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Monthly Archive for October, 2010

hypnopompia

“To sleep: perchance to dream…” – William Shakespeare (Hamlet) This morning as I went through the usual morning rush I saw this news flash on TV: Taga-Luzon, solo winner ng P152-M 6/49 Lotto. I held my breath. Could that be me? I would be such a hypocrite to declare I have never been bitten and […]

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phoenix rising

On August 5, 2010, 33 miners were trapped in a Chilean copper and gold mine almost 700 meters underground. They were kept alive by food, medicine, clothes and games (to ease the stress of being trapped with the possibility of not getting out alive despite all efforts) sent down a borehole, and further sustained by […]

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the front porch

WHEN you look at a house, what is the first thing you see? You see the front-yard, the front porch, the garage or simply the front door, and on the basis of that may already make a judgment on what the house would be like inside. If the front porch looks nice, adorned with plants […]

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thea

She was this cutesy little baby when I first spent my summer in Baguio way back 1989, and I remember watching in horror as she suddenly fell from her crib and cried her lungs out. Whenever I would go back to spend my sem breaks and summer vacations in Baguio, she would be my constant […]

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thirst

I can no longer recall when my fascination with these bloodsucking creatures began. It was not exactly just Twilight, although frankly that heightened most (young) people’s interest in them. I have a vague recollection of going to the movies and watching Bram Stoker’s Dracula starring Keanu Reeves back in college, with the dazzling Gary Oldman […]

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