Conductor

| May 14, 2008

These days, it is a plus if a company’s employees undergo trainings, obtain certifcation and licenses.  My husband, for example, has undergone a lot of trainings and certification classes in the lst 10 years.  There’s good news for companies who really go the distance and make sure that their employees are trained, certified or licensed. […]

Tropical Smoothie Cafe

| May 14, 2008

One of our favorite places for quick eats, primarily because of its proximity to our house, is Tropical Smoothie Cafe.  We normally just walk to the place.  Now that we’re starting to really feel the summer heat, I’m betting more and more people are trooping to TSC.  On our last mother-daughter date, Abby and I […]

Upside Living

| May 14, 2008

I may have put my professional life (that is of architect and designer) on hold indefinitely, but my love for everything artistic, decorating and the like will always come to the surface.  If I had the extra budget, I will probably go crazy decorating our leased townhouse.  And I will most probably start in the […]

TMA #4: Anchovies

| May 14, 2008

Yes, I like anchovies.  In the Philippines, they are called “dilis” and are a key ingredient in the country’s favorite seasoning, patis or fish sauce.  Growing up, the sweetened, crispy anchovies are one of my favorite appetizers in Japanese and Korean restaurants.  It’s a favorite beer chow among Filipinos, too! That’s my answer to :  Do you […]

Buy Snow

| May 14, 2008

We missed carousing in the snow last winter.  To think we even got invitations from our friends in Colorado!  They were already planning on taking us skiing and snowboarding, forgetting one tiny bit of detail, that is, we don’t know how to ski and snowboard.  They said it will not be a problem as there are […]