "You gotta choose: ...”
22
Of beer and hormones
“HERE'S TO share a forwarded e-mail message that really made me laugh. _________________________ Why I don't drink ...”
20
No to BNPP, Yes to Resorts and Tourism for Bataan Peninsula
“LET ME ADD my voice to this urgent call. † I happen to have passed by the ...”
12
Share your athlete's foot
“ † I SAW THIS on my JUNK e-mail folder. †Actually it was a forwarded message from ...”
10
My sweetheart's mother
“ I AM NOT REFERRING to my mother-in-law, although I also adore her and consider her ...”
08
Giving cooking a new spin
“ † I WILL HARDLY pass for a Chef. †I do cook and I am quite good ...”
06
A world record that I can truly be proud of
“ † THERE IS a new cult in the Philippines. †I call it the "cult of the ...”
04
Google, circa 1960
“ † THIS IMAGE caught my attention†when browsing through one of my more recent e-mail newsletters from ...”
02
I helped Apple achieve 1 billion downloads in 9 months
“ † IT HAPPENED†late in April. †One billion (that's 1 followed by 9 zeroes)†downloads†in less than a ...”
Apr
30
Friendly (and a bit older) faces from a not-so-distant past
“ † THERE IS something terribly wrong with this photo. †I am not on it!!! † The photo was ...”
29
Nuts about knots
“ † I AM A CERTIFIED NUT CASE when it comes to knots. I am not ...”
27
Reading Jose Rizal
“ I REMEMBER having read some chapters of Noli me Tangere and just the very first chapter ...”
23
The Seat
“ I'VE HEARD that one of the things that really shock foreigners, especially Westerners, visiting China ...”
21
I love Steve Martin!
“STEVE MARTIN is timeless. †This "magic" trick he performed at an episode of the Johnny ...”
14
A Weekend Market in Salcedo Village
“ THERE ARE several of these weekend markets in or near the plosh villages in Metro Manila ...”
A 'time capsule' in Tacloban
“ † IF YOU EVER have a chance to visit the history-rich city of Tacloban, chances are ...”
08
So funny and so true!
“ † I WAS SO ENTERTAINED †by this poem forwarded to me by my ex-girlfriend just this ...”
07
Images from home
“ I HAVEN'T BEEN to my childhood home in Alicia, Isabela for quite a long time. Prior to March ...”
06
An 'out of this world' Roller Coaster ride
“ROLLER COASTERS†and other 'scare rides' give me a certain 'high.' †No I don't consider myself ...”
05
China's 1st ever McDo
“DURING OUR Shenzhen City Tour in late February, I was told by our Tour Guide ...”
04
Yours truly, Mr. Quickie
“I DIDN'T dream of becoming a shoe doctor 'when I grow up' :-D but I ...”
03
My Windiest Summit
“I WAS NEITHER kidding nor exaggerating when I said in an earlier blog post that ...”
02
On why mistakes and failures are necessary (from Stanford to Harvard)
“STEVE JOBS delivered a memorable and greater-than-himself speech at Stanford. †The Harvard ilk will not ...”
01
Bong's April Fool's Day Wisdom
“'TIS STILL graduation season so I have a couple of important things to say to ...”
On connecting the dots, love, loss, death, staying hungry, and staying foolish
“THESE ARE †the subject matters of†Steve Jobs'†commencement speech that he delivered at†Stanford way back in ...”
Mar
30
Where's the pot of gold?
“IF there is truth in the saying that "at the end of the rainbow is ...”
28
26
Tax my consumption, not my income
“ † WHAT A COOL IDEA! † I overheard this from a radio interview this morning. †Apparently, renowned economist, ...”
22
Hongkong-Shenzhen Weekend Family Holiday
“What? Weekend holiday, with family and some friends. † † Where? Hongkong,†with sidetrip to ShenZhen, China. † When? February 19-22, 2009. † † Who? There were seven ...”
21
China speaks out!
“I WAS at the night market in ShenZhen, China in late February when this caught ...”
20
Unforgettable graduation speech from a remarkable young lady
“ I GOT reminded that Graduation Season is again upon us when I started seeing tarpaulins ...”
18
My European Quickie
“ † SORRY TO DISAPPOINT YOU but this is not one of those naughty blog posts of ...”
17
iPhone Photography and a last look at Mt. Malipunyo
“MT. MALIPUNYO must now be the most exploited topic in my blog to date. ...”
13
Catching the breeze atop Mt. Sembrano
“ - MT. SEMBRANO (745+ MASL) in Pililia, Rizal looks deceivingly easy to climb when viewed from ...”
11
Dine like a President
“I'VE NEVER BEEN good at remembering names of people. †I hardly forget a face (especially ...”
09
SMS Wisdom: The laws of lifetime personal growth
“ THIS ONE was sent to me through SMS. †A forwarded message that I find to ...”
08
'Fined' Dining
“I'VE ALWAYS wondered why 'Fine Dining' is called as such (have you?). What I couldn't ...”
07
Most Admired
“I AM PLEASED to see two of the global companies that I admire most -- ...”
06
PHOTOBLOG: A not-so-ordinary day in Mt. Makiling
“IN a recent blog post I narrated how some members of the Delbros AB Normal ...”
05
iPhone-mania
“ 120 MILLION PESO IPHONE EVER WONDERED what sort of gadgets do the rich and the famous ...”
Feb
28
The day Mt. Makiling taught me a lesson on Humility
“AFTER SUCCESSFULLY climbing about half a dozen mountains, with the most recent one just the ...”
Women are smarter than men. Case closed.
“THIS IS DEDICATED to all my lady friends and all the lady visitors of this ...”
27
The sorry state of PH education
“IN a professional/consultant capacity I am currently involved in an NGO-led project that aims to ...”
One more look at Mt. Malipunyo (Malarayat Mountain Range)
“WHEN WE†climbed Mt. Malipunyo of the Malarayat Mountain Range in Batangas last month, we had ...”
Hidden Beauties of Mt. Malipunyo: NATURE'S BOUNTY
“ † PERHAPS the most amazing as well as most inspiring lesson man can learn from forests ...”
26
Gigapixel-resolution photography, anyone?
“ † MY FRIEND MITZ†recently signed up for the Global Connection Project and was chosen as one ...”
DAFT-finitions
“ I WAS greatly entertained by these daft definitions a friend forwarded to me through e-mail. † ADULT: A ...”
25
Creepy Creatures Reunite on a Blue Full Moon
“† † A BLUE MOON is special because it happens very rarely.† I have come to use ...”
Hidden Beauties of Mt. Malipunyo: WAYSIDE BEAUTIES
“THIS IS MY†sixth posting for my†ëHidden Beauties Up Thereí†series. † † These photos were taken using an†Olympus†Mju 1030SW†10.1 ...”
24
The 'Australians'
“HAVEN'T I mentioned in an earlier blog post that rappelling is a lesson in letting ...”
23
Hidden Beauties of Mt. Malipunyo: CO-EXISTENSE
“† † † SYMBIOSIS is a truly beautiful concept I learned from my science text books many years ...”
15
Call Center Humor
“ THIS IS JUST FOR LAUGHS. †No offense meant to my Chinese friends. :-> † A scene (or ...”
14
Message from the heart...
“?†?†?†?†?†?†?†?†?†?†?†? † ?†?†?†?†?†?†?†?†?†?†?†? :-x †”
Hidden Beauties of Mt. Malipunyo: TINY BEAUTIFUL
“THIS IS MY†fourth†posting for my†ëHidden Beauties Up Thereí†series. † † In the vastness of mountains and forests it ...”
13
Generation Gap?
“ THIS WAS forwarded to me by e-mail a few days ago. †It made me laugh ...”
Hidden Beauties of Mt. Malipunyo: INVASION
“THIS IS MY†third posting for my†ëHidden Beauties Up Thereí†series. † I find both pain and beauty on ...”
11
My Ex-Girlfriend
“ TODAY IS A VERY SPECIAL DAY FOR ME. It is my ex-girlfriend's birthday. I would not ...”
10
PH is still world's SMS capital
“ † HERE ARE SOME mind-boggling statistics on SMS/text messaging in the Philippines: † 2.37 billion text messages were ...”
09
Portraits
“MITZ PICARDAL, my long-time friend and now a renowned expert in the field of digital ...”
06
So-so lunch @ Seafood Island - Eastwood
“I†HAD AN unplanned lunch date with my ex-girlfriend in Eastwood City last week (Thursday, Jan ...”
05
Hidden Beauties of Mt. Malipunyo: MYSTERIOUS
“THIS IS MY second posting for my 'Hidden Beauties Up There' series. † † † † I was very much ...”
04
Internet in lieu of sex? Whoa, that's baloney. Or is it?
“† I CONSIDER the topic of my blog post on January 30 as the most disturbing ...”
Hidden Beauties of Mt. Malipunyo: VIVID!
“HERE'S THE FIRST of my†ëHidden Beauties Up Thereí†series. † †† † These photos were taken using an Olympus†Mju 1030SW ...”
02
Online Mock Election: Who will you vote for as the next President of the Philippines
“ASSUMING the 2010 Presidential Election is already ongoing at this very moment, who will you ...”
Hidden Beauties Up There
“"It is the journey, not the destination, that matters."† † † † WHOEVER said that must have climbed many ...”
01
How geeks name their pets - part 3
“ † SO FAR†we have unearthed the secrets on how some of the coolest gadgets and how ...”
Jan
31
Senseless apprehensions by the Yellow Boys of Makati (MAPSA)
“ I WONDER IF it is the policy of the city of Makati but to me ...”
30
PH Bloggers Beware! 'Martial Law' looming in Blogosphere.ph
“ ALL PH-BASED BLOGGERS and Web content developers should already be pressing the Panic Button by ...”
28
How geeks name their pets - Part 2
“   ON JANUARY 19 I sampled a few gadgets and proceeded to find out how their ...”
Traffic Advisory: Ayala Center Traffic Re-Routing
“THIS IS a public service announcement. †This rerouting affects the general vicinity between Landmark and ...”
27
'Our Enemy' by Alexander L. Lacson
“ THIS ONE is definitely worth sharing... OUR ENEMY by: Alexander L. Lacson Philippine Daily Inquirer (First Posted 00:37:00 ...”
26
Delbros AB Normal Club is back in action! Summitted the highest peak in the Malarayat Mountain Range
“ † THE YEAR 2008 was a relatively active year for the Delbros AB Normal Club.† They ...”
High-Adrenaline Chase Scene
“I'VE LONG OUTGROWN my addiction to martial arts flicks with the exception, of course, of ...”
23
2008 was the year I devoured the Apple
“ I LOVE ANYTHING APPLE! †Apple Juice, Apple Pie, Apple-flavored candy, Green Apple, Red Apple, California ...”
22
Full Moons
“ THERE WERE TWO FULL MOONS†instead of the usual Blue Moon for The Boys and Girls ...”
Maxi, the Boy Scouts' wonder dog
“DID YOU KNOW†that dogs are naturally acrophobic? † † Apparently, Scout Maxi is an exception. † This young ...”
21
BFAD Advisory on Peanut Butter from the US
“ † A COLLEAGUE sent this advisory to everyone in our office this morning. †I believe this ...”
Adding mine to the book of 150 million faces.
“ † ON DECEMBER 14, 2008 I decided to join FaceBook.† By end of 2008, FaceBook reached ...”
19
How geeks name their pets - Part 1
“††† THESE MAY JUST be pets to the geeks who invented them but to the rest ...”
16
DIY 'Japanese' for the non-Japanese
“† I WAS TOLD that many of these words will allow you to carry on a ...”
14
I owe Citibank negative five centavos. How do I pay it?
“ THIS IS MY unusual, and so overly annoying problem for more than a year now. ...”
13
Third Hand Smoke
“† I KNOW what 'first hand smoke' is and I can clearly distinguish 'second hand smoke' ...”
12
Really Cool Muscle Bike
“ THIS BIKE is so cool I really just have to post it here in my ...”
After Milk, Honey from China is World's next Food Safety Nightmare
“† THIS WAS RECENTLY POSTED in BlueGenes by an ex-IBMer who is based in the US.† ...”
11
Sent from my iPhone
“† ONE OF MY FAVORITE iPhone applications is E-mail.† Ever since I started using the iPhone ...”
10
The Philippines IN the Internet
“ I†CAME ACROSS this news article published by TeamAsia featuring Top Searched Terms of 2008 in ...”
The Philippines AND the Internet
“† †† HERE'S A HODGE-PODGE of figures and statistics from various research and survey groups†about the Internet's ...”
09
One more time...'New Year, New Hopes, New Philippines?' (the complete article)
“LAST JANUARY 7 I mentioned in my blog post the article written by Harvey S. ...”
Bibliophiles' Havens
“† SOMEBODY E-MAILED to me a list of URLs of Websites where online books may be ...”
08
2009 Hooters Calendar
“THIS IS for the boys. †And girls, too. Click on the image above or the link ...”
My Favorite Geeky Intrigues in 2008
“WHO SAYS geeks are boring? If 2008 is any indication it is clear that techno-geeks ...”
07
Wolves in sheeps' clothings?
“ The Pangandaman Brothers † NOW LOOK at that photo? †Don't they look angelic? Innocent? †Aren't they the ...”
New Year, new hopes, new Philippines?
“THAT'S THE TITLE of Harvey S. Keh's Filofax column in Manila Bulletin last Sunday and ...”
06
Start 2009 by donating to a cause; I am donating to Wikipedia
“I FEEL SO BLESSED in 2008, so much so that I felt compelled to somehow ...”
Somewhere in India
“YOU MUST have seen †this already from e-mail forwards. †Even so, I am sure you ...”
05
'You Tube' Diva
“THIS GIRL is wonderful! †She has a very sexy voice and really sexy eyes. †I ...”
04
Thanks for your SMS greetings!
“† I DELIBERATELY RESISTED the urge to send SMS greetings last Christmas and New Year. It does ...”
'Gelukkig Nieuwjaar'
“THAT'S 'Happy New Year' in Dutch! I have no particular reason for choosing the Dutch translation ...”
'Happy New Year' from my naughty friends
“I RECEIVED about a dozen naughty 'Happy New Year' greetings via SMS from some of ...”
03
Conversations of a bunch of 50-year-olds at Starbucks
“AS I WAS WRITING THIS BLOG POST†(which is like just a few minutes ago) I ...”
02
Great Driving Exhibition
“THIS IS AWESOME! Click here to launch the video clip.”
2008
“My first year blogging. I had so much fun.”
Dec
31
Special Project: 2009 Calendar
“ I'VE BEEN getting these weekly e-mailers from Digital World for several months already. I am ...”
30
(Belated) Christmas Message from Juana Change
“Caution: †Contains sensitive and highly graphic materials. †Parental Guidance is advised. ”
27
I wanna go to "where the winds blow": Batanes
“THERE IS A VERY NICE and comprehensive article about Batanes in the Philippine Star last ...”
26
My first real foray into blogging: Marielle's and Johan's Blogs
“Marielle's Blog: †www.laramarielle.wordpress.com Johan's Blog: †www.josephhaniel.wordpress.com A PROUD DAD, I certainly am. †About two years ago, while ...”
25
A 'Wonderful Blog' greets one and all 'A Perfect Christmas'
“IT'S CHRISTMAS DAY and all I want to do is wish that everybody is having ...”
The Christmas Alphabet
“ I FIRST SAW this being circulated through e-mail forwards last Christmas (2007).† I just got ...”
24
'Oh Holy Night' Divine Renditions
“WHAT DO Regine Velasquez, Kelly Clarkson, Carrie Underwood, Avril Lavigne, Jessica Simpson, Whitney Houston, and ...”
23
Bye-bye Sony CyberShot; Hello Olympus
“ YESTERDAY I blogged about the untimely demise of our old but reliable first generation Sony ...”
22
Sony CyberShot is 'Dead On The Water'
“FOR SEVERAL WEEKS we mourned the 'death' of our first generation Sony CyberShot. †Note that ...”
21
Analyze this: my blogís top search keywords
“ MY SITE STATS got my attention while I was performing some housekeeping and maintenance works ...”
20
I bit the apple
“ I†KNEW IT is bound to happen sooner or later. †At long last... finally... I gave ...”
19
Tech Trivia: The First Cellular Phone
“ IMAGINE what would life be without the now ubiquitous cellular phone (now more commonly known ...”
18
Learning to lose
“ THE IDEA of defeat seems to be very difficult for kids to comprehend. †I guess ...”
When the earth wouldn't stand still, go for Thai food on a twilight
“DECEMBER 9, a day after my ex-girlfriend and I commemorated the day she became my ...”
17
Pink!
“FOR CATHOLICS, last Sunday (December 14) was the Third Sunday of Advent. Among the Catholic visitors ...”
16
The Chair Wrecker's Theory on why the biggest crooks are pushing for Chacha
“ THIS MAKES for a very interesting, albeit a little heady, read. †The article below was ...”
My first Christmas post: Winter Wonderland courtesy of Kenny G
“IT'S DECEMBER 16, the start of Misa de Gallo (dawn mass). †Let me greet one ...”
15
It is still a beautiful world
“ THIS POST IS DEDICATED to Raquel Atienza and Jojo De Jesus of Delbros. †It is ...”
13
Got time to waste? Check this out
“ I†CANNOT and DO NOT attest to the accuracy of the following. †After all, these were ...”
12
Becoming a more socially-involved blogger
“ YESTERDAY I POSTED a material that was recently forwarded to me by e-mail by a ...”
11
Message from jail
“ THE FOLLOWING is a message supposedly written by Brig. Gen. Danilo Lim and sent out ...”
Hairspray Movie-Musical is entertainment galore
“ WE SELDOM†watch movies on HBO†anymore but we had a lucky break two Sundays ago (Nov ...”
10
Great parking innovation at SM Mall of Asia
“ I FIRST saw the red and green lights in the covered parking of SM Mall ...”
07
POWERPOINTers
“ HERE ARE SOME important keyboard shortcuts to know while your PowerPoint presentation is running in ...”
06
The Mighty Engine (of the Near Future)
“ EVERYTHING appears to be right†about this†engine invented†by Raphial Morgado. †I hope it becomes available in ...”
05
'Blue Moon' and waiting blues with John and Yoko
“ JOHN AND YOKO, the ever full, ìplease wait to be seatedî Cosmopolitan-Japanese resto at the ...”
04
Midweek Comic Relief: A snippet from the 'Harry Estipona' Collection
“MY FRIEND, Harry Estipona of the UP-MBA Housemates, loves to collect this kind of jokes.† ...”
03
Grilla-Pioneer hosts another 'Blue Moon' get-together
“THERE WAS excitement in the air and the remnants of the Boys and Girls of ...”
02
Special Announcement: Aileen's Birthday Today
“THIS BLOG POST goes online at exactly 12:01 AM of December 2, 2008 (GMT+8). Please bear ...”
01
The Blog Book
“ONE OF THE TIPPING POINTS that led me to embrace blogging with passion is this ...”
Book Summary: How to Stop Worrying and Start Living by Dale Carnegie
“HERE IS AN 8-SLIDE summary I prepared of Dale Carnegie's second best selling book. †Click ...”
Nov
30
Love is blind... until it sees
“A SAD STORY, this is. This was forwarded to the Blue Genes Yahoo Group with the ...”
29
Sun Tzu's "The Art of War" Parts 8-13
“SOME DEMANDING friends are complaining about my weekly "piecemeal" postings of Sun Tzu's "The Art ...”
28
Final PHILIPS Bodega Sale for 2008
“MARK YOUR CALENDARS. The date is DECEMBER 6, 2008. Venue is the A. ...”
Whoa! Is that a truck or what?
“ I THOUGHT I'VE already seen the most overloaded public commuter's transports in the world. †In ...”
27
Geeks on a weekend adventure (Part 2: Challenge Valley)
“THE Philippine Scouting Center for Asia Pacific Region, located 65 kilometers southeast of Metro Manila ...”
26
Step aside Obama
“ JUST A COUPLE OF WEEKS ago while the whole wide world was eagerly anticipating the ...”
25
'Loving our neighbor is at the heart of rebuilding our nation'
“THIS IS THE TITLE of an article recently written by my good friend Boogie Boydon. ...”
24
My first 50 days with the iPhone 3G
“OK, I NOW CONFESS. †I am an iPhone 3G user. My boss, Jose Eduardo C. Delgado ...”
23
Geeks on a weekend adventure (Part 1: Geek Fear Factor)
“WHAT DO GEEKS do on a weekend outing? Solve Mensa puzzles? †Join a Rubik's Cube competition? ...”
22
Fire Sale and Condo Unit for Rent
“MY GOOD PAL, college buddy, and former P. Campa co-inhabitant, Mitz Picardal, is finally migrating ...”
21
Weird keyboard
“ THIS KEYBOARD BLEW me away! †When I first saw the photo I thought it may ...”
20
Rare Gem of a Poem
“I AM PLEASANTLY SURPRISED to learn that my good ole friend Dominic Cimafranca, with whom ...”
19
A very graphic reminder to drive defensively; So think before you drive
“THIS IS gruesome! †But this can happen to anyone even, or perhaps especially, in the ...”
18
The turtles, the frogs, and the pretty lady
“Technorati Profile DONíT BOTHER ATTEMPTING to find the connection between the turtles, the frogs, and the ...”
17
Crazy Pilot
“THIS IS TOO unbelievable to be faked so it must be for real!!! I've seen some ...”
16
Another free and fun online photo tool
“LAST WEEK I featured a cool and free online tool to make your photos funky.† ...”
14
O Kitchen of Solace
“† WE WENT to see Quantum of Solace, my ex-girlfriend and I, on its first day ...”
11
The indefatigable Mr. Sprocket
“I HAVE TALKED ABOUT QUITE a number of people in my blog. †Most of them ...”
10
Pinoys Got Talent
“THAT PINOY GOT talent is old news. †But these ones are the first of many ...”
08
Sun Tzu's "The Art of War," Part 7: Maneuvering
“† WE ARE HALFWAY THERE! †Sun Tzu's "The Art of War" manuscript has 13 parts and ...”
07
Back to P. Campa (a saga)
“TWO AND A HALF WEEKS AGO an unexpected e-mail message from a long-lost friend triggered ...”
06
Letting Go
“IT'S NOT THE TITLE of my new movie. :-D It is the first and most important ...”
05
MBA Reviewer: Accounting & Control
“I MADE THIS REVIEWER when I was preparing for my MBA Comprehensive Exam in UP-Diliman ...”
04
Funky Photos: DIY, FREE
“HERE IS ANOTHER cool tool you can use absolutely FREE courtesy of the World Wide ...”
03
Unbelievable (but seemingly real) Tongue Tricks
“NOT WHAT YOU have in mind, dirty old men! †But I won't stop you if ...”
01
Sun Tzu's "The Art of War," Part 6: Weak Points and Strong
“HERE IS PART 6 of the Sun Tzu manuscript. †Just seven more parts to go! ...”
Oct
31
What do you fear?
“aWonderfulBlog greets you "Happy Halloween!" And here's a video clip borrowed from Scary Movie for your ...”
30
The boys and girls of P. Campa
“IT SEEMS LIKE IT was just a couple of years ago.† Fact is, it was ...”
29
Comedy in Tragedy
“† FOR ABOUT TWO weeks now I have been getting lots of e-mail forwards containing jokes, ...”
28
The Legend of Google
“† I AM A GOOGLE FANATIC.† Youíll find this quite obvious in the many blog posts ...”
27
Amazing Ballet performances
“I AM NOT PARTICULARLY fond of ballet. †But these two video clips I chanced upon ...”
26
Book Summary: How to Win Friends and Influence People
“THERE ARE TWO things I love best with Dale Carnegie's books: † They are timeless; and They are ...”
25
Sun Tzu's The Art of War, Part 5: Energy
“ † IN THE PAST FOUR WEEKS I have posted the manuscript of the first four parts ...”
24
Mergers and Consolidations to watch out for
“† EVERYBODY IS TALKING about the great global financial meltdown that started from the US a ...”
23
11 things students did not and will not learn in school, according to Bill Gates
“I CAN'T SAY FOR SURE whether Bill Gates really said this or not.† It may ...”
21
(Not) only in the Philippines
“ I TAKE EXCEPTION to the front page banner story in the September 28 ñ October ...”
20
Another PHILIPS Bodega Sale!
“MISSED THE PHILIPS BODEGA SALE last month?† Hereís your chance to avail of the coolest ...”
19
Dale Carnegie Course - Class 880
“WHILE ORGANIZING my e-photo album over the previous weekend I came across a set of ...”
18
Sun Tzu's The Art of War, Part 4: Tactical Dispositions
“FOR THE FOURTH WEEKEND NOW I have been posting the manuscript of Sun Tzu's The ...”
16
A neat solution to printing Web pages
“ ALTHOUGH DOWNLOADING WEB PAGES and saving them to a storage device is obviously the more ...”
14
The Ultimate Country-Specific News Portal
“ FOR THE LONGEST time I have relied on inquirer.net or inq7.net as my primary source ...”
12
Sun Tzu's The Art of War, Part 3: Attack by Stratagem
“† THIS IS MY THIRD†installment of Sun Tzu's The Art of War manuscript. The first two parts ...”
11
The kid who made it possible for me to enter Blogosphere
“ IT IS WORDPRESS that got me into blogging so it is with much regret that ...”
09
FREE Online Training, no kidding
“WWW.ALISON.COM†-->†thatís the site.† Go check it out. I checked it out myself and it really offers ...”
07
Being nice is not always good...
“...OR SO SOME experts think, based on an intriguing article I found in CIO.com,†which I ...”
05
Sun Tzu's The Art of War, Part 2: Waging War
“ HERE IS THE second installment of Sun Tzu's The Art of War. †I am aiming ...”
04
"Kaya Natin" -- Among Ed's message to Fil-Am Organizations and Individuals
“HERE IS ANOTHER one from Gov. Ed Panlilio, courtesy of the US-based members of Blue ...”
03
ìMust LOVE Treesî
“ THERE ARE THOUSANDS (maybe even millions) of armchair environmentalists in the Philippines (I am one ...”
02
Golf Humor: Fore!
“† FORE! As a golf newbie this is one of the latest additions to my growing ...”
Sep
30
Who is 'Generation Y'?
“WE OFTEN HEAR and read about ìGeneration Yî or ìGen Y.î †But who actually belong ...”
28
Sun Tzu's The Art of War, Part I: Laying Plans
“† IíVE†ALWAYS BEEN intrigued and impressed by Sun Tzuís famous work thatís why when I found ...”
27
In support of Gov. Ed Panlilio
“I HAVE MANAGED to avoid the subject of politics in my blog until now. †When ...”
25
Golf Trivia: Where did the term "Caddie" come from?
“Q: In golf, where did the term "Caddie" come from? A: When Mary, later Queen of ...”
23
The multi-faceted Mr. Evaristo
“ ANOTHER MEMBER of the UPMBA Housemates celebrated his birthday in September.† Mr. Alex Evaristo, MBA, ...”
22
Why Nokia dominates the local cellphone market
“IT'S REALLY very plain and simple.† Ease of Texting. With the Philippines sending out 600 million ...”
19
Andok-flavored ice-cold drinks, anyone?
“I HAD A MEETING in Ortigas Center†on August 27 and I took the opportunity to ...”
17
A Compressed World
“I CHANCED UPON this very interesting material in a local magazine while waiting my turn ...”
14
Another aWonderfulBlog Milestone: 10,000 hits
“ON AUGUST 21st I REPORTED the first major milestone of aWonderfulBlog:† First 1,000 daily unique ...”
12
Chrome here, Chrome there, Chrome everywhere
“CHROME IS ALL OVER the place since last week. All the tech Websites, online forums ...”
11
Am I a text addict?
“ IN MY BLOG ENTRY the other day I wondered about how many text messages are ...”
10
Intel Atom is what Netbooks are waiting for
“† AND IT'S HERE, thank goodness. I've already written so much about Netbooks (or sub-notebooks, or mini-laptops, ...”
09
A Day in the Text Capital of the World
“600 MILLION!† That's the average number of text messages sent in the Philippines every day, ...”
08
Kat's Day
“ON SEPTEMBER 4, Sachi Kat of the UPMBA Housemates celebrated her ?? birthday! Shobe Aileen is ...”
07
PHILIPS Bodega Sale on SEPT 13!!!
“† FOR THE FIRST TIME the much anticipated Philips Bodega Sale will be held not in ...”
06
Life and How to Survive It, according to an "unusual Singaporean"
“"MOST UNUSUAL FOR A SINGAPOREAN."††This is how Kathy, my good cyber-friend from Malaysia, describes†Mr. Adrian ...”
04
Who moved my cheese? A book review
“A CERTAIN MS. JHOANNA V. submitted the following book review for posting in the e-zine ...”
03
Punta De Uian: Overrated
“ † WE HAD A FAMILY outing in Punta De Uian in San Antonio, Zambales over the ...”
01
Special Announcement: August 31 is Kiko Ricamoraís Birthday
“ ATTENTION!† Calling all past and present officemates, clients, colleagues, former classmates, former teachers/professors, former girlfriends, ...”
Aug
29
Runner 291
“AFTER ALMOST A YEAR in hiatus I started running again.† I was runner number 291 ...”
28
More 'Funny and Amazing Math'
“† MY YESTERDAYíS BLOG post inspired me enough to google the Web to find more funny ...”
27
Funny and amazing Math
“A MEMBER OF BLUE GENES (the Yahoo Group of ex-IBMers in the Philippines) posted this ...”
26
My career in Marketing
“PEOPLE WHO KNOW ME only in my present job find it somewhat difficult to believe ...”
23
"dividi dividi" (a Movie Marathon)
“ 'BEEN DOING SOME CATCHING UP on our growing pile of DVDs at home in the ...”
22
Being Direct
“WHEN IT COMES TO being direct, top of mind is of course Michael Dell of ...”
21
aWonderfulBlog's Milestone: 1,000th daily unique hits
“IT SNEAKED ON ME, this milestone in my young blog.† It was last Monday, August ...”
20
GPS and GSM Convergence
“GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM (GPS) technology has been around for quite some time now but in ...”
19
Helping the Boy Scouts go online
“MY BLOGGING ACTIVITIES took the back seat in the past week. I've been devoting a ...”
14
Mum about The Mummy
“ JUDE, NOW A REGULAR visitor of my blog, e-mailed me the other day asking why ...”
13
Chinese Language Lessons
“CHINESE†IS INGRAINED in the Filipino psyche. The Chinese have been our trading partners for ...”
08
Beijing Olympics Schedule
“† † 08.08.08.† The Olympic games begin today.† Those who can afford it are probably in Beijing ...”
07
Works by William Shakespeare
“SOME TIME EARLY this year I made a major departure from my usual menu of ...”
04
Free Online Jukebox - Check this out!
“ DUDES AND DUDETTES, check this out!!! Kathy, my online friend from Malaysia, sent this to ...”
03
Confession of a Love Radio Fanatic
“I CONFESS. I listen to Love Radio 90.7 FM. But who doesn't? Common, ...”
02
Special Announcement: Dr. Mike Sabas Opens Clinic in The Medical City
“† ONE OF THE BRIGHTEST and most skilled Cardiologists in the Philippines, Dr. Mike Sabas, recently ...”
01
English Movies You Should Never Translate Into Tagalog
“† MY FRIEND MERLE ANTONIO sent to our Google Group the following forwarded e-mail message last ...”
Jul
31
The case of my shrinking computer
“† AS THE AMERICANS were celebrating their 232nd Independence Day on July 4, 2008 I took ...”
30
THE DONKEY ATTITUDE
“HERE'S ANOTHER NICE STORY with an important lesson, shared by Mr. Rico Gonzales, CEO of ...”
29
The You Tube Phenomenon
“† MIND BOGGLING! THAT's how I would describe the You Tube statistics I stumbled upon recently. ...”
28
The Dark Knight rocks; Gotham City is finally getting brighter
“ † I WATCHED THE DARK KNIGHT last Wednesday (July 23) with my ex-girlfriend.† It was awesome!† ...”
26
Six Most Important Features for Cellphone Buyers
“ I CHANCED UPON A RECENT†survey conducted by research firm Amplitude Research for AccessSystems Americas which ...”
25
Lunch Date @ Zao Viatnamese Cafe (Eastwood City)
“ MY EX-GIRLFRIEND AND I went to Eastwood City two Saturdays ago to bring some documents ...”
24
Hitching a Ride on a Round-The-World Balloon Adventure
“ WHEREAS ABOUT THREE MONTHS ago I explored the mountains of Turkey and Iran with Bob ...”
23
Marielle's 5th Birthday
“MARIELLE TURNED FIVE on July 8. <Click this link to play Marielle's favorite dance tune:† makulay-ang-buhay> We ...”
22
AB Normal
“ I'VE BEEN BLOGGING about our exploits in the Delbros AB Normal Club without really explaining ...”
19
Mitzy Photography
“† I KNEW THAT my friend, Mitz Picardal, is really serious with his new-found hobby when ...”
18
Lot for Sale @ Pacific Park Place, Governor Drive, DasmariÒas, Cavite
“ Main Entrace to Pacific Park Place † Lot Details: Location: Block 48, Lot 6 Neighborhood Area: ...”
17
Where are my blog posts?
“AS HAS BEEN†MY ROUTINE†for several months now, I started my day†in the office today by ...”
14
100 percent fun in 100 Islands
“ WHEN IT COMES TO TOURIST destinations and vacation getaways we tend to look far and ...”
12
Number Riddle
“ MY FRIEND, KAT UMALI, of the UPMBA Housemates sent this riddle to our googlegroup earlier ...”
11
Starteacher.ph
“THIS WEEK I have launched StarTeacher.ph.† StarTeacher.ph is the online version of Star Teacher Magazine, ...”
09
"My Digital Life, Anywhere"
“My search for portable software applications is getting more and more interesting (at least to ...”
07
Tools of a blog addict
“A REGULAR READER of my blog asked me this question: How do you manage to ...”
04
The Mann
“ HE WAS, HE IS, AND HE will always be The Mann. And he has arrived in ...”
01
Mang Jimmy's
“WE PIGGED OUT. We were at Mang Jimmy's so what do you expect? June 21. ...”
Jun
30
Pitong Bagay na natutunan ko sa UP (Seven lessons I learned in UP) by Prof. Ryan Cayabyab
“ † † (Lifted from excerpts of commencement speech given by musician-educator Ryan Cayabyab to the graduating class ...”
28
Volunteer Work @ GK Philips
“ TWO SATURDAYS AGO (June 14 ) I joined my ex-girlfriend and her officemates in doing ...”
27
ForAdultsAlso.com
“ SOME TIME LATE LAST YEAR together with a few friends I launched an e-zine (online ...”
25
Blue Moon
“ † LIKE A BLUE MOON IT HAPPENS VERY†very rarely so when all of a sudden an ...”
24
Celebrating UP
“ EARLY THIS WEEK I FOUND THE ARTICLE†below posted in Blue Genes, the Yahoo Group of ...”
21
JK Rowling's Harvard Speech
“ † I AM NOT A BIG fan of Harry Potter and, by extension, J. K. Rowling.† ...”
20
A new spin on advertising: Erasure instead of Recall
“ † † ALBEIT MY PRESENT JOB may give the impression that I am a geek (which I ...”
19
Johan's First Day in School
“ WE'VE ALL PREPARED FOR THIS DAY. I, his mom, his yaya, and our whole household ...”
18
Books, more books (help!)
“ NOW I AM REALLY getting ìbook-stressed.î † On June 10, Philips sent my ex-girlfriend to the John ...”
13
Hey Dudes, Read My Lips: "DON'T HAVE KIDS!"
“ FOR THIS COMING FATHER'S DAY (June 15), I have an unsolicited advice to those planning ...”
11
A Provocative Study: Sad Children Learn Better?
“ † BY MERE CHANCE I came across this very interesting and provocative article on Philippine Daily ...”
10
PHOTOBLOG: Thailand's Floating Market
“ ONE WEEKEND IN May we were doing a general house cleaning when I came across ...”
09
LEADERSHIP according to NYC Ex-Mayor Giuliani
“ † Thanks to Sen. Mar Roxas and his Holiday Economics, I finally finished reading Leadership by ...”
08
VIDEOBLOG: ëGo Green, Go for the Real Thing!í
“† I am a proud Boy Scout. †And I am even prouder that I am given ...”
07
A Book on Simplicity
“ † Here's another book review and summary I originally wrote for the e-zine, ForAdultsAlso.com (http://www.foradultsalso.com/wc.php?id=102).† As ...”
06
The Famous 'Kindergarten' Book
“ † I wrote and posted the following†book review and summary on the e-zine, ForAdultsAlso.com (http://www.foradultsalso.com/wc.php?id=74), late ...”
05
Book Summary: 'Good To Great'
“ † Others may say I am obsessive-compulsive if they learn that I have this urge to ...”
04
A motley techno-blog: My SD Drive as my portable computer; The Palm Centro; My Verdict on Astone Netbook.
“On this fourth day of June I am trying something different with my blog entry. ...”
03
Ducks Among Eagles
“I got the following from a forwarded e-mail which originated from the CEO of Philips ...”
02
Indy movie
“ My ex-girlfriend and I watched Indiana Jones and The Kingdom of the Crystal Skull on ...”
May
31
SEO (Search Engine Optimization)
“ One of the primary reasons I got myself actively blogging is this concept of Search ...”
This crazy little thing called BLOG
“ I am now a certified Blog addict. I eat, drink, walk, run, drive, sweat, sleep ...”
30
My First Scored Golf Game
“ I was invited by my boss to play Golf with three other senior managers of ...”
29
Transformations
“† To those who read my blog: † Please bear with the many changes that you will notice, ...”
28
Photoblog: AB Normal Tames Pico De Loro (March 29, 2008)
“ WARNING! This post is photo-heavy. There are 26 featured photos, excluding the banner image. It ...”
27
In Search of a Portable E-Mail
“ Some time late last year I was tasked by my CEO, Jose Eduardo C. Delgado, ...”
26
Little Aileen and the Science Question
“ I read this from Boo Chanco's column in the Philippine Star today. I find it ...”
25
Golf 101.2 ñ The Basic Rules of Playing Golf
“My admin assistant, Nerie (Jimenez), found the following Basic Golf Rules for me through the ...”
19
Philippine Pali ñ Highest Point in the Philippine Highway System
“ A minor but interesting ìside showî feature of our recently completed trip to Mt. Timbak ...”
16
The Mummies of Mt. Timbak
“ BAGUIO CITY; MAY 17, 2008. Early this morning we set out to summit the ninth ...”
Mt. Timbak Climb
“ About a month and a half ago we, the Delbros AB Normal Club headed by ...”
15
m-Charity: Compassion and Philanthropy Found the Ultimate Fund Raising Machine
“† Donate to a cause through texting. I believe it is the best mass-based fund raising ...”
14
I love Google!
“† A few months back, my boss forwarded to me an e-mail containing really cool Google ...”
13
WordPress.org
“† I got introduced to WordPress about three weeks ago. It was Paolo Gillego, Web Designer ...”
12
Boy Scout National Office now a Wi-Fi Hot Spot; The Meraki advantage
“ Last week my tech support hit squad in Delbros activated eight of the nine Meraki ...”
11
SCT Expressway
“ I had my first opportunity to try the newly opened Subic-Clark-Tarlac (SCT) Expressway yesterday, May ...”
Mother's Day
“ This is day is doubly important to me. It is mother's day. At the same ...”
10
08
Password Rules, Guidelines and Tips
“ I found and†copied these password rules and guidelines on the Web.† I am posting it ...”
07
The Faith Argument: A very interesting story
“† The Faith Argument: A very interesting story † The foregoing was sent by Ms. Merle Antonio, a ...”
06
Support Greenpeace
“ In keeping with the many ecology-related events and activities that are an offshoot of the ...”
04
Warren Buffett's Advice
“ I got the following e-mail forward from my good friend Meann Cruz from our Google ...”
03
My Nanay's 57th Birthday Today
“ (Photo:† Nanay & her first Apo, Marielle) My Nanay, Paz Ulep-Saculles, is celebrating her 57th birthday ...”
02
My Current Book Line Up and the Six New Books in my Shopping List
“ I can't buy a new book yet. Not for the next six months perhaps, and ...”
01
"MELANISM"
“ I found this in Blue Genes a few days ago (Blue Genes is the yahoogroup ...”
Apr
29
Switching to a new mini-laptop
“ Bye-bye ASUS Eee, Hello ASTONE † Since January and until yesterday I had been using the ASUS ...”
27
Mind Boggling!
“ THIS MORNING I was reading this trivia book my ex-girlfriend and I serendipitously found at†Toys ...”
26
Triathlon 101.1
“ As a tiny step forward in my goal of joining and completing a triathlon on ...”
25
Golf 101.1
“ † It has been approximately a month since I got initiated into Golf. I have since ...”
24
Verdict on ASUS Eee Mini Laptop
“ IN ABOUT September 2007, there appeared a feature article on the Infotech section of a ...”
23
Lunch Date at Travel Cafe Philippines ñ GB5
“ I HAD LUNCH DATE with my ex-girlfriend yesterday. It was not a planned date ñ ...”
20
Triathlon
“I am still quite obsessed with the idea of joining, and completing, a Triathlon someday ...”
19
Badjao Seafront, Puerto Princesa
“ IF YOU EVER visit Puerto Princesa in Palawan make sure to try Badjao Seafront. It ...”
18
Tamiloc (Mangrove Worm)
“I HAVE A VERY SIMPLE RULE when it comes to exotic food, or for any ...”
16
Photoblog: A subterranean Experience
“ On April 13, 2008, I had the rare opportunity to visit one of the best ...”
12
Reader's Digest Take Aways (From Feb 2008 Issue)
“ I found a back issue of Reader's Digest this morning. It is the February 2008 ...”
01
My Second Mountain: Pico De Loro
“ The thrill of conquering my first mountain is still† very much fresh in my mind.† ...”
Mar
24
100 Percent Fun and Adventure at 100 Islands
“ When it comes to tourist destinations and vacation getaways we tend to look far and ...”
20
Golf, finally
“† I PLAYED MY very first Golf game in the fairway today. This is something really ...”
18
Reading Steve Jobs
“ † ”
16
Rainbow Church on Passion Sunday
“WE WENT TO WHAT MY KIDS call The Rainbow Church today. It is a the ...”
14
SWAMPED!
“† THAT'S THE BANNER STORY of the March 2008 edition of Readerís Digest. And it perfectly ...”
07
Delbros/Delwater AB Normal Club Conquers Mt. Batulao
“ This article, which I wrote a week after we went to Mt. Batulao, is also ...”
03
Wi-Fi Enabling the Boy Scouts
“ The BSP Wi-Fi Project Just a few months ago it was nothing more than a lofty ...”
01
New SLEX Exit to Tagaytay (to bypass Sta. Rosa traffic)
“† I came to know of this route on March 1 (Friday). I needed to advise ...”
Feb
24
My 'Krispy Kreme Tale' has gone full circle
“When I opened my gmail account last night I was pleasantly surprised -- and quite ...”
Jan
31
Lots of Hot Air
“ I HAVE BEEN INITIATED to the Hot Air Balloon Fiesta three years ago by my ...”
08
Krispy Kreme Tale
“THE FOLLOWING TALE was originally written as an e-mail message with the same subject sent ...”
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