This is the archive page for October 2004

iPod Rebelpixel Productions Special Edition

As you may have heard, Apple just released the iPod U2 Special Edition, a beautifully black piece of hardware containing most of U2’s hits, old and new. Unknown to many, the iPod U2 SE is just one of many upcoming special edition releases — the iPod DF SE and the iPod kottke.org SE are some […]

The girl in the yellow shirt

Yes, that could be you. I really don’t know why, but since I saw you watching our basketball game last Friday night, I’ve been having problems hiding this huge smile on my face, and I end up looking forward to having lunch everyday. I’ve been dying to get your number, but I couldn’t muster the […]

Wazzup, wazzup!

I haven’t been writing again, probably because I’m too busy especially with this battle with COBOL programming. It’s like raising a dinosaur, I must say. Last Friday, I finally got to see Wimbledon with her, and it was a great feel–good movie to top a great night. If you’re going out on a date, take […]

Talking the talk

After the initial stream of entries inspired by an entry from The Sassy Lawyer, a response from PDI‘s Joey Alarilla surfaces on his weblog — with a very personal tone. It’s come to my attention that the launch of INQ7.net’s Talking Points blog has elicited a negative reaction among certain members of the Philippine blogging […]

Talking points

The Sassy Lawyer notes the launch of “Talking Points,” INQ7.net’s attempt at weblogs, or something pretending to be one. As described on their site, it is “used to chronicle news events as they happen, to post selected readers’ comments as they’re sent — much like a weblog.” And this is where things get interesting. First […]

Tonight I can write the saddest lines

Tonight I can write the saddest lines. Write for example, ‘The night is shattered and the blue stars shiver in the distance.’ The night wind revolves in the sky and sings. Tonight I can write the saddest lines. I loved her, and sometimes she loved me too. Through nights like this one I held her […]

Imitation and flattery

A lot of people would say, “imitation is the greatest form of flattery.” And it sounds really great, knowing that people try to emulate you and your work. However, there are times when you end up grabbing too much of someone else’s ideas, and you don’t realize you’re already shouting another person’s creed. In web […]

Love

In love na naman ba ako? Hahaha. Today, my sister Charla celebrates her 23rd birthday. I’d love to get her an mp3 player, like an iPod, but I couldn’t even afford one for myself. sad So for now, Happy Birthday my dear Cha-cha! smile I’ll just share with you this beautiful passage: Love is patient, […]

Living and dying

Death is inevitable. A few days ago, Richard Avedon—one of history’s greatest photographers—has moved on to the afterlife. He leaves us some of the world’s most striking portraits. Now if you’ve been watching the local news a few hours ago, you probably know why I’m writing about dying and living. Less than 24 hours ago, […]