Ysa and I are currently in Hong Kong for a 5-day vacation (working vacation for me eep). We haven’t done much but shop (a little sick of malls by now) and our plans for today are kind of falling apart because of the tropical cyclone/typhoon warning. DISNEYLAND IS CLOSED.
Technically, this isn’t a weekend eat since my co-worker and I went there Thursday night for a super late dinner (we stayed in the office way past 10PM, squeezing in work before the long weekend). I suggested we walked to Commune (which my former boss, Ros, owns) at the end of Valero but we chanced upon Chopstop a few blocks down and decided to try it.
Kind of a mistake, really.
We’ve been with PLDT for as long as this house had a phone line (give or take twenty years!). Save for a few snafus over billing issues (that was quickly resolved with a phone call) and that one time when we didn’t have internet for a month because of Ondoy (LOL), I would say we’re pretty satisfied customers. If we weren’t, we wouldn’t have bothered to get the PLDT Telpad plan this year!
My reason for getting a cat sugar skull tattoo is pretty simple: I’ve had a lot of kitties die on me this year. Our Girlie and Kulasa cats both had a litter each— a total of nine kitties plus the occasional strays that find their way to our home. Save for two who mysteriously disappeared (I hope someone found them irresistibly adorable and adopted them), only one survived. I miss each one of them every day.
Sugar skulls are used to decorate the ofrendas (offerings) on Dia de los Muertos or Day of the Dead, the Mexican holiday to celebrate and enjoy the memories of the deceased. Trendy as they are, I find sugar skulls to be extremely pretty. When I came across this cat sugar skull cross stitch pattern on Etsy a few months ago, I was smitten by the idea and knew that I would eventually get one tattooed on me.
WARNING: Contains a pic of a weeping wound/blood/blood plasma.
Today marks two months and two days working (in-office) at Movent. Technically, I’ve been employed here as a freelancer since mid-February but I didn’t start coming in daily ’til end of May.
Judging by the lack of activity on this blog thing here, it’s obviously been busy.
First things first: HOLY CRAP, I NEVER THOUGHT THINGS WOULD GET THIS BUSY!!! Between work (2 jobs), going to the gym, having an actual savings account, and hanging out with friends on the weekends, I must say… I’m starting to feel like a well-rounded adult! Bonus: I have cats, too!
(Now if only I could find the time to update this boring blog on the regular…)
I live for breakfast food. And I don’t mean any of that cereal and fruit nonsense. I’m Filipino and I like my weekend breakfasts big and hearty with copious amounts of sinangag. While most local joints offer all-day breakfast meals on their menu, I’ve always wanted a place dedicated solely to breakfast (that costs less and is nearer to me than IHOP or Heaven and Eggs).
Twenty-two days til The xx plays in Manila! Mediocre second album aside, these two songs will always be iPod staples: