When Mama’s Fear Catches On

February 4th, 2011

The recent spate of crimes in the metro has me, for lack of a better description, cowering in fear. Truly. And for someone like me who lives by the “bahala na si Batman” motto, that really means something. Plainly said, I’m shit scared of what’s happening.

Just yesterday, I contacted a home-security specialist to ask for a quotation for CCTV’s and other security stuff. Why? There was a break-in and carnapping incident right down the street from where we live. To make matters worse, I found out that there was a salvaging that happened last week by the bridge just around the corner from our street. That was enough to get me into a frenzy.

I have already instructed […]  Continue Reading

Driving Papa Crazy

January 18th, 2011

My husband isn’t the best driver in the world. And he is the last person in the world to admit that he can be the penultimate asshole on the road.

Anyway, it started with a bumper sticker.

My husband saw our neighbor’s bumper sticker saying “I’m not speeding…I’m qualifying.” He found it absolutely cute. I found it obnoxious. And that started it.

Husband : “I’m not eating dinner here tomorrow. I have to go to Alabang.”
Me : “Are you taking the skyway?”
Husband : “Oo naman. Mas mabilis eh.”
Me : “Dun ka na sa ibaba. I don’t want you taking the skyway because of your asshole driving.” […]  Continue Reading

More Hair…More Pogeh

July 19th, 2010

After watching Percy Jackson, the girls were so smitten with the character that they both decided that he was one of the coolest kids around. When they told their Dad about their feelings, this is what happened.

Gaby : “Papa, Percy Jackson is sooooooo cool!! And he is sooooo pogeh!”
Papa : “More pogeh than me?”
Gaby : “You’re pogeh too, Papa.”
Papa : “Yah, but who is more pogeh?”
Gaby : “Uhm….Percy! He has more hair kasi, so he is more pogeh.” […]  Continue Reading