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Monthly archives for February, 2016

Peek at the Week — Feb 22

Peek at the Week — Feb 22

IT Com, Claims, V2, Mancom; Feb 25 non-working holiday (EDSA People Power 30th anniversary); MSC tennis plays, practice (Wed, Fri); MATC mixed doubles quarterfinals, Franz-Abet vs Jason-Gwyneth and ladies’ doubles semi-finals (best of 3) Abet-Nikki vs Amy-Clai. Wow it’s gonna be an exhilarating (or exhausting) Sunday! (Update: won the mixed QF, lost the ladies’ SF […]

How Tennis Imitates Life (Or Is It th...

How Tennis Imitates Life (Or Is It the Other Way Around?)

Okay, so most people who know me know that I’m an avid tennis player (and spectator), and I’m still learning new skills, techniques, strategies and tricks as I go along. Just like I do in life. I’ve been thinking, is there a connection between the things I learn in tennis and the things I learn […]

Peek at the Week — Feb 15

Peek at the Week — Feb 15

TWD mid-season premiere; Breakfast meeting, V2, Fusion, topnotchers’ luncheon; MICO’s 86th Anniversary celebration; IDC CXO Conference, Marriott, Newport; MSC tennis Tue, Wed; Impromptu dinner, cheese and wine session with MSC friends; MATC: 2 matches Ladies’ doubles, lost vs Sheila-Doc Tere at tie-break, won vs Nona-Francine 8-3, into the semis also for ladies’ doubles; KS: 7th […]

Peek at the Week — Feb 8

Peek at the Week — Feb 8

Chinese New Year – Feb 8, Monday, a national holiday; Lugaw special (to die for), with Kir, courtesy of the Ferraris at their home; Technomarine Cruise Dream watch; V2, IT Planning, WIGO; Night drive with Nons to Dagupan on Feb 12 to visit Mommy; KS:¬†Poems from KSA and YD to each other, road trip and […]

Sa Ngalan ng Pinoy (Names, Filipino S...

Sa Ngalan ng Pinoy (Names, Filipino Style)

Pangalang Pinoy. The thought just popped out of nowhere, but let me just point out a few of my personal observations about Filipino names (and nicknames). Maria If somebody calls me ‘Maria’ from behind me here in my country, I don’t think I’ll even turn my head. When I’m outside the country and somebody does, […]