Wednesday, October 31, 2007

Half of my Holy grail

After spending an entire day in Toyota Alabang waiting for my car to get done, I finally got a break. On my way to SM Southmall to get me a burrito, I had passed by an Adidas store. After months of searching, going from one store to the other, there it was, hanged on the display stand, just waiting to be snagged by some fortunate soul.

Phils Track Jacket by Adidas Phils Track Jacket by Adidas

Lucky me-- that soul happens to be me. And would you believe it was even the right size for the wife?! One of the staff even said, "Sir, swerte nyo, pinareserve kasi yan, pero di na kinuha".

And now, I'm half way there. When and where will the exclusive men's jacket appear?

Monday, October 29, 2007

there are...

... people who have selective realization of your existence.
kilala mo lang ako pag may kailangan ka. user!
... people whom you thought truly cares about you but they really don't.
hello?!! when do you intend to check on us? pag sunog na kami?!!
... people you'd rather not hate but you just can't help but feel otherwise.
at ikaw yun!

and i have this for you: G-T-H!

*ignore button activated*

Monday, October 22, 2007

San Diego Wildfire 2007

Santa Ana winds broke and fed fire here in San Diego county since last night. This came quite a surprise because it's now fall and it is less likely to happen since the weather is (supposedly) shifting to a much cooler temperature.

As i write this, residents who lives 5-10 minutes east from where I am at just received mandatory orders to vacate their houses (my area is still under "voluntary evacuation") since the winds are blowing towards south and have now begun to set fire uncontrollably. Some of these people are friends, my former manager and a lot people from my workplace. Work has activated it's command center since the break of dawn. We've been getting patients transported from northeastern hospitals that required emergency evacuations. ER was a mess according to my sister. And poor sister had to come home attached to a pager, on-call for the next 24 hours.

Home situation is still ok. The pool in the back is thickly covered with fine soot. Pine leaves all over. Everything is either orange or gray. I have now packed three bags and a suitcase. If worst has to happen tonight --- i have water, power bars and 3 cans of libby's sausages in my backpack.

This has been a chaotic and sad day for all San Diegans. Please be generous with your prayers.

Maps of the wildfire are from CBS 8



Sunday, October 14, 2007

something i haven't done in a while

i swiped this from someone's blog that i recently read. i hope she won't mind :) i'm just plain bored. but that doesn't mean i've got nothing to do. in fact, i've got so much on my plate right now that i need a break from all these monotonous activities around me. so, if you're feeling like i do or kahit hinde...


Name Four Scents You Love nose only agrees to light, fruity scents like--
Country Apple by Bath & Body
Green Tea by Elizabeth Arden
Green Jeans by Versace (kay hubby)
Eternity for Men (kay hubby)

Name Four Things You Are Thinking About Now
i want mushroom and eggs for breakfast
sana they mail back hubby's PP soon so we can pay for tickets na
i like that canon 400d xti combo pack with 2 lenses i saw at costco yesterday
i want to chop off my hair and keep it short like way back in my college days... only if i lose 13 more lbs

Name the Last Four Things You Have Bought
Essenza Home Fragrance Reed Diffuser (Pomegranate and Chai) from Costco
Essenza liquid handsoap that comes in 3 scents from Costco
Fruits from Henry's
Obagi #3, #4 and #5

Name Four Drinks You Regularly Drink
Looza mango juice

Last Time You Said 'I Love You' And Meant It
Last night before i went to bed.

Last Time You Cried?
Yesterday morning lang when i watched our wedding video and saw some photos of me and dad.

What's In Your Music Player?
Naku a lot. Pero my current favorites are the jazz music i recently got from Monching.

What's Under Your Bed?

What Time Did You Wake Up Today?
I first woke at 4:35 (automatic eh) but i got up at 8:10

Current Hair?
Long, layered and i'm getting bored with it.

Current Clothes?
Green tank and green pajamas

Current Desktop Picture?
Photo Sharing and Video Hosting at Photobucket

Current Worry?
Losing reserved flights for Dec-Jan.

Current Hate?
Not naman hate. Inis lang with the US embassy in Manila kasi ang tagal.

Favorite Physical Feature Of The Opposite Sex?
eyes, nose, smile, skin, butt! saka dapat tall.

Last CD You Bought?
I can't recall this one, sorry.

Favorite Place To Be?
Bedroom, vacation spots and right now i want to see seoul.

Least Favorite Place?
Wherever Nellie is

If You Could Play An Instrument?

Favorite Color(s)?
I'm into whites and earth tones right now

Do You Believe In An Afterlife ?
Oo naman.

How Tall Are You?
Do you really have to know? LOL. o sya, 4'11" ayan!

Current Favorite Word/Saying ?
ahh sus!

Favorite Season?
Summer and Christmas

One Person From Your Past You Wish You Could Go Back And Talk To
Syempre my dad. I have so much to tell him and i'd love to hug him again, smell him, take care of him, play with him basta marami ako gusto gawin with him.

Favorite Day?
Payday friday!

Where Would You Like To Go ?
Naku madami pa. Right now i'd love to go visit Seoul, South Korea... and finish the rest of Asia.... hahaha ang layas!

How Many Kids Do You Want ?
1 or 2

Favorite Car?
Nothing in particular right now. Basta it has to be roomie and has to have AC/Heater, saka sun roof and most importantly, i'm not the one driving.

Wednesday, October 03, 2007

oh, how annoying!

So where on earth have i been?!

Absolutely--- NOWHERE.

I've mastered hiding and staying out of trouble for a good time now and sorta like to keep it this way for awhile -- till i got tagged by good friend, Nikki -- now this is a good reason to come back and blog, di ba?

Not that i was really missed by anyone nor do you really care about some updates on my whereabouts the past few, but i'd like to log some updates and do some quick recollection for myself to read before i proceed to the tag. let's see--

April: I had a good birthday this year. Highlight was good shopping day with mom and this.

May: applied to change my citizenship.

June: got interviewed for citz; i was a nervous wreck after the findings of my ate's x-rays (read: patient #1); kuya got into a nasty car accident towards the end of the month (read: patient #2). His back surgery went well and has good turnaround so far. became a US citz (finally) on the 22nd.

July: 5th year wedding anniversary-- sad since we're not together to celebrate for the first time. Got my new passport and upgraded husband's petition to speed things up. Canceled vacation to WA. Patient #1 and #2 now started to annoy me.

August: HOT and HUMID, ugh. Stubborn patient #1 and patient #2 plus ten thousand family and friends visiting over drove me crazy. I simply can't stand it. I was ready to pull my hair out! trip to Anchorage with mom before the month ended.

September: Ate's home interior improvements and pool deck placement's finally finished. Front yard landscaping to follow. And their tired interior decorator/landscaper/home nurse/slave/sister/--ME! --couldn't wait for them to leave for China/PI so she can have her sanity back.

October: Bliss! Home alone. Nice. Just very, very nice. And oh, plus a more stable and worry-free WiFi is back-- thanks, Guerrero. You're the best! Husband's interview on the 11th. Finalize tickets to PI and back after husband's interview. Do i see Seoul somewhere in between?! just wishing...LOL.

aishhh... whatalongdragging update! sorry, hehe. here's the tag as promised:

I shall name it-- "The Annoying ME"
Instructions: List 7 quirks, habits, traits which make you annoying. When you’re done, TAG 7 others to do the same.

1. Pronounce "New Hampshire" in a jologs way with matching pouting lips. This annoys Monching, Nel and Alicia so much... haylavet!

2. According to my husband (who's in skype and laughing so hard right now after i asked him "Hon, when do i get annoying to you?"), i am annoying when i insist to be right when the entire world tells me that i am sooo wrong.

3. Still according to husband (who's still laughing and seem to be enjoying all these), i am annoying when i demand for him to be awake when I'm awake.

4. When i say "duhhhh!" in a dragging manner... i sometimes annoy myself. LOL.

5. It annoys Marlon, my college buddy, when i sing "Nahhh-Nahhh-Na, Na, Na, Nahhhhh" (from the show Champoy from way, way back) loudly, as in LOUD, every time our prof in Philo would exit our room. Poor professor reminds me so much of Noel Trinidad. LOL. Marlon's ready to choke me, hehehe!

6. I won't let my husband go once he's told me that he's cooking up a surprise for me! I annoy the heck out of him till he spill the beans... sweet!

7. Just to annoy my husband some more, and this becoming an effective habit just to tick him off real good, I'd pretend not to hear him in skype and would keep calling "honey... honeyyy!!..... honeyyyyy di kita marinig!!!!" then he'll be all so close to his mic saying "ano ba! kulang na lang lunukin ko na 'tong mic ah!" LOL. classic. haylavet!

and for the lucky 7 i'm tagging, you're IT! so get ready:)-- Keith, Diane, Annabelle, Yevka, Jenne, Dionne, Angie